Reboot and build a better world

Reboot (/riːˈbuːt/ verb – restart or revive (a process or sequence); give fresh impetus to) The global consequences of Covid-19 on our civilisation are profound, both geographically and in the way the pandemic has impacted – even revolutionised – various aspects of daily life. From consumer habits to family interactions, from the way we work […]

Google Page Experience: when user experience becomes the new priority of the algorithms

From June, Google will base its evaluation of the user experience of a website on new criteria. Media websites, corporate websites, online shops… they will all be assessed the same way, which may have critical consequences for their natural referencing if they are not adapting. This update is called Google Page Experience. What is behind […]

GDPR, data privacy, cyber security & sustainability: have we reached digital maturity?

Digital is no longer just a company asset or a way we communicate. For several years now, it has been one of the most important subjects that impacts everyone. Users can be exposed to all kinds of abuse, making this is a high priority. Data privacy, GDPR and cyber security are at the heart of the digital debate.
In addition to major concerns over data privacy, there are also other issues like sustainability at play.

Emakina wins Best Influencer Campaign Award at Le Meilleur du Web

Congratulations to Emakina and premium Italian beer brand Peroni for winning the prestigious CUBE ‘Le meilleur du Web’ Award for their inspiring influencer campaign.
‘La Passegiata’ combined an original event with the support of top influencers, boosting awareness in the Swiss market for Peroni, and bringing life to its communication platform.
Peroni scored on all key parameters with this feel-good initiative, re-positioning as a premium lifestyle brand, and generating strong commitment.

Extra Q&A Session with Brian Solis

Brian Solis came back to answer a few extra questions about the future of business in a post-Covid world. How can innovation boost businesses through this crisis? The business world is being changed and companies must already adapt to the upcoming post-COVID19 world.

Ethical design: how to design the right thing, responsibly

What are the first things that come to mind when you think about design? Do you tend to associate design with impressive architecture, trendy chairs, and shiny graphic interfaces? What if we are all designers – and that includes you?  Wait – we are all designers?  Yes, that’s right. No matter what you do exactly, you are contributing to the creation of something, at […]

Co-creation – The most creative ideas emerge in close cooperation

What is creativity? What is innovation? There are many different definitions, but one thing is sure: artists and entrepreneurs need both on a daily basis. Today’s international day of Creativity and Innovation draws attention to how important these two elements are for economic, social and cultural development. For these reasons, Emakina strives for the best […]

Will the office of the future fit on the tip of our nose?

One of the main benefits coming out of the 2020 annus horribilis is technology’s impact on the future of office work. Remote working could just become the norm in sectors where it is feasible. In 2019, 22% of Belgian workers were already regularly working remotely (compared to 5% in the EU). These numbers will certainly rise drastically in the (very near) future. Giants of the web, with Facebook in the lead, seem confident that tomorrow’s office will be virtual.

Priya Sonn’s Digital Proust Questionnaire

Emakina recently welcomed yet another top talent to the team, Priya Sonn, as Director Global Strategic Alliances. Forbes named her a ‘Woman to watch in Business’. But who is she, besides an internationally recognized young leader in partner marketing, with an agile assertive nature? Let’s sneak a peek inside her head with Emakina’s Digital Proust Questionnaire, our version for the digital age of the famous parlor questions game, popularized by French author Marcel Proust.

Happy Social Media Day!

Intro June 30 is the date we celebrate a phenomenon that has unquestionably changed our lives – social media. Whether you view social media as a positive or negative force, its impact on society since the late 1990s is indisputable. It has made an indelible mark on how we interact, communicate and share information with […]

Emakina partners with major marketplace integrator: ChannelEngine

With so many online marketplaces to potentially sell on, it’s getting more and more important to integrate your back-end systems in the best possible way. With the award of a ‘silver’ partnership by ChannelEngine, one of the world’s main integrators, Emakina shows that it’s capable of doing just that. Adding up to supplying strategy, marketing, […]

What the heck is DXD (and how can it help your business)?

We are Emakina, the User Agency. It’s our mission to help your business evolve, with the user squarely in the centre. Knowing this, it won’t come as a big surprise that we’ve taken the strategy & advisory pillar in our service offering to the next level of user-centricity. How? By adding a brand new Digital eXperience Design (DXD) team!  Sure, but what is DXD?  DXD is short for Digital eXperience Design. It means exactly what is says: designing […]

Souphien Akhrif: Digital Proust Questionnaire

Emakina Group has rapidly grown in recent years, as a trusted digital partner of major organisations. This is in part thanks to exceptional directors leading the way, like Souphien Akhrif, Founder and MD of Cloudworks, the agile and innovative cloud consulting operating in the GCC region.

Souphien sees IT as an accelerator. Rather than selling, he chooses to help, boosting his clients’ ROI. But who is the man behind the bright personality, ambition, leadership skills and humility we see on a daily basis? Let’s sneak a peek inside his head with Emakina’s Digital Proust Questionnaire, our version of the parlor game popularised by French author Marcel Proust.

You’ll be wearing the true AR glasses sooner than you think

PC’s marked the first great technology wave that changed our lives forever. Smartphones marked the second one and AR/VR seems very promising in creating a new wave on their own. It brings the world of human-centered computing closer and combines real and virtual to explore all the new ways in which human experiences and lives […]

Brian Solis in Emakina Webinar: in these dark times, be the light

Digital anthropologist and global thought leader Brian Solis shared his ideas with us on moving forward in these extraordinary Covid-19 times, in an exclusive Emakina webinar on 23 June 2020.
The novel economy offers a rare opportunity to identify problems of the old normal and rebuild as a digital-first business. More resilient, relevant and in harmony with the times.
In his award-winning book ‘Lifescale’, Brian Solis invites us to join him on a journey of self-discovery and growth. Now more than ever, his message is important. So, the 8-time bestselling author shared his thoughts on how to find back our balance and master our destinies. People could work less, be more creative, engaged, happy and healthy. This takes a mindful program.

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