bv02 Office

Andrew and Scott take on Sitecore Symposium in Vegas: Part 1

Sep082014

  The 2014 North American Sitecore Symposium officially kicks off today in fabulous Las Vegas and bv02 is well represented at the event. The speaking engagements don’t start until tomorrow so today is all about settling in and will be a great opportunity to meet the Sitecore team, fellow Sitecore... 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 »

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 »

Coming Soon: bv02’s Open Device Lab

Apr252013

Definition: A collection of donated or loaned mobile devices for everyone to use at bv02. Since more people access websites on their phones every day, testing websites on different devices isn’t really an option anymore, it’s a necessity. However, this comes with a problem: there are a lot of devices. A lot. Not... Read more »

Gutsy Walk 2013 - For Crohn’s and Colitis

Apr152013

The bv02 team loves being involved in the community, whether it's the local art community or the international technology community, so it's no surprise we have a slew of upcoming community events. One of the events we're most excited to be involved in? The Gusty Walk taking place on Sunday, June 9th. What's the... Read more »

Mobile Photography Vernissage

Mar222013

At bv02 we work hard, and play hard. We’re just as creative outside the office as we are in the boardroom, and we wanted to share some of that with you. Every once in a while we’ll post something (like this) on the blog that sets the work aside and gives you some unique insight into the people behind the... Read more »

South By Southwest Recap - Day 1 & 2

Mar102013

Love it or hate it, South By Southwest is certainly one thing: one of the largest gatherings of the technology world's best and brightest. Everywhere you look, and everyone you talk to is doing something awesome, from creating amazing apps, to helping facilitate the relationships between farmers and technologists.... Read more »

Twitter Takeover: Jason Fournier

Feb012013

Our brand isn’t defined by a single person – it’s in the hands of each bv02 employee, every day.  So today, we’re taking it literally, and we’re handing over the keys to the bv02 Twitter account.  The Twitter Takeovers will continue as a regular series on Fridays, to help you get to know the different... Read more »

Twitter Takeover: Justin MacNeil

Jan252013

Our brand isn’t defined by a single person – it’s in the hands of each bv02 employee, every day.  So today, we’re taking it literally, and we’re handing over the keys to the bv02 Twitter account.  The Twitter Takeovers will continue as a regular series on Fridays, to help you get to know the different... Read more »

Failure is Always an Option: Creating in the Real World

Nov212012

This is the second post in a three-part blog series from Matt Davidson, bv02’s Lead Strategist, about his experience setting up a live-streaming video of the beluga whales at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, to be displayed in the Canadian Museum of Nature’s whales exhibit. Challenges and Lessons Learned. We... Read more »