I recently published a post on a new practice we are trying this year called xDays. The basic idea is this:
xDays are one full working day per month we set aside from client and company work to focus on individual and organizational innovation.
I wanted to share a bit of the back-story of how we got here.
At first it was just VTS
Going back 10 or more years, XPLANE has run what we call Visual Thinking School (VTS).
It was originally conceived to give XPLANErs two hours a week to practice visual and design thinking skills. Different people would host a learning experience, and almost everyone in the company attended: designers, project managers, account managers, consultants – even finance and HR – everyone playing and practicing together.
Then VTS and Public VTS
Eventually, we began inviting a few friends to VTS. But as interest grew, a few became many and two things happened: