Oh, Canada

Dec 15th, 2010 Personal Janna Bastow 7 min read

I am psyched, seriously excited, to be heading back to Canada over the holidays.  The plan is to do a fly-by visit to both Toronto (2-3 days) and Montreal (3-4 days), followed by a very short stint in NYC (for just under 42 hours, by my calculation) just in time to ring in the new year. While I would have loved to have spent more…

BraveNewTalent's upcoming Facebook application

The Big App Hack

Oct 27th, 2010 Product Janna Bastow 6 min read

Coming up at BraveNewTalent are some exciting times.  We’re growing in clients, revenue, and users at a fantastic rate, have appeared in a stack of national papers this week, and as a team, are having an absolute blast. Case in point: This weekend, when we held our first official “hackathon“.  We needed a Facebook application, fast.  With our client list growing, we needed to create a…

Fresh Wordpress 3.0 install

Thanks for coming by

Jun 21st, 2010 General Janna Bastow 1 min read

You’ve probably come by here either by accident or by checking out what this ‘SimplyBastow’ thing I’ve got as my email domain is all about.  Truth is, not much, at this moment, although at various times in the past, I’ve used the name as a cover for my sporadic freelance product and project management consulting.  At the time of writing (as you might notice), I’m…