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|Time Management for Managers Training Lynda.com|
When you begin to manage people, organizing your time reaches a whole new level of complexity—team members may need more time with you than you're anticipating, direct reports may frequently come by your desk with questions, and you may receive more emails than you can keep up with. As a manager, you want to make sure you're being productive with your time while setting a good example for your team.
In this course, best-selling author Dave Crenshaw offers managers at all levels practical strategies for efficient time management. Dave covers time management best practices for managing people, including delegating tasks, managing expectations, and establishing productive one-on-one meetings. He also provides helpful tips for managing projects, including how to coordinate multiple projects, allocate scarce resources, hold a team accountable to deadlines, and communicate deadline changes when necessary. Additionally, Dave covers how to manage priorities, including using your calendar as a prioritization tool, keeping your meetings action-focused, and shifting priorities when the need arises.
Lynda.com is a PMI Registered Education Provider. This course qualifies for professional development units (PDUs). To view the activity and PDU details for this course, click here.
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|Vimeo Projects for Creative Professionals (2013) Training Lynda.com|
Vimeo is a natural home for creative professionals. As YouTube's higher quality, ad-free cousin, it tends to feature videos of a higher caliber. Join author Jason Osder in this course, as he shows how to integrate Vimeo into your media strategy. Learn how to get the best video quality from Vimeo, use widgets to display your videos easily on other websites and blogs, create video portfolios, promote your Vimeo channel on social media, and monetize your videos.
|Programming Foundations: Fuzzy Logic Training Lynda.com|
Most modern programming is based on exact logic: black or white, yes or no, true or false, 0 or 1. However, we live in a world of partial truths and shades of grey. Fuzzy logic is designed to handle this ambiguity, and help computers more closely approximate human reasoning. In this course, Dr. Erin Colvin introduces fuzzy logic, its benefits, and its contributions to fields such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. Learn about related concepts such as fuzzy set theory and fuzzy inference, with practical examples from real-world applications of the technology.
|Adobe Captivate Prime: First Look Training Lynda.com|
Captivate Prime is a new kind of learning management system, designed to integrate seamlessly with Adobe Captivate and take advantage of all the flexibility of the cloud. Join Pooja Jaisingh for your first look at Captivate Prime, including adding users, creating courses, and developing learning and certification programs that allow you to track student progress and engagement at every step in the process. Plus, find out how to use Captivate Prime's mobile learning and gamification features to increase access to and interest in learning at your organization.
|Adobe Edge Code and Brackets: First Look Training Lynda.com|
Get a first look at Edge Code, the impressive new code editor from Adobe, and its open-source cousin Brackets. Learn about the differences between the open-source and the commercial flavors of the software, and the exclusive features you get with Edge Code, such as Quick Edit, Live Previews, and integration with Creative Cloud features like Typekit and Edge Inspect.
|Affinity Photo: Basic Portrait Retouching Training Lynda.com|
Affinity Photo is a powerful but approachable image enhancement program that is being embraced by a growing number of photographers. In this course, Steve Caplin shows how to use Affinity Photo's image editing features to do basic portrait retouching, from fixing blemishes and wrinkles to smoothing hair and enhancing eyes. Learn how to split images into high and low frequencies, paint in enhancements, use Curves and lighting adjustments to focus attention on your subject, and more.
|After Effects CC 2015 New Features Training Lynda.com|
Adobe After Effects CC 2015 brings significant breakthroughs in performance and shared workflows—and in this course, master user Chris Meyer will show you how to put them to work in real-world situations. After Effects has been rewired underneath the hood to be more responsive, including a new preview scheme optimized for those with an editing background. Creative Cloud Libraries were also introduced in the CC 2015 release, as well as face tracking technology thanks to Adobe Character Animator, which is now bundled with the program. With over 20 years experience using After Effects, Chris Meyer demonstrates these and other changes using real-world examples, including how to work around the inevitable shortcomings and gotchas.
Check back often for updates. New chapters will be added each time Adobe releases a major After Effects update.
|Agile at Work: Planning with Agile User Stories Training Lynda.com|
Agile project teams create short user stories as a way to plan out the work for upcoming sprints. In this course, agile expert Doug Rose shows how to write these user stories and prioritize them in the product backlog. He also shows how to avoid the most common pitfalls with agile project planning. Watch more Agile at Work courses on Doug's author page.
|Apple Music First Look Training Lynda.com|
Get started with Apple's new streaming music service. Learn how to find and listen to music, download songs, tune in to different radio stations (including the 24-hour Beats 1 station), and use the Connect feature to hear from your favorite artists. Plus, learn how Apple Music affects an iTunes Match subscription and the music libraries you have stored on iCloud.
|Articulate Storyline 2 First Look Training Lynda.com|
Articulate has released Storyline 2, the latest version of its powerful yet easy-to-use elearning software. Thinking about an upgrade or maybe a first-time purchase? This training course gives you a first look at the most important changes in Articulate Storyline 2, including new slider interactions, motion paths and triggers, and transitions and entrance/exit animations. Find out how to expanded support for Android devices and HTML5 can help make your elearning accessible on almost any device. Plus, learn about two of the most requested features: seekbars that keep learners from skipping around, and negative scoring, which you can use to help reinforce learning.
|AutoCAD: 2D & 3D Elevations Training Lynda.com|
Enhance and emphasize your designs to create professional 2D and 3D elevations. This course demonstrates how to use AutoCAD to set up accurate plans, modify layouts, adjust viewports, add 2D elevations, and develop 3D elevations. Join Shaun Bryant as he takes you through how to customize layers, hatches, backgrounds, annotations, modelspaces, and more.
|Azure Functions First Look Training Lynda.com|
Azure Functions—a serverless computer service from Microsoft—can help you enhance your development workflow by allowing you to run code without needing to provision or manage infrastructure. In this course, learn how to create and use Azure Functions. Anton Delsink explains how to use Azure Functions with webhooks, and how to create Azure Functions with various languages, including C#. When you wrap up this course, you'll have the knowledge you need to create an Azure Function, configure services to interact with Azure Functions, and create Azure Functions that interact with various cloud services.
|C# 6.0 First Look Training Lynda.com|
Get a first look at the new features in C# 6.0—the most simple and efficient version of this coding language ever. Reynald Adolphe takes us through new expression-level features such as nameof expressions, extension add methods, and null-conditional operators; statement-level features such as exception filters; new initializers and members; and the "using static" clause, which simplifies importing static classes. Along the way, he'll cover the enhanced IDE (with IntelliSense syntax) and improved debugging features in Visual Studio 2015.
|C#: Interfaces and Generics Training Lynda.com|
Take your C# coding skills to the next level by learning to use interfaces and generics in this course with programming expert Joe Marini. Interfaces provide a way of implementing common types of behaviors that can be reused across multiple classes. Interfaces keep your code nimble, compact, and efficient. Generics, on the other hand, help you work with strongly typed data collections, without having to commit to a data type ahead of time. Used in combination, these features make your C# projects easier to build and scale, with fewer bugs and performance issues along the way. Start watching to learn how to integrate interfaces and generics into your projects today.
|Cert Prep: Revit Architecture Certified Professional (2016) Training Lynda.com|
Revit certification proves you know the program inside and out, and it's a signal to employers and clients that you are a trustworthy professional. Study to become a Revit Architecture Certified Professional with this prep course from Autodesk Certified Instructor Shaun Bryant. He reviews specific skills covered by the 35-question exam, including the key areas in the certification roadmap: collaboration, documentation, modeling, and views. Brush up on topics such as importing and linking existing models and files; tagging elements; creating walls; building new family types; modeling floors, stairs, roofs, and more; creating views and legends; and producing detailed schedules and sheets.
Once you're finished with this course, you can feel confident taking the Revit Architecture 2015 Certified Professional exam.
|CISSP Cert Prep: 3 Security Engineering (2015) Training Lynda.com|
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is the gold standard in IT security certification. Prepare for the CISSP exam with the security engineering installment of the CISSP Cert Prep series. Security engineering ensures systems are designed to deal with all sorts of risks and disruptions, from hackers and database meltdowns to electrical outages. In this course, security expert Mike Chapple covers everything you need to know to balance business needs with security risks and design more secure systems. He covers cloud computing, as well as hardware, web, and mobile security; client and server vulnerabilities; smart device security; and physical security, such as site design and monitoring. Plus, get a deep dive into cryptography, one of the most powerful tools that IT pros can use to secure data and accounts.
Members who take all eight courses in the series will be prepared to take and pass the CISSP exam. 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.
|CISSP Cert Prep: 5 Identity and Access Management (2015) Training Lynda.com|
Prepare for the CISSP exam while you learn industry best practices for identity and access management (IAM). The Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) is one of the most desired certifications for IT security pros—one that can often make the difference when landing your next job. The course includes coverage of the core components of IAM: identification, authentication, authorization, and accountability. Learn how to control both the physical and logical access to your hardware, information systems, and data. Instructor Mike Chapple, the author of our eight-part CISSP test prep series, also covers credential management, external identity management, and prevention and mitigation of access control attacks. Members who take all eight courses in the series will be prepared to take the CISSP exam. Find Mike's companion study book at the Sybex test prep site and review the complete CISSP Body of Knowledge at https://www.isc2.org/cissp-domains/default.aspx.
|CISSP Cert Prep: 7 Security Operations (2015) Training Lynda.com|
Prepare for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam, and gain crucial knowledge about the practices in security operations. In this course, follow Mike Chapple as he walks through each topic in the seventh domain of the CISSP exam. He explains how to conduct and support security investigations, covers the different investigation types, and explains how to report and document incidents. In addition, Mike goes into logging and monitoring activities, resource security, and security principles, as well as the importance of disaster recovery programs. This course—along with the others in this eight-part series—prepare you for the CISSP exam, and provide you with a solid foundation for a career in information security.
|CISSP Cert Prep: 8 Software Development Security (2015) Training Lynda.com|
Prepare for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam by bolstering your knowledge of software development security practices. In this course, follow Mike Chapple as he walks through each topic in the eighth domain of the CISSP exam—Software Development Security. He covers the software development lifecycle and common software security issues, such as cookies, session hijacking, and code execution attacks. Mike also discusses secure coding practices and software security assessment.
|Creating Accessible PDFs (2014) Training Lynda.com|
Accessibility means making sure your content is available to as many people as possible. When you make your PDFs accessible, it means adding tags, bookmarks, alt text, and other information that makes the files readable to users who are visually or mobility impaired. Using Microsoft Word and Adobe InDesign, it's now much easier to create valid, accessible PDF files. In this course, Chad Chelius explains why accessibility is important and what features an accessible PDF should include, before showing you two workflows for creating accessible PDFs: one in Word and one in InDesign. He also covers making an existing PDF file accessible using tools in Adobe Acrobat.
|CSS: Styling Navigation Training Lynda.com|
Join James Williamson, as he shows you how to create elegant menus, links, and buttons that help visitors navigate your site faster and more intuitively. The course covers creating structured navigation that is accessible and clean, styling links, and building horizontal and vertical menus with rollover effects. The last chapter reveals how to create stylish buttons with special effects and CSS sprites.
|Customer Service: Winning Back a Lost Customer Training Lynda.com|
Lost customers are not lost causes. Statistics show that a firm has a higher probability of winning back a lost customer than prospecting a new one. In this course, customer relationship expert Jill Griffin provides a proven roadmap for winning back a lost customer. She proves the only thing worse than losing high-value customers is neglecting to win them back.
Jill shows that customers defect for one of five reasons: (1) intentionally pushed away, (2) unintentionally pushed away, (3) pulled away, (4) bought away, or (5) moved away. She also outlines which of these customers are the easiest to win back—and how to say "sorry" in a way that will resonate.
|Data Science Tips Weekly Training Lynda.com|
Data science never sleeps! The field is exploding with demand and innovation. What are you doing to stay on top of the latest trends? Data science professional and instructor Nate Makdad explores a series of tips designed to make data scientists better at their jobs. Following Bart Poulson's first series of tips, Nate takes the reins to continue the series, focusing on practical techniques such as infographic design, forecasting, and t-testing.
|Excel 2016: Advanced Formatting Techniques Training Lynda.com|
Get simple, powerful tips for making spreadsheet information readable and understandable in Microsoft Excel 2016. Dennis Taylor shows how to emphasize specific cells with fonts, borders, and color; adjust the positioning of cell contents; format numeric data; and add style and readability to worksheets. You'll also learn how to add pictures to worksheets and discover automation techniques (including conditional formatting) that take the drudgery out of formatting even the largest amounts of data.
|Flash Professional CS5.5 New Features Training Lynda.com|
In this course, author Todd Perkins demonstrates key changes in the CS5.5 release of Adobe's interactive design and animation software. This course covers workflow improvements, enhanced ActionScript features (including new code snippets for AIR and several mobile frameworks), file optimization techniques, and extended support for Android and iOS app development in AIR.