Meridian Releases LMS 18.1: Career Development and Privacy Enhancements

Reston, Va. – April 27, 2018 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading cloud-based learning management system (LMS) provider, announces the availability of Meridian LMSTMversion 18.1. In this release, Meridian applies its long-term focus on learning innovative ways for users to organize and oversee their career development paths, increased flexibility and functionality in employee career development for…

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Powerful Practices: Improving Learning Effectiveness

These next few blog posts will highlight the top Learning and development challenges, their criticality, best resolution practices, and how the Meridian Learning Management System can position you and your team for success. In my many years of learning consulting, two of the most frequent and often subjective questions I ask my clients are: What…

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The 4 Secrets of Self-Motivated Learning

To some degree, we all have a deep desire to continue to learn and develop new skills. Whether you’re looking to brush up on new technology or completely pivot your career direction, continuing education is essential to your career growth and intellectual value. Skills are the new currency, so they say. As innovation advances, so…

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Surveys, the LMS Administrator’s Secret Weapon

It’s no secret that the learning management systems (LMS) universe is rapidly evolving. An LMS administrator’s focus now includes digital disruption, changes in employee learning methods and preferences, reporting, analytics, content management, crowdsourcing curation, and managing their LMS platform. That’s a lot of hats to wear. Surveys can be an administrator’s secret weapon to unlock…

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Meridian LMS 17.3 Release

Reston, Va. – Dec 1, 2017 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading cloud-based learning management system (LMS) provider, announced today the availability of Meridian LMSTM version 17.3. This release received updates in five key areas that provide a better user experience for administrators and end-users. As an industry leader in the learning management system industry, Meridian LMS continuously strives to improve…

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Powerful Practices: Targeting

These next few Powerful Practices will highlight top Learning and development challenges, their criticality, best resolution practices, and how they and Meridian Learning Management System can position you for success. We’ve all been here… a higher-up issues a year-end goal of lean business process training for every associate across the organization. So, in the lean…

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Powerful Practices: Strategy

These next few Powerful Practices will highlight top Learning and development challenges, their criticality, best resolution practices, and how they and Meridian Learning Management System can position you for success. strat e gy stradəjē noun: a plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim. Strategy is one of the most…

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The Gamification of Me

Not so much a first-person shooter or spell-casting type of gamer but more of the Poké Ball throwing type of gamer. If I pause Pokémon GO and ponder… gamification has made its way into almost every level of my life! I think anyone who considers themselves a gamer like me has gone through phases of…

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Empowering Our Customers to Impact Their LMS

Did you know that you have the power to help improve Meridian technology? When designing our latest release, Meridian Global LMS® version 17.2, we met with 40 individuals representing nearly 30 companies to ensure that we were delivering software that meets our customers’ needs. The 17.2 release of the Meridian LMS™ delivers exciting new features…

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Meridian Debuts New OpenSesame Integration

Reston, Va. – June 27, 2017 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading learning management system (LMS) provider and OpenSesame, the leader in on-demand e-learning courses for the enterprise, announces a deep integration of Meridian Global LMS® version 17.2 with the OpenSesame Marketplace. Meridian Global LMS 17.2 now streamlines how users find and manage content, giving…

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What’s New in Meridian Global LMS 17.2

The 2017 Summer Release of Meridian Global LMS adds seamless integration with OpenSesame’s eLearning Marketplace, exciting new gamification capabilities, and effortless efficiency advancements. Reston, Va. – June 24, 2017 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading learning management system (LMS) provider, today announced the availability of Meridian Global LMS® version 17.2. With the newest release of…

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Powerful Practices: Alignment

My next few blog posts will highlight the top Learning and development challenges, their criticality, best resolution practices, and how Meridian Global Learning Management System can position you for success. Alignment.  It’s almost a taboo topic in business now-a-days. We all know we have to do it, but very few actually execute well. Alignment is…

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The Anatomy of a Great RFP Requirement

When I’m not giving demos or traveling to tradeshows to meet potential and existing clients, I spend the majority of my day evaluating client RFPs and RFP requirements to determine whether our product and solution are a good fit for your various business needs. After doing this for a decade, I estimate I have evaluated…

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ATTENTION SPAN, MICROLEARNING AND THE NEW STANDARD

As an experienced Learning & Development practitioner, I have the attention span of my six-year-old!  I am a busy working mom, wife, friend, and community member who is ALWAYS multi-tasking to ensure everything gets done daily. Technology is my lifesaver!  I can set the alarm on my iPhone to help satisfy project deadlines, set reminders…

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Meridian Delivers Enhancements to Drive Enrollment and Ecommerce Results

Reston, Va. – March 27, 2017 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading learning technology provider, today announced the availability of Meridian Global LMS® version 17.1. With the newest release of its flagship learning management product, Meridian changes the way organizations develop, deliver, and manage training initiatives to drive more revenue and close skills gaps both…

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3 Tips for CLOs Navigating Learning Trends

How to Manage Training in the Era of Internet Search and YouTube Trends Consumers want to get what they want when they want it, which is no different for learners. Today’s learners want access to learning at a time and in a way that works for them. As a result, learning leaders are often asked…

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Leaders Must Keep Learning

Have you heard the saying, “We eat our dog food?” It’s corporate slang for an organization or group that uses its own products and services. It’s rumored to have been originated by Microsoft in the 80’s to assure consumers that their products are of such high quality that they use them internally. Since then, thousands…

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The Art of Saying Thanks at Work

According to a study by the John Templeton Foundation, people are less likely to feel or express gratitude at work than anywhere else. That same study indicated that saying thank you to colleagues made them feel happier and more fulfilled, but here’s the rub: only 10% of respondents go out of their way to thank…

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