Apply Adult Learning Theory to Training and Development Strategy

April 26, 2022

Corporate or professional training and development strategies should consider the fundamentals of learning theory for adults. Most people understand the simple relationship between teacher and student, assuming you went through some formal education. The curriculum was prescriptive, with the student taking explicit direction from the teacher and completing work at regulated intervals. This is the…

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Rapiscan Systems Selects Meridian Knowledge Solutions to Deliver an Extended Enterprise Solution

March 16, 2022

Reston, VA – February 23, 2022 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions is excited to deliver a learning management solution with eCommerce capabilities to Rapiscan Systems, Inc. (“Rapiscan Systems”). Rapiscan Systems needed a flexible and scalable solution to help manage and provide a more comprehensive training solution for their customers and partners. This solution will enhance and…

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3 Common Compliance Training Challenges

March 8, 2022

Compliance training challenges stem from the organizational culture as well as the nature of compliance. Compliance regulations are always changing and sometimes those changes are swift, causing organizations to quickly churn out solutions to do whatever it takes to stay compliant. Most organizations rely on formal training to help them pivot quickly as it enables…

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2022 Corporate Training Strategies: Realignment

January 13, 2022

In 2022, we have lessons from 2021 combined with cautionary tales of catastrophic proportions from 2020. Looking ahead, we should take stock in the things we can proactively build today to manage a future catapulted into the unknown. Planning for the future can often feel daunting. 2020 and 2021 accelerated the future, forcing many people…

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3 easy ways to implement Design Thinking into your training program

December 14, 2021

In a recent webinar, “Human-Centered Learning: Leveraging Best Practices from Software Design,” Sean Osborne, our SVP of Product and Growth Strategy, along with our Lead User Experience Designer, Alan Underwood, introduced the concept of “Design Thinking” and how you can apply the concept and method to your training programs. The topic created a lot of…

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Meridian Knowledge Solutions Announces New VP of Engineering & Quality Assurance

December 10, 2021

Reston, VA – December 10, 2021 — Meridian Knowledge Solutions is pleased to announce Vivek Khanna has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering and Quality Assurance. Vivek brings over 20 years of experience in leading cutting-edge enterprise software development teams and will accelerate the growth of Meridian Knowledge Solutions. Vivek has an excellent record…

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Meridian Knowledge Solutions Among 10 LMS and LXP Vendors Evaluated in Independent Research

November 30, 2021

Reston, VA – November 30, 2021 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions was among the select companies Forrester invited to participate in its 2021 evaluation, The Forrester Wave™: Learning Management Systems And Experience Platforms, Q4 2021. In this assessment, Forrester evaluated 10 LMS and LXP vendors using their 28-criterion evaluation. You can learn more about the Forrester…

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Meridian LMS Fall 2021 Release Unleashes Teams Capabilities

November 1, 2021

Reston, VA – November 4, 2021 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions unveiled the latest release of their award-winning enterprise learning management system. The Meridian LMS Fall 2021 features enhancements focused on streamlining administrative workflows and updating user capabilities to increase collaboration. The new release builds out additional collaboration capabilities with the integration of Microsoft Teams Virtual…

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The Corporate Disconnect Between People Strategy & Learning Strategy

October 26, 2021

There is a significant disconnect between what leaders intuitively know is important versus how we will get our future leaders to carry the torch. Leadership misses the mark when it comes to the critical importance of learning strategy in corporate training. Leaders often build their corporate strategy around areas that will help their business sustain…

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Johnson Controls & Meridian Win Silver Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Award

September 9, 2021

Reston, VA – September 8, 2021 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions and their client, Johnson Controls, Inc., the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, have won the Silver Award in the “Best Advance in Creating an Extended Enterprise Learning Program” category in the 2021 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards. “We are honored by this recognition,”…

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Northwest Multiple Listing Service Expands Use of Meridian LMS to Provide a Fully Virtual Training Program to Its Membership

December 9, 2020

Reston, VA – December 9, 2020 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced that Northwest Multiple Listing Service (“NWMLS”) has upgraded their Meridian LMS™ and increased the number of learners on the platform, which serves more than 33,000 real estate brokers across 2,500 member offices in Washington state. Education is a core service for NWMLS, as…

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What Accessibility Standards in eLearning Mean for Your LMS

September 29, 2020

Since early March 2020, roughly 50% of in-person learning has been postponed or canceled in North America. With a large number of employees working virtually, employers need a greater number of eLearning courses. Client utilization of Meridian LMS was up more than 100% in early April 2020 compared to April of 2019. Utilization numbers continue…

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Meridian LMS Named a Leader in 2020 Aragon Research Globe™ for Corporate Learning

September 10, 2020

Reston, VA – September 10, 2020 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, the Reston-based Learning Management System (LMS) company, announced it has been named a Leader in the Aragon Research Globe for Corporate Learning, 2020. This is the second consecutive year that Aragon has placed the Meridian LMS in the leadership category for Enterprise LMS Solutions. Meridian is…

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Meridian Knowledge Solutions Names Cynergy a Federal Reseller Partner

May 7, 2020

Reston, VA – May 7, 2020 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced a reseller agreement with Cynergy Professional Systems (Cynergy), based in Laguna Hills, California. Cynergy has more than 35 years of federal contracting experience in the delivery of mission-critical information technology products and services. They will feature Meridian’s award-winning learning management system through their NASA SEWP…

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Kodak Alaris Fuels Global Partner Growth with Meridian Knowledge Solutions

April 30, 2020

Reston, VA – April 30, 2020 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced that Kodak Alaris has extended their use of the Meridian LMS™ to deliver training to the more than 2,500 global partners in their reseller network as a key part of their new global partner relations management system (PRM). In order to help their channel partners…

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Kodak Alaris Partners with Meridian Knowledge Solutions for MS Azure Integration

April 14, 2020

Reston, VA –April 14, 2020 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced that they have partnered with their client, Kodak Alaris, to develop and implement a state-of-the-art Microsoft Azure integration from their corporate Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Domain. “We are now able to manage users of the Meridian LMS entirely within the Corporate AAD Domain,” said Chad…

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5 Tips for a Smooth LMS Implementation

December 5, 2019

Implementing new technology or upgrading current tools is never an easy task. Having the right strategy when migrating to a new learning management system (LMS) platform can mean the difference between making life easier or harder for the learners. Most organizations approach the LMS integration process as they would any project, by utilizing a project…

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TecHunt Global Offers Meridian LMS to Emerging Markets

November 13, 2019

Reston, VA and Karachi, Pakistan – November 13, 2019 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading provider of enterprise learning management solutions and TecHunt Global (Private) Limited, an end-to-end integrator of IT and HR solutions, today announced that they have signed an agreement to provide training and learning solutions for highly regulated industries in Pakistan and…

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Meridian Unveils Latest Edition of Leading Learning Management System

November 5, 2019

New features utilize machine learning and extend functionality beyond enterprise employees Reston, VA – November 5, 2019 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced the release of the latest version of its award-winning learning management system, Meridian LMS Fall 2019. This latest release features an enhanced learner experience for video content and courses, evaluations / observation checklists and xAPI statements.…

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ATD Recap: Learning in the Public Sector

September 23, 2019

Meridian sponsored this year’s at ATD Government Workforce Learning Innovations Training Summit. This popular event, focusing on learning and talent development best practices in the public sector, had a great turnout across government organizations. Meridian’s Director of Federal Sales shared 3 reoccurring comments from visitors to our booth: Visitors were impressed with Meridian’s modern learner-centric…

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