To change or not to change?

June 24, 2021

It’s human nature to resist change. Humans naturally prefer the status quo, stability over change, and feel more comfortable when they don’t need to go through changes in personal or professional lives. While today’s world requires organizations to adapt to constant change and update their technologies, it is critical to take this resistance into account…

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Does Your Learning Make an Impact on the Bottom Line?

April 8, 2021

Looking over the past decade or so, it is interesting to see how the focus of learning in organizations has shifted. A focus on technology, a focus on making that technology easy for admins to use, a focus on learners, a focus on content…it’s like a cat chasing a spot from a laser pointer. Of…

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Is it Time to Switch to a New LMS?

January 15, 2021

While 92% of organizations use one or more LMSs, only 9% are very satisfied and almost 20% are not at all satisfied with their current learning technology platform provider. (Brandon Hall Group, Learning Technology 2019). There are numerous reasons why these organizations are unhappy with their current LMS vendor. Modern organizations need to adapt their…

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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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What is a Learning Record Store (LRS) ?

May 29, 2020

According to xAPI.com, a Learning Record Store (LRS) is the heart of any xAPI ecosystem. If you are not sure what an xAPI ecosystem is, please check out our previous blog on this subject here. Essentially, xAPI-enabled applications generate metadata in the form of ‘statements.’ The application sends these statements to an LRS server that then receives,…

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Meridian LMS Spring Release Delivers Powerful Compliance and Certification Tools

April 27, 2020

Reston, VA – April 27, 2020 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced the availability of Meridian LMS Spring 2020, the latest version of its award-winning learning platform. Meridian has emphasized new certification and compliance management capabilities in its latest release. Newly developed accreditation and certification features offer big benefits to associations looking to strengthen their continuing…

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The Top 10 Essential LMS Reporting Features

March 20, 2020

Data-driven solutions can help your organization overcome barriers to learner success, ensure compliance, and make more informed decisions. No matter the specifics of your learning programs, it is not likely that an out-of-the-box LMS report will provide all the data that you’d like to track. Out-of-the-box reports will provide some of the information you need,…

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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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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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xAPI: Why Should I Care and What Could It Do for Me?

October 4, 2019

New technologies are always cropping up with seemingly better and more efficient ways to accomplish our everyday tasks. Of course, not all technologies truly realize their purported promise, or are as applicable and far reaching as they might have originally claimed. Determining if a new technological approach is worth embracing is a challenge, to say…

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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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Meridian Knowledge Solutions Named a Leader in 2019 Aragon Research Globe™ for Corporate Learning

August 1, 2019

Reston, VA –August 1, 2019 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced that Aragon Research has positioned the Meridian LMS as a Leader in the Aragon Research Globe™ for Corporate Learning, 2019. Aragon Research defines ‘Leaders’ as vendors that have comprehensive strategies that align with industry direction and market demand and effectively perform against those strategies. Meridian…

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K12 Partners with Meridian Knowledge Solutions to Deliver Courses Under SNHU’s New Master’s Degree in Online Learning Program

June 25, 2019

Reston, VA – June 25, 2019 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced that they have partnered with K12 Inc., the nation’s leading provider of proprietary K-12 curriculum and online education programs, to provide teachers at K12-powered schools with the opportunity to take foundation level courses toward a Master’s in Education in Online Instruction at Southern…

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First Annual Meridian Impact Eastern Summit Brings East Coast Clients Together

June 14, 2019

The first Meridian Impact Eastern Summit, held last week, brought commercial & federal learning professionals together to share best practices, discuss ways to improve their training programs and how to leverage the Meridian LMS to achieve their organizations goals. Attendees gained valuable insight into existing client use cases as well as ways to increase efficiency…

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ATD 2019 Insights

May 31, 2019

Every learning professional knows that the ATD International Conference & Expo is one of the best annual events to gain a new perspective on ways to better address their learning and talent management challenges, exchange ideas with their peers and make a positive impact on business results or their agency’s mission. While everyone always wants…

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Hosting & LMS Customization: Considering Your Unique Learning Needs

May 29, 2019

Many organizations find it difficult to pin point the differences between the myriad LMS platforms currently in the market. What makes Meridian different? In this video, our CSO, Paul Terry, discusses the importance of considering a number of factors when evaluating your online learning environment. He also touches on Meridian’s ability to deliver an LMS…

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Meridian Unveils Latest 2019 Edition of Leading Learning Management System

April 29, 2019

Reston, VA – April 29, 2019 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions today announced the availability of Meridian LMS Spring 2019. In this latest product release, Meridian has focused on improving learner and LMS administrator quality of life, with learner experience updates, enhanced options for content recommendation, design upgrades, content promotion functions, and data and analytics additions.…

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Customized Course Catalog for an Enhanced eLearning Experience

March 14, 2019

The grocery store is the same for everybody. No matter why you’re there, you walk through produce laid out on tables, down aisles of frozen pizzas and waffles or by a case of chilled dairy. Grocery stores cannot adapt themselves to each customer—they need to stock their shelves to address a wide range of needs,…

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How HAI Group Leverages Meridian Extended Enterprise LMS

February 28, 2019

Watch how the HAI Group leverages the Meridian extended enterprise LMS. The HAI Group is a member-owned organization founded by, and dedicated to serving, the public and affordable housing communities. For 30+ years, they have delivered tailor-made solutions designed to protect assets, improve efficiency, empower employees, and move housing strategies forward. Insurance is their foundation.…

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Meridian Knowledge Solutions Positions For Accelerated Growth In New Markets

August 21, 2018

Paul Terry Hired as Chief Strategy & Operations Officer RESTON, Va. – August 21, 2018 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading, cloud-based, learning management software provider, today announced the appointment of Paul Terry as its new Chief Strategy & Operations Officer of Meridian Knowledge Solutions. In this new role, Terry will be responsible for accelerating…

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