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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Benefits of Blended and Hybrid Learning

November 18, 2021

The corporate learning and development landscape has dramatically evolved in the past few years. As organizations grow, there has been an increasing need to deliver training that best meets the needs and capabilities of a diverse workforce. While many L&D professionals recognize that training cannot be a one-time event, they often run into time, cost,…

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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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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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Myths about Government LMS Procurement Debunked

August 27, 2020

Government procurement, also known as government purchasing, is the procurement of goods and services by government agencies. In the procurement process, acquisition personnel determine their agency’s requirements and post a solicitation on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website. Interested companies prepare their offers in response to the solicitation, and, in accordance with applicable provisions of…

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Revamping Your eLearning Programs

August 6, 2020

In today’s vast world of technology, eLearning has become an essential tool for businesses to use to educate the modern workforce. Below we will discuss the different ways in which you can jump start your corporate eLearning programs. Ensure you Have Proper Leadership & Commitment in PlaceWith any business endeavor, you’re only going to be…

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The 5 Benefits of Lifelong Learning

June 29, 2020

The 5 Benefits of Lifelong Learning The Benefits of Lifelong Learning In a 2020 report, Pew Research Center found that 73% of American adults consider themselves “lifelong learners,” meaning they seek out learning activities in either their personal or professional lives). These learning activities take many forms, from online seminars and courses through hands-on workshops…

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The Strengths of Microlearning Today

May 26, 2020

A Microsoft report showed that the human attention span has shrunk from twelve seconds in 2000 to eight seconds in 2013 to one second, which is shorter than the average goldfish. The Microsoft generated a lot of buzz in the marketing world, as it recommended marketing tactics evolve to engage today’s distracted consumer. For the…

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Video Fatigue is Real

April 23, 2020

We are experiencing a time of great uncertainty. Schools have shifted to online, working from home is the new norm and the word “Zoom” seem to be in everyone’s vocabulary. With social distancing measures in place across much of the country, we are relying heavily on other forms of communication to stay connected. Thanks to…

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