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OVO Tech Blog

Our journey navigating the techosphere


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What the Ancient Egyptians teach us about iteration

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Building software is continuous. When we start something, we know the least about what it is we need to do — only ever learning more as we progress. So why do we often decide what it will be in the end, at the beginning?…

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How we prevented subdomain takeovers and saved $000s

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How we developed Domain Protect, an open source tool for automated scanning of cloud infrastructure for subdomains vulnerable to takeover.…

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Kubernetes security monitoring on a decentralised, multi-cluster platform

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By Chongyang Shi, Alex Kaskasoli, Ignacio Dominguez, and Emily Young Following our culture of Technical Autonomy, teams building the Kaluza Energy Platform at OVO choose the cloud platforms and services best suited for them. Most components of the Kaluza platf…

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Landing your first user experience design job

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I’m sharing some tips on how I landed my first UX role and I hope they’re helpful for your own job hunt.…

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'Am I Doing It Right?' ... A Product Manager’s checklist to help put your mind at ease

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Reflecting on my career, the times I’ve found most challenging have been when that element of self-doubt has crept in… the ‘Am I Doing It Right?’ moments. Product management is such a varied role, how can we find the focus and structure that we may have in ot…

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Starting your first accessibility audit

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Accessibility is always on our minds at SSE. Our design community talks about it often, and we promote in our cross-functional product teams at any opportunity. Every accessibility issue has the potential to impact the 14.1m disabled people in the UK. So not…