City & Guilds Kineo Wins 3 Totara Awards

Kineo

Three City & Guilds Kineo projects have been named as winners in the Totara Awards 2015. .

Spoiler alert: why you should be excited about Totara 9

Kineo

It’s been a year since Totara announced the release of Totara 9, and as the clock ticks down to the latest release, we thought we’d share why you should be joining us in New Year’s Eve-style anticipation.

Trending Sources

Product Review: Totara

eLearning 24-7

Kineo Group’s Totara LMS is a new breed of systems hitting the space. Vendors in this space include Docebo, eFront, Litmos and of course Totara. Blog – This was on the trial and for a nice product like this – it should be removed for the trial.

City & Guilds Kineo Wins 3 Totara Awards

Kineo

Three City & Guilds Kineo projects have been named as winners in the Totara Awards 2015. .

We're Showcasing Samsung’s Extended Enterprise, Multi-Device Totara LMS

Kineo

As Totara LMS’ Top Totara Partner, we are delighted to announce we will present a visually impactful and progressive extended enterprise LMS solution we've built for Samsung, the world-leading electronics company, at Learning Technologies Summer Forum on June 16th 2015.

2016 in Review: The Latest & Greatest in Moodle LMS, Totara LMS, and Lambda Learning Solutions

Lambda Solutions

After such a busy year of new and improved products, features and capabilities in the open source LMS world, we thought we would put together a “2016 in Review” holiday reading guide to get you caught up on the latest and greatest news related to Moodle, Totara, and Lambda Learning Solutions.

Totara version 2.9 is here

Kineo

Totara Learning Systems have made the decision to move straight on to version 2.9 This is to lay the foundations for the next major release, Totara LMS 9 in 2016 where Totara will fork from Moodle. You may be wondering what happened to version 2.8,

Totara 2.7 Appraisals Demo [RECORDING]

Kineo

In the third and final part of our Totara Demo Series, we showcased some of the new Performance Management features in Totara LMS 2.7. They have been working hard to enhance and improve this key area for the 2.7 release.

We're Showcasing Samsung’s Extended Enterprise, Multi-Device Totara LMS

Kineo

As Totara LMS’ Top Totara Partner, we are delighted to announce we will present a visually impactful and progressive extended enterprise LMS solution we've built for Samsung, the world-leading electronics company, at Learning Technologies Summer Forum on June 16th 2015.

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Totara 2.7 Appraisals Demo [RECORDING]

Kineo

In the third and final part of our Totara Demo Series, we showcased some of the new Performance Management features in Totara LMS 2.7. They have been working hard to enhance and improve this key area for the 2.7 release.

City & Guilds Kineo Wins 3 Totara Awards

Kineo

Three City & Guilds Kineo projects have been named as winners in the Totara Awards 2015. .

Totara vs. LearnUpon cloud LMS – How to choose?

LearnUpon

In an attempt to address this, Totara ,a commercial distribution of Moodle came into existence. Totara is an adaptation of Moodle code with the changes aimed at serving the corporate market. If you want more information on the pitfalls of a custom LMS see this blog by our CEO, Brendan.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? If you’ve been ignoring LMS vendor blogs, it’s time to take a closer look. And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

Recently, Lars Hyland , Chief Commercial Officer of Totara , asked me to discuss LMS trends as part of their ongoing, incredibly interesting “ Disruption Debate ” series for their blog.

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Totara 2.7 Face-to-Face Demo [RECORDING]

Kineo

We kicked off our Totara 2.7 Demo Series last Thursday. In this demo, we focused on the newest additions of the face-to-face (F2F) feature. .

Totara 2.7 Face-to-Face Demo [RECORDING]

Kineo

We kicked off our Totara 2.7 Demo Series last Thursday. In this demo, we focused on the newest additions of the face-to-face (F2F) feature. .

4 ways you can engage with your LMS users to get real-world feedback

Kineo

Totara LMS, for example, allows you to view reports to see course enrolment and completion, number of logins, and new users. Any good LMS will allow you to regularly view data to help ascertain how successful the site is. This quantitate data tells you whether your users are adopting and engaging with the LMS and what content is popular, and while this data is great, it doesn’t tell you why your LMS is performing well (or not so well).

How to build a business case for a new LMS

Kineo

If you’ve just decided you want to implement Totara LMS in your organisation, we’ve put together some talking points to help you make your case, whether it’s with the procurement team, the IT team or the C-suite. Selecting a learning management system isn’t always the easiest process, but even when the L&D team has settled on the best platform for the job, that’s not the end of the battle.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

WordPress is my blog host. The active community for this open source tool and the numerous free tutorials and resources are a huge benefit for me when I’m working in Moodle or Totara (a corporate version of Moodle).

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The Reinvention Economy

Lars is Learning

Since publishing my thoughts on Linkedin on and the Totara Learning blog …I thought I would re-post here for posterity. The skills you need today, are not the skills you need tomorrow. We are entering an unprecedented era of accelerating change, and learning what to learn and when is the key to staying relevant. I look forward to your comments. I had the pleasure of meeting Ray

ID and e-Learning Links (1/27/14)

Experiencing eLearning

– Part I » Capterra Blog. 9 Cheap Alternatives to Moodle for Small Businesses » Capterra Blog. Totara is a flavor of Moodle from Kineo. IDTopedia™. Glossary of instructional design and technology terms. tags: elearning instructionaldesign newid. Free eLearning Development Calculator. Calculate your time to complete development in Captivate. The calculator is a free PDF download, but it requires registration. tags: e-learning captivate timeestimate.

Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14

eLearning 24-7

A new LMS directory will appear in mid March – and be available to everyone and anyone via the blog. 13 Totara - Extensive feature set, relatively low cost. The key is to finding the right business partner associated with Totara. In an earlier post, I presented the top ten LMSs of 2013-14, but held back on announcing the top 20. Not anymore. Below are my top 20 rankings for 2013-14. Before the Top 20, here are the. Top Three Open Source LMSs of 2013-14.

LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I was talking with a startup that has an existing audience and now want to provide a monthly subscription for access to training to this audience. They will only convert a portion of the audience to the new service. The learners will get access to webinars, recorded webinars, videos, and other online content that they will author separately.

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Features include social with profiles, inbox, e-mail notification, file storage aka file repository, SCORM, course authoring tool, supports IMS, QTI, assessment tool, announcements, backup manager, blogs, polls, analytics and I could go on. . #4 Especially since there are several well known vendors whose initial system was built on the infrastructure of Moodle, and then there is Totara (fee based) who is a heavily customized version of Moodle.

User Friendly or Hype?

eLearning 24-7

Totara LMS. authoring tools blog E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning UI Uncategorized craig weiss online learning rapid content authoring tools user interfaceWe are user friendly. Very easy to use. Simple, easy to use. Our customers find our system user friendly and easy to use. We never hear complaints. We have the highest repeat customers in the industry. We are user oriented.

Top 50 LMS Mid Rankings Report – What you need to know

eLearning 24-7

Totara. Next week’s blog covers my keynote presentation from Italy entitled Education 3.0 - You’ll get the presentation, and the blog article will cover what I believe is missing from higher ed today that is impacting and more importantly, hurting their students from learning. It is that time of the year, okay, not really, but it is time or more specifically near the time for the release of my Top 50 LMS mid-rankings report.

Learning Technologies UK 2015 Review

eLearning 24-7

In my top 50 LMS vendors for example, the list of vendors at the show were: SkillsServe, LearnUpon, Tessello-Brightwave, Saba, Growth Engineering, Docebo, Administrate, Digits-Glo, Cornerstone OnDemand, Cm-Group, Kallidus, Totara (biz partners of wow, a lot of them), Litmos, Net Dimensions, SumTotal, and G-Cube (who didn’t show up). Bonus blog this week: On-premise – is it in demise? I’m back. Well, back from being sick that is (hence the one week delay).

One Learning Designer's Look Back at 2012

Learning Visions

While I still work out of my home office in the Boston area, our office in downtown Chicago now boasts a full host of project managers, instructional designers, ace graphic artists, top notch developers, our Totara LMS support team, as well as marketing and support personnel.

Low Cost LMSs – Yes, u can find one for under 10K

eLearning 24-7

Totara - While I’m not overly impressed with its UI, the system has an uber set of features. Feature sets include IDP, mentor page, class side view, parent portal, file repository, blog for each student, event mgt and lots lots more. The argument that you have to spend over 50K to find a sweet LMS is totally bogus. What is true is that there are plenty of awesome systems for less than 25K and even sweet systems with very nice feature sets for under 10K.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Expert Interview – Con Sotidis on Social Learning : This is another interview by Totara with Con Sotidis (Founder of Ozlearn) in which he shares his insights on what works and what doesn’t in social learning. THE QUOTE.

An Inside Peek to the State of the LMS Industry 2014 Report

eLearning 24-7

The style would be similar to the blog, pluses/minuses, 100% independent, no fluff, tell it like it is. TOPYX, Totara, Unicorn Training, Upside Learning. Remember the days in school when you heard those dreadful words, “You have to write a report”, and at that moment your heart dropped ten beats, but you thought okay, I can do it.and then, it came, “A minimum of ten pages”, and when you awoke in the nurse’s office you knew that the fun had only begun.

E-Learning Q&A November Issue

eLearning 24-7

The url and more details about the report, including the criteria, blah blah will be in a blog post on Dec. The blog post on Dec. But on that blog post, I will mention my top newcomer LMS for 2013, and list a couple of other LMS for 2013 awards. Totara. Part of the results will appear in an upcoming blog and best of all this survey is good for the environment. Seriously, zero. – This is next week’s blog: 11-27th.

Issue 13

Kineo Team at #DevLearn

Learning Visions

We’ll be showing off a great project with a focus on Totara and Adapt, both open source tools. You’ll see a customized version of Totara, the open source LMS, in action alongside eLearning objects created using the open source Adapt framework. And if you’re enjoying the backchannel from the comfort of home, be sure to follow my blog where I’ll be posting session notes and other tidbits

DevLearn, Reflected #dl10

Learning Visions

Life as a booth babe At the Kineo booth, we were busy on the stand talking about Totara – the new open source LMS for corporates – and showing off some our custom eLearning projects. I was joined on the booth floor by our US CEO Steve Lowenthal , our new Director of Totara Jonathan Newman (who’s quite the smarty pants on open source and Moodle – welcome Jonathan!); He’s also done a mad job of live blogging his notes, so be sure to check out his blog!)

What is Totara Evergreen?

Kineo

Totara Learning is now greener than ever - and no, I’m not talking about their logo. First mentioned almost a year ago, the ‘Evergreen’ version of Totara Learn is finally here and with it comes regular, monthly updates of the latest features and functionality.

Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards

Talented Learning

We read their blog posts, whitepapers and case studies. However, when we look across the LMS landscape, these voices have earned our highest recognition: Totara. It is not easy choosing the best LMS for 2016. In fact, it is impossible to choose just one.

And now…WOLC 2016 Review

eLearning 24-7

Now that we are back to our weekly blog posts (okay, starting this week), it is time to catch up. Totara business partners. Totara – the vendor itself, was not at the show, but a couple of biz partners were. Here is my report from World of Learning Conference (where I was presenting in Birmingham, UK). World of Learning Conference continues to deliver winning results.