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A self-funded by revenue start-up in London, The Leadership Network, plans to transform the corporate work environment into a virtual reality (VR) workspace with their new VR platform, Gemba.
Gemba, a Japanese word meaning ‘the actual place,’ is designed to transform how employees work, learn, network and train. It’s a virtual workplace-in-a-box that allows companies to do several things like upskilling their employees, break down silos and reduce waste across the supply chain.
According to the PwC report, The VR Advantage: How virtual reality is re-defining soft skills training, VR learners were four times faster to train than in a conventional classroom, 275% more confident to apply skills learned after their VR training and four times more focused than their e-learning peers.
“We have perhaps had five years of acceleration in the last five months and the very nature of what we do for work, how we measure success and critically why we do it – is shifting, and the demand for change is palpable,” said Nathan Robinson, CEO, and co-founder of The Leadership Network.
“Just over a year ago [..], you needed a $5,000 gaming PC, a large room, and six pieces of kit to get into Gemba. Now, the …
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