Talespin offers content modules and a content creation tool to develop workplace success skills, delivered using immersive learning technology.

What This Includes

Skills addressed: Effective Communication, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Cultural Awareness, Collaboration, Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Self-awareness

Learner resources

  • VR/AR (Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality) training series on building personal and workplace success skills using VR or desktop devices

Organization resources

  • Off-the-shelf content catalog of immersive workplace success skills training with titles such as Conflict and Compromise, Active Listening and Inquiry, Adaptability, and Recognizing Biases
  • Content authoring tool with AI (Artificial Intelligence) assistance called CoPilot Designer to design custom training with no coding
  • Skills Insights Platform data and analytics dashboard
  • Integration with a Learning Management System (LMS) or Learning Experience Platform (LXP) such as Go1, SAP, and Workday to deliver streaming content on PC or Mac laptop or desktop computers, or using Meta
  • Quest VR devices
  • Talespin App to deliver content
  • Launch assistance and customer service for ongoing delivery

Key Takeaways

  • Although the workforce content was developed for use with incumbent workers, workforce development agencies could use the content with job seekers and others in training programs.
  • The VR scenarios simulate common work situations and, with real-time feedback, can help learners build and recognize workplace success skills.
  • Content can be delivered using VR devices, such as Meta Quest, or streaming using a PC or Mac.
  • Programs and organizations can adopt the full content of the off-the-shelf content library for onboarding and upskilling, use selected portions of the content library based on skills gaps among their staff, or pair this content with their own custom content.
  • Organizations can use the Talespin App or an LMS or LXP to deliver the content to both remote and in-person staff or learners.

Talespin is a private virtual and augmented reality company co-founded in 2015 by Doug Lorenzen, Stephen Fromkin, and the current CEO, Kyle Jackson. Based in Los Angeles, California, and Utrecht, The Netherlands, Talespin has worked with Walmart, PwC, and Farmers Insurance, among others. In February 2023, the company launched a new product in partnership with Pearson called “Where’d Everybody Go? — The Business Leader’s Guide to the Decentralized Workforce,” which features a virtual storyworld in an interactive role-play type of game to practice skills such as building teams, managing people, and shifting mindsets.

Adaptability & Flexibility


Critical & Creative Thinking

Emotional Intelligence

Leadership & Initiative

Respecting Differences

Teamwork & Collaboration

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