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

Did you know that a staggering 96% of employees want to receive regular feedback? 

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.

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.”

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

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 personalised and personalisable learning journey provides them a sense of ownership over their personal and professional development environment.

Once you’ve finished building, testing, reviewing and refining your learning platform, you’re probably ready to take a year off work and watch as the users flood in and shower your efforts with praise.

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.

The Featured Links block is one of the most flexible block types within Totara Learn and gives non-designers the ability to quickly and easily create custom, graphical based navigation.

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.

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.

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

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

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