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|Hosting Virtual Machines in a Multicloud Environment Training Lynda.com|
Using multiple cloud providers has become the norm for organizations, as multicloud environments can improve security and operational efficiency while reducing costs. In this course, Microsoft MVP Brien Posey demonstrates how to enable communication between Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. He covers virtual private clouds, gateway servers, connectivity, and more. Find out how to install the Microsoft Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS) on an Amazon EC2 virtual machine to communicate with Azure. Then, discover how to implement virtual and local network gateways in Azure to receive and send resources between AWS. Plus, learn how to connect an Azure virtual machine to a cloud-hosted Microsoft Active Directory.
|How to Create a Perfect Elevator Pitch Training Lynda.com|
Elevator pitches are not just for people who work in sales. You can use an elevator pitch in so many ways: at a networking event, when talking to customers, or to get buy-in from your colleagues. But how do you craft a pitch that generates interest in your idea, product, or project in just 30 seconds or less? Take this course to learn how to create an engaging elevator pitch for your idea, your company, or the brand of you. Instructor Aimee Bateman shares her proven strategy for developing pitches that make a great first impression—in as little time as it takes to get to the first floor.
|How to Get Great Customer Service Training Lynda.com|
Great customer service often comes down to an interaction between two people: the employee and the customer. By becoming the type of customer who employees will go out of their way to serve, you can consistently get better service. And as you learn to get great service, you can also develop valuable skills to help you serve your own customers at a higher level. In this course, Jeff Toister reveals the essential skills you need to get great customer service. Discover how to develop rapport, go the extra mile to increase the likelihood of having a memorable service experience, and be part of the solution.
|Lean Technology Strategy: Building High-Performing Teams Training Lynda.com|
Lean teams are nimble and diverse. They include product managers, developers, and operations specialists, who may only work together for a short time. How do you manage people that play such different roles and unite them towards a common goal? In this course, Jez Humble provides tips to build high-performance product teams. He compares the strengths of the Taylorist vs. lean management approaches, explains how culture contributes to high-performing teams, and introduces a well-documented case study of a company changing a culture for the better. Plus, learn how to improve performance and adopt the principles of high-performing teams as your own.
|Learn Java Cryptography Training Lynda.com|
Security is paramount for any application. In Java, cryptography is key to the secure storage and transmission of data: to and from resources, users, and APIs. This course teaches the basics of Java cryptography using the Java Development Kit (JDK) crypto libraries: Java Cryptography Architecture (JCA) and Java Cryptography Extensions (JCE). Learn basic cryptography concepts and terms, including symmetric and asymmetric encryption, hashing, and digital signatures. Then find out how to use the cryptographic services or "engine classes" in JCA and JCE, such as Cipher, KeyGenerator, MessageDigest, and Signature, to enforce secure messaging and data storage. Plus, discover how to build a Java keystore to manage your repository of keys and certificates. Instructor Frank Moley uses his 16+ years of experience as a software developer and security architect to guide you through this complex topic.
|Learning Confluence 2018 Training Lynda.com|
Confluence 2018 is content collaboration software that professionals can use to create, organize, and discuss work with their colleagues. In this course, instructor David Rivers shows how to work with this powerful tool as a team member, exploring how to configure and use Confluence to manage business and project information. David dives into creating pages and blogs in Confluence, setting page layouts, and adding content and navigation. He also shares how to collaborate on content and communicate with other team members.
|Learning DaVinci Resolve 14 Training Lynda.com|
DaVinci Resolve is a fully-featured video post-production package that allows users to edit, color correct, color grade, and render a video project—all in the same package. In this course, learn how to get started with editing, color correcting, and audio mixing in DaVinci Resolve 14. Instructor Patrick Inhofer kicks off the course by covering some fundamental concepts, including how to set up a project in DaVinci Resolve 14, how to create and work with bins, and how to work with the Color page. Patrick then helps you get comfortable in DaVinci Resolve by familiarizing you with essential system, user, and project preferences. He also shares how to create Smart Bins; work with the Edit page; leverage tools that help you evaluate saturation and contrast; render to nonlinear editors from DaVinci Resolve 14; and more.
|Learning Digital Business Analysis Training Lynda.com|
More and more organizations are making investments in digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics. These new technologies have sparked changes to business models, business operations, and customer expectations and experiences. This course was designed to help business analysts and project professionals grasp what these changes mean and how to implement them from a business perspective. Angela Wick explores natural language generation, speech recognition, swarm intelligence, blockchain, and other exciting new technologies, laying out how each one can fit into your business processes. Plus, she covers how these innovations can impact traditional business analysis practices and explains how the customer journey is affected by digital and AI projects.
|Information Management: Document Security Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to balance the need for cloud-based collaboration with document security best practices. In this course, Phil Gold explores how to structure an enterprise content management solution that ensures that documents are both collaborative and safe. Phil begins by reviewing basic server and security concepts, including different server structures, multilevel authentication layers, and data retention policies. He then discusses how to set security levels that don't negatively impact productivity, provide access for remote employees, and manage permissions. To wrap up, he shares best practices that can empower users to keep their documents secure.
|Infraworks: Visualization Techniques Training Lynda.com|
Autodesk InfraWorks boasts features and settings that can help you craft stunning visual outputs without compromising the performance of your model. In this course, learn how to leverage powerful—often overlooked and underutilized—visualization and performance options in InfraWorks to tune and optimize your models, and balance visual quality with speed and model performance. Instructor Lynda Sharkey covers working with different visualization settings and discusses how to adjust sun, wind, and cloud settings to produce a range of atmospheric effects. She also discusses how to create and share presentations, including how to work with storyboards.
|IT Help Desk for Beginners Training Lynda.com|
Interested in a job in IT? Get the skills you need to pursue an entry-level position as an IT help desk technician. This course is an ideal starting point for job seekers wishing to venture into the field of technical support or seeking to strengthen their overall technical savvy and skills. It covers the fundamental IT help desk responsibilities, including software installation, networking, and troubleshooting. Learn about removing software from a computer, networking through the command line, joining computers to a domain, and more. Instructors Jason Ruediger and Mariecor Agravante also teach important soft skills, including customer service skills relevant to the help desk professional.
|Java Design Patterns: Creational Training Lynda.com|
Design patterns provide a kind of template for writing quality code. Knowing which design pattern to use in which scenario can be challenging, but will make you a better Java programmer. This course takes a deep dive into creational patterns, which can help you create more flexible, reusable objects. Instructor Bethan Palmer covers the five most popular creational patterns—Builder, Singleton, Prototype, Factory Method, and Abstract Factory—as well as concepts such as multithreading, mutability, and hierarchies. She provides example use cases, complete with implementation instructions and tips for avoiding the unique challenges posed by each pattern. By the end of the course, you'll be armed with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement each design pattern in your own Java projects.
|FileMaker: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques Training Lynda.com|
If you're comfortable with FileMaker basics, you're ready for the next step. Learn tips, tricks, and advanced techniques for FileMaker 17—the latest version of the FileMaker platform used all around the world. FileMaker expert Cris Ippolite reveals solutions to maximize your efficiency and make your FileMaker apps more dynamic and sophisticated. Explore advanced techniques using scripts, calculations, reports, and layouts. In addition, you can explore important security tips and learn the publishing options offered by FileMaker Server, including FileMaker WebDirect. Cris also shows you how to connect to other databases and exchange data with APIs using JSON code.
|How to Develop your Career Plan Training Lynda.com|
Creating a career plan is vital. Wherever you're going, you'll arrive faster—and encounter less stress along the way—if you have a plan in place. In this concise course, instructor Aimee Bateman steps through how to create an effective career plan that brings you one step closer to your dream job. Learn how to design and implement your career plan, create a personal development plan (PDP), set achievable goals, and connect with a mentor.
|Illustrator for Web Design Training Lynda.com|
Adobe Illustrator is a key tool for creating web content and assets. Using the strong layout and color management tools in Illustrator along with ability to use vector-based assets, designers can create vibrant web assets. In this course, Emily Kay breaks down the key features and workflows that web designers need to know to get up and running quickly. Emily covers topics such as designing responsively, using the library for asset management, and how using graphic and typographic styles and symbols allow you to streamline and control elements globally. She also goes over the development process—including how to create site maps, wireframes, moodboards, and comps—and explains how to create and export optimized web graphics and SVG files for scalable, resolution-independent graphics in the browser.
|Impromptu Speaking Training Lynda.com|
We are often called on unexpectedly in professional and social situations to deliver an impromptu speech. These moments offer us opportunities to sell an idea, influence a colleague, and make an unforgettable impression. Instead of hoping you do well, take this short course and have some techniques and ideas in your back pocket. Learn why impromptu speaking is so critical to your career, how to use key structural elements to craft a strong impromptu statement, and what to do when you have no time to prepare. This course also covers how to handle special circumstances, such as when you're drawing a blank or dealing with a technical question.
|Machine Learning and AI Foundations: Classification Modeling Training Lynda.com|
One type of problem absolutely dominates machine learning and artificial intelligence: classification. Binary classification, the predominant method, sorts data into one of two categories: purchase or not, fraud or not, ill or not, etc. Machine learning and AI-based solutions need accurate, well-chosen algorithms in order to perform classification correctly. This course explains why predictive analytics projects are ultimately classification problems, and how data scientists can choose the right strategy (or strategies) for their projects. Instructor Keith McCormick draws on techniques from both traditional statistics and modern machine learning, revealing their strengths and weaknesses. Keith explains how to define your classification strategy, making it clear that the right choice is often a combination of approaches. Then, he demonstrates 11 different algorithms for building out your model, from discriminant analysis to logistic regression to artificial neural networks. Finally, learn how to overcome challenges such as dealing with missing data and performing data reduction.
Note: These tutorials are focused on the theory and practical application of binary classification algorithms. No software is required to follow along with the course.
|Making a Career Change Training Lynda.com|
Unhappy with your current job? Thinking about changing roles or industries? Learn how to make a career change that leads to greater job satisfaction and professional growth. Coach Stacey Gordon provides a roadmap that will help you navigate from where you are to where you want to be-even if you don't know the exact destination. She reviews the steps you need to consider before switching roles or industries, so you can be confident you're making the right move. Then she walks you through the best practices to set yourself up for success-such as exploring a new career while remaining in your current job, using your skills in a volunteer capacity, and leveraging your network to find more connections and opportunities in your desired field. Everyone has their own reason for wanting to make a career transition, and Stacey's goal is to help you achieve yours. Use this course as a starting point to help you evaluate your path and set your new career up for success.
|Managing Organizational Change for Managers Training Lynda.com|
Employees want to know what their manager thinks about change. In fact, people are more likely to listen and follow a direct manager than anyone else in the organization. That's why change really does start with you. This course is for managers and leaders that need to move a team of people through organizational change. Learn the official definition of change management and get clear about your role in the process. Discover strategies to remove the discomfort of change, communicate change to different groups, reinforce skills, leverage performance management, and sustain planned change. Instructor Donna Brighton emphasizes leadership skills that can help you become a change champion—leading your team to success even when multiple changes happen at once—and make change stick.
|Managing Team Conflict Training Lynda.com|
When you bring people together, conflict is a natural part of the dynamic. How leaders choose to manage these inevitable disagreements can make the difference between a dysfunctional team and a successful one. In this course, instructor Henna Inam shares strategies and techniques that can help you confidently lead through conflict. Throughout the course, Henna provides direct instruction, exercises, and scenarios that play out common team conflict situations. Discover why team conflict is necessary for success and how to determine whether a conflict is healthy or unhealthy. Review how to resolve style differences, remain both assertive and cooperative in the midst of a conflict, and leverage different conflict management styles to defuse tricky situations.
|Managing Temporary and Contract Employees Training Lynda.com|
There are more contractors, freelancers, part-timers, temps, and self-employed workers than ever-and this employment shift will test leadership teams profoundly. Managers of temporary and contract workers have to juggle workers who are frequently off site, who schedule their own hours, and who may have little experience with your company's mission-but who work alongside full-time employees. In this course, leadership consultant Jan Rutherford helps managers understand the reason for the rise in the number of contract and temp positions, and why it's important to integrate these workers cohesively into your teams. He reviews best practices for hiring, onboarding, and communicating with contractors, and using the time you spend with them effectively. He also explains the mindset of a temporary worker and provides suggestions for ways to motivate a blended team and create real and lasting alignment with the rest of the organization.
|InDesign FX Training Lynda.com|
InDesign FX is a collection of self-contained effects projects designed to be completed in ten minutes or less. Taught by expert Mike Rankin, the series explores every aspect of InDesign's graphic effects capabilities through real-world examples, all without relying on Photoshop or Illustrator. The intent is to reveal the quick, practical, and sometimes surprising application of InDesign effects to creative projects.
|Microsoft Azure: Management and Security Essentials Training Lynda.com|
Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) can be used to defend an organization's heterogeneous environments, respond proactively to changing business requirements, and simplify IT management—all from a single portal, without requiring you to maintain a complex infrastructure locally. In this course, learn how to get started with OMS. Instructor David M. Franklyn begins by explaining what OMS is, what it can offer your organization, and how to deploy and configure this collection of management services. He also shows how OMS can deliver immediate, actionable insights into log data by providing a cost-effective, all-in-one cloud management solution. To wrap up the course, he discusses how to use OMS to monitor an on-premises environment.
|Microsoft Azure: Security Concepts Training Lynda.com|
The professionals in charge of Azure administration need to know how to secure services correctly to protect the data flowing between client computers and the cloud. This course investigates security concepts related to Azure deployment and services such as Office 365 and Azure Active Directory. Find out how to work with the security portals, secure virtual machines, implement more robust multi-factor authentication, and protect your services and data, including email, documents, and user data. Plus, learn best practices for successfully securing your Azure deployment.
|Microsoft Cognitive Services for Developers: 3 Language Training Lynda.com|
The Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs allow developers to leverage the power of artificial intelligence to create apps that can more effectively understand and interpret the needs of users. In this course, learn how to work with Microsoft Cognitive Services for language. Instructor Sahil Malik explains how to work with the Bing Spell Check API, the Text Analytics API—which you can use to detect language, key phrases, and sentiment—and the Translator Text API. He wraps up the course by taking a deep dive into the exciting Language Understanding (LUIS) service, which allows apps to accept a user's input in natural language.