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Running a remote Design Sprint

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The before and after of running a Design SprintThe Design Sprint is a practical process for answering critical business questions through generating ideas, rapid prototyping, and testing solutions, all in a few days. Jake Knapp invented the concept at Google a…

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How a few teams got together to reduce carbon emissions from electric vehicle drivers

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EV drivers can play a key role using smart charging technology provided by Kaluza Flex – an intelligence energy unit within OVO Group. Find out more how.…

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Beyond the screen reader

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Pop quiz! If I mention the phrase “assistive technology” what’s the first thing you think of? For me the answer would be a screen reader which nicely illustrates a point Ben Cubbon made in a previous article on this blog, Accessibility at OVO: “often, when acc…

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Nebula, explained

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How a design system can help teams build better user experiences Over the past 8 months we have been busily building out OVO Group's design system - Nebula. Since we started we've built 60 components, 55 of which have been adopted across 10 different products…

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From Customer Service to User Experience

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A career in user experience design first came up in a conversation with a friend. I had been exploring design as a new work direction, having realised I wanted a new challenge. I began reading articles and learning about “user experience”, with a growing fe…

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Implementing Figma variants in the OVO Energy Design System

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The release of the new variants feature in Figma had been highly anticipated at OVO ever since its announcement at Config Europe in September of this year. This was something we had been trying to achieve within our system to maintain a clean and consistent li…