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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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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…

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OVO’s 3rd Open Source Friday

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Here at OVO Energy we love open source and we leverage a lot of it to build our systems. We take the time out every year to give back to the open source community. This Open Source Friday was our third year running where our engineers made contributions rangin…

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Analytics at OVO - Part 1 - hello!

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This is the first in a series of blog posts aimed at anyone wanting to learn more about analytics practises and development at OVO. If you’re interested to work here it’ll help you understand our terminologies (they all differ don’t they?!) and learning cultur…