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10% time together

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At OVO, our product and tech teams are empowered to spend 10% of their time trying out new ideas and developing skills in ways that benefit the business. This is an opportunity to focus on something outside of planned product delivery. It could mean learning n…

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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…

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Production Engineering - Enhancing our tech culture

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The Production Engineering team has officially been up and running at OVO for around six months, with our first Production Engineer joining in late January. We've been really pleased on how Prod Eng has gone from idea to reality. Today we are making a big diff…

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Candidate feedback matters.

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A short case study explaining why candidate feedback, mistakes that were made and the right way to do things.…

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OVO Hosts Bristol Girl Geek Dinner

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Last month we saw our Tech team play host to the June Girl Geek Dinner in our new Temple Back office. Despite the welcome, yet rare, presence of a hot sunny afternoon, we saw a great number of women, all with a common interest in Tech, meet for talks, pizza…