Totara LMS Enterprise Version 2.6 Released, Strong Focus on Adaptability

Totara Learning Solutions released version 2.6 of its leading Totara LMS Enterprise platform.

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Richard Wyles

Totara chief executive Richard Wyles

We’ve reached the point where, in terms of feature-set, Totara LMS has caught up or surpassed the previously more fancied platforms. Our mission to offer better value and freedom may sound simple but we believe it’s really important

Wellington, New Zealand (PRWEB) May 07, 2014

Totara Learning Solutions released version 2.6 of its leading Totara LMS Enterprise platform on Tuesday 6 May, 2014. The release of 2.6 continues the fast pace at which Totara is adding rich features requested by large corporates, government entities and not-for-profits worldwide. After the large 2.5 release, which included the powerful performance management module, Totara Learning has focused on a wide range of enhancements to existing features and a narrower set of new functionality.

Totara chief executive Richard Wyles said: “Totara LMS is becoming so feature-rich now that we’ve actually added a feature so that administrators can readily customise the navigation and appearance, turn things off and not use all of Totara’s power. Enabling adaptability is one of our key objectives, consistent with our open source philosophy.”

Further examples of enabling adaptability include responsive themes and fully configurable Learner Catalogs, enabling organisations to define the way this critical window into your LMS should be presented. The default theme in Totara is now fully responsive and works across multiple screen resolutions i.e. tablets, phones and desktop.

Richard Wyles added: “We’ve reached the point where, in terms of feature-set, Totara LMS has caught up or surpassed the previously more fancied platforms. Our mission to offer better value and freedom may sound simple but we believe it’s really important. To be successful in any endeavour there is a constant need to learn new skills, knowledge and behaviours. The world is ever-changing. Organisations need to adapt to survive or stay ahead. Therefore having the freedom to adapt is critical. Unfortunately we don’t always see that with learning platforms. You have to learn the way the software wants you to. At Totara Learning we’re very focused on addressing that challenge. Of course we offer it by being open source, but we also achieve it in the way we design the functionality.”

About Totara

Totara Learning Solutions is dedicated to fundamentally changing the nature of the LMS software market. TotaraLMS is open source with its enterprise edition available via subscription. Totara can reduce a corporate enterprise's learning management costs significantly whilst providing some of the most advanced learning management functionality.

From a simple concept - that open source software, developed with an active community, can deliver real benefits in learning and development for corporate organizations, comes a big vision; to transform how learning technologies are developed, delivered and purchased. Totara is delivering this vision through:

  •     Driving down costs with zero license fees
  •     Delivering peace of mind with commercial support
  •     Collaborative model of innovation
  •     Making customisation easy
  •     Ensuring freedom from vendor lock in

Totara users come from a wide variety of sectors, including finance, retail, energy, health, government and not-for-profit organizations. Customers range from small enterprises to large multi-national corporations with over 200,000 employees - a testament to Totara's robust versatility and scalability. Organizations throughout the world have chosen Totara as their eLearning platform.

For more information visit http://www.totaralms.com.


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