The Future of Totara LMS

Lambda Solutions

A lot has been going on over at Totara Learning this summer so we decided to interview their Chief Technology Officer, Simon Coggins , to get the low-down on some of the developments that might affect customers at Lambda Solutions. Totara LMS

Moodle vs Totara – which is the right choice for you?

Paradiso

Moodle vs Totara: Understanding the differences. Anyone who has spent even a fraction of time looking into the world of elearning and the learning management system will have come across the rather abstract names of Moodle and Totara. Moodle vs Totara Comparison Table 1.

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New Features & Improvements Coming in Totara 9.0

Lambda Solutions

The long awaited release of Totara 9.0 This is the first Totara release since their move away from Moodle, so the changes and improvements are highly anticipated by all. Seminars are also going to be more prominent in Totara 9.0, Totara LMS

City & Guilds Kineo Wins 3 Totara Awards

Kineo

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

7 Extended Features of Totara LMS (Moodle for Business)

Lambda Solutions

If you find that your business needs extend beyond what Moodle offers, Totara LMS might be the LMS for you. Totara is an open source distribution of Moodle, i.e. an extension of Moodle. Here are just 7 of the many extended features Totara provides. Totara LMS Moodle

Reflections from Totara User Conference 2017

Kineo

I was honoured to be asked to keynote and attend the inaugural Totara User Conference in Wellington, New Zealand on Tuesday, April 10th 2017.

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. Well in the Totara LMS the streak continues.

Multitenancy with Totara and Moodle

Lambda Solutions

The alternative to multi-tenancy is to have a separate Moodle or Totara system or installation for each group. Totara LMS Moodle MultitenancyMultitenancy is a topic that is popping up in discussions around learning management systems.

Totara 2.7 Reporting Demo [RECORDING]

Kineo

In part 2 in our series of Totara 2.7 demos, we explored the newest features of Totara's reporting feature. There’s some great new powerful functionality around reporting within Totara 2.7. In this webinar, we demoed: Blog

Totara 2.7 Reporting Demo [RECORDING]

Kineo

In part 2 in our series of Totara 2.7 demos, we explored the newest features of Totara's reporting feature. There’s some great new powerful functionality around reporting within Totara 2.7. In this webinar, we demoed: Blog

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.

OpenSesame Content Integration with Totara Learning Management Systems

Lambda Solutions

We are pleased to now have the capability to integrate content from OpenSesame into Totara LMS. In an industry where content development is a large pain point for organizations, OpenSesame opens the doors for Lambda Solutions to offer some amazing course content for customers.

Totara Cloud on its Way for Small Learning Environments

Lambda Solutions

Totara recently announced the launch of Totara Cloud, which will become available later this month. Or perhaps you looking to implement Totara LMS for a large organization - Totara Cloud is a great to play around with the deep feature set. cloud hosting Totara

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.

What's the Difference Between Moodle and Totara LMS?

Lambda Solutions

If at any point you have researched cloud hosted learning management systems, there’s a good chance you’ve come across both Moodle and Totara LMS. Totara was built off of Moodle’s foundation, with extended features designed for enterprise clients. While Totara has recently parted ways with Moodle , they still share many similarities. Totara Moodle

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 LMS Demo Now Available!

Learning Visions

Totara is now available for your hands-on demoing pleasure. What is Totara? totaraWhy it's a custom distribution of Moodle, specifically geared the corporate sector with learning plans, detailed reporting and classroom management, among other useful features.

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.

Calculating the ROI for an LMS: Open Source vs. Proprietary

Lambda Solutions

We're looking at the key cost differences between closed or proprietary solutions, and open source solutions such as Moodle or Totara LMS. ROI Open source online training Learning Management System Totara Lambda Solutions Moodle 2.5

Totara: re-shaping Moodle for corporate use

Clive on Learning

Totara is a joint venture of Kineo and New Zealand-based Catalyst. While all elements of Totara are open source, it is not free, but then I’m not sure many corporates really want free – they want easy. Last week I asked Can the ‘big LMS’ break clear of formal training? - I wanted to know whether Saba, one of the most successful of the big LMSs, could reinvent itself to accommodate informal learning.

4 New Plugins for Tracking Time Spent Learning in Online Courses

Lambda Solutions

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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.

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. To repeat, Totara is a commercial distribution of Moodle. Totara.

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6 LMS Reporting Features for Moodle & Totara LMS

Lambda Solutions

LMS Reporting is a) The most sought after LMS feature, b) The feature LMS users are the least happy with, and c) The number one reason people seek to switch LMS vendors.

City & Guilds Kineo Wins 3 Totara Awards

Kineo

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

Solving the Reporting Problem in Moodle & Totara LMS

Lambda Solutions

Research from the Brandon Hall Group highlights the fact that LMS Reporting is the number one reason why organizations replace their LMS. We are in the era of data and analytics so it is increasingly the case that eLearning Managers need to report on the value of their online learning and training programs. Specifically, Training and Development Managers need to show how their efforts impact business outcomes.

Navigating the LMS and TMS Market in 2015

Lambda Solutions

Learning Management System Talent Management learning management system LMS Moodle Talent Management System tms totara Totara LMS Recent survey results from eLearning! and Government eLearning!

A Checklist to Help Select Your LMS Reporting and Analytics Solution - 8 Things to Look For

Lambda Solutions

Reporting for open source learning is one of the top pain points among Moodle and Totara users. reporting Totara LMS lms reportingMoodle reporting needs are often complex, and they only increase over time.

Kineo Launches Jumpstart Service for Totara LMS by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Kineo US has launched Jumpstart, a bundle of services to rapidly and economically implement open-source Totara LMS for businesses. Jumpstart is delivered as an on-demand solution that enables organizations to manage all of their online and classroom learning, forums, and certifications.

Totara Learning Solutions Launches Community Version: Totara Seedlings by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Totara Learning Solutions has announced a significant change to its open-source distribution strategy. addition to its enterprise offering, Totara LMS, the company has released Totara Seedlings, a beta version. of the upcoming TotaraLMS production release. This announcement contains important details on Seedlings. Design & Development Tools Learning Systems

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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eBook: Filling the Totara & Moodle Reporting Gap with Lambda Analytika

Lambda Solutions

When the learning management system spread from the education market to the corporate sector in the mid-2000s, tech-savvy business professionals were quick to criticize LMS reporting functionalities.

Lambda Analytika Reporting for Learning Management Systems

Lambda Solutions

With over 600 deployments under our belt, customer feedback made it clear that reporting and access to data was a major gap with the current native reporting functionality and plug-ins available in Moodle and Totara We are pleased to announce the launch of Lambda Analytika to the market.