How to define and execute an engineering strategy

Most start-ups invest significant time and energy in defining their product strategy, and with good reason; after all, it’s the end product you’re hoping prospective customers will buy. However, as your product evolves and starts to achieve product-market fit, it’s essential that an equally important strategy is conceived. To ensure the success of your product…

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Flexible working: at home, visiting friends, working holiday, and the office!

What was flexible working like before the pandemic? [James] Flexible working has always been a part of the companies I’d worked for, but I always felt it was more for those who really needed it – to accommodate the school run, or take care of family. When I did use it, it was when the…

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Day in the life of Charlotte, Crisis Sim Content Specialist

It’s Monday morning in the Crisis Sim Content team at Immersive Labs. You’ve made a coffee and are ready to start the day. How do you proceed? Option 1: Jump on a call to check in on the status of your team’s projects – but a weekend catch-up and dad jokes are mandatory first. Option…

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International Women’s Day: break the bias

On Tuesday March 8, Immersive Labs, along with countless other organizations, celebrated women. We joined the conversation to #BreakTheBias (the theme for 2022) and were lucky to have some of our incredible leaders join us for an internal panel discussion. Our host and General Counsel Alice Dunn was joined by our VP of Customer Success…

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A day in the life of Evander, Web Developer

Starting a new job remotely is pretty much the norm these days. In March of 2020, I couldn’t have imagined I would work at home for over two years. Back then, I was accustomed to mostly working in the office, so switching to five days a week at home took some getting used to. While…

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My transition into tech: an unconventional career journey

Hi, I’m Jodie, an Associate Cloud Security Engineer at Immersive Labs. My journey to this role wasn’t a typical one, but has been very enjoyable and has given me a breadth of experience to draw from in the few months I’ve been here. In this post, I’ll share my journey to date and the skills…

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A day in the life of Katie, Associate Data Analyst

It’s difficult to pin down the daily routine of someone in the data team as it’s so new and we’re growing so fast, but I’ll give it my best shot! I normally turn up to the office at about 8:30, very breathless from my frantic cycle to work after leaving home 10 minutes later than…

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Understanding privilege

Fuelled by powerful global movements, the concept of white privilege has exploded into the mainstream over the past few years. I want to share my journey towards understanding the meaning of privilege, and how I am trying to turn this understanding into positive action. First, a little about me. I am a white, middle-aged, heterosexual…

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Neurodiversity is my superpower!

2020 didn’t bring much positivity to the world, but if lockdown had a silver lining, it’s that it enabled me to learn much more about myself. Hey, I’m Nye and I’m a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer here at Immersive Labs, and I consider myself “neurodiverse”. Approximately 15% of the UK population is thought to also come…

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A day in the Life of Rae, Associate Cyber Security Engineer

It’s mad to think that I’ve been working here for nearly a year now! I still get super excited whenever someone asks me to explain what I do for a living: ‘I hack things, and teach other people how to hack things’ – and I bloody love it! …

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