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Last updated: 10/07/2019

How the Met Office uses VR to Train Staff

If you're considering incorporating virtual reality into your training mix, read our interview with Helen Caughey, International Learning Consultant and Operational Meteorologist at the Met Office. She delves into why the Met Office began using virtual reality, how they're trying out the technology, and her advice for other learning professionals interested in VR.

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How Fidelity Investments is Using VR to Develop Empathy

Fidelity Investments has developed a virtual reality training program to help foster empathy in their contact centers. We spoke with Adam Schouela who drove the project and leads the emerging technology group within the company’s research arm, Fidelity Labs. Learn about how Fidelity introduced VR to employee training and Schouela's advice for launching your first VR training programme.

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Developing a Culture of Learning at Essex County Council’s Essex Social Care Academy – Adult Social Care

Are you in an L&D role and unsure of how to transition your staff from a culture of spoon-fed training opportunities to a culture where staff engage with learning opportunities and embrace new technologies? 

We spoke with Will Chaney, Workforce Capability Team Manager at Essex County Council’s Essex Social Care Academy – Adult Social Care, to learn more about how their team has worked to transform attitudes around learning in their organisation. 

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How Companies Can Train Teams with VR: Interview with Peter Halliday

A common objection to training employees with virtual reality is that it's difficult to learn collaboratively and build skills together as a team. That's why we were keen to speak with Peter Halliday, Head of Communications at Igloo Vision, a 360 degree immersive projection company that offers a shared VR training platform.

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Are You Ready to Train With VR? Practical Advice from Jeff Bauhmohl

Are you considering using virtual reality as part of your employee training programme? Unsure of why or how you could use VR to train or where to start? We spoke with Jeff Baumohl, Vice President of Product Marketing & Alliances at TalentQuest a talent management company offering VR solutions, to offer his insight and advice.

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How Johnson & Johnson Transformed Their Culture Through TEDx Events

We spoke with Steve Garguilo whose work with Johnson & Johnson exemplified the big, daring ideas that we think can inspire talent professionals to lead a transformation in their learning culture. One of Steve's most impressive projects was implementing the first-ever corporate TEDx events. Learn about how he did it and his advice for L&D professionals looking to lead cultural change.

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How Farmers Insurance is Using Virtual Reality to Train Employees

Farmers Insurance announced its deployment of a virtual reality training program to train claims representatives for home damage assessments on October 25th, 2017. We spoke with Jessica DeCanio, Head of the University of Farmers - Claims at Farmers Insurance who was part of the project team that developed the VR program. 

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Crafting a Business Case for Learning: Practical Advice from Jack Phillips, Ph.D.

According to our survey of L&D departments in the U.S., one of the key differentiators of top performing departments, regardless of industry or size, is their close relationship with senior executives and their commitment to measuring the ROI of corporate learning. We’ve asked Jack Phillips, Ph.D. and Chairman of the ROI Institute who has helped thousands of global companies and public se ...

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How Pepper UK Built and Nurtured a Culture of Learning

We spoke with Sian Musial at Pepper UK whose Learning at Work Week activities caught our attention. Musial helped engage every level of her organisation in silo-breaking networking events centred around learning, helped discover and develop subject-matter experts, all while introducing the company to new learning technologies. Learn about how she is working to further develop a learning culture in a company that has grown from 49 staff members to 320 in just six years.

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How Alzheimer's Research UK Used Virtual Reality to Spread Public Awareness

Interview with Timothy Parry, Director of Communications & Brand at Alzheimer's Research UK. Learn about how Alzheimer’s Research UK developed an app to further public awareness about dementia and how organisations from around the UK seized on the opportunity to help their staff better understand dementia.

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U.K. L&D Report: 2019 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.K.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in findcourses.co.uk's second annual U.K. L&D Report!

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