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|Communication Foundations Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to communicate more effectively. Your communication skills affect your career prospects, the value you bring to your company, and the likelihood of your promotion. This course helps you communicate better in a variety of professional situations, including meetings, email messages, pitches, and presentations. Instructors Tatiana Kolovou and Brenda Bailey-Hughes introduce the four building blocks of communication—people, message, context, and listening—and show how they apply in different circumstances. Through the use of vignettes and applied tools, the course shows how to build this core competency and communicate in a way that effectively and professionally conveys your message.
|Competitive and Market Analysis for Product Managers Training Lynda.com|
Competitive and market analysis are critical to product success. They help you understand the competition, size your market, and figure out what features are missing from your design. In this course, product managers Cole Mercer and Evan Kimbrell shares practical tips for conducting competitive and market analysis. Learn how to decide if the market is big enough to support your product and how to find direct, indirect, and potential competitors in your space. Cole and Evan also show how to build a feature comparison table to analyze product gaps and provides his top tips for busy product managers who need to keep an eye on the competition.
|GarageBand Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
GarageBand is the most accessible, affordable, and easy-to-learn recording software around. It comes free on every new Mac, and its simple interface means you spend less time learning the software and more time making music. This course gives you a head start. Instructor Garrick Chow shows how to create your first project using the prerecorded loops, virtual Drummer, and software instruments built into GarageBand. These features allow you to create an entire song without knowing how to play a single instrument. But if you want to record a live performance, GarageBand has you covered. Garrick also shows how to record real instruments in GarageBand, and how to use the Amp Designer to craft your own unique guitar sounds. Then learn how to arrange, edit, and mix your projects using the Arrangement track and the built-in effects. Last but not least, Garrick shows how to export your song from GarageBand and share it with the world.
|Google Tag Manager Training Lynda.com|
Google Tag Manager is a hot technology that allows marketers to use one container for all their web code tags. This, in turn, frees marketers from their dependency on IT or web development departments—when they want to add or alter a snippet of analytics or tracking code, they can do it themselves by adding it to the existing tag container. This course shows marketers how to effectively leverage Google Tag Manager. Discover how to best work with accounts and containers, leverage the Google Analytics built-in tags, work with control versions and user access, create custom variables, fire Google Analytics events using triggers, and more. Plus, discover crucial time-saving best practices.
|Having an Honest Career Conversation with Your Boss Training Lynda.com|
To get what you want, you need to ask. Dialog is what opens doors. If you're at the place in your career where you need to have a truthful conversation about what comes next, this is the course for you. Personal branding expert Lida Citroën helps you prepare to have an honest career conversation with your boss. She helps you navigate common career conversation topics such as asking for a promotion, requesting additional training, or confessing a potential career-ending mistake. Learn how to request, prepare for, and lead the conversation, and keep the meeting focused and professional-even if your request is denied.
|Help Yourself: Tech Tips Weekly Training Lynda.com|
For basic IT issues, most users prefer to help themselves. If you are interested in troubleshooting your own computer issues, this weekly series is the answer. The tips are equally useful to end users, small businesses that perform their own IT, and enterprise IT help desks that want to reduce Level 1 service tickets. Instructor Dan Gookin focuses on the Windows PC, covering topics related to hardware, networking, security, and the operating system itself. No pre-existing knowledge is required.
|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.
|Creating Video for a Non-Profit Training Lynda.com|
To succeed as a nonprofit, you need to share your story. Video is one of the most effective ways to communicate your mission—to clients, donors, and future volunteers. But what if you don't have a lot of resources, or the money to hire a video team? This course is designed to help non-video people make short, professional-looking videos from scratch. It features a real nonprofit, Chicago CRED, which connects people at risk of gun violence to jobs, counselling, and housing. Watch as employees from CRED team up with instructor Ashley Kennedy to make a short, impactful video that spreads their message of hope. Along the way, you can learn all of the fundamentals of video production: from planning and scheduling, to filming and lighting, to editing and delivering the final video. All you need to follow along is smartphone and a limited amount of production equipment. By the end, you'll be able to plan a video project with an eye for success, shoot the best possible videos using very basic gear, and edit those videos with intention and finesse using free editing software.
|CSS: Transforms and Transitions Training Lynda.com|
Create more visually interesting and dynamic websites. Learn how to build animated effects and 3D objects using CSS transforms and transitions. Follow along with author Patrick Carey as he shows how to transition between properties such as color, background, opacity, and positioning, and adjust the timing and duration of transitions. Patrick explains how to perform 2D transformations, such as scaling, skewing, and rotating, as well as transformations in 3D. He shows how to transform objects along the X-, Y-, and Z-axis; use perspective; and create 3D objects such as animated cubes. Interactive demo pages are included with the exercise files, so you can practice what you've learned after each video.
|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.
|CySA+ Cert Prep: 3 Cyber Incident Response 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. CySA+ Cert Prep: 3 prepares students for domain three, Cyber Incident Response, which constitutes 23% of the questions on the exam. Follow along with instructor Mike Chapple and learn about classifying threats and assessing the impact of cybersecurity incidents. The course also covers the importance of communication during a cybersecurity incident response effort, analyzing the symptoms of an incident in progress, the use of forensic tools, and the incident recovery and post-recovery processes. Completing this course, along with the other six courses in the series, will help you prepare to become a CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst and ensure that your organization is properly insulated from risk.
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|Data Science on Google Cloud Platform: Building Data Pipelines 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 use the latest technologies in GCP to build a big data pipeline that ingests, transports, and transforms data entirely in the cloud. Learn how to set up data processing jobs using Apache Beam and Cloud Dataflow. Discover how to leverage Cloud Pub/Sub for stream ingestion and real-time messaging. Finally, find out how to process the stream events in Cloud Dataflow. The course uses an end-to-end use case that shows how to apply the knowledge and best practices from the course in a practical data science workflow.
|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.
|Enhancing Team Innovation Training Lynda.com|
Innovation is the key to any company's success. It sets you apart from the competition and feeds the pipeline for future growth. Learn how to incorporate innovation and creativity into your workplace, in this course with leadership coach Gemma Leigh Roberts. Gemma identifies the psychological tricks and best practices to help high-performing teams reach their innovative potential. Follow along and discover how to create a space for innovation to thrive, nurture new ideas, learn from challenges, and build room for experimentation and play. Using these tips, you can build high-performing teams that challenge the status quo and lead in a competitive market.
|Design Thinking: Data Intelligence Training Lynda.com|
Yesterday big data was all the rage; today we have intelligent machines and processes to leverage that data wisely. Learn how modern data intelligence helps designers provide a more personal and human design experience. Randall Elliott, associate director of design technology at frog, shows how to use data in creative problem-solving: to generate ideas, create better designs, and connect with users in meaningful ways. He tackles data generated by computers as well as that gathered through interviews and other hands-on means. He shows how to collect, analyze, and visualize the information to help solve your customer's challenges, leveraging intelligent tools and agile processes such as rapid prototyping.
|Designing a Resume for Creatives Training Lynda.com|
Whether you're a recent college grad or a seasoned professional, your resume is the most important career document in your job-search arsenal. Resumes are particularly crucial for creatives, as they're a place where professionals can showcase their design prowess to hiring managers. In this course, Ina Saltz provides you with a fresh perspective on how to present yourself through a visually strong, content-rich resume. She takes a comprehensive and critical look at how to create your career story, explaining what you must know and do to make a recruiter's first impression of you memorable and actionable. Ina goes beyond the basic resume and includes presentation options for creatives, including how to keep a cohesive look and approach. Along the way, she shares best practices and explains how to avoid common resume errors.
|Business Law for Managers Training Lynda.com|
Did you know that you have legal responsibilities as a manager? Even if you work with a corporation, you can still be held personally liable for certain legal violations. While you don't need to possess a deep understanding of the law to succeed as a manager, familiarizing yourself with current business laws can help you avoid sticky situations. In this course, learn what you need to know about US business and intellectual property law as a manager working within a business setting. Legal expert Jo-Ná Williams discusses how to protect yourself and your company—and know when to bring in the legal eagles. Learn the difference between copyright, trademark, and patent law; what constitutes wrongful discrimination and termination; the differences between business law and business ethics; and more.
|C# Best Practices for Developers Training Lynda.com|
Get into the habit of developing reliable, readable, and sustainable application code by following coding standards with C#. In this course, join instructor Reynald Adolphe as he shows how to go beyond the language syntax and master best practices that can help you produce high-quality C# code. Throughout the course, Reynald shares some of his favorite best practices, illustrating precisely when and where to use each one. Learn about right way to use constructors, manage objects, implement often ignored advantages of getters and setters. Plus, explore best practice resources, including those for essential design patterns.
|CAD Presentation Techniques Training Lynda.com|
CAD has revolutionized the design process, and computer graphics empower designers and artists to visualize their work in ways never before possible. Design visualization applies to many different fields, including architecture and interior design, manufacturing, engineering, science, media, and entertainment. In this course, learn the core concepts and methods for presenting computer-aided designs in their best light. Instructor Aaron F. Ross provides an overview of aesthetic and technical best practices for visualizing 3D designs in print, video, and the web. He covers general techniques of computer graphic imaging relevant to design visualization, including lighting, virtual photography, image manipulation, and animation. Discover how to present 3D models effectively and with aesthetic appeal, helping your designs stand out in presentations, reviews, and marketing or advertising materials.
|CCNA Security (210-260) Cert Prep: 6 Intrusion Prevention Training Lynda.com|
Validate your technical skills and ability to keep a Cisco network secure by earning the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security certification. Join security ambassador Lisa Bock as she prepares you for the Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) section of the CCNA Security exam 210-260: Implementing Cisco Network Security. Lisa provides an overview of intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems (IDS/IPS) and explains how they detect and mitigate common attacks. She covers detection and signature engines, triggering actions and responses, and deploying an IOS-based IPS. In addition, she goes over some practical applications of these systems, including honeypot-based intrusion detection and the EINSTEIN system from the Department of Homeland Security.
|CCNA Security (210-260) Cert Prep: 7 Content and Endpoint Security Training Lynda.com|
As a network professional, it's imperative to have a solid understanding of endpoint threats and how to defend against them. In this course, bolster your understanding of how to combat threats as you study for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security exam. Join security ambassador Lisa Bock as she prepares you for the Content and Endpoint Security section of the CCNA Security exam 210-260: Implementing Cisco Network Security. Lisa begins by reviewing the current state of cybersecurity and the importance of standards and regulations such as HIPAA and GDPR to ensure privacy. She outlines the COBIT framework and explains how it helps organizations provide information assurance, security, and risk mitigation. She covers web and email security concepts that include web filtering, along with email encryption and spam filtering. To wrap up, she shares best practices, such as leveraging antimalware protection and personal firewalls to prevent data loss in an organization.
|CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) Cert Prep: 3 The World of TCP/IP Training Lynda.com|
Take a deep dive into the world of TCP/IP while you study for the new CompTIA Network+ exam (N10-007). 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 dynamic and static IP addressing, subnetting, NAT addressing, port forwarding, and dynamic and static routing using modern protocols such as RIP, OSPF, and BGP. By the end, you'll have improved your networking skills and your ability to earn this sought-after IT certification.
|CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) Cert Prep: 7 Wireless, Virtual, Cloud, and Mobile Networking Training Lynda.com|
Jump-start your career in IT by earning the CompTIA Network+ certification, one of the most sought-after distinctions for networking professionals. In this course—the seventh installment in the nine-part CompTIA Network+ Cert Prep series—instructor Mike Meyers helps to prepare you for the CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) exam as he covers wireless networking, as well as cloud, virtual, and mobile networking. Mike discusses retro threats from older wireless protocols, including wardriving and warchalking. He also discusses the various wireless networking standards, the opposing forces of corporate and personal use of mobile devices, Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), how to create a virtual machine, and more. This course was recorded and produced by Total Seminars. We're pleased to host this training in our library.
|Creating Accessible PDFs 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 and navigable to users who are visually or mobility impaired. Using the latest versions of Adobe Acrobat DC, Microsoft Word, and Adobe InDesign, it's now much easier to create valid, accessible PDFs. In this course—completely revised for 2018—Chad Chelius shows how to take an existing PDF file and remediate it for users of assistive software. He then introduces two workflows for creating accessible PDFs from scratch—one in Word and one in InDesign—with some special considerations for Excel and PowerPoint. Along the way, he offers techniques, tips, and tricks to make accessibility easy to incorporate in every document you publish.
|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.