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 […]

Covid-19? Kentico DXP can be the right medicine for companies, says Emakina’s Petar Kozjak

On 14 May Emakina’s Petar Kozjak hosted a seminar on Kentico DXP.“For many companies, the time is right to relaunch and boost their business after the corona episode. Kentico could be the right key to do it successfully,” he says. Let’s see what drives the MD of Emakina.HR. And what makes Kentico such good value […]

Emakina review: 2010-2019

It sure might feel as if this decade was a long one. Coincidentally, recapping it on your own would take quite some time. That’s why we’ve got you covered on the topics that left their mark. We asked our intern, Iva Filipović, who was the only person still working at the Emakina office between Xmas […]

Happy Silver Birthday, The Reference!

Emakina Group company The Reference celebrated its silver birthday. The digital agency is going strong, with teams in Ghent, Antwerp and New York proudly serving a growing customer base, driven by the baseline ‘It’s more than digital, it’s your business’.

Co-Creation: 5 Questions Answered

We asked one of our UX experts five questions about co-creation. Jaap works as a Lead UX Designer and has been part of the Emakina Team since 2014. He is currently responsible for our clients Heineken and Omron. When asked why co-creation is so important in the design process, Jaap says: “When we speak about […]

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.

Pharma and healthcare: how to tackle 4 key obstacles to accelerate digital transformation (especially now)

Pharma and healthcare companies operate in a highly regulated industry when it comes to communication. Each message must meet very high standards in terms of transparency. There is also a limit on the messages that can be aimed at a general audience.
Brands in this industry communicate in both public and private environments and are therefore required to create multiple customer journeys that can differ quite substantially from one another.
they need to have a strong digital marketing and communication plan in place to deal with legislation without losing the impact of their communication, to engage different audiences via different channels and to improve brand performance online.

Content-driven design: Content first, design second

We asked one of our UX experts 6 questions about content driven-design. Marcela works as a Lead Continuous UX and Design and has joined the Emakina team in November 2018. She is currently responsible for our commerce clients ECCO and Friesland Campina. What is content-driven design? One of the major viewpoints on the design process […]

5 Expert Tips on Becoming Omnichannel

Becoming omnichannel is currently on the to-do list for companies in almost every industry. We have asked one of our own experts to explain what it means to become omnichannel and why business transformation is so important. Joy works as a Strategy Director and has been part of the Emakina.NL team since 2017. She has […]

Luxury Watches… What Makes People Tick?

Facebook’s Asher Rapkin shared some interesting ideas on luxury brands, social media and commerce at the Salon SIHH in Geneva earlier this year. You have to tell true stories, interact, leverage social media using the right ‘lingo’, and create overlapping communities. And then go from social to sales.

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.

How to make your business thrive in times of Corona

“Your users” as you knew them last year? They don’t exist anymore. Logically, the algorithms that used last year’s data to predict their behaviour, have become ineffective.
The main drivers for this unpredictability are boredom, creativity, anxiety and the need to connect with other people.
The main drivers for this unpredictability are boredom, creativity, anxiety and the need to connect with other people.

B2B Commerce Is Not a Technological Challenge

We asked one of our B2B experts questions about the digital transformation in B2B. Kees works as practice lead B2B commerce and has joined the Emakina Team in 2018. He is currently responsible for our client Royal Friesland Campina. Why do you want to talk about B2B commerce? As often remarked, there are a lot […]

Getting that abandoned cart rate down

Shopping cart abandonment: it’s a brain teaser for all online retailers. How do you lower the shopping cart abandonment rate? We discussed the issue, the insights and the solutions with some prominent Dutch brands. Here’s what we examined. Scrutinizing the checkout flow During a multi client session, we investigated checkout flows. Product owners, CRO managers […]

SBAB and Emakina Awarded for Making ‘Boring Banking’ Fun

Emakina’s team in Stockholm has amassed an enviable collection of gold and silver prizes with a campaign created for Swedish bank SBAB. Together with the client, they have been a breath of fresh air in the industry with a bold, successful challenge to traditional financial communications. With a big smile And they did it in style, […]

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