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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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Getting into a Data Science career

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A brief departure, perhaps more of a tangent, from the blog series on Analytics at OVO, to share some insights from a careers panel I was at last week. This panel was part of an Operational Research Society event for mathematicians, analysts and data scientist…

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Security can be fun, but it's also hard

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Security, yes we're the people that in many organisations are sat in a corner and say no, to whatever it is you want to do. When I joined OVO, I wanted this to be different, I wanted us to be the people that really want to say yes, unless we really have to sa…

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Code Sharing and Collaboration

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Recently I spoke about a topic that is discussed a lot here at OVO; how to get our teams to collaborate across codebases. We want our teams to be empowered to take end to end responsibility to solve customer problems. This means removing blockers, knowledge si…

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What's the difference between an analyst and a data scientist?

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Part 2 of a Data Science at OVO blog series! Part 1 is here. This is perhaps a trick question as the answer depends on where you work, or who you are talking to. But this article might help you understand OVO's take on the topic. A bit of history The fact that…

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Hosting your own TICK Stack

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On the top of product objectives here at OVO we also have tech ones: last half in the Cross-Sell team we worked to migrate all our services from EC2 and ElasticBeanstalk to AWS ECS Fargate. This has allowed us to push Docker images to ECR (AWS Docker container…