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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Delaware County Selects Meridian Knowledge Solutions Platform to Overhaul Compliance Training

February 24, 2022

Reston, VA – February 17, 2022 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions is excited to announce a new partnership with Delaware County to help restructure its compliance program and centralize training of various departments to one source. Delaware County needed a comprehensive training solution that was not only flexible, but also accountable to track critical progress and…

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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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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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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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Meridian LMS Named a Leader in 2021 Aragon Research Globe™ for Corporate Learning

October 12, 2021

Reston, VA – October 12, 2021 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, the Reston-based Learning Management System (LMS) company, today announced it has been identified as a Leader in the Aragon Research Globeä for Corporate Learning, 2021. This is the third consecutive year that Aragon has placed the Meridian LMS in the leadership category for Enterprise LMS Solutions.…

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Reimagining the Future of Work: Upskilling, Reskilling and Employee Retention

September 28, 2021

The future of work will require two types of changes across the workforce: upskilling, in which staff obtain new skills to help in their current roles, and reskilling, in which staff obtain new abilities which can prepare them to steer their career in a different direction. In a report by McKinsey, they stated that by…

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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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Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing Chooses Meridian LMS to Power their Affordable Housing Training Academy

July 15, 2021

Reston, VA – July 15, 2021 – Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH), a mission-driven organization that leverages private capital for the construction, rehabilitation and preservation of affordable housing, has selected Meridian LMS as a replacement of their former learning management system to better serve their clients and to fuel their growth as they strategically…

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Meridian Knowledge Solutions Announces New Addition to Executive Team

July 13, 2021

Meridian Knowledge Solutions has appointed Sean Osborne as Senior Vice President, Product and Growth Strategy. The position is a new role aimed at accelerating product development, creating long term competitive positioning and developing the go-to-market strategy. Sean most recently served as a Senior Consultant at Slalom, a modern consulting firm focused on technology, and business…

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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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Society of Actuaries & Meridian Host Webinar on Delivering Learner Value

June 24, 2021

Award-winning learning technology provider Meridian Knowledge Solutions and their partner dominKnow will host a free live webinar featuring their client, the Society of Actuaries, who will share how their adaptable infrastructure can help organizations streamline learning processes. “Calculated Success: How the Society of Actuaries Delivers Learner Value” is a complimentary virtual event scheduled for Thursday,…

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Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Chooses Meridian LMS

June 16, 2021

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (Georgia DJJ) has chosen Meridian LMS to manage learning for their internal staff of more than 3,100 employees working in locations across the state. Georgia DJJ was searching for a new learning management system to replace their outdated in-house training management tool. They needed a modern solution that can…

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Meridian Knowledge Solutions Adds Learning Industry Veteran to Executive Team

June 3, 2021

Reston, VA – June 3, 2021 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions has named learning and talent management technology industry veteran Hung Vu as its Chief of Operations and Product. Hung has built and led many successful teams in product development and product management during his career. He brings deep learning industry expertise to Meridian, having served as…

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