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|BIM Foundations Training Lynda.com|
The building information modeling (BIM) process involves generating and managing digital models of a place's physical and functional characteristics. BIM files can be exchanged to support decision-making between architects, owners, engineers, and contractors. BIM technologies are used by individuals, businesses, and government agencies who plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain diverse physical infrastructures, including water, electricity, gas, communication, and roads. In this course, gain foundational knowledge by first exploring the principles of BIM and the role it plays in modern architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) projects. Then, learn about the benefits of BIM on a financial and investment level. Finally, see real-world examples of BIM usage.
|Building an Android App with Architecture Components Training Lynda.com|
Google now offers a set of recommended components for architecting Android apps. Android developers can learn how to follow these recommendations to improve their initial development process and simplify long-term maintenance. In this course, learn best practices for building high-quality Android apps using the Android Architecture Components for data persistence and display. Instructor David Gassner teaches these concepts in a real-world context by using the Architecture Components to build a simple note-taking app from start to finish. He shows how to define an SQLite database with the Room library, display a list of data with the efficient RecyclerView component, and update the user interface with observable LiveData objects.
|Business Development Foundations: Researching Market and Customer Needs Training Lynda.com|
Business development is the foundation of economic growth and can jump-start lasting relationships. In this course, Lisa Earle McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod discuss fundamental business development concepts and techniques that can help you gain a better understanding of your market and potential clients. This, in turn, can prepare you to demonstrate a compelling value case that helps you connect with customers and close more deals.
They begin by reviewing research fundamentals and key insights to consider before you get on the phone with a potential customer or schedule that first in-person meeting. They also discuss the landscape of business development and how to leverage internal systems for more successful conversations. Lisa and Elizabeth spell out how to speak like a leader, unpack and discuss your competitors' strengths and weaknesses, avoid common mistakes, and more.
|C# Framework Design Training Lynda.com|
Discover how to design C# frameworks for personal, enterprise, and open-source projects. In this course, join instructor Jesse Freeman as he discusses key framework design concepts, how to organize your code, and how to document and share your frameworks online. Jesse covers code encapsulation and modular classes. He also explains how to extend a framework and enforce an architecture pattern.
|Camtasia: Advanced Elearning Editing Training Lynda.com|
Camtasia offers specific editing tools for educators, trainers, and any elearning creator, allowing you to make and edit professional quality videos. In this course, take your editing skills to the next level by learning advanced techniques, including how to apply transitions, work with green screen footage, and create advanced animation. Editing audio is also covered, including how to fix background noise and make the volume level. Additionally, find out how to polish the color of the video, add closed captioning, and publish your final project.
|CCNA Security (210-260) Cert Prep: 5 Cisco Firewall Technologies Training Lynda.com|
The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security certification indicates to potential employers that you have the required skills to secure a network. Join security ambassador Lisa Bock, as she prepares you for the Cisco Firewall Technologies section of the CCNA Security exam 210-260: Implementing Cisco Network Security. Lisa covers firewall technologies, diving into the concept of a firewall, firewall security contexts, and how to do a basic firewall configuration. She also compares different types of firewalls including stateless, stateful, and application firewalls. She also reviews implementing NAT on Cisco ASA along with zone-based firewalls. To wrap up, she takes a closer look at some firewall features on the Cisco ASA such as Access Management, Modular Policy Framework, and high availability.
|Cert Prep: PRINCE2® Foundation and Practitioner Training Lynda.com|
PRINCE2® is the world's most widely adopted project management method. It enables teams of any size, in any industry, to develop and implement projects in a consistent and controlled manner. You can become a PRINCE2 certified professional by passing the Foundation and Practitioner exams. This course breaks down each of the 7 themes, 7 processes, and 7 principles of PRINCE2 in a succinct format, so that you are knowledgeable, empowered, and prepared to answer all the related questions from the exams. Learn how themes, processes, roles, and even documentation can be tailored for your business, and how the project environment is covered by each of the seven themes: business case, organization, quality, plans, risk, change, and progress. For each theme, Claudine proves a challenge video of foundation-style practice questions, and an accompanying solution set.
|Choosing a Cross-Platform Development Tool: Cordova, Ionic, React Native, Titanium, and Xamarin Training Lynda.com|
There are many cross-platform mobile development tools available. Knowing which to choose is almost harder than learning the platform itself. Each toolset comes with pros and cons. In this course, Tom Duffy reviews five of the most popular options—Cordova, Ionic, React Native, Titanium, and Xamarin—and explains their benefits and tradeoffs. He builds a simple user-input app with each tool, highlighting exceptional features and workflow steps.
|Cleaning Bad Data in R Training Lynda.com|
Data integrity is the new focal point of the data science revolution. Now that everybody is onboard with the role of data in people's lives and business, it's not an unfair question to ask, "Can you prove that your data is accurate?" In this course, you can learn how to identify and address many of the data integrity issues facing modern data scientists, using R and the tidyverse. Discover how to handle missing values and duplicated data. Find out how to convert data between different units and tackle poorly formatted text. Plus, learn how to detect outliers, address structural issues, and identify red flags that indicate potential data quality issues.
Where possible, instructor Mike Chapple shows how to correct the issues using R, but the same principles can be applied to any statistical programing language.
|CISSP Cert Prep: 6 Security Assessment and Testing Training Lynda.com|
Learn about security assessment and testing practices needed to prepare for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam. CISSP—the industry's gold standard certification—is necessary for many top jobs. This course helps you approach the exam with confidence by providing coverage of key topics, including threat assessment, log monitoring, and software testing. It also covers disaster recovery and security process assessment. Students who complete this course will be prepared to answer questions on the sixth CISSP exam domain: Security Assessment and Testing.
Find the companion study books at the Sybex test prep site and review the complete CISSP Body of Knowledge at https://www.isc2.org/cissp-domains/default.aspx.
Note: This course is part of a series releasing throughout 2018. A completed Learning Path of the series will be available once all the courses are released.
|Code Clinic: Python Training Lynda.com|
Successful programmers know more than just how to code. They also know how to think about solving problems. Code Clinic is a series of courses where our instructors solve the same problems using different programming languages. Here, Barron Stone works with Python. Barron introduces challenges and provides an overview of his solutions in Python. Challenges include topics such as statistical analysis and accessing peripheral devices.
|Code Clinic: R Training Lynda.com|
|CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) Cert Prep: 1 Understanding Networks Training Lynda.com|
CompTIA Network+ Cert Prep is a comprehensive training series designed to help you earn your Network+ certification—the most sought-after, vendor-neutral certification for networking professionals. This is part 1 of a 9-part series, brought to you by a partnership between LinkedIn Learning and Total Seminars, and based on Mike Meyers's gold standard CompTIA Network+ All-in-One Exam Guide, 7th Edition. This installment provides a thorough overview of networking basics: OSI versus TCP/IP models, MAC and IP addressing, and packets and ports. Start here to prepare for the exam and your future as a certified networking professional.
|CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) Cert Prep: 2 The Physical Network Training Lynda.com|
Take this comprehensive prep course for the new CompTIA Network+ exam (N10-007) to understand how the physical components of networks interact. This is part 2 of a 9-part series, brought to you by a partnership between LinkedIn Learning and Total Seminars. The training is based on Mike Meyers's gold standard CompTIA Network+ All-in-One Exam Guide, 7th Edition. This installment covers cabling, topologies, and Ethernet basics. Plus, learn how to set up and troubleshoot a modern, top-of-the-line, physical network complete with switches, hubs, and routers. By the end of the training, you'll have improved your networking skills and your ability to earn this sought-after IT certification.
|CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) Cert Prep: 8 Building a Real-World Network Training Lynda.com|
Jump-start your career in IT by earning the CompTIA Network+ certification, one of the most sought-after certifications for networking professionals. In this installment of the nine-part CompTIA Network+ Cert Prep series, instructor Mike Meyers covers key networking exam concepts as he steps through how to design and build a real-world network. Here, Mike compares and contrasts the characteristics of network topologies, types, and technologies—helping to prepare you for the corresponding exam objective in the process. He familiarizes you with the different types of networks; goes over key aspects of network design; shares how to create an effective contingency plan; describes the when, why, and how of backups; and more. This course was recorded and produced by Total Seminars. We're pleased to host this training in our library.
|Construction Management: Introduction to Lean Construction Training Lynda.com|
While manufacturing has realized substantial gains in productivity, the construction industry hasn't seen notable improvements in productivity over the past few decades. Lean productivity—a tried and tested continual improvement process leveraged in manufacturing—contains elements that lend themselves to being ported over to the construction process. In this course, explore the lean theory of production and learn how it can be successfully adopted in construction to enhance efficiency. Instructor Jim Rogers provides a brief introduction to the theory of lean productivity, describing key concepts and explaining how lean applies to construction. Jim then spells out the changes that need to occur in order for lean to be successfully adopted in the construction industry.
|Consulting Foundations: The Concept of Value Training Lynda.com|
Value is the new buzzword in consulting—and for good reason. People buy value, not just products and services. Consultants who maximize the value created for their clients can command a pricing premium and deliver better results. This course teaches consultants what value is, and how to identify and communicate the value they provide to the people they serve. Author, CEO, and coach Robbie Baxter shows how to connect value to your pricing—whether it's for accounting or design services—and handle challenges, from avoiding being seen as a commodity to moving beyond an hourly role. She also provides questions and frameworks to pinpoint your unique value and move to a pricing strategy that better reflects your worth.
|Creating a Keynote Presentation Training Lynda.com|
The keynote is a special speech. As the cornerstone of an event, these talks tend to be longer than traditional speeches, more entertaining than strictly educational, and delivered to large audiences. If you've been asked to deliver a keynote, then this course can help by showing you how to plot out and deliver a lively, impactful presentation that drives your message home. Join Todd Dewett as he spells out how to structure your keynote, craft a compelling story, use emotions to enhance your overall message, and prepare to deliver on the day of the event.
|Creating Screen Capture Training Training Lynda.com|
Screen capture is a cost-effective and efficient way to create on-demand training. You can record videos to keep employees up to date on the latest software and systems, or educate students on complex topics. In this course, Oliver Schinkten walks through all the steps to prepare, record, edit, and deploy custom screen-capture training. He covers instructional design—planning and scripting your training—as well as the technical details of recording and editing the videos. He also shows how to upload the final videos to a learning management systems, online platforms like YouTube and Vimeo, or even to a LinkedIn Learning account. To follow along, you can download a free trial version of Camtasia or use any other screen capture software, such as SnagIt, Screenflick, ScreenFlow, and Screencast-O-Matic.
|Cultivating a Growth Mindset Training Lynda.com|
Mindset is a choice. People with a growth mindset—who choose to believe that talent and ability can grow—experience better performance, focus, and success. You have the power to change your mindset. The key is learning how to make the shift. This course shows you how. Executive coach Gemma Leigh Roberts introduces real-life examples of individuals and organizations who have successfully adopted a growth mindset, as well as the latest research from the fields of performance psychology. She boils down the lessons into practical advice you can apply to reach your own potential. Plus, get tips to stay motivated and help you navigate change successfully.
|Customer Development First Steps for Product Managers Training Lynda.com|
Without a clear understanding of your customer, you simply can't build a good product. That's why customer development is such a critical stage of product management. Customer development is the process of interviewing real users and building personas that summarize their wants and needs. In this course, you can learn the basics of customer development: finding users, preparing questions, and conducting interviews that reveal accurate insights. Instructors Cole Mercer and Evan Kimbrell also show how to use the information you've learned to build robust user personas and test and validate your product ideas.
|Customer Service: Handling Abusive Customers Training Lynda.com|
What is the best way to handle a customer who steps into dangerous territory? What strategies will help diffuse and refocus a bad interaction, and when is it appropriate to walk away? In this course, join customer service expert David Brownlee—the author of Rock Star Customer Service—as he shares real-life examples and actionable steps that can help you confidently handle abusive customers in a variety of contexts. Upon wrapping up this course, you'll have the knowledge you need to formulate a plan of action and navigate difficult customer service interactions with poise and professionalism.
|CySA+ Cert Prep: 5 Identity and Access Management Training Lynda.com|
Earning the CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification indicates that you have a solid understanding of how to tackle cybersecurity threats using a behavioral analytics-based approach. In this course—the fifth installment in the CySA+ Cert Prep series—review key identity and access management concepts that can prepare you for the second part of domain four, Security Architecture and Tool Sets. Instructor Mike Chapple dives into the three major steps of the access management process—identification, authentication, and authorization; discusses different means of identification; and goes over discretionary and mandatory access controls. He also covers access control exploits, discussing watering hole attacks, impersonation attacks, session hijacking, and more.
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|CySA+ Cert Prep: The Basics Training Lynda.com|
CySA+ is a highly desirable, intermediate certification that shows you know how to prevent, detect, and combat a multitude of modern cybersecurity threats. This course provides an overview of the 2018 certification program. It kicks off the CySA+ Cert Prep series, which covers each domain of the exam in greater detail. Here, expert Mike Chapple reviews the various careers in IT security and the benefits of CySA+ certification. He goes over the four exam domains, and explains how to prepare for the exam and what to expect on testing day. Mike wraps up with a discussion of the CompTIA continuing education requirements.
|Data Science on Google Cloud Platform: Designing Data Warehouses Training Lynda.com|
Cloud computing brings unlimited scalability and elasticity to data science applications. Expertise in the major platforms, such as Google Cloud Platform (GCP), is essential to the IT professional. This course—one of a series by veteran cloud engineering specialist and data scientists Kumaran Ponnambalam—shows how to design and build data warehouses using GCP. Explore the different types of storage options available in GCP for files, relational data, documents, and big data, including Cloud SQL, Cloud Bigtable, and Cloud BigQuery. Then learn how to use one solution, BigQuery, to perform data storage and query operations, and review advanced use cases, such as working with partition tables and external data sources. Finally, learn best practices for table design, storage and query optimization, and monitoring of data warehouses in BigQuery.