#24: - Derek Belch, CEO of Strivr - Enterprise VR Training at Scale
Release Date: 04/25/2019
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We sit down with Derek Belch, CEO of Strivr, to discuss enterprise VR training. Strivr is the leader and best known
for their product delivered to Walmart installed in each store on over 17,000 Oculus Go's. The conversation begins around the origins of Strivr between Derek Belch and Jeremy Bailenson then moves into the details and challenges of onboarding enterprise clients. After covering the details of custom XR training we move onto the bigger picture of of using AR and VR for training and their use cases from custom training, to sports, and improving
soft skills. Lastly, Derek closes out the conversation by sharing proven value and stats delivered to clients.
00'00": How did Strivr get started?
03'25": The Strivr mission statement
05'00": Approach training as religion and performance improvement
05'20": Was VR a hard sell to clients?
06'45": challenges in the enterprise space
07'20": Oculus enterprise licensing
08'27": Logistics of building for enterprise at scale
10'00": Is everything custom or are some things reused?
12'20": Training modules aren’t all that different from games. What are the differences?
15'14": How do you work with the creating a statement of work?
17'05": Is strivr set to exclusively working in the enterprise and sports verticals?
18'10": What’s next and how is newer technology changing how VR training is done.
21'20": Is the cost or the technology holding back AR from widespread enterprise implementation?
23'20": Who is requesting AR?
23'50": How setting unrealistic expectations are misleading stakeholders and consumers.
25'15": What are the most requested use cases from potential clients?
26'30": Soft skill use cases and how Soft skills are a hard sell because it’s difficult to measure value.
28'22": What are the challenges behind implementing sexual harassment training?
31'00": The science supports that VR is more effective for training.