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Design, Product, Engineering – a partnership

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Hi we’re Nina and Gav. We work at OVO in design and product leadership roles. OVO has talked before about the importance of close collaboration between product and engineering, but now it’s time to explore how design fits into the equation. To demystify design…

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Why we have taken a Product approach at OVO?

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OVO’s always had a customer-first mindset. It's why Stephen started the business in the first place, to try and make customer service exceptional.   After 5 years, great customer service in the UK energy sector was becoming the norm with the likes of Octopus a…

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The superpower of tech & product harmony

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Hi, our names are Gavin and Ed, we’ve both worked at OVO for over 5 years in product and technology leadership roles. In that time the team has grown an extraordinary amount. Today we’re 40 cross-functional teams across London, Bristol, Edinburgh and soon to e…

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Being a good manager

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I’ve been managing teams across a variety of sectors for more than 20 years and currently lead a number of cross-functional teams in Kaluza, part of OVO Group. After a recent conversation with a colleague of mine who asked for tips on how to be a better line m…