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Likelihood to Recommend

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite

CrossKowledge offers a superb library of learning content and a serviceable learning management system to go with it. If you’re looking for robust reporting or want to minimise the time you spend managing learning administration, you should look elsewhere.
Swapnil Gyani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Totara LMS

  • Pretty easy to use and loads plug-ins that can give you some useful functionality - also the fact that everyone who uses Totara LMS can create plug-ins as they come up with new ways of using the LMS makes it a dynamic environment. If you need a piece of functionality, ask around - someone may have developed it already as a plug-in, or you can work with your vendor to create it yourself. It's not expensive to add new plug-ins, although creating them costs a little more, it's well worth it for the end result — lots of support and user groups available to share ideas and learn from.
  • Easy to add your own courses, quizzes, and resources, and easy to add external courses using the integration options.
  • In my experience, you have to bring the reports into Excel to properly analyze the data, so they do need to do a bit more work on reporting.
Andrea Lambell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
5.5
Totara LMS
8.1
Course authoring
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
6.0
Totara LMS
9.0
Course catalog or library
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
8.0
Totara LMS
9.0
Player/Portal
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
5.0
Totara LMS
8.0
Learning content
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
10.0
Totara LMS
9.0
Mobile friendly
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
6.0
Totara LMS
6.0
Progress tracking & certifications
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
5.0
Totara LMS
8.0
Assignments
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
6.0
Totara LMS
7.0
Compliance management
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
3.0
Totara LMS
10.0
Learning administration
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
4.0
Totara LMS
10.0
Learning reporting & analytics
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
3.0
Totara LMS
6.0
Social learning
CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
5.0
Totara LMS
7.0

Pros

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite

  • CrossKnowledge provides learning content across a wide array of subjects, and this content is delivered using various delivery methods (interactive e-learning, videos, reading material, activity journals, etc.)
  • CrossKnowledge’s learning suite makes it easy to set up and roll out a highly customised learning management system.
  • CrossKnowledge offers a mobile app that makes it easy to access both the learning management system as well as their learning content on the go.
Swapnil Gyani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Totara LMS

  • Easy user interface with good ability to brand to your own environment.
  • Relatively easy to administrate yourself.
Andrea Lambell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite

  • As a learning management system, CrossKnowledge’s backend is missing several key features for learning administrators
  • It is immensely difficult to set up learning events and managing invitations to learners
  • Reporting is extremely limited: you can only see the reports that CrossKnowledge seems necessary; you have very limited customisation options, and many of the basic reporting functions are simply impossible
Swapnil Gyani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Totara LMS

  • Reporting can be a little inflexible - sometimes, the report cannot be customized to have all the columns you need as they are not available from that area of the LMS.
  • Graphic reporting needs some more work to be a bit more professional looking.
Andrea Lambell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite 8.0
Based on 1 answer
CrossKnowledge’s learning content makes it a no-brainer. Besides, while their LMS isn’t as powerful or robust as we’d have liked, it’s still serviceable and most of our learners aren’t directly affected by it.
Swapnil Gyani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Totara LMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Totara LMS

Totara LMS 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to access both local support and support/advice from other Totara LMS users as we keep in regular contact as a part of the totara government users group. Our vendor also keeps in touch with this group and a lot of knowledge is shared. It's easy to access the Totara LMS users academy, and one of my administrators has also set up a local forum where they ask each other questions and share knowledge as well. Our vendor is easy to access via our support plan and we have monthly catch-ups with our account manager where we hear about anything new coming up.
Andrea Lambell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite

Moodle is a far more powerful and flexible learning management system for learning administrators. Where CrossKnowledge has the edge is in its fabulous learning content library.
Swapnil Gyani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Totara LMS

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite

  • It’s extremely difficult to evaluate ROI of a tool like CrossKnowledge, but it’s only been a little over a year since we rolled it out across the organisation and we’ve already made it part of our performance management system
Swapnil Gyani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Totara LMS

  • Compliance risk has noticeably decreased as we are now sitting at about 96% compliance.
  • Overall training spend markedly decreased as we can give people access to online alternatives
Andrea Lambell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Totara LMS

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
7.0
Totara LMS
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
8.0
Totara LMS

Support Rating

CrossKnowledge Learning Suite
Totara LMS
10.0

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