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Christmas Tech Fest-ive

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Following on from our success of the Tech fest I spoke about here, we decided to run another version of this event for Christmas, known as Tech Fest-ivities! This gave teams who didn’t have a chance to talk at the last event a platform to speak about what the…

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Making life better, one kanban board at a time

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Getting to school in the morning without someone being in tears is a problem in all families. As a single mother, I knew that if it carried on the way it was, the girls would be scared of me. I would not get to hear their deepest secrets, nor about the things…

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Mantle - secure convenience

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Here at OVO we make use of managed services that allow us to run less software ourselves, and play pivotal roles in achieving CI/CD; services which are firmly placed on our Paved Road. Two of the most prevalent managed services we use are GitHub and CircleCI.…

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No Team Leads - the Pros and Cons

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The majority of technical organisations I’ve worked for have had teams whose software engineers are led by a team lead. This is usually a role that’s part-line management and part-technical. There’s a growing number of organisations, however, that are doing…

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SQL for event streaming microservices

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This blog is a very one sided affair. So here is a disclaimer: Databases are tools and each tool has a use case. Use the database that make sense for your requirements and your team. However, consider a SQL database when you next come to develop your event str…