Schneider Electric, a 183-year-old energy management leader, partnered with EX3 Labs to create digital solutions for enhancing the employee experience amidst technological advancements, diverse workforces, generational shifts, and changing expectations.
Over 40 Global Rewards Partners from 13 countries, including Australia, the UK, Mexico, Russia, and China were brought in to participate in an Experience Design Lab. This session was led by the EX3 Labs team and held at 1871, a globally ranked technology and entrepreneurship center based in downtown Chicago.
We really wanted to take ourselves out of our normal corporate environment [to] experience a more innovative startup environment.-Nicki Fox, Rewards Partner (Europe), Schneider Electric
The day concluded with a Design Thinking session where the team was broken up into smaller groups, each led by an EX3 Labs Design Thinker. The session challenged each group with leveraging emerging technology to develop the ultimate employee experience. In less than an hour, the groups collaborated to produce 5 unique solutions.