It’s International Women’s Day! For International Women’s Day 2022, the theme is #BreakTheBias - and as any woman will tell you, work is a common source of bias.

Happy International Women’s Day! Each year on March 8th, people and organizations around the world are encouraged to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness against bias and take action for equality.

Did you know that 95% of managers believe annual performance appraisals are ineffective ?

So far we’ve introduced a coaching culture, implemented an online platform and added continuous 360 feedback to our performance management framework.

You've introduced a coaching culture and selected an online platform to simplify and automate the continuous performance management process.

In the first blog post of this series, we looked at resources to inspire your first performance management program and how to gain adoption by introducing coaching as an incremental (and important!) step towards continuous performance manageme

Performance. Management.

These two words have sent shivers down my spine and generated a headache for many of my former managers.

After the biggest Totara release ever in October 2020, when we launched Totara’s Talent Experience Platform, we've moved from a yearly release cycle to a six-monthly cycle.

Documentation is not something that seems particularly exciting, it’s probably not something you think about much.

How keeping on a regular upgrade cycle will maximize system security and give you access to the most valuable features

The positional and organizational hierarchies functionality allows you to build a picture of your organization within your Totara site, but many organizations don’t have a structure easily represented by a single framework and often have informal re

How do you select a learning management system (LMS) that fits your organization’s size, sector, culture and budgetary requirements?

This week (March 15th-21st 2021) is Neurodiversity Celebration Week. It is a time to celebrate all of the neurodiverse people in our lives, including our employees, and the strengths they have.

With many of us changing how we work due to the lockdown, many people might be training virtually for the first time.

Totara's audiences tool is one of the most powerful features available across all of our products, and provides much of the personalization and automation your learners (and administrators) enjoy.

Accurate and timely reporting is an essential for any learning management system.

Here at Totara, we’re always looking to support our partners and customers with great resources and documentation.

Many of us see choosing a new LMS as the difficult part.

Writing a Request for Information (RFI) or Request for Proposal (RFP) can be a slow and potentially painful process.

Compliance training will always be top of any learning team’s agenda.

LMS gamification tends to prompt one of two responses. Half of those responses will be along the lines of “I like playing games, so this sounds fun!”, while the other half will be “Ugh, gamification… what a gimmick.”

The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted the lives of millions of people around the world. It has affected how we work, how we socialize and how we learn.

I’m Jordan, an e-learning developer for the Totara Community. As well as administering the Totara Community I also create courses for the Totara Academy. Over the past few years I’ve picked up a few tips and tricks to help you set up your own courses.

With much of the world moving to remote working in light of the current COVID-19 situation, this presents some obvious challenges for instructors who usually deliver face-to-face training seminars.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to many organizations worldwide ordering staff to self-isolate and work from home in an attempt to reduce the spread of the virus.

The Totara Academy has seen huge success in the last year, with registered users up by a third and thousands of course completions.

Every time we read a piece of text, the font it appears in is subtly communicating something to us. Forget the actual content for a moment - different fonts can make our messages read differently.

Implementation of your learning management system - whether migrating to another system or supplier or implementing a brand new system, requires an experienced and professional implementation support vendor.

Offering users a personalized and personalizable learning journey provides them a sense of ownership over their personal and professional development environment.

Once you’ve finished selecting, building, testing, reviewing and refining your learning management system (LMS) , you’re probably ready to take a year off work and watch as users flood in and sing your praises.

The audiences functionality is one of the most powerful components of Totara Learn and provides a range of options for streamlined and automated user, learning and development administration.