The Rise of Micro Content with Adrian Salamunovic (bv02’s The...


Micro Content is the future of Marketing In this episode of The Brief, Andrew sits down with tech veteran Adrian Salamunovic, who shares some of his experiences in building successful businesses and why he thinks micro content is the future of marketing. Salamunovic is a co-founder of innovative companies DNA11,... Read more »

What is Open Data, and why am I so excited about it?


“Open data is data that can be freely used, shared and built-on by anyone, anywhere, for any purpose.” – Open Knowledge Foundation  The open data community is rapidly growing, with governments, organizations, developers, enterprises and even ordinary citizens all over the world joining the movement and... Read more »

Museums and Digital Media with Corey Timpson (The Brief)


In this episode of The Brief, we feature an enlightening chat with Corey Timpson of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). At the museum, Corey is responsible for Exhibitions, Research and Design - a broad mandate that relies heavily on the use of technology to facilitate interactive and dialogic experiences... Read more »

Three Marketing Trends to Keep your Eye On in 2016


Is traditional digital advertising losing its lustre? Are you constantly trying to engage your online audience, but having a hard time keeping up with emerging trends? We’re taking a look at three of the top digital marketing trends for 2016, and how you can take advantage of them to stay on top of your digital... Read more »

6 Reasons You Might Be Failing At Social Media


6 Reasons You Might Be Failing At Social Media Over the last decade, social media has quickly risen as a contender against traditional media such as television or radio—competing for the world’s attention. In fact, our time spent online using social media is expected to surpass television sooner than later given... Read more »

Content in Context


Although the internet has afforded us with more innovative ways than ever to sell our products and services, marketing has become so accessible that no one is standing out in the crowd. So how do you break through the clutter? It’s not an easy task, but one that can be simplified by building content with context.... Read more »

Thinking outside of the Donation Box - A glance @ Alumni Giving


Have you ever really thought about what influences your decision to donate to a foundation, cause or charity? I ask because there appears to have been a shift in donation trends which reflects an increasing percentage of donation transactions being conducted online (versus more ‘traditional' fundraising methods... Read more »

Cyber Security - The Risks you take when Sharing your Digital...


In this Episode of the Brief we had the pleasure of sitting down with Faud Khan - Founder and Chief Security Analyst at TwelveDot. In case you’re not familiar with TwelveDot, they work in the cyber security space and are dedicated to bringing a global perspective to security. Faud himself could be considered... Read more »

Costumes, Carving and Candy - A bv02 Halloween


bv02 was up to its usual antics this Halloween. Check out the highlight reel: Caro being a boss as the Black Swan Erika and Rambo depicting a classic scene from E.T. Thomas the T-Rex Phil representing the developers Check out the full line up on... Read more »

Remote Work Update - 4 months on


This is part three in a series about remote work at bv02. You can read part one here and part two here. It has been 4 months already and the European leg of my year-long remote working journey is over. I spent June in Prague, Czech Republic, then July in Ljubljana, Slovenia, August in Cavtat, Croatia and most... Read more »

Crowdfunding for Universities: A First-hand Example of Success


What is crowdfunding? Where did it come from? Where is it going? To give you some perspective, crowdfunding originates in the relatively recent phenomenon of crowdsourcing, wherein a collective body gets together and works towards a common goal using predominantly online methods. In less than ten years, we’ve... Read more »