Posts By: Brett Tackaberry

Reflections on IoT613 and the Carsharing Conference

Sep282015

    The week of September 21st had me in back-to-back conferences. Interesting similarities in integration, analytics and disruption - across the country, at the Carsharing Association Conference and at IoT613. In Vancouver, at the Carsharing Conference, I had the opportunity to moderate a panel of experts... Read more »

IoT613

Sep142015

On September 24th-25th, bv02 will be attending IoT613, a two-day conference dedicated to explaining and exploring the concept that has the tech world ablaze: the Internet of Things. Hosted at MakerSpace, Akendi, Capchi and Design 1st are bringing the UX and design community together to see and explore the idea of IoT... Read more »

Hacking for Social Good - bv02 at Random Hacks of Kindness (June...

Jun112015

The weekend of June 6&7 2015 marks Ottawa's 4th Random Hacks of Kindness. Its 2 day event that connects not-for-profits and community groups with developers, strategists, and designers who can help them solve technology problems. Its a hackathon for social good. This type of event really highlights the role... Read more »

A New Paradigm In Transit: Understanding Mobility as a Service

Jun072015

The genesis of this conversation came from thoughts around ridesharing and how it's changing the face of customer service, but as we dive deeper or look further afield, we see it's only the tip of the iceberg. Spending the last 3 days at the Canadian Urban Transport Association conference in Winnipeg added perspective... Read more »

bv02’s Scott Mulligan named Sitecore’s “Most Valuable...

Feb132015

“Scott has demonstrated mastery of our technology and exemplifies the spirit of Sitecore,” says Lars Fløe Nielson, Co-Founder and senior vice president of Sitecore. This statement is exactly why Scott Mulligan, Lead Sitecore Developer at bv02, was recently named a Sitecore "Most Valuable Professional" (MVP).... Read more »

Estimote beacons at the Museum of Nature

Jan232015

Technology ebbs and flows between leading the market and being in-demand. For years we have looked to realize technology's promise of contextual information. We have looked for ways to answer how technology can align in mobile, social and content. Beacon technology will prove to be an important step in the... Read more »

Random Hacks of Kindness Ottawa (June 2014)

Jul042014

Last weekend, June 28-29, marked Ottawa’s third instalment of Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) (http://rhok-ottawa.ca/). The first order of business is to answer “So, what is it?”.  RHoK is a hackathon for making the world a better place by developing practical, open source technology solutions to respond to... Read more »

Raising money for Make-a-Wish: Mustaches for kids at bv02

Nov122013

A few brave bv02 souls will be donating some valuable face real estate to the Make a Wish Foundation of Eastern Ontario this November.  That's right, our team will be taking part in another mustache-filled month as part of Mustaches for Kids. What's Mustaches for Kids? Conceptually, Mustaches for Kids is like a... Read more »

Celebrate the opening of Ottawa's Open Device Lab

Jul032013

We've been working for the past few months to build Ottawa's (and Canada's) first Open Device Lab. We're ready to open the doors to the Lab and we want you to come celebrate with us! On July 11th, from 3PM until 7PM, join us at the bv02 office (858 Bank Street, Suite 103) for the Ottawa Open Device Lab (ODL) launch... Read more »

The Importance of Open Data and APIs

Jun032013

To call this a “growing” movement would be an understatement. Open data and APIs are and will be critical in the future of web and mobile technology. If you haven't heard of open data or APIs yet, now's the time to catch up. What is open data? “Open data” is an umbrella term that includes open APIs for a... Read more »

Mustaches for Kids 2012

Oct262012

As in previous years, bv02's team will be donating some valuable face real estate to the Make a Wish Foundation of Eastern Ontario this November.  That's right, our team will be taking part in another mustache-filled month as part of Mustaches for Kids. What's Mustaches for Kids? I think the Mustaches for Kids... Read more »