Healthcare’s Missed Opportunity with mHealth


Mobile users are managing health in new ways: In the digital age, the regular smartphone user may know more about their vitals than their doctors do. Nearly 60% of US smartphone owners use phones to manage health. With mobile usage becoming the norm, and wearables such as the Apple Watch and Fitbit becoming more and... 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 »

Shifting Gears - Millennials & the Future of Multi-Modal...


What's going on? Why are people in urban settings changing how they get around? What’s changed? Better access to transit? More interest in the environment ? Or just a change in perspective? Take the recently wrapped up Car Sharing Conference in Vancouver, it has a few of us here at bv02 thinking about the... Read more »

bv02’s The Brief – Episode 6: Content and IoT with Gabor Vida


Content matters differently today than it did yesterday and it’s only going to mean more to you tomorrow IoT (or Internet of Things) is the technology of device-to-device communication. It suggests the interconnectedness of our mobile devices, cars and appliances. It is the buzziest new wave and we hardly... Read more »

bv02’s The Brief – Episode 3: Students on Ice with Geoff...


“You have to love it before you are moved to save it.” - Sylvia Earle, Marine Biologist, Oceanographer and “Ocean Queen” according to Geoff Green In this episode of The Brief, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Geoff Green, founder and president of the award-winning education program “Students on... Read more »

Working remotely: a "Remote Year"


This is part two in a series of posts about remote work. Part one focused on remote work at bv02, how it’s going and how we do it. If you didn’t read it, you can find it here. In that post, I alluded to something new I’ll be doing with respect to remote work. I’m excited to announce that I will not only... Read more »



bv02 is a creative agency full of creative folk. Is it any wonder that we love Halloween so much? This year, we had our best turnout yet for costumes. Tina Turner repeatedly belted out her greatest hit, fawns and werewolves (with unexplained laser guns?) pounced and prowled. The human embodiment of sriracha brought a... Read more »

Halloween 2013


We look for any reason to get creative around the office, so it’s no surprise that when Halloween comes around every year, we get pretty excited. With everyone dressed up, a photo shoot busted out in the studio mid-afternoon. The costumes ranged from witches to superheroes to the scariest thing in the world: a PC.... Read more »

Nothing Gold Can Stay (SXSW Wrap Up)


What can I say about my last couple days at south by... Holy Crap is the only thing that comes to mind. I think I'm just going to have to braindump everything, so bear with me. Went to a panel where Al Gore and Sean Parker were discussing social media and the democratic process. Both firmly believe that SM is the... Read more »



For Christmas 2011, we decided to create a PSA style video campaign to save the smart phones. The idea was simple. We live in Ottawa, and it's cold here. We found that many people neglect their smart phones during these cold winter months. So we found a solution. We hand-knit over 300 smart phone sweaters and sent... Read more »

In Search of the Canadian Car : A VMC Virtual Exhibit


In Search of the Canadian Car is a fascinating exhibit by the Canadian Science and Technology Museum that explores the history of cars in Canada. It showcases over 16 different makes and models that were either designed, made, marketed or chosen by Canadians, and explores their significance. When the Museum wanted to... Read more »