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From simple plugins and themes, to deep integrations with other software and tools, Totara provides organisations with the flexibility to integrate and freedom to innovate in order to fulfil their workforce learning and development needs. 

Migrating from one learning platform to another can be stressful. Time, budget and scope creep can all send the project off track, meaning it is essential to have a watertight plan of action for the best possible results.

There are two major annoyances for learning professionals: one is everyone in the organisation wanting a say on your learning programmes, and the other is nobody else in the organisation caring what you’re working on.

Last week the Totara team was joined in Wellington, Totara’s headquarters, by over 100 users and partners to collaborate and share ideas on how Totara is being used in workplaces across New Zealand and further afield. 

Organisations are becoming increasingly porous. By this, we mean that full-time employees are just one of the audiences we need to support as learning professionals.

The traditional concept of an organisation is changing. Businesses today are much more fluid, intertwined and porous than ever before, which poses a challenge to L&D teams looking to deliver learning to improve business results.

The energy industry was an early advocate of the digital transformation, but following the oil price downturn in 2015, increasing scrutiny has been placed on optimisation and an emphasis was placed on a skilled, highly competent, ‘lean’ workforce.

At the recent EMEA Totara User Conference in London, Senior Learning Strategist Lori Niles-Hofmann shared her ideas for 10 ways that organisations can transform learning results in her keynote.

This spring, eThink Education, 2018 Totara Global Partner of the Year, launched eThink Academy which expands on eThink's current training offerings to clients and provides training courses to the general public. 

It should come as absolutely no surprise whatsoever that we’re pretty big fans of open source here at Totara.

Five weeks from now, a congregation of our devoted Totara community members from across New Zealand will be heading over to Wellington for our 2019 New Zealand Totara User Conference, 7-8 August. 

The New Zealand User Conference in Wellington is just a mere five weeks away. We have two amazing days lined up to help members of our homegrown Totara Community get the most out of their learning solutions. 

When you're getting to grips with a new learning platform, it's not always easy to know where to start.

What it means to be an organisation is changing.

Our Partner network is integral to the success of Totara. We select only the very best Totara Partners to join us in our mission to give organizations worldwide the freedom to learn.

#ATD2019 wrapped up last week in beautiful Washington, DC and the Totara team welcomed delegates to the Totara Village to speak with ecosystem partners who were exhibiting alongside us: eThink Education, Synegen, Moonami, Remote Learner, and GO1, with s

As two open learning platforms, Totara Learn and Moodle have plenty in common - but equally, there are many important differences between the two.

Is ‘gamification’ now a dirty word? What will become of the proprietary LMS? Is the way we use learning data too little, too late?

Remember that old adage “No one gets fired for buying IBM”? This essentially described the safe choice of technology, the default position for most organisations.

The annual Learnapalooza XL Conference in Seattle is not your ordinary conference, and our very own Caped Crusader from the Open Source Brigade, Chloe Leon was able to attend and shares her highlights from the event. 

ATD ICE 2019 in Washington, DC is just around the corner. If you intend on asking exhibiting vendors about how their learning technology can help solve your workplace learning dilemmas, we have some tips on how to get the conversation started. 

The rapid rate of change in politics around the world means that it has never been more important for civil servants to ensure that the skills they need to perform their roles effectively are up-to-date and up-to-scratch. 

Day 3 at the ATD International Conference and Exposition 2019 is your last chance to catch a Totara Village Theatre Session at stand #1019 and pick up some new knowledge from our expert partners. 

With a whopping 245 case studies live on our website, we’re certainly not shy about celebrating the successes of our global Totara user base.

Platinum Totara Partners, Remote-Learner, eThink, Synegen, Moonami, and content partner GO1 will be running eight learning sessions at the Totara Village Theatre during expo hours.

With just a few short weeks to go until our first-ever EMEA Totara User Conference, we thought it was time to delve into some of the Totara Partner-led sessions we have lined up for you on day two of the conference.

While we're just as excited as the next delegate to watch Oprah's opening keynote on Day 1 of ATD ICE 2019, be sure to head on over to the Totara Village (#1019) in the ATD expo hall afterward, to catch a Totara Theatre Session hosted by our exhibiting

Our first-ever EMEA Totara User Conference is rapidly approaching, and we’re starting to get excited about everything we have in store for our attendees.

As is the case with any learning platform, if you’re new to Totara Learn, you may well be wondering where to start.

We always look forward to ATD, and this year’s lineup of speaker sessions certainly isn’t disappointing. These are the sessions which have caught our eye

As learning professionals, we often get caught up in training delivery from our own perspective. We worry about our metrics, whether or not we can prove ROI for stakeholders and assessment results.

The long-awaited APAC Totara User Conference came and it did not disappoint.