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 Integration

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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