Happy Hour Feature

HR Happy Hour: How Virtual Reality Will Change Workplace Training

STRIVR CEO Derek Belch spoke with Steve Boese, the chair of the famous HR Technology Conference, and was recently featured on his HR Happy Hour podcast in an episode titled “How Virtual Reality Will Change Workplace Training in 2018.” HR Happy Hour is podcast that focuses on workplace topics and issues like recruiting, talent management, HR technology, career management, as well as various other related areas.

On the show, Derek talked about STRIVR’s beginnings—working with professional and collegiate sports teams—and our current work in the corporate learning space, including our exciting partnership with Walmart. Listen to hear a framework for how HR and workplace leaders can understand VR technology, and how it can be deployed for workplace training and learning.

Derek also talks about VR generally, articulating key elements of the technology, potential applications, and ways that VR differs from Augmented Reality (AR). He goes on to explain the continued impact these technologies will have on the learning and development space. Most importantly, he gives some insight into how HR and training organizations can get started with incorporating VR technologies into their L&D programs.

Derek and Steve’s chat was described as “interesting and enlightening.” To hear the full conversation, check it out here.