Google I/O: a step towards better privacy?

Last week, announcements at the annual Google I/O conference caused quite a stir in the digital sphere. Among the new apps, features and other updates, there was one key piece of information that echoed an announcement from two years ago. The way we deal with user data will completely change in the coming months: third […]

Recharge Week: mental health and wellbeing at Emakina

Taking care of each other is on the top priority list for Emakinians. It has been embedded in our culture for quite a long time, so it was natural for us to focus on a Mental Health and well-being strategy for the whole company since the pandemic started.  You probably agree with us that Mental […]

Will Covid-19 durably transform the way we work?

At the end of 2019, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) were still fairly niche technologies. Even in video games, immersive worlds were not succeeding in enticing the general public, despite the release of major titles dedicated to these platforms, such as Half-Life: Alyx and the hugely popular Pokemon Go. But since the explosion of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, which could impact us for quite a while, things have been evolving. We can now expect an increase in the practical applications of AR and VR in our daily lives, on both personal and professional levels. This is exciting news — which we desperately need in these troubled times.

What is an order management system and why do I need one?

When we talk of e-commerce (or e-business), most people immediately think of web shops. They are the visible, consumer-facing part of the business, and everybody, whether they work in e-business or not, knows what a web shop is and what it does. For the systems behind the scenes, it’s a different story. Not everybody understands the role […]

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.

Clubhouse: must-have social media app or all hype?

Clubhouse is the invitation-only platform that everyone’s been talking about for over a year. But what is it exactly? Is all the fuss really justified or will it end up in the hype graveyard? Let’s take a deeper look.

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, […]

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.

Big Design Up Front, Emergent Design, or somewhere in between?

Big Design Up Front and Emergent Design are two extreme ends of a single spectrum. In this video, Julien (Sr. User Experience Designer at Emakina.NL) explains both design options for software development. He covers the strengths and weaknesses of both approaches. He believes neither provides the ultimate answer. He explains why it’s somewhere in between. […]

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 Wins Dutch Interactive Award for B2B Commerce with Bugaboo

Amsterdam, NL – May. 20, 2021 – Emakina, the global digital agency, is proud to announce it has been named Silver winner at the DIA Awards in the B2B commerce Bugaboo client case. Since 2021, the DIA Awards entrants have spanned the spectrum with the most innovative Dutch companies and recognizable global brands. At Emakina, […]

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.

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 […]

Slow is smooth and smooth is fast; why aligning pace makes sense to enhance your digital acceleration

As the head of Digital Consultancy at Emakina NL, Rob is responsible for making sure that we are able to meet our clients’ needs with relevant services in terms of performance, experience and technology in the digital domain. This means he gets to meet a lot of different clients, from a range of departments and […]

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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