CES 2020’s most bizarre and useless gizmos

Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show, aka CES, takes place in Las Vegas, offering tech companies a stage to present their vision of the future. Between prototypes of future revolutionary products and new technologies that ambition to change our lives, the showcase is also an opportunity for the public to discover gadgets of much more debatable interest! Here is a sample of these unusual and weird products.

Emakina and Akeneo bring E-Commerce Solutions to the Middle East

Emakina announces a new international partnership, with PIM and PXM expert Akeneo. The collaboration will focus initially on retailers and brands in the Middle East.

Emakina adds Akeneo’s high-performing Product Information Management solutions and product data intelligence to its suite of digital tools to boost its clients’ user experiences.

The partnership opens the way for new opportunities to help B2C and B2B clients to leverage the power of unified product information.

Emakina laptops support HackYourFuture Belgium

Created in Amsterdam in 2015, HackYourFuture is a training program that empowers refugees and migrants through a 6-month Developer course. Emakina donated 15 HP and 10 MacBook Air laptops to help HackYourFuture achieve its 2020 objective: offering 90 additional students the possibility to follow the cursus.

2020 Digital Predictions

At the beginning of a new decade one of our strategists, Olly Wright,  peers into the tea leaves of technology and prognosticates. Here are his predictions. Instagram’s looking great Instagram has become the de facto public platform for millenials and Gen-Z, and the brands that court them. It helped create the youngest self-made billionaire, Kylie […]

7 Snapshots from Salesforce Dreamforce

From the first glimpse of the Dreamforest to the applause closing at the last day’s final session, Salesforce once again made Dreamforce a true experience. It is impossible to tell everything, so here are seven snapshots to remember Dreamforce ’19 by.

Salesforce Certification Sprint: Graduation Day at Emakina

Emakina’s 2020 Marketing Automation roadmap kicked off today with a Salesforce Certification sprint: 13 Emakinians just graduated as Marketing Cloud Email Specialist, Marketing Cloud Consultant, and Marketing Cloud Developer. Marketing Automation is a key element for adding value to and boosting the growth of our clients’ business, and this wave of certifications will further strengthen Emakina’s expertise in the matter.

What happened at CREA Digital Day 2020

Every year, CREA Digital Day, co-organized with Emakina, gathers industry professionals, students, marketing experts, media specialists and communication enthusiasts in Geneva to celebrate creativity and technology. We attended the conference to offer you this summary of some of the fascinating presentations that unveiled current and future digital trends affecting our daily lives. Watch the full […]

Emakina Group acquires digital agency Cloudworks

We’re happy to announce that Emakina Group strengthens its position in the GCC region with the acquisition of Cloudworks. Welcome aboard to our new colleagues! Cloudworks is an innovative and agile cloud consulting company with offices in Dubai, Riyad and Mumbai works on business-critical digital projects for large companies. Its 30 experts are experienced in […]

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 […]

Automation and guaranteed income: towards a brighter future for all?

On the same topic, read also: Does work have a future? Historically, discussions around automation, i.e. the replacement of man by machine in production lines, and minimum income have been closely linked. Today, more and more technology giants, probably aware of the inexorable impact of their business models on the substitution of employees by robots, […]

CES 2020 : gadgets or innovations ?

The CES continues to wow us with the new tech products showcased in Las Vegas this year. We’re introducing some products on which you can debate whether they’ll find their place in your or many other people’s homes. Without further ado, here are more of the top picks we want to share with you. Perso, […]

It’s 2020. Your Marketing automation can boost your business. It’s time to find out how.

Maarten De Neve – Emakina marketing automation practice lead – invites you to see the world through new eyes in the new year. Of course, marketing automation is a topic on the radar of many people in business today. But do you have a clear plan to make it a true value-adding factor for your […]

D’Ieteren kicks of the Brussels Auto Show in style (with a little help of their Emakina friends)

Smiles all around yesterday evening, at the traditional opening of the 98th edition of the Brussels Motor Show. Our colleagues were there in their finest evening wear, having gladly accepted the invitation from our friends at D’Ieteren and Volkswagen D’Ieteren Finance.

Emakina Inside podcast #2: Neobanks

Neo-banks and their applications are so far ahead in terms of user experience, ergonomics and functionality that it is surprising that they have not yet become industry standards. Here is a non-exhaustive overview of FinTechs that that captured Brice’s attention, with Emakina.BE Technical Consultant Noé Lebrun as guest speaker.

Does work have a future?

“Workers of the world…” Will this classic opening of Marxist-inspired political discourses soon be obsolete? Whatever the politics, the facts are there: rampant robotisation and advances in artificial intelligence have already begun to shake up the way we think about work. It won’t be long before this transformation will have progressed so far that the need to fundamentally reinvent our relationship to employment will be inevitable. So what is the future of work? Let’s start by asking ourselves if “work” has a future at all…

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