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VidGrid extension for Totara Learn transforms training videos into two-way conversations

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Seamless integration between open learning platform, Totara Learn, and interactive video platform, VidGrid, enables organisations to train smarter and supercharge the learning experience.

VidGrid is video's most interactive platform. Going beyond recording, hosting and sharing, VidGrid transforms video from a traditional one-way broadcast into a two-way conversation by empowering anyone to capture knowledge, converse with an audience and control the flow of information.

There are many benefits to using video in learning, and its use has long since moved from being the latest industry buzzword to being the norm for organisations looking to reduce training costs, improve engagement and deliver long-term ROI.

Organisations can leverage VidGrid to communicate and collaborate across sales, customer success, training and education - where video can be particularly effective when used to train the extended enterprise.

Integrating seamlessly with Totara Learn provides a streamlined user experience that enables in-video commenting and quizzing gives learners a voice and is proven to improve learning outcomes - something which Nick Stokman, Founder and CEO of VidGrid, says organisations are crying out for:

“Organisations are not simply looking to engage their learners, they need to interact with their audience. In a world where remote online learning is commonplace, building relationships between instructor and learner is increasingly difficult.  VidGrid gives the tools to communicate and interact at a scale that every user can feel that they can contribute to the conversation and be involved in the total learning experience, all while being seamlessly integrated into the Totara environment.”

VidGrid is the latest addition to Totara’s extensions directory, which Totara Partners can install for customers, as well as offering ongoing support. Richard Wyles, CEO of Totara Learning, said:

“Totara customers are increasingly looking at new ways to incorporate video into their programmes and the VidGrid extension allows them to do just that. Learner engagement is improved thanks to the interactive features, and it’s simple for admins to manage from within their familiar LMS environment - it’s a win-win. We’re delighted to add VidGrid to our extensions directory and for customers to be able to enhance their platform in this way.”

Available on a subscription basis, VidGrid is compatible with Totara Learn version 2.9 and above. Find out more and arrange a free 14-day trial at totaralearning.com/vidgrid.