In this Cloud Wars Live interview, we talk with Andreas Larsson of Electrolux. Electrolux is a 100-year-old Swedish company whose products include washers, dryers, ovens, refrigerators, and vacuum cleaners. As the Engineering Director, Andreas and his team use agile and lean principles to develop high quality products and services that help customers be more successful.
Andreas and I used our time during this episode to talk about how Electrolux has embraced software development in order to better serve its customers, why instruction manuals are going the way of the dodo, and how Microsoft Azure is not just an “enabling” technology but really an accelerant for the entire Electrolux business.
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You can buy any product today and read the manual, but it's always going to be more difficult than using an app. - Andreas Larsson Click To TweetToday when you buy a connected appliance you should be able to assume that the product will be *better* in two years' time. - Andreas Larsson Click To TweetIf we spend all of our time finding cool AI stuff and forgetting about our consumers in the meantime, that's not gonna fly. So we'll do both, and I think that's the way to succeed. - Andreas Larsson Click To Tweet
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