Business Automation, the new Eldorado for digital agencies

Automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are on the verge of transforming our professional lives. Whatever your opinion, one fact is certain: work is at the heart of our lives and defines its common thread. We are already accustomed to, sometimes even blasé about, industrial automation, the digitisation of services, and the prowess of artificial intelligence in scientific research, for example. But few realise just what lies ahead of us in the years to come.

Emakina Group in exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of Azur Digital

Emakina Group has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Azur Digital through its subsidiary Emakina.AE in Dubai. Azur Digital is a pioneer in the Middle East and Africa in the field of digital transformation consulting, with offices in Dubai and Mauritius.

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 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 […]

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.

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.

Catch The Marketing Soundwave: From Noise To Voice

Voice is becoming a reality on the same level as social, mobile and web. This means it is necessary for marketers to jump in now. Smart speakers and voice apps keep gaining ground. 60% of smartphone users have tried voice search at least once in the past 12 months. And 55% of teenagers use voice search every day. The consumers in the US and China are leading the way, with the UK and other European markets following.

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

2010-2019: ten years of tech innovations

Since the turn of the century, technological advances have multiplied exponentially from year to year. So, as we head into 2020, let’s stop for a moment to measure how far we’ve come since 2010 in terms of technology. Here is a selection of 10 inventions that have changed our lives, both on a personal and professional level.

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.

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

Emakina Marketing Automation Practice Lead Maarten De Neve 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 company?   To […]

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 […]

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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