HR professionals: Here’s what you can do with a VR headset

STRIVR

Founded in behavioral and cognitive science, Immersive Learning with VR provides a memorable tool that accelerates employees’ proficiency in their roles through an immersive training environment. It’s an exciting time to be in HR.

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Developing a VR content creation strategy built for scale

STRIVR

Immersive Learning is a powerful medium because it combines behavioral and cognitive science with highly realistic immersion into Virtual Reality (VR) environments. The Strivr Platform then generates analytics and insights on learner performance and behavior.

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Embracing long-term virtual team and leadership training

CLO Magazine

Do you find yourself frowning at them or gasping in horror at their inappropriate pandemic behavior? But a DDI study found that leaders rank virtual leadership as their weakest skill. It is affecting the attendance, motivation and behavior change of your leaders and teams.

Top 4 soft skills employees are developing in VR

STRIVR

With presence and on-demand reps, learners are strengthening the brain connections needed to drive real-world behavior. Navigating difficult conversations. Every day, people are required to have conversations at work that often are uncomfortable or emotional. Store managers for several retailers use VR to practice having conversations with team members on a variety of difficult topics, including tardiness, incorrect customer service practices and shift changes.

2019: The Year of Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

This is translating into larger investments in learning content and platforms, and more conversations about the link between learning and business outcomes, said David Mallon, vice president and chief analyst, Bersin, Deloitte Consulting. DDI, for example, is testing a VR course on diversity, where participants in a meeting experience common diversity-related biases, like being excluded from the discussion, having their ideas stolen and not being allowed to voice an opinion. “It’s

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Sink or Swim: Setting First-time Leaders Up for Success

CLO Magazine

In DDI’s “Finding the First Rung” study, we asked 1,130 front-line leaders, “How did you become a leader?” When leadership is the result of an individual’s choice, they are more likely to bring to the role the right attitudes and behaviors that will breed success. Specifically, catalyst leaders can be defined through their behaviors. Figure 1 identifies 10 such behaviors. Great Leadership is Practiced One Conversation at a Time.

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Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business. Xerox Learning, DDI, Forum Corporation, and hundreds of other “instructional systems companies” sprung up. Thousands upon thousands of trainers attended conferences to learn about new approaches like programmed instruction, behavior modeling, roleplay, certification, interactive multimedia, sensitivity training. This is a very strange time.

Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Xerox Learning, DDI, Forum Corporation, and hundreds of other “instructional systems companies” sprung up. Thousands upon thousands of trainers attended conferences to learn about new approaches like programmed instruction, behavior modification, roleplay, certification, CD-ROM, sensitivity training. SENSE: Listen; Enable conversations; Look for patterns; Learn together. Face-to-face is unparalleled for changing behavior and rallying emotions.