Julie, an international virtual assistant!

Michael Ferranti is the Marketing VP of a software company specialized in Container Data Management. 

Michael is based in France but his work demands constant traveling. An effective management of his calendar is, therefore, a real challenge, especially if he has to take into account all different time zones.

“I travel intensively and managing my meetings scheduling process while taking into account different time zones is a real nightmare!”

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How to maximize efficiency during meeting scheduling: Withings case study

Created in 2008, the consumer electronics company Withings is specialized in Health-related connected objects.


Alexis Normand has been the Healthcare Development Director at Withings since 2013 and an essential part of his business consist of maintaining interpersonal relationships. He is constantly in meetings with various actors of the Health ecosystem with whom he wishes to develop the use of connected objects. 

“Meeting scheduling is a repetitive and tedious activity. We spend hours verifying availabilities, juggling between various emails to find a time slot that suits everybody, canceling and postponing meetings. Basically, it’s a real puzzle that I needed to liberate myself from.”

It is important for Alexis to maintain a relation with his various interlocutors and mismanaging his appointments, with repetitive errors, could have a very bad impact on these relationships. That is the reason why he needed to find a successful and trustworthy solution to handle this time-consuming and repetitive task.

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Julie, a sales assistant for consultants! [case study]

In 2014, Christophe Amouroux created Twelve Consulting, an independent consulting firm, specialized in digital transformation strategies in the Banking, Insurance and Health sectors.  

“Our objective is to help our customers define and implement their digital strategies in the aim of delivering the best possible experience to their clients.”

Optimizing time management is a challenge for us all, but it can be even more critical for consultants who have to deal with multiple matters simultaneously (clients, missions, partners…)

“As CEO of Twelve Consulting, my job is to spend as much time as possible with my teams and my clients and for that, I need to free my schedule of all low value-added tasks.”

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Julie, an assistant for all VC! [case study ]

In 2013, François Paulus, Maximilien Bacot et Benoît Marrel co-founded Breega Capital, a European investment fund destined to help finances startups in the digital economy.

The time dedicated to the ecosystem is a key resource for investment funds, in particular Breega Capital that operates as a real partner rather than a simple financier. Hence, the challenge for Benoit and his team to find a solution that allows them to optimize their time management and become more efficient.   

Being a Venture Capitalist implies scheduling several appointments with people external to the company and scheduling these appointments themselves can quickly become extremely tedious.

“I would rather spend my time meeting and exchanging with entrepreneurs and actors in our ecosystem than doing repetitive, time-consuming and non-value adding tasks such as appointment scheduling.”

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Julie, an assistant for lawyers [case study]

Between hearing preparations, hearings and other types of appointments, it’s safe to say that lawyers rarely have a minute to themselves!

In 2010, Romain founded the Omer Cabinet, a law firm specialized in no-fault divorce proceedings that also proposes an innovative approach: the whole divorce process can be managed through an online user platform.

“By founding this firm, I wanted to offer an alternative to the usual divorce proceedings and therefore facilitate the different stages of the process for our clients”

The firm’s service is quick, simple and cost-effective. You can easily and immediately get a quote online. With this unique appeal, the firm has managed to generate a considerable amount of incoming requests.

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How Julie can help you better organize your agenda

With the rise of new technologies, the way we work has totally changed: we skype with colleagues across the ocean, we can work from home easily, with access to all our key documents and applications. Online interactions have increased, but at the same time it has become harder and harder to switch off and we can easily feel a bit overwhelmed by work. Does this ring a bell?

When I saw the launch of Goals in Google Calendar last month, it reminded me how important it is to take a break (and have a KitKat if you want 😉 ) and how I managed to do so using Julie. In this article, I want to share my personal experience and hopefully it will inspire you!

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How I used AI for recruiting

Early January, Julie Desk published 7 job offers (Data Scientist, Developers, Sales, Marketing, Operation, Etc). One of our Job offers (Marketing Manager) received more than a hundred applications in 2 days!


So suddenly, I needed to find a way to screen all those incoming applications without any extra hands to help.

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