Strivr wins Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for Best Advance in Augmented and Virtual Reality

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Strivr, the leading Immersive Learning platform, won Bronze in Brandon Hall Group’s Excellence in Technology Awards. The company was recognized in the Best Advance in Augmented and Virtual Reality category for its submission: Strivr’s Immersive Learning Platform: Elevating workforce performance at scale. 

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“Brandon Hall Group is a ​​highly respected research and analyst firm that knows well what makes an innovative company and platform,” said Derek Belch, founder CEO of Strivr. “It’s an honor that our training programs have been recognized for the advancements they’ve brought to Immersive Learning environments. We know we’re on the right path on our ongoing journey to develop exceptional training experiences that improve workforce performance.” 

The Excellence in Technology Awards were judged by an international panel of industry experts based on the value to businesses, technological innovation, unique differentiators, technical functionality and measurable results. There were nearly 75 unique categories in the 2021 Excellence in Technology Awards across six program areas: Learning and Development, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Workforce Management, Sales Enablement and Future of Work. Gold, Silver and Bronze awards were bestowed based on numeric scores. 

Strivr’s Immersive Learning platform is an all-in-one software that delivers enterprise VR training. It consists of three major components:

  • Content and device management
  • In-headset software
  • Analytics and insights portal

Together, these components help companies overcome some of the biggest obstacles they encounter when they adopt and implement VR training. Brandon Hall group recognized that dozens of enterprises, including Walmart, Sprouts, and Verizon have successfully deployed Strivr’s technology at scale and measured the impact of VR training on their people and businesses. The impact of Strivr’s VR training was felt especially at Walmart, where associates that used Strivr VR training reported 30% higher employee satisfaction, scored higher on tests 70% of the time, and logged a 10 to 15% higher rate of knowledge retention than those trained in person.   

Learn about Strivr’s Immersive Learning solution

About Brandon Hall Group

Brandon Hall Group operates the largest and longest running awards program in Human Capital Management. As an independent HCM research and analyst firm they conduct studies in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition and HR/Workforce Management. These benchmark studies help organizations by providing strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.Coupling the research studies with the best practice from the awards, Brandon Hall Group has helped more than 10,000 clients globally and more than 28 years of delivering world-class research and advisory.(

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