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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Have You Outgrown your Homegrown LMS?

January 27, 2021

Why does every organization eventually mature past their homegrown learning platform?  According to Brandon Hall Group’s 2020 Learning & Development Benchmarking Study, 87% of companies currently use a Learning Management System (LMS) to support their Learning & Development— far more than any other learning-related technology—but only 11% of organizations are very satisfied with their current LMS.  Many organizations have opted to build their own learning management systems using internal resources over time. While they might have evaluated…

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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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Inside Out – Training the Extended Enterprise

January 7, 2021

With a large percentage of the workforce working from home during the pandemic, for the first time, many organizations are discovering the challenge of training and developing people not working in the same building. And some companies have been grappling with dispersed learning audiences and learners who do not even work for the organization. The…

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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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How Learning Can Help Bolster your Recruitment Strategy

July 31, 2020

The power in the recruiting process has shifted to the job seeker, and their expectations are at an all-time high. This means that companies have a lot to lose if their application, recruiting and hiring processes are lagging behind their competitors. Candidates today, especially millennials, have changed how organizations of all sizes compete for and…

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Questions to Ask your Next LMS Vendor

July 29, 2020

Deciding on a learning management system (LMS) for your company’s professional training needs isn’t easy. The eLearning industry has an abundance of LMS vendors, and it can make the task of finding the right LMS vendor for your organization an extremely challenging one. When you’re in the market for a learning management software, it is…

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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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