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What's your role: Software Engineering Manager

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Ever wondered what an SEM (Software Engineering Manager) does? Here is three different insights to role from three of our Engineering Managers at OVO: Emily, Marcello and Tom.…

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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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Is it more energy efficient to take the stairs or the lift?

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Our world is changing. In this age of advancement and connection there is something growing ever more important, uniting all countries, climate change. Each one of us has a part to play in how we tackle this global issue and a number of small acts will turn th…

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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 th…

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Connecting Engineers Across Sites

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At OVO, we have 3 different offices across London housing almost 20 dev teams. Some of these teams work closely together and some of them work on totally separate products and brands around the business. Though these teams have separate product backlogs, the…