It’s very easy to assume that everyone who works in L&D knows all about the tools available to them. But in fact, many people are brand new to the idea of technology-enabled learning, as their organisations may still be tied to the face-to-face training approach. That’s why we’re getting back to basics in this post to answer the question, “What does LMS mean?”
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Customers often ask us about the simplicity of translating their Totara LMS interface into multiple languages. It’s really easy! Due to accelerating global demand for our LMS, we have released it in 25 languages, with more to come.
Totara LMS is available in English by default. Translation work has started on 25 language packs for Totara LMS 9, 21 of which have more than 80% language strings translated. You can view the available languages below.
There are a lot of myths surrounding open source, and over the years we've heard them all. In this post, we address some of the most common misconceptions people have about open source software, and explain why some of the world's largest and most trusted organisations opt for open source solutions.
The world doesn’t stand still. Every day there are new industry developments, research reports, case studies, product launches and articles. One of the big challenges we face is providing our learners with new and updated content to this external content as part of the continuous learning process. There’s too much content, too little time. It’s not practical to update your e-learning and blended courses every day.
One of the key benefits of using Totara LMS is that it’s open source, so as a customer you can extend the platform to make it do exactly what you need. Rather than having to rework your company’s processes around the LMS, the LMS can be shaped to fit your requirements. And the great news is that with Totara LMS 9, we've taken one of the key benefits of Totara LMS and made it even better.
In another record year for growth and adoption of Totara LMS & Totara Social, our Totara Partners will be presented with awards in recognition for their contribution to the ongoing success of the company.
This will be our third year of running the Totara Awards. Throughout 2016 we have received many new success stories from across the partner network.
You may have heard that we recently released the latest version of our open source learning management system, the hotly anticipated Totara LMS 9. To help you discover what's what in the new version, we've put together a handy video to give you an overview of the new features and functionality.
The upcoming Towards Maturity Benchmark Report 2016 reveals that an impressive 7 out of 10 organisations now use video as part of their learning offering. Figures have been steadily increasing over the years, and more and more businesses are starting to realise the benefits of taking a multimedia-rich approach to learning.
The wait is finally over! Today, the much-anticipated Totara LMS 9 was released, making it available for hundreds of organisations and millions of learners worldwide. Wondering what you can expect from Totara 9? We’ve put together an infographic to show you everything you need to know about the latest version of Totara LMS.
On 4th October 2016, Jeremy Hunt announced plans to increase medical school places by 25% by 2018. This is under a new plan to make England self sufficient in training doctors. While this is an admirable strategy, there are challenges that come with this. Under this new plan, there is increasing pressure for Health Education England (HEE) to provide training. And what's more, HEE has had its budget cut by 9%. This rise in training places of 25% will cost the government an additional £100m.