Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

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Software simulation tool (Firefly) and Mzinga Publisher are extra, i.e. there is an additional cost – it is not automatically included in the OmniSocial product. It would be nice if Mzinga listed these two offerings with the wording of “additional or add-on cost&# on their web site. You can do this either through ILinc directly or through Mzinga. Mzinga does not offer any type of free trial with their system.

LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga

Janet Clarey

Mzinga is the result of a merger between KnowledgePlanet and Shared Insights at the end of 2007. My more recent contact at Mzinga is Dave Wilkins. I spoke with Dave via email about what Mzinga is doing with social media. Q: What social media tools is Mzinga incorporating into their LMS? A: Dave Wilkins - Mzinga has taken a comprehensive approach to social learning by developing three models throughout various components of our entire Social Learning Suite.

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Hot Last Week

Tony Karrer

Report: Community Platforms Market Led by Jive Software and Telligent - ReadWriteWeb Hot Last Week Keywords eLearning Strategy Social Media Work Skills KnowledgeHub ScreenToaster Cooliris Quizmaker OnDemand Meridian Mzinga GeoLearning Saba Notes on the weekly hot last week. Using the same approach as Hot List , I've compiled.

Social Media Goals

Clark Quinn

Mzinga is clearly targeted at the learning space, being integrated with an LMS. Yet, for a learning group, Mzinga’s integration of formal and informal learning is also plausible. Their threshold seems low: 2 accesses a month constitutes chargeable activity, whereas I would say 2 a week would be more indicative, but the cost for that activity is relatively low. I spent yesterday touring the Web 2.0

Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Hot List

Tony Karrer

Air Force: Moving Full Scale Into Social Media i-Clickr Year of the cloud Rypple: telling it like it is 2009 Predictions, Remembrance and Challenges What is the TRUE cost Rapid eLearning? There are some very cool new features especially our hot list feature coming out soon on the eLearning Learning Content Community. The site is beginning to take into account social signals.

Mzinga 100

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

Future of Training Started Yesterday – Dave Wilkins – Mzinga The gist: we need to completely rethink training departments and responsibilities from the ground up (both literally and figuratively) and we need to recognize that we are midst of a transition to a new normal.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Generation21

Janet Clarey

The third track is the approach where the LMS trails another app, as in Mzinga. The other roadblock we see is cost. This post is part of the Friday series "LMSs that kick ass.&# I'll be highlighting one Learning Management System (LMS) every Friday. This week it’s Generation21 (Gen21). I spoke with John Stearns from Gen21 about the social media tools and technologies his organization is incorporating into their LMS. Q: Hi John. What’s new with Gen21?