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My 8 steps to beating ‘new Product Owner’ impostor syndrome… almost

My 8 steps to beating ‘new Product Owner’ impostor syndrome… almost

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For over a decade now, my career has focused around understanding what customers are trying to achieve, and working with development teams to produce products and tools that make achieving these things easier for customers. That’s nearly a third of my life. And yet in spite of this, that nagging feeling that maybe I’m just […]

Looking back over this year’s internship programme

Looking back over this year’s internship programme

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And a glimpse of what next year may hold! The annual intern fair is a firm favourite in the Ocado Technology calendar, and with the broad selection of projects ranging from MMO game design, to robotic simulation, to interactive product roadmaps, who can blame us? Our longstanding internship programme has been a fantastic success over […]

Keeping up to date with machine learning at Ocado

Keeping up to date with machine learning at Ocado

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Data science and machine learning are both incredibly fast-moving fields. Every year seems to bring new breakthroughs in algorithms as well as new tools to use them. There were over 2,000 machine learning papers submitted to Arxiv in a single month, which makes keeping up to date a daunting task, particularly in areas in which […]

Rapid Router game from Ocado gets a Christmas makeover

Rapid Router game from Ocado gets a Christmas makeover

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You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, but do you recall the most famous reindeer of all? Ocado has employed the services of Santa and the world’s most famous red-nosed reindeer to help students improve their coding skills. Used by over 1,400 schools and more than 70,000 individual users, Rapid Router is a […]

Ocado Technology becomes 16-BIT Community Sponsor for Skills Matter

Ocado Technology becomes 16-BIT Community Sponsor for Skills Matter

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We are very excited to announce that Ocado Technology is now a 16-BIT Community Sponsor for Skills Matter. Over the past decade, Skills Matter has grown into Europe’s largest community of coders and developers, gaining momentum in London’s thriving tech scene. We are delighted we can count Ocado Technology as one of our sponsors and […]

What can young women learn from the Stemettes?

What can young women learn from the Stemettes?

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One of the fantastic consequences of our Code for Life initiative is the interest we attract from STEM and educational charities looking to collaborate. Here’s the lowdown on our visit to the Stemettes. We celebrated Code for Life’s first anniversary on 1st September, and we’re continuing to develop new strands to the initiative. Our user […]

Work experience at Ocado – the inside view

Work experience at Ocado – the inside view

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New to tech? You’ve heard the experiences of our interns and apprentices before on this blog. Now for someone who hasn’t even started his career yet. Secondary school student, Tiger, did his work experience here recently. In a Q&A with Tiger and one of his mentors, Diego, we found out what it was like and […]

New for Rapid Router – learn to code in Python

New for Rapid Router – learn to code in Python

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I’m proud to announce the latest update to our Code for Life teaching resource: your pupils can now learn to code in Python using the Rapid Router game. For anyone who’s unfamiliar, Python is a proper coding language used by companies such as Google and NASA. It’s also simple to write and debug, so it’s […]

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