Businesses are looking for smarter, more effective ways of presenting tailored learning pathways to learners based on any number of criteria: the requirements of a specific job role, where an employee is located in the organisation or perhaps because of compliance and competency needs. Let's look at a use case to find out how Totara LMS supports this...
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One of the most common activities being carried out by organisations is to set up a program of learning, or learning pathway made up of a series of learning events and targeted at certain groups of employees; perhaps because of their job role, where they are within an organisation or even to meet some new regulations which employees must adhere to. It's also important that the organisation knows employees’ progress through these programs and can report to management to enable them to make further decisions.
For the second time in the relatively short history of Totara LMS in Sweden, Totara Partner Xtractor hosted an event for the growing group of Totara users. The event was well received, with a large portion of the Swedish Totara community attending.
Sometimes, it feels as though your last round of appraisals has only just finished when the next batch is scheduled. For many managers, the performance management process can be time consuming and inefficient, leaving them questioning the value of the process. So how can managers ensure their teams and individuals are progressing and achieving their goals without becoming overwhelmed by the nitty-gritty of performance management? We’ve put together some tips to help you on your way to a more efficient process.
When it comes to learning management systems, it’s never too late to get started. But with hundreds of products available, where do you start?
Your LMS will likely form a significant part of your learning programme, and can be a major investment. They can also take time to design, implement and roll out, so you want to be sure you’re getting it right from the beginning. Before you dive straight in with feature-by-feature comparisons and RFPs, there are five key questions to ask of your organisation and its audience when selecting an LMS…
People love to talk. We know this, yet still many organisations are wary when it comes to introducing social learning initiatives. But are those making the leap really making the most of the benefits of social learning? In the Towards Maturity Benchmark Report 2015-16, we discovered that 16% of organisations are currently experimenting with communities of best practice and 12% with in-house social media, with these figures expected to increase in the coming years.
When the Open Badges Movement launched two years ago, it made waves. It ushered in real potential to change how we recognise, credential and validate learning. Ahead of our seminar at World of Learning Conference and Exhibition (WOLCE) 2015 in Birmingham this week, we take stock of where we are with Open Badges, and what’s ahead.
Joining a new organisation is an experience. It can be a daunting one or a great one. The LMS can play a pivotal role in making your onboarding a success, but are you making the most of it? Make it a positive and supported one through the use of a focused onboarding portal. Nina Brebner from Totara Platinum Partner Kineo shows us how.
Ever come out of a performance appraisal wanting to delete it from your mind? Sometimes they can just feel like sham exercises, sometimes complete surprises. Is there a way to make them more authentic and useful? We think so...here are some ideas.
We caught up with Paul McElvaney, CEO and founder of Learning Pool. Paul leads the team and is responsible for strategy at Learning Pool. Paul coined the phrase ‘Learning as a Service’ which drives the company's customer-centric approach.
Paul and his team have successfully implemented over 300 LMS solutions for their clients. He’s seen what works for clients, and what doesn’t, and shared his tips for getting value from your LMS.