Totara, the story so far & the next chapter
Andy Kirk
Channel Partner Manager, EMEA Totara
Learning Solutions
Based on 4 Core Benefits of our Open Source model
Freedom to innovate = flexibility and business
agility
Increased value t...
Feature set
Sales
Partners
Brand awareness
and…Products
3 years of growth
To 2014 - Adoption across all sectors
• Approximately 20% of customers are at 10,000
users or above
• Several above 250,00...
By the numbers
2011: 88
sales
(7
p/m)
2012: 118
sales
(10
p/m)
2013: 215
sales
(18
p/m)
Moodle heritage
An important part of our story
• But not the main message, or relevant to all users
• Strengthening our po...
Two themes
Adding polish, refinement, UI improvements
Continuing community engagement, shaped by
demand, your input
The Ro...
• Undertook feedback process with partners & clients
for 2.6
• 11 of top 15 highest rated feature improvements
implemented...
More than just new features: widening product range
and services:
Mobile
Social
Academy
Cloud
Seedlings
The bigger picture
Multi-device learning with mobile app
Access selected LMS content
Another good example of collaborative
model
Already avai...
An enterprise Social learning platform
A collaborative tool for sharing organisational knowledge
A companion and complemen...
Mash-up and share create content
Social Networking
Create online CVs share for different audiences
Ask questions grow know...
A certification program for Totara practitioners in:
Administration and
Course creation
A complement to partners’ training...
Enrolment underway now for prep webinars
Academy@totaralms.com
First intake starts in August – get involved!
Totara Seedlings
A beta release of Totara, unsupported/maintained, for
evaluation, developers. Not for production
Increase...
Feature Totara Seedlings
(Beta)
Enterprise Service
License Open Source Open Source
Community
Innovations
 
Access to
Pro...
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  • Totara Learning Solutions - Totara: The Story So Far & the Next Chapter

    1. 1. Totara, the story so far & the next chapter Andy Kirk Channel Partner Manager, EMEA Totara Learning Solutions
    2. 2. Based on 4 Core Benefits of our Open Source model Freedom to innovate = flexibility and business agility Increased value through significant cost-saving Improved quality through collaboration & openness Mitigating business risk through no lock-in, ability to customise, and greater transparency of value 2011- Our Mission – Transform the market through Enterprise Open Source
    3. 3. Feature set Sales Partners Brand awareness and…Products 3 years of growth
    4. 4. To 2014 - Adoption across all sectors • Approximately 20% of customers are at 10,000 users or above • Several above 250,000 • Organisations large and small - UNICEF, Google, Tesco, Safeway, Sony Europe, British Dental Association, Houses of Parliament, EasyJet
    5. 5. By the numbers 2011: 88 sales (7 p/m) 2012: 118 sales (10 p/m) 2013: 215 sales (18 p/m)
    6. 6. Moodle heritage An important part of our story • But not the main message, or relevant to all users • Strengthening our position with other enterprise LMS vendors • In April alone two Saba Partners joined the Partner network, more joining
    7. 7. Two themes Adding polish, refinement, UI improvements Continuing community engagement, shaped by demand, your input The Roadmap?
    8. 8. • Undertook feedback process with partners & clients for 2.6 • 11 of top 15 highest rated feature improvements implemented • Will repeat this process for future releases over next year. Do use the forums or raise your priorities through Kineo The Roadmap?
    9. 9. More than just new features: widening product range and services: Mobile Social Academy Cloud Seedlings The bigger picture
    10. 10. Multi-device learning with mobile app Access selected LMS content Another good example of collaborative model Already available through Kineo. Will be distributed for core. Totara Mobile
    11. 11. An enterprise Social learning platform A collaborative tool for sharing organisational knowledge A companion and complement to Totara LMS and formal learning – integrate or stand alone Totara Social
    12. 12. Mash-up and share create content Social Networking Create online CVs share for different audiences Ask questions grow knowledge bank Propose ideas Connect without the noise Totara Social
    13. 13. A certification program for Totara practitioners in: Administration and Course creation A complement to partners’ training, this is very much around certification and evidencing knowledge of Totara products. Partners will become certifiers. Totara’s Open Badges and inherent portability
    14. 14. Enrolment underway now for prep webinars Academy@totaralms.com First intake starts in August – get involved!
    15. 15. Totara Seedlings A beta release of Totara, unsupported/maintained, for evaluation, developers. Not for production Increased visibility = greater demand for Enterprise version and the quality support only available through partner network
    16. 16. Feature Totara Seedlings (Beta) Enterprise Service License Open Source Open Source Community Innovations   Access to Product Source Code   Certified Totara Solution Partners  Open Source Assurance Program  End of Life Support policy  Features All features, new features Stable versions, Enterprise Support Testing Cycles Untested Enterprise-level Quality Assurance and Performance testing Independent Security Testing  Web-based support 24x5 (2hour response) Product Alerts and Notifications  Consolidate d Service Updates  Security Alerts and Fixes  Access to Community Portal / Knowledgebase  Enterprise Edition Fully featured, tested, stable Product support and backing Upgrade paths Software Update Service  Service Patches  Error correction  Ticketed support  Updates  New Version Releases  Clear, affordable fee

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