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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Why Corporate Social Responsibility is important in today’s age

October 4, 2019

Whether you work for a big or small business, chances are you’ve heard of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The purpose of CSR is to give back to the community, take part in philanthropic causes, and provide positive social value ¹ . CSR is a thoughtful and practical way to give back to society. When companies…

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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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Sales Game Changers Podcast Featuring Patrick Devlin

September 20, 2019

Patrick Devlin, Chief Business Development Officer at Meridian was invited to speak with Fred Diamond, in the podcast series “Sales Game Changers”. In the podcast, Patrick reveals his approach to sales training and how his past experiences as an Engineer helped shape his lens to put himself in the customers shoes to really understand their…

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Am I Forgetting Something?

August 23, 2019

Let’s face it, we all forget things – from the name of someone we’ve just been introduced to in a meeting to the reason why we walked into the kitchen. Our senses are frequently bombarded with visual and aural information and we can often feel overwhelmed with the sheer amount of data that we experience…

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Compliance Training: Are you Reactive or Proactive?

July 26, 2019

Many companies and government agencies consider compliance training as just another item to be ticked off a checklist. This viewpoint can cause organizations to neglect many of the fine points that should be considered when planning a compliance training program. Compliance training done right can ensure an organization is following the laws and regulations across…

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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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Winning Strategies to Overcome Resistance to Change

May 16, 2019

It’s time for a pop quiz! QUESTION: What is the best way to overcome employee resistance to change? Force them to comply with threats and negative consequences. Bribe them. Gain their trust and willing participation. Hopefully, everybody selected “C.” In all seriousness, though. Change is a challenge. Yet it’s a constant in every organization, along…

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