Totara Learning recently released Version 12 of the popular open source learning management system, Totara Learn, which includes a brand new feature - the Content Marketplace. 

Totara Learn 12 now gives you access to a range of free and paid-for learni

One of any L&D professional’s key concerns will be delivering an effective learning programme on what inevitably feels like a tight budget.

Time after time, we hear stories about organisations who sign a lengthy contract with a learning technology provider, only to find that a year into the contract, their requirements have changed to the extent that the learning platform or software no lon

There’s a problem with talent management in today’s world:

It’s far too broad to strategically bolster key business objectives and prioritizes HR’s convenience at the expense of employee experience and engagement.

There have been A LOT of articles in recent years threatening the possibility of robots taking our jobs (and there’s actually a whole website dedicated to helping people find out how at risk their job role is - as a marketing manager, my risk of replace

Anyone who has ever used a proprietary LMS will know what a pain it can be to make it your own - if it’s even possible.

You may have spotted that we’ve been working away behind the scenes this year to improve the Totara Community.

Until now, the five-day working week has been a given. From Monday to Friday, the vast majority of office-based workers take to their desks to complete their tasks, with only the occasional bank holiday to punctuate the traditional working week.

Worrying statistic time - did you know that only 5% of organisations believe that their L&D strategy is very effective in helping them achieve their business goals?

Implementing a learning management strategy can be a bit overwhelming if you do not identify areas where you can incorporate some automation or AI. Here are seven ways to build AI into your learning strategy.

As a long-standing fan of Alison Green’s AskAManager website (dedicated to all sorts of workplace issues, from lunch-stealing colleagues to holding awkward conversations about performance), I was interested to spot an email from a reader the other day e

From micro-learning and informative, how-to videos to self-directed learning features, as the landscape of learning management systems (LMS) and performance management systems evolves, the objective for most organisations using the technology remains th

The debate about whether vendors can thrive and scale if their primary outputs are freely licensed continues to brew nearly two years since I wrote about the topic.

Social learning happens every day, both in and out of the workplace.

Digital transformation is at the top of almost every board agenda today.

“Our LMS stopped working for us months ago, but we’re tied into a three-year contract, so we’re stuck with a platform that doesn’t work for us anymore…”

From relatively straightforward health and safety training to more complex, company-specific internal process training, it’s important to think carefully about the type of e-learning content you want to include in your learning programme.

A common issue organisations run into when they invest in a new LMS is a lack of user engagement.

With the recently implemented GDPR a hot topic, user data management is only set to become more important over the coming months and years.

This is a guest post from BuildEmpire's Marketing Manager, Aimee Ward.

With GDPR taking effect at the end of this month, organisations need to make sure that their LMS supports GDPR compliance.

L&D teams everywhere know that a key priority for learning professionals today is to do more for less.

Growing your company’s profits can look a lot different than the traditional chants of 'Sell, sell, sell'! Sometimes the most important way to increase profits is by finding inefficiencies in your systems.

At Totara, we strongly believe in giving our subscribers the freedom to create a learning platform that meets their needs without compromise.

For many organisations, a learning management system will be the most expensive element of their learning programme.

While the Cambridge Analytica scandal unfolded before our very eyes, data protection has never been more important.

As a learning professional, you are often required to report on the effectiveness of your training programs.

Managing training across a large organisation can be challenging. You have many stakeholders involved on both your side of the table and with training platforms, providers and more!

Instead of trying to decipher 50 different elevator pitches, take a look at the questions we think you should be asking to find out which LMS vendor is right for you.
Now is the time to get your training programme in gear and let your employees grow and progress with your organisation. And it’s never been easier than with online content libraries that integrate seamlessly with your LMS.

The tale of the now-extinct dodo is a sad one. Sadly, not all birds are made equal, and unable to fly, the tasty flightless bird was hunted to extinction.

You’ve heard that attention spans are getting shorter. You may have even seen some research, like these statistics which suggest that our attention spans are now shorter than that of a goldfish.