Totara Perform

Harness the power of your Totara LXP to improve performance management and develop high performing and productive teams
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The team at Catalyst work with your organisation to install, optimise and customise your Totara performance management system. This allows you to invest in Talent Management, the on-going development and retention of your greatest asset, your people.

What is Totara Perform?

Totara Perform is an agile performance management system that's adaptable to your business operations

Driving increased engagement, improving performance and productivity to align with the strategic goals for your organisation. Performance management initiatives include regular check-ins, rapid and continual feedback, appraisals, reviews and goal based personal development plans.


This short 2 minute video provides an overview of the open-source performance management system

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Totara Perform is an agile performance management system

The platform supports your staff  to deliver value for your business and unlock their full potential:

  • Ongoing performance management – frequent check-ins, appraisals and constructive feedback.
  • 360 feedback – reflect on individual performance/self-evaluation and get formal feedback from peers and management
  • Performance goals – assign competencies and individual goals. Select content permission using dynamic audiences.
  • Track development – monitor progress with real-time metrics to improve performance, profitability, job satisfaction and motivation.

How Totara Perform enables a productive, optimal workforce 

Tailor to your organisation's operational needs

Support the full range of performance management practices to enable optimal talent management.  A new and structured performance management approach to help keep everyone aligned with strategic goals.

Manage performance with minimal disruption

Simplify and streamline the performance management process by implementing at-a-glance dashboards and performance metrics to facilitate better manager – employee checkins and 1-1 discussions.

Minimise skills gaps and stay agile

Custom analytical reports give insights into high/low performers and promote action-oriented, meaningful interactions between managers and their staff. Identify skills gaps and build strategies to upskill your staff and keep your organisation evolving with connected learners.

Align managers and staff with flexible performance review processes

Enhance your appraisal processes with ease; create synergy between employee and organisational goals. Motivate employees to perform at optimum levels. Help them in identifying, evaluating and developing their performance for the long term.

Create custom features for your organisation

Tailor the platform to support your business processes, improve workflows and ROI. A customised platform will foster performance, flexibility and efficiency.

Conduct systematic staff appraisals with 360 degree feedback

Leverage strengths and opportunities for your employee’s career growth and for the company’s effectiveness. Encourage individual accountability and give your employees control over their career paths with self-evaluation and input from peers, team and management.

Explore the latest version – Totara 18

Totara Perform additions and enhancements

Login and Security

  • Improved login experience with new design and language options.
  • Added SAML SSO for easier user authentication.
  • Enhanced security with MFA for site administrators.

Learning and Engagement

  • New pathway format for better learning structure.
  • Interactive H5P activity for course creation.
  • Ability to clone programs for faster setup.
  • Improved content organization with merged topics and global tags.
  • Integration of courses into Engage workspaces.
  • Enhanced learning analytics with IntelliData integration.
  • Numeric custom fields for better data tracking.

Performance Management

  • Goal setting and progress tracking in Totara Perform.
  • Performance overview for better insight.
  • Improved competency reporting.

Additional Features

  • Comprehensive training resources available.
  • On-demand webinars for platform guidance.
  • Community for support and collaboration.

Watch this short 5 minute video overview


How Catalyst IT supports Totara Perform


Consultancy, including requirements analysis and solution design. We focus on long-term partnerships with our clients. We are dedicated to helping you enhance, evolve and grow online learning for your business or organisation.

24 hour support

Managed AWS cloud hosting, with outstanding follow-the-sun support and global incident response services for customers. We provide highly available, fully scalable cloud hosting solutions.


Development and integration, including theming and design. White label your LMS with your brand to make a more personal experience for your users and encourage higher levels of engagement.


Bespoke training with our learning technologist team to develop your e-learning content and help engage your learners to achieve great results.

Benefits of working with a Totara Platinum Partner

Choose Catalyst IT for your Totara Perform support services

  • Catalyst is the Totara Global Partner of The Year 2020 – a multi-region IT service provider
  • Open source software development experts – over 20 years of support for e-learning technology
  • 24/7 follow the sun support, providing real-time response to issues as they arise
  • World-class hosting on AWS architecture for exceptional system performance, reliability and high availability
  • Security and reassurance of being able to build and audit open source code
  • Being able to share the benefits of Totara Learn community contributions

Explore how Catalyst can help migrate, customise and support your Totara Performance Management System

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