How to design kick-ass pages and products by simply asking some questions

Every company wants to design digital solutions with a rich UX. To do this, they need a thorough understanding of how people interact with technology and experience these solutions. As humans we are hardwired to spot certain patterns and responses in our surroundings. We use these responses and patterns when we are solving problems in our day-to-day life.   Digital solutions […]

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 […]

Why a B2B e-Commerce is not Optional Anymore

According to a Forrester Research report, the B2B e-commerce industry is expected to reach $1.8 trillion by 2023, accounting for 17% of total B2B sales. Seizing such an opportunity has never been more advisable. Let’s explore the evolving B2B buying behaviours, the challenges B2B companies face, and the reasons why you really need to dive […]

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 Delivers New Website for Wildlife Park Pairi Daiza

Last May, renowned Belgian wildlife park Pairi Daiza presented its new website, developed by Emakina. In about three months, our teams designed immersive webpages presenting the park’s various biospheres, points of interest and practical information, within seamless and efficient navigation. Built on Drupal 8, the platform offers Pairi Daiza the possibility to implement content, alongside […]

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 […]

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 […]

Forget Tech Features: Marketing Automation is All About Strategy

Marketing automation is a fantastic concept that can give businesses a serious competitive edge by connecting with their users in a personal way, and thus learning about what the consumers expect from their favourite brands. Kenny Van Beeck has been providing Emakina’s clients with his CRM & marketing automation expertise for many years, and belongs to the Belgian generation of pioneers in the field, with over 20 years of experience with all the big players. So, we decided to ask him a few questions about how brands can optimise their marketing automation strategies…

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 […]

How e-Commerce Empowers Your B2B Business

These last few years, the future of B2B has been greatly influenced by the rise of e-commerce: the proliferation of B2B e-commerce platforms, especially since the outbreak of COVID-19, has been spectacular. Based on a recent study published by McKinsey & Co, digital interactions are now twice as important to B2B customers as they were before the pandemic. Here’s how your business can make the best of it.

What Amazon’s arrival on the Belgian and Dutch markets is going to change

Amazon’s upcoming arrival on the Belgian and Dutch markets is going to stir the two countries’ commerce pot, making some of its ingredients obsolete and adding some new flavours to it. But what will all this change, practically, for users and especially for all the professionals involved in the commerce of goods, be it online or physical stores? Overview of this significant evolution and of the opportunities it presents to brands and distributors.

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.

The World Press Photo Foundation Chooses Emakina as a Digital Partner

  We are thrilled to announce that The World Press Photo Foundation has chosen Emakina.NL as partner to develop its new digital platform! We will create a new corporate website that fits the foundation’s full range of programs and digital ambitions. For six decades, the World Press Photo Foundation has been working from their office […]

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