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|Photoshop CC 2014 for Web Design Training Lynda.com|
The web design landscape is constantly changing, but Photoshop is still a classic. Designers use it to create UI elements, web graphics, wireframes, and functional mockups. Designs that transition beautifully and easily to production. Join staff author Justin Seeley as he reveals how Photoshop is used in the modern web design workflow. Together, you'll create a mockup for a creative company that contains responsive templates, a fully developed color and font theme, and a UI kit full of buttons, navigation bars, check boxes, and other ready-to-use interface elements. He also shows how to optimize web graphics, create image sprites, and integrate other apps like Illustrator and Muse in your web design workflow. Follow along, and learn how to design better web deliverables for your next project.
|Photoshop CC 2015 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Whether you're an experienced creative professional or someone who recently purchased a camera, learning how to use Photoshop efficiently and effectively is the best investment you can make to get the most out of your images.
Julieanne Kost filters out the noise and complexity often associated with Photoshop, so you'll feel empowered to get the image results you want. She concentrates on enhancing and compositing photos, as well as automating parts of the process for the most efficient workflow possible. She'll cover cropping, retouching, and combining multiple images, and working with non-image-based assets such as type, shapes, and even video. Along the way, you'll learn the secrets of nondestructive editing with Camera Raw, layers, masks, blending modes, Smart Objects, filters, and more. Start watching to quickly get the professional results you're looking for with Photoshop.
|Photoshop CC 2017 Essential Training: The Basics Training Lynda.com|
Learning how to use Photoshop efficiently and effectively is the best investment you can make to get the most out of your pixels. Photoshop CC Essential Training: The Basics filters out the noise and complexity so that you understand the basic features and concepts you need to use Photoshop effectively, whether you're a photographer or designer.
Julieanne Kost reviews the basics of digital imaging, from bit depth to image size, and shows how to use different Photoshop tools to crop and retouch photos, while always maintaining the highest-quality output. She shows the most efficient ways to perform common tasks, including working with layers, making selections, and masking. Along the way, you will learn the secrets of nondestructive editing using Smart Objects, and master features such as adjustment layers, blend modes, filters, and much more—increasing your productivity every step of the way.
|Securing Windows Server 2016: Server Hardening Solutions Training Lynda.com|
Maintaining a secure server environment is one of the most crucial tasks for professionals charged with administering enterprise networks. In this course, learn about server hardening solutions for Windows Server 2016. Ed Liberman explains how to configure file and disk encryption, as well as how to configure patches and updates. Plus, he covers implementing antimalware.
|Seán Duggan's Fire and Ice Photo Composite: Start to Finish Training Lynda.com|
Landscape and fine art photographer Seán Duggan has long been drawn to Iceland's primal landscape, where great light, ice, and mountains meet. While he loves taking photographs that stand on their own, he also keeps an eye out for shots he can combine into imaginary landscapes, driven by story and metaphor. In this short documentary, we follow Seán from shooting the ice flows and volcanoes of the Icelandic wilderness to compositing into his images into a new creation, "Fire and Ice," using Photoshop. Follow along with the entire process—start to finish—only on lynda.com.
|Sebastien Deguy: Allegorithmic Changing the Art of Games Training Lynda.com|
Sebastien Deguy started out as a mathematician working on a CGI prototype. Ten years on, his prototype has become a full-fledged software company called Allegorithmic. Allegorithmic makes a new breed of creative tools, which use mathematical algorithms and physically based rendering (PBR) tools that have changed the creative pipeline in game development from AAA to indie games. In this in-depth interview, Sebastien discusses the product strategy at Allegorithmic. Learn about their quest for a subscription model that's fair, the secret to marketing to young and indie game developers, and the big changes coming for 3D—virtual/augmented reality and 3D scanning.
|Securing the IoT: Privacy Training Lynda.com|
The rapid expansion of IoT technology brings with it an array of exciting and imaginative ways to make our products smarter and our lives easier. But the growth of this emerging technology also brings with it huge gaps in security. The IoT is plagued with vulnerabilities, malware, DDoS attacks, and the potential to disrupt infrastructure.
In this course, join Lisa Bock as she explores the relationship between security, privacy, and the IoT. Lisa discusses how the vulnerabilities in IoT devices have the potential to compromise user privacy and make them more susceptible to attacks and glitches. In addition, she discusses IoT privacy concerns; existing standards, regulations, and guidelines, such as HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley; and proposed standards and legislation that are currently in the works to ensure the privacy of the data collected on the IoT.
|Securing Windows Server 2016: Implementing Workload Specific Security Training Lynda.com|
Discover how to implement workload specific security in Windows Server 2016. In this concise training course, instructor Ed Liberman discusses secure application development, including how to install Security Compliance Manager (SCM) and configure and deploy a security baseline. He also covers secure file services, discussing quota management, file screening, and storage reports. Upon completing this course, you'll be equipped with strategies that can help you maintain a secure server environment.
|SEO: Keyword Strategy Training Lynda.com|
Keywords are the crucial foundation for online marketing efforts, and in this course, author Matt Bailey shows how you best structure search engine optimization and pay-per-click plans around the insights you glean from keyword research. He helps you explore the sources for keywords and build a keyword list with research and management tools like Raven Tools, Moz, SEMrush, and Wordtracker. He shows you how to filter and interpret keyword data, observe trends, and better understand the intent of the searcher, and how to develop an informed strategy and implement keywords throughout your site for maximum searchability. Matt also covers how to apply your keyword insights to Google AdWords campaigns and measure the results of your SEO and AdWords efforts.
|Service Innovation Training Lynda.com|
Service innovation means changing the way you serve your customers to create greater value for them and deliver more revenue for your organization. IMD Professor of Service Management Stefan Michel shows you how to identify service innovations—whether they are process innovations, new services, or new service-driven business models—and then embed them into your business.
Once you understand service innovation in its different forms, you can design and implement your own innovations. Each chapter combines real-world case studies with a methodological framework to help you become a better "idea hunter" for service innovation. After you identify an innovative model, you will learn how to align and execute your innovation by applying the customer star model and by embedding your innovation approach in your overall business strategy.
|Setting a Marketing Budget Training Lynda.com|
Marketing is an important business investment. How much you budget for marketing will directly impact your growth and profitability. Marketing expert Luan Wise walks through the cost of marketing and the different ways a marketing budget can be set. Learn how to price products, find the lifetime value of your customers, and know the costs of various marketing activities. Plus, get budgeting and cost management tips, and find out how to measure your success.
|Setting Team and Employee Goals Training Lynda.com|
Employee goals should be driven by the organization's needs—whether it's to cut costs, drive revenue, or build skills—and keep employees motivated to succeed. Mike Figliuolo, managing director of thoughtLEADERS and former McKinsey consultant, helps you set employee goals that are SMART: specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. Using the SMART framework, he shows you how to develop goals that are achievable and appropriate to your employees' roles.
Along with providing guidance on how to link individual employee goals to organizational strategy, Mike walks you through the different types of goals, including bottom-up, zero-based, commit, and stretch goals. He also helps you use goals to change behaviors, build new skills among employees, and make goals actionable by using incentives and tying them to specific activities. He concludes with a comprehensive plan for setting and implementing goals, and some tips on dealing with challenges such as conflicting goals.
|Photoshop CS5 Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
In Photoshop CS5 Essential Training, author Michael Ninness demonstrates how to produce the highest quality images with fantastic detail in the shortest amount of time, using a combination of Photoshop CS5, Adobe Bridge, and Camera Raw. This course shows the most efficient ways to perform common editing tasks, including noise reduction, shadow and highlight detail recovery, retouching, and combining multiple images. Along the way, Michael shares the secrets of non-destructive editing, utilizing and mastering Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw, layers, adjustment layers, blending modes, layer masks, and much more. Exercise files are included with the course.
|Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals Training Lynda.com|
Photoshop is the world's most powerful image editor, and it's arguably the most complex, as well. Fortunately, nobody knows the program like award-winning book and video author Deke McClelland. Join Deke as he explores such indispensable Photoshop features as resolution, cropping, color correction, retouching, and layers. Gain expertise with real-world projects that make sense. Exercise files accompany the course.
Download Deke's free dekeKeys and color settings from the Exercise Files tab.
|Photoshop CS6: Camera Raw Training Lynda.com|
Your camera's RAW capture capability gives you the potential to create truly stunning images, and in this workshop from digital imaging guru Tim Grey, you can learn how to use Adobe Camera Raw 7 to get optimal quality from your RAW captures with an efficient workflow. After giving you an overview of Camera Raw and how it works, Tim teaches how to apply a wide variety of adjustments to your images, from basic adjustments like cropping and sharpening, to advanced adjustments like HSL and split toning, to focused adjustments like spot removal and graduated filters.
|Sales Forecasting Training Lynda.com|
Sales forecasting is crucial for almost any business, because it affects sales deployment, financial planning, budgeting, operations planning, and marketing planning. Since sales forecasts have far-reaching impact, it's critical that the forecast information is as accurate as possible. In this course, sales and marketing professor Drew Boyd shares a step-by-step process for creating and managing effective sales forecasts. He takes you through how to define your market category, create the right processes, select the right forecasting technique, and collect data. In addition, he reveals how to use both qualitative and quantitative forecasting methods.
|Sales: Sales Games for Your Teams Training Lynda.com|
Sales competitions need a refresh. Cutthroat contests and token prizes don't motivate salespeople anymore. Gamification-the application of collaborative competition-is a sales practice used by many corporate giants to inspire, engage, and bond their sales departments. Some of the country's best and brightest companies have leveraged gamification and produced legitimate business results. How can you use this approach with your team? Sales consultant Noah Fleming shows how to use gamification strategies to motivate salespeople and boost productivity in any area of sales. He reviews the most popular types of games, including activity-based and prospect-based games, and shows how to create and deploy games of your own. He also shows how to choose the right rewards for winners-and keep people from gaming the system.
|Salesforce for Customer Service Training Lynda.com|
Explore how to leverage the cloud-based help desk solution from Salesforce, Service Cloud, to manage customer service interactions. Increase customer satisfaction by accessing detailed Salesforce data and use Service Cloud's automation and knowledge base features to streamline interactions and find resolutions more quickly. Christine Pereira covers topics such as creating and managing cases, adding assignment rules, building a team of customer service reps, and finding and using knowledge articles to respond to cases. Plus, learn how to run reports to review statistics such as total cases created, case duration, solutions listed, etc., and discover how to customize reports to suit your needs.
|Photoshop CC for Photographers: Camera Raw 8 Intermediate Training Lynda.com|
Get in-depth training on Camera Raw 8, the Photoshop component that enables photographers to make nondestructive corrections and improvements to photographs. This installment of Photoshop CC for Photographers takes you deep into selective adjustments and blemish corrections. Author Chris Orwig shows how to enhance eyes and whiten teeth with the Adjustment Brush, correct overexposed skies with the Graduated Filter tool, and remove general dust, noise, and scratches. Then dive into the Curves and HSL controls for improving color and tone. Chris also includes a section on Camera Raw's Lens Correction toolset for removing distortion and chromatic aberration in your photographs. Last but not least, discover how to harness presets, actions and the batch processing power of Bridge, and camera calibration controls to speed up your workflow and get great looking results every time.
|SharePoint Online 2017: Beyond the Basics Training Lynda.com|
Go beyond the basics and become a SharePoint power user. Dive deep into SharePoint Online and explore advanced customization and administration features that can help you meet the unique needs of your organization. Instructor Gini von Courter covers creating custom lists and libraries, building and branding team sites, customizing pages with app parts and web parts, and customizing SharePoint search. Plus, learn about adjusting user permissions, customizing content types, creating workflows, and integrating Power BI for reporting and visualization.
|SharePoint Tips Weekly Training Lynda.com|
Teams and individuals use the power of SharePoint to share content and collaborate, improving their productivity from virtually anywhere. This weekly series is designed to provide quick tips you can use to get the most out of the features in SharePoint. Navigation, customization, file management, and more are explored. Check back each week for a new tip.
|SharePoint: Compliance Management Training Lynda.com|
Records management is critical for any business that faces regulatory scrutiny, including healthcare and financial services. Luckily, SharePoint makes it easy to stay compliant while saving money and effort on digital records discovery and destruction. Learn how to manage records in SharePoint and become more compliant today, in this course with Tiffany Songvilay. Tiffany explains how to create a centralized repository, secure confidential files, and discover and hold records for litigation. She also covers topics such as creating an information management compliance strategy, setting up document handling rules, and automating several compliance functions.
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|SharePoint: Creating No-Code Business Solutions with Composites Training Lynda.com|
Do you realize that you can solve dozens of common business problems, without writing a single line of code, using Microsoft SharePoint? With SharePoint Composites and some Office integration, you can combine data, documents, metadata, and workflows to solve day-to-day business problems without having to code or consult a developer—and quickly modify your solutions as business needs change.
So join Ron Davis as he shows how to get the most out of your SharePoint investment, with SharePoint Composites and some inventive sample business solutions. Ron shows how to gather requirements, use templates, create composites, integrate with Excel and other Office services, and implement solutions for a range of scenarios.
|SharePoint: Site Customization Training Lynda.com|
SharePoint site owners have a lot of control over the look and functionality of the sites they manage. In this course, Bill Kulterman shows how to customize your SharePoint site to suit your company's brand and your team's workflow. Get simple customization tips to add navigation, apply out-of-the-box themes, add and edit pages, change layouts, and insert elements such as backgrounds, images, and custom colors. Plus, learn how to use App Parts and Web Parts to provide more functionality and a better user experience.
|Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Option B: Building Resilience Training Lynda.com|
Dodging adversity is often not a choice. Encountering a devastating event—the gut-wrenching kind that zaps away joy—is an inevitability of life. In their New York Times best-selling book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Wharton psychologist Adam Grant share their insights on building resilience in the face of such setbacks. They offer practical steps you can take to reimagine and rebuild your life when your first choice—your Option A—is no longer on the table, and you're faced with the task of making the absolute best of Option B. This course highlights some of the powerful topics in this book, including how to talk to friends and colleagues who are hurting when you're not sure what to say, how to fight the idea that the hurt you're feeling is permanent, and how to give yourself permission to experience happiness again.
For additional resources and support, check out OptionB.Org, a nonprofit initiative dedicated to helping individuals build resilience in the face of adversity.