Aduno SA is one of the leading full-service providers for cashless payment systems in Switzerland. As an acquirer, the company processes not only payments from all major credit and debit cards, but also provides the necessary infrastructure.
Concept and design for innovative payment systems
Responding to the growing demand for powerful, mobile payment terminals, the company developed Anypay, an innovative payment system. Future Connection assisted Aduno by developing a concept and design of a microsite.
The implementation of the microsite was so successful that it has served as a template for further Aduno projects since then.
The ASVZ is a nonprofit organization under the authority of several Zurich universities. The offering for students, employees and alumni includes 120 exercise courses.
With 50 courses per week during the semester, the ASVZ is also the largest tennis school in Switzerland. To meet the growing demand, the sports association has designed a multimedial training tool.
Future Connection is supporting the ASVZ in the production of video modules, which can be used on and off the site.
Avaloq was founded in 1985 and provides technology-oriented financial services for wealth management, universal and retail banks. Avaloq serves over 140 financial institutions in some of the most sophisticated financial centers in the world.
Future Connection supports Avaloq in communicating complex subject matter through the creation of moving images, particularly animation and scribble films.
With around 4,500 students, BBZ is one of the most important vocational schools for construction in Switzerland.
Apprentice and student stories give BBZ a greater appeal
It's high time to revive industrial trades again. Indeed, it is the people behind these occupations that shape the image of Switzerland. Hence the new website, which brings apprentices and students to the forefront and highlights what makes their jobs interesting.
Multiple use on different channels
The newly developed imagery and engaging content created for BBZ works both in the classroom and on all mobile devices, setting a new benchmark among vocational schools.
Binz 38 is an urban cafeteria located in the Binz district in Zurich. Over lunchtime diverse menus are freshly prepared on a daily basis and offered at reasonable prices. The aim is to make guest feel at home. In the evening, the cozy rooms can be rented for corporate or private events.
An easily transferable logo
Future Connection has been supporting Binz 38 since the beginning of 2015, during which time a new website design was introduced. In addition to developing a refreshed corporate design, Future Connection has also created a color-coded logo that can easily be adapted for the company's subsidiaries. In fact, with little effort the logo has already been adjusted to fit Volki 22, a new catering subsidiary in Volketswil.
Bookfactory is an innovative provider of photo albums and other print products.
Photo albums are extremely trendy and popular. Yet, one needs to stay ahead of the restless competition. In addition to revamping the website, which introduced new features such as a price calculator and an online flipbook generator, Future Connection has successfully supported Bookfactory in various promotional and product awareness campaigns.
Bootcamper is the largest functional outdoor training provider in Switzerland. In 2016, the fast growing fitness company was taken over by the Migros Association Aare.
Future Connection has been supporting Bootcamper since the end of 2015 with various communication measures. Among other things, Future Connection is responsible for the company's new brand presence and awareness on on all channels.
Buchmann is a traditional industrial bakery with cafés, take-aways and delivery services throughout Zurich.
Communication supports Buchmann's entrepreneurship spirit
Working in close collaboration with Buchmann, the brand positioning of the bakery was revised and the corporate identity and website were redesigned. We then assisted the company further in optimizing its processes, introducing e-commerce and strengthening POS sales promotions through engaging video content.
Customers positively react to Buchmann's new market approach
Since 2013, the number of visitors to the Buchmann website has increased by 25% annually.
With a unique combination of consulting and development, BytePocket helps clients get the most out of IT.
From strategy workshops to detailed execution
Based on the results of a strategy workshop, Future Connection developed a new corporate design, which was brought to fruition through business cards, the company website and other identity-creating measures.
cablex builds and maintains high-performance ICT and network infrastructure solutions to meet current and future market needs. cablex AG was founded in 2001 from the former network construction division of Swisscom Fixnet AG.
Strategic development with focus groups Working in close collaboration with cablex AG, we successfully strengthened the company's positioning, redesigned its corporate identity and enhanced its website presence. Thanks to the various productive workshops with the management and staff, various measures were taken to improve the company's web, print and video material – all this was accomplished in several languages and just in time for the company's anniversary. To obtain insight and gain an outside viewpoint, we also conducted interviews with customers and competitors.
Communicating from a customer's perspective Each business unit is now intelligibly communicating from a customer's perspective, which is something valuable to the marketing and sales teams. The different industries cablex caters to are conveniently finding appropriate solutions along with the matching services and customer benefits clearly summed up in the company brochure. cablex now has strong, authentic imagery to back its company claim and tools to supports its daily business.
Carl F. Bucherer is an independent international watch brand that combines traditional manufacturing and jewellery-making with technological innovation.
New responsive website combines tradition and innovation
CFB now features a responsive website where visitors can conveniently view their selection of watches and jewellery in detail on all devices – desktops, tablets or mobile phones. Data capture was also optimized for other sales and marketing purposes.
Cashgate positions itself as a reliable, transparent provider of personal loans and leasing and is part of the Aduno Group.
Website streamlining and optimization of application process Collaborating with the multi-channel specialist foryouandyourcustomers, Future Connection streamlined the company website and optimized its application process. Even mobile users can now more easily and quickly find what their looking for. The website and back-end systems integration was implemented by the Aduno Group.
Promotional sales campaigns Supporting Castigates' sales promotion campaigns, Future Connection swiftly developed suitably targeted online banners to publish on different channels.
The Swiss National Circus Knie was founded in 1919 and is Switzerland's biggest circus with over 350 shows per year in more than 45 villages.
Web partner for 15 years
Future Connection has been consulting the Swiss National Circus for many years in all digital aspects of communication. Projects have revolved around the ever-changing website and the implementation of features, including an e-shop and a digital newsletter. All measures were implemented in-house by our expert staff members.
Dubai Pearl is a luxury real estate project developed by Dubai FZ LLC and located in the heart of Dubai on an area of 2 square kilometers. With a clear view of the Palm Jumeirah Island and premises directly in the Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone (DTMFZ), the project sets the bar in terms of sustainable urban development in the Middle East.
Future Connection supported the project by developing an image clip.
Geberit Group is the European market leader for sanitary products. As an integrated concern, Geberit has strong local presence in most European countries and can thereby offer unique added value in the business areas of sanitary engineering and bathroom ceramics.
Presentation power at the General Assembly
For the Geberit General Assembly in Switzerland, Future Connection was given the opportunity to produce short films that featured the company highlights of 2012 and 2013.
GMC Software Technology delivers the top-notch software solutions with an unrivaled experience in Customer Communications Management (CCM). GMC software solutions encourage enterprises and companies take their customer communications to a new level and to benefit from any customer interaction.
Communication partner through thick and thin
Future Connection supported GMC for 10 years in communications and marketing measures.
helloTESS! is a fully integrated Enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform and point-of-sale (POS) solution specifically designed for restaurants, cafes and bars.
Redefining the POS system
Future Connection successfully realized the concept and design of an helloTESS! iPad POS system for Tessero GmbH Munich.
Hochparterre is the news portal for architecture, city planning and design with the widest public reach and operates on hochparterre.ch, an online store for in-house print publications.
New digital sources of revenue In addition to the revenue from advertising and sponsored content, Hochparterre accumulates income by selling digital versions of its publications as well as a selection of premium articles to their online subscribers via a subscription paywall.
Infoteam was founded in 1990. Over the years it has built up a strong global presence and now services around 1,800 companies worldwide. Infoteam helps companies establish an effective sale process with a uniques selling proposition. Its sole aim – to help clients become differentiators in their respective industry and gain a real competitive advantage. Covering all major industries, Infoteam comprises of 40 consultants throughout Europe, Asia and North America.
Innovative communication approach Future Connection assisted Infoteam in simplifying the explanation of their seemingly complex services. This was done with easy-to-understand scribble films and an easy-to-navigate website.
Inselspital offers a wide range of medical services. As a university hospital, it focuses on providing highly specialized tertiary medical services, using advanced technology and highly qualified personnel.
One challenge has been making patients aware of their state-of-the-art medicine. Future Connection has been supporting Inselspital in this area, specifically with the creation of audiovisual clips that demonstrate how successful intervention can change the lives of patients in an sustainable and positive way.
Mobility offers customers 2,700 vehicles in 9 categories. With the launch of Catch A Car, a new chapter in the story of mobility in Switzerland has begun.
Catch A Car test drive: online ready
Since the end of August 2014, members can locate cars in real time, drive to the destination of their choice, and leave the car in any Catch-Car parking zone for free. Mobility launched Catch A Car as a pilot project in Basel and counts on strong partnerships with AMAG, Alliance, Energy Switzerland and SBB. The website and blog were developed by Future Connection, along with the overall concept, design and technical development. The technology behind Catch A Car originates from Commerge, a launch campaign by Crome.
Customers in favour of the new mobility concept
The new mobility truly concept captures the spirit of our time. As of April 1, 2015, Catch-Cars are allowed to be parked in Birsfelden. The fleet of Catch-Cars currently consists of 100 vehicles, which are widely used.
The emergence of Murten Productions GmbH was based on the idea of bringing the monumental Battle of Murten on stage at an open-air theater located on the original grounds – something that came to fruition in 2014.
Promo clip for open-air staging
Future Connection helped the organizers promote the theater production by creating a promoclip and film loops, which were shown at major transport hubs.
Oettinger Davidoff is a Swiss family concern with global presence. Its core business is the cultivation and distribution of tobacco products.
Strategically aligned measures contribute to business success
Working closely with the client, Future Connection fine-tuned the company's strategic building blocks and revised its corporate design as well as its brand architecture. Based on this, print materials were created for worldwide use and the Company Group website was updated with the aim to virtually lead visitors through the company via storytelling. Thanks to our successful collaboration, Oettinger Davidoff has entrusted us with other business-related measures such as the development of a customer loyalty program, product campaigns, anniversary events, training tools, etc..
Developing relevant content for content marketing
Oettinger Davidoff is increasingly relying on content marketing and is partnering with Future Connection to create relevant and engaging content in German, French and English for its communication channels.
As part of its Mission Control Security Services, Open Systems AG focuses on Network Security, Application Delivery, Identity Management and Global Connectivity and delivers these services in combination with an Integrated Service Management. The exceptional customer experience they provide is paramount.
Screencasts, video library and case studies
Future Connection supports Open Systems AG by creating training, HR and corporate videos.
PB Swiss Tools is a market leader in premium tools and instruments. The fourth-generation family-run company from the Emmental is one of the few export-oriented companies to develop and produce the entirety of their products in Switzerland.
Whether in the aerospace industry or in medical technology, tools and instruments from PB Swiss Tools are being trusted in situations that do not allow failure. For a long time now, professional craftsmen have recognized the advantages of using Emmentaler products. Future Connection is supporting PB Swiss Tools in making the brand known to a wider audience.
Communicating to users
To this end, the communication has been oriented towards potential tool users. An eight-language, search-engine-optimized responsive website ensures higher visitor frequency and improved conversion rates. Future Connection has also optimized the ordering process on the Internet and created an online configuration with Tool4You, which allows customers to customise products.
The Pestalozzi Foundation supports education initiatives for adolescents and young adults from Swiss mountain regions with grants and loans which enable them to achieve their educational goals.
Annual report and responsive website
We assist the Pestalozzi Foundation in the concept and design of its annual report and have revamped its website. Our in-house photographer was also responsible for the imagery and took photos appropriate for all the foundation's channels.
Three generations, one goal – Zurich's largest furniture store has been in the hands of the Schubiger family for 80 years now. Many things have changed since its establishment in the 30s until today, but the company's quality standards have remained.
CI/CD and style guide with application examples
Supporting Schubiger Möbel's e-commerce efforts, Future Connection worked in close collaboration with foryouandyourcustomers to provide the furniture company with strategic advice on how to reinforce its market positioning. Implementation measures included sharpening the company profile by making improvements to the CI/CD and creating a style guide as a basis for harmonizing the company's identity in all channels.
The Swiss Epilepsy Foundation is a multi-subsidiary organization with around 800 employees working for and with individuals with epilepsy or other neurological issues.
In the publicly accessible area located just above Lake Zurich, affected persons can live, work, go to school and spend their free time. Medical treatment is provided by an EPI affiliated neurorehabilitation and epileptology clinic.
Future Connection has been supporting the EPI since spring 2016. The agency has been instrumental in establishing a uniform communication strategy for the various EPI businesses.
The Swiss Guide and Scout Movement makes up the National Scouts Association in Switzerland and boasts more than 42,000 members. It consists of 22 cantonal associations and 600 local troops and groups. Scout activities takes place in local groups, each consisting of five age groups and sections.
For their "100 Years of Scouting Switzerland" anniversary event, Future Connection AG produced a complete multimedia package on DVD for scouts, parents and interested audiences all over Switzerland. The centrepiece of the package was a 20-minute children's film.
Since 2011, the Wasserkiosk Foundation has made clean drinking water accessible to 44 schools and 15 communities. More than 37,500 children and adults have benefited from its work.
The Wasserkiosk Foundation set a goal in 2015 to extend the availability of drinking water to an additional 25,000 people, increasing the total number of beneficiaries to 62,500 by the end of the year.
Impressive documentary film
A documentary film shot in Tanzania shows the sustainability of the foundation's work an impressive way.
With seven partner practices and its own clinic, Uroviva offers the entire spectrum of urological treatments, guaranteeing an experienced team of doctors and the latest technology.
Acting as an external marketing team, Future Connection supports Uroviva in its entrepreneurial development
Future Connection has been working with Uroviva since 2011, contributing to the conception, design and implementation of all means of communication, including campaigns to promote Uroviva networks such as Senioviva. New focus has been placed in the field of prevention and in the internationalization of marketing efforts.
Uroviva has since opened additional clinics in Horgen, the Stadelhofen Train Station and the Zurich Airport and enjoys an average growth of around 20% per annum.
The responsibility for the security of Switzerland lies with the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport.
Award-winning film productions
Film Director Philippe Weibel of Future Connection produced four major films covering HR, departmental and informative topics between 2004 and 2010.
Viseca Card Services SA is one of the biggest producers of credit and prepaid cards in Switzerland and is run as an independent business unit of the Aduno Group.
Communicative support in digital matters
Future Connection has been working with Viseca for 10 years, providing support in various website, campaign, and video projects.
Walder Wyss AG is one of the most successful Swiss law firms specialised in business law.
The World Vision Switzerland Children's Charity works together with donors to realize its vision of creating ONE WORLD FOR CHILDREN. Step by step, progress is being made through long-term development projects, unbureaucratic emergency aid or efforts to protect children's rights. World Vision Switzerland is committed to providing assistance to wherever it is most needed. In 2014 World Vision successfully implemented 107 projects in 37 countries.
Future Connection has been digitally supporting World Vision for more than 15 years
For over 15 years, Future Connection has been supporting World Vision Switzerland in the development and implementation of digital projects. Recently, MyWorldvision, the organization's core component, was modernized and simplified. Thanks to Future Connection, donors and sponsors can track the progress of ongoing projects as well as contact the children they support and download donation receipts. The organization's TYPO3 CMS was also synchronized with its backend systems and optimized to provide data for its iOS apps.
Police-led prevention is considered central to policing responsibilities. Through prevention measures, the Zurich City Police has already effectively informed the community about more than 70 topics, ranging from cyber crime to violence and safe conduct in road traffic.
Content streamlining and campaign support
Future Connection supports the Zurich City Police in their campaign efforts and in streamlining their content across web platforms and campaigns.
Conveniently located in the center of the city, the Zurich University Hospital is open daily to everyone and provides basic medical care and state-of-the-art medicine. The hospital makes use of the university's superior expertise to solve various health problems. It has built a reputation over the years for being people-oriented, highly specialized and at the cutting edge of research.
Complex facts explained simply
One of the challenges the University Hospital faces is being able to clearly explain complex medical issues to patients. Videos serve as a suitable means to easily and emotionally represent elaborate topics. By creating short explanatory videos, we were able to support the University Hospital Zurich in their dialogue with patients.