Agile coach Ashok Mohan and IT Product Owner Burkhard Lustig sit down with Agile Amped to share their stories working at Ableton, a business focused on making software and hardware for music makers. In particular, the duo discuss an pivotal learning experience with a difficult trade-in program. Although Product teams had already been leveraging Agile development and practices for 10 years, this was not the case for the Business. When the trade-in program revealed gaps in organizational capability, they decided to make changes, specifically taking four major steps:
Mohan echoed Marsha Shenk’s sentiment (in this podcast) that “as humans, every one of us wants to contribute… They don’t know how to contribute in a system… [but] it’s almost always about ‘how can you get to people to contribute in a way that’s meaningful for them?'”
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