Meridian Debuts Career Development, Enhanced Privacy and Compliance Features

April 27, 2018

Reston, Va. – April 27, 2018 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading cloud-based learning management system (LMS) provider, announces the availability of Meridian LMSTMversion 18.1. In this release, Meridian applies their long-term focus on learning to innovative ways for users to organize and oversee their own career development paths, increased flexibility and functionality in employee career…

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What's New in Meridian Global LMS 17.2

June 22, 2017

The 2017 Summer Release of Meridian Global LMS adds seamless integration with OpenSesame’s eLearning Marketplace, exciting new gamification capabilities and effortless efficiency advancements.   Reston, Va. – June 24, 2017 – Meridian Knowledge Solutions, a leading learning management system (LMS) provider, today announced the availability of Meridian Global LMS® version 17.2. With the newest release…

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Powerful Practices: Alignment

June 20, 2017

Welcome to the Powerful Practices Top 10 Series. My next few blog posts will highlight top Learning & Development challenges, their criticality, best practices for resolution, and how Meridian Global Learning Management System can position you for success. Alignment.  It’s almost a taboo topic in business now-a-days. We all know we have to do it,…

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The Anatomy of a Great RFP Requirement

April 27, 2017

When I’m not giving demos or travelling to tradeshows to meet potential and existing clients, I spend the majority of each day evaluating client RFPs and RFP requirements to determine if our product and solution provide a good fit for your various business needs.   After doing this for a decade, I estimate I have…

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Back to school, Back to learning

August 25, 2016

It’s that time of year! Across the country, students are heading back to school (and parents are rejoicing!). With new backpacks, supplies and books in tow, students are ready to kick off the school year. The long days of summer might be winding down, but there’s no denying there’s a certain refreshing energy in the air this…

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3 Tips to Make More Time for Learning

June 28, 2016

In any given week, employees dedicate about 1% of their time to learning and development. I did the math, during the average 40-hour workweek only 24 minutes can be carved out for learning. Yet, learning and development consistently rank as top priorities for both employers and employees.   People want to learn; they want to take…

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Learning: Keep it short, small and sweet!

June 21, 2016

Recently I’ve been thinking of a famous quote popularly attributed to Mark Twain and the French mathematician Blaise Pascal, which states: “I’m sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn’t have time to write a short one.”   While many historians doubt the veracity of the quote, it has been employed to illustrate…

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3 Takeaways from ATD 2016

June 14, 2016

The ATD International Conference and Exposition is undoubtedly one of the best shows for learning and development pros to attend, and this year was no exception. Last month, I had the opportunity to travel to Denver and attend 26 sessions at ATD. From the opening keynote to the individual sessions this is a great show…

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Spring into Learning: 3 Tips to Jump-start Your Learning Goals

May 18, 2016

Spring is more than a new season, it’s a time of renewal. Days are longer, flowers are beginning to bloom, and the air is filled with the sound of birds chirping. Opportunities are sprouting all around us. As we anticipate the growth and rejuvenation that comes with spring, businesses are looking forward to brighter days…

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The Nuts and Bolts of Creating an Engaging Training Program

April 27, 2016

It is no secret that today’s workforce is distracted. According to a 2013 Towards Maturity report, 88% of employees don’t have time, or make time, to engage with learning and development (L&D) offerings. When you add in the fact that the average attention span for adults engaging with learning is only 8.25 seconds* (…….sorry, what…

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