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OVO Tech Blog

Our journey navigating the techosphere


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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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Governance in the time of Autonomy

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The modern world moves fast. To keep up you need to be able to respond and adapt to changes and new ideas quickly. To support that goal, most modern tech companies have adopted organisational structures made up of small autonomous teams, microservices, and do…

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What I Learnt Designing Barbie Dolls

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Barbie inspires children that they can become anyone they wish. It did for me too. I had the opportunity to work for Barbie after graduating — truly a dream job! I was lucky to be a part of the Barbie legacy and work on fashion dolls, the Barbie Malibu Hous…

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Build An App To Track Santa With Flutter

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At Kaluza we've used Flutter to experiment with building a native app this year. This article will demonstrate how to build an app with Flutter that will be able to add to the festive fun by tracking Santa! *Note: the Santa Tracker Google API only works on the…

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'Help I've broken it again' and other stories from my Year In Industry so far

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My intention with this blog post is to take my experiences over the past year and turn them into some actionable advice for applying to and starting a Year in Industry placement anywhere, but particularly at OVO.…

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#122: Exploring Terraform through a Github issue

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Terraform removes the ACL giving access to an object in a GCP bucket when the contents of the object is updated. I decided to find out why.…