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Our journey navigating the techosphere

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OVO Tech Blog

Our journey navigating the techosphere


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It’s time to pay attention to China's super apps

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China’s COVID-19 tracking system, ‘Health Code’ – launched in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, in February 2020 – has been a crucial part of the country’s success in battling the virus. Health Code uses QR codes which switch between green, yellow, and red to ind…

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Building a secure CI/CD pipeline for Terraform Infrastructure as Code

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We created a model for automatically delivering infrastructure changes with robust security practices, and used it to build a secure Terraform CI/CD solution for AWS at OVO.…

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My Neurodiversity Journey

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The term ‘neurodiversity’ is used to recognise that we all learn and think differently. It’s about embracing this and seeing differences as exactly that - they’re differences and not deficits. This really resonates with me and the journey I’ve been on to valu…

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Getting better feedback on your work

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To receive constructive — and effective — feedback, we simply need to ask for it.…

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Continuous learning: An introduction to Clojure.

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Hello, my name is Despoina and I recently joined the Kaluza Orion Flows team as part of an early careers scheme for Futureproof graduates. Futureproof is a 13-week bootcamp that teaches web-development to STEM graduates, and equips them with sought-after skill…

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Focusing teams on the right goals by mapping outcomes

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Product teams are often pulled in many directions. Overflowing backlogs, requests from stakeholders, and endless new feature ideas make it easy to lose focus. Stepping back and discussing the high-level impact the team wants to achieve is a great way to cut th…