Enhanced Courseware for Compliance and Risk Mitigation Training from Skillsoft
Written By: Raluca Druta
Published On: June 26 2013
Skillsoft announced that it has added new content courses to its compliance and risk mitigation courseware collection. Skillsoft's compliance courses—available on demand—are aimed at preparing individuals for exams and meeting regulatory requirements.
The courses have been compiled in collaboration with subject matter experts and cover organization-specific legal requirements as well
Meridian Global LMS
Meridian Knowledge Solutions
Meridian Global LMS is an online learning and knowledge management platform that integrates courseware delivery, administrative reporting and documentation, knowledge mapping, competency management, collaboration tools, knowledge capture, and performance management. Meridian Global LMS is compliant with industry standards, such as Aviation Industry Computer-based Training Committee (AICC) and Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards, allowing the seamless integration of commercial off-the-shelf courseware libraries as well as custom content.
Meridian Global LMS is the company's flagship product. In 2008, members of the eLearning Guild rated Meridian as the learning management system (LMS) easiest to use, by users and administrators alike.
Meridian Global is an all-in-one suite of enterprise learning management tools, including
.NET platform—Meridian Global is built on the Microsoft .NET platform, allowing for multiple advantages. The single biggest benefit of using a .NET LMS is the ability to build smaller, simpler applications that can easily integrate with existing or legacy systems.
research—Meridian Global contains a search engine that enables a student to search the entire knowledge repository at the learning object level.
collaboration spaces—Virtual team rooms provide collaboration areas with document and presentation sharing, blogs, a team calendar, and e-mail management tools.
broad knowledge capture—The knowledge repository provides access to learning opportunities extending far beyond classroom-based course offerings, computer-based training, and online learning. The knowledge repository captures, categorizes, and catalogs knowledge assets, including courseware, simulations, job aids, subject matter experts, lessons learned, and references—all at the learning object level.
Meridian Global is designed with the following features:
e-commerce for the purchase and sale of learning materials
configurable interfaces based on user preference
multiple supported languages, including Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish
role-based custom user experience
tag groups, peer contacts, and content favorites
search feature and calendar for finding courses and scheduling training
The company also offers Meridian Anywhere 3.0, a desktop application that allows organizations to deliver SCORM-conformant content without connectivity to the organization's LMS.
Mandriva (formerly Mandrakesoft) offers its enterprise, government, and educational customers a set of GNU Linux and open source software, related services, and information technologies. In addition, Mandriva offers technologists committed to open software and courseware a trusted channel to offer their services. Mandriva has technologists in over twenty countries, and is listed on the Paris Euronext Marché Libre (Euroclear code :4477PA) and on the US OTC Market (Stock symbol MDKFF). Mandriva was created by Linux enthusiasts in November of 1998. The company is based in Paris, France, with offices in Brazil, Ireland, Italy, Poland, and the United States.
SumTotal and Skillsoft Partner for Context-aware Talent Management
Written By: Predrag Jakovljevic
Published On: August 21 2013
SumTotal Systems, the largest independent provider of integrated human resources (HR) and talent management solutions, and Skillsoft, a provider of technology-delivered learning content, recently unveiled a talent management solution that allows customers to deliver relevant and targeted in-context learning and content to employees, wherever they need it and at any time. This is a new kind of
Content as a Service: a New Model for E-learning Content Delivery
How can a company ensure that users are taking the “right” course if they do not identify and understand their strategy for content delivery? Can content be hastily rounded up and integrated with the organization's learning management system (LMS)? On the surface, this appears to handle the situation, but this is far from the case. Find out why content-as-a-service is a superior solution for effective online training.
Meridian Global LMS Gets Recertified
Written By: Sherry Fox
Published On: April 11 2011
Meridian Knowledge Solutions has participated in Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) programs since 2007; however, it wasn’t until 2009 that I had the opportunity to meet the folks at Meridian to see what Meridian Global LMS was all about. As part of the TEC Certification process, Meridian demonstrated its learning management system (LMS) product to me during a three-hour session, following a
E-learning Best Practices
E-learning solutions can be effective ways of meeting training and knowledge management challenges. Online training delivers multiple benefits, including reduced employee turnover, increased productivity, actual cost savings, and return on investment (ROI). But there are a number of important selection criteria you need to know about before implementing an electronic learning management system (LMS).