Virtual Reality (VR) is proving to be one of the biggest aids for organizations in their corporate training programmes. One leading company to recently make substantial use of the same is Walmart where VR was used for simulating real-world problem scenarios such as the Black Friday shopping rush. PC-tethered Oculus Rifts are being used for the same. Walmart in 2017 used seventeen-thousand Oculus Go headsets to most of its five-thousand plus stores. All kinds of employees got such training, with soft skills forming a key part. Before implementing on such a large scale, the Walmart Academy conducted a pilot test on some of the company stores. Newer content keeps getting pushed down to the local stores. The company measures its ROI for this scheme through the knowledge transfer that takes place at the stores.


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