Designing an experience for your entire ecosystem

Earlier this year, Emakina launched a DXD team to enhance our user-centric approach. Service design is a big part of the team’s offering. They create digital solutions that bring happiness to your user, and they also help your organisation to carry out this change. As today is Service Design Day, we grab the opportunity to […]

My first steps of an exciting journey in IT

Choosing your own path as a recently graduated junior is not an easy job. It takes hard work, but in the end, it is worth it. My life as a young woman in the IT-world began in 2018 when I graduated as an Industrial Engineer at GroepT (KULeuven). Today, being a consultant for DiD, I […]

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.

Five CAD students experience real agency life at Emakina

Five students of CAD Brussels College of Art and Design finished a very intense week at Emakina, to experience agency work in real life, and learn how projects are born.
Emakina has a tradition of inviting talent from this school to its offices, and some of the visiting students in the past stayed on to start their career at the agency.

Emakina’s Aline Durand clarifies media consumption trends in RTBF radio show

Aline Durand, Head of Emakina Insights & Consulting was invited this week on ‘la Première’ (RTBF)to comment on a Nielsen report. Media consumption seems to be exploding, but she puts them in perspective and indicates some trends.

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 […]

You don’t have to choose between DIY or outsourcing for your next digital project. Here’s why.

You don’t have to choose between DIY or outsourcing for your next digital project. Here’s why. Making choices is usually difficult, making the right choice is always hard. And that is especially true for projects with strategic value for your brand or organization. Let’s imagine that your company needs a new digital platform, that should […]

Discovering HELM, a package manager for Kubernetes

I’ve been using Kubernetes for a while now, but I never took the opportunity to have a look at Kubernetes’ most popular package manager: Helm. Every developer knows how tedious the process of installing, removing, upgrading, configuring software, dependencies, tools was before package managers existed. I’ve been using package managers like npm or yarn for […]

Emakina’s Leon Jacobs: advertising ruined social media

Emakina’s Leon Jacobs says advertising is killing social media but can save it. And all of us. With the right design questions, brands can use social media channels to help wire together brains to improve the lives of people around the world.

Young Talents Meet Top Professionals at Emakina Experience 2019

At Emakina Experience, 75 digital and creative talents exchanged ideas and dreams with Emakina’s management and experienced consultants. Emakinians hosted talks introducing multiple areas of expertise at the agency. The choice was broad, from ecommerce, marketing and automation, to creativity, design sprints, mixed reality, and more. As a bonus, experts shared advise on optimizing CVs and portfolios.

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 […]

AEM with VUE.JS – Part 1

As an Adobe Experience Manager specialised partner and passionate full-stack development team, we are always on the lookout to improve our productivity when building websites with a rich visitor experience on the AEM platform. Introduction Deciding on which front-end framework to use can be a complex business for any project. Selecting one that plays well with […]

HackYourFuture students get a taste of Emakina agency life

Emakina welcomed a motivated group of 8 aspiring student developers to its Brussels office. Visits like this are not so exceptional at the digital agency. But this one was different nevertheless, because it was part of the HackYourFuture digital skills program. This excellent initiative helps motivated people with limited access to opportunities so they can […]

CaseDay19: celebrating excellence in building digital businesses

Emakina Group’s Caseday19 showed a mature organization uniting 19 offices, confident in serving top companies with high-end digital and marketing services across 3 continents. 24 cases were presented as part of a group award, honoring the almost 1,000 talents in the group executing about 2,000 projects each year.

Making sense of agile – part 2

Agile from the trenches In my previous blog post “Making sense of agile” I shared my vision on the merits of adopting the agile way of working and what it can bring both at corporate and personal level. I also promised to do a follow-up piece focused on a sample team working in an agile […]

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