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Autodesk Inventor Routed Systems: Harness

Lynda.com - Mon, 10/31/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Thom Tremblay

Released On: 11/1/2016

Designing routed systems—including wire harnesses—has never been easier than with Autodesk Inventor. Inventor's rules-based routing tools select the appropriate connectors, allowing you to easily change to a different style. Join Thom Tremblay as he shows how to use automated and manual routes to add wires to your harness assemblies. Learn how to change harness settings, build electrical connections, import data from AutoCAD Electrical, add harness segments, and route wires. Plus, learn how to generate a harness report and create a nailboard drawing.


Rhino for Mac Essential Training

Lynda.com - Mon, 10/31/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Chris Reilly

Released On: 11/1/2016

Rhino for Mac offers a compelling 3D modeling experience for designers who prefer to work in the Mac environment. Its hybrid solid+surface modeling toolset is powerful yet flexible. Along with a few third-party plugins, Rhino's built-in features make tasks like 3D printing and laser cutting easy and intuitive. Learn everything you need to know to get started designing with Rhino for Mac in this essential training course. Chris Reilly covers basic interface navigation, 3D modeling, parametric modeling with Grasshopper, and rendering. Plus, learn how to produce detailed drawings and layouts and prepare Rhino projects for digital fabrication. This course assumes basic familiarity with working in Rhino, and builds off the core skills covered in Up and Running with Rhino for Mac. Chris concentrates on product design, but the lessons are just as valuable for those specializing in jewelry design, architecture, automotive design, or any other CAD-driven industry.


Open Data: Unleashing Hidden Value

Lynda.com - Mon, 10/31/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Jonathan Reichental

Released On: 11/1/2016

Governments around the world are discovering the value and responsibility in making the data they collect and store easily available to anyone who wants to access it. Making the decision to open up data sets is a strategic choice that requires detailed tactics. There are processes and technologies to make data accessible while minimizing risk. If you want to start opening up your organization's data to enable transparency and catalyze innovation, or use open data to drive analysis and make more informed decisions, this course is for you.

Dr. Jonathan Reichental introduces real-world use cases for open data, as well as the steps you need to take to develop and operationalize an open data program. He also explains how data scientists use open data to tell stories and drive data visualizations. Along the way, he provides numerous examples of open data in action: improving government, empowering citizens, creating opportunity, and solving public problems.


Video Gear: Audio

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Richard Harrington, Robbie Carman

Released On: 10/31/2016

What's one of the best parts about being a video professional? All the cool gear! In this series, Rich Harrington and Robbie Carman team up to discuss the latest and greatest equipment for video production and post, including one of its most overlooked aspects: audio. Learn how to enhance the audio inputs on your camera, mobile device, or GoPro with smart and inexpensive adapters, and get the best sound from wireless mics. Discover accessories that will make your shoots run smoother—like a great pair of headphones—and how to record audio with a smartphone or tablet, laptop, or Tascam recorder. Plus, get an audio engineer's perspective on audio equipment from special guest Cheryl Ottenritter. As with the rest of the Video Gear series, Rich and Robbie keep both cost and quality in mind, so you'll never have to worry about blowing your budget or compromising production value.


Angular 2 Essential Training

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Justin Schwartzenberger

Released On: 10/31/2016

AngularJS was designed by Google to address challenges programmers face building complex, single-page applications. This JavaScript framework takes care of the back end so you can take care of the client side. Angular 2 Essential Training introduces you to the essentials of this "superheroic" framework, including powerful features such as rich templates, change detection, user interactions, two-way data binding, comprehensive routing, and dependency injection.

Justin Schwartzenberger steps through the framework one feature at a time, focusing on the new component-based architecture of Angular 2. You'll learn what Angular is and what it can do, as Justin builds a full-featured web app from start to finish. After mastering the essentials, you can tackle the other project-based courses in our library and create your own Angular app.


Happiness Tips

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Chris Croft

Released On: 7/11/2016

Start your week off right. Get a new happiness tip every Monday to help you live a happier life. Coach Chris Croft provides practical, actionable techniques for finding more time for the things you love and maximizing your day-to-day happiness. Over the coming year, he'll release over 50 tips, on topics such as understanding your options, focusing on the bigger picture, being grateful, savoring experiences, choosing how you spend your time, and more!


PC Maintenance and Performance Fundamentals

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Dan Gookin

Released On: 10/31/2016

PC maintenance and performance go hand in hand; when you correctly maintain your computer, you usually see a corresponding boost in performance. Happily, the basic maintenance tasks are simple enough for anyone to accomplish. This course teaches the elemental skills related to PC maintenance. It's a good, thorough background for anyone who works with PCs. Dan Gookin helps you configure simple settings to make sure your system is running at its peak, including Windows security settings, backup and recovery options, and updates.


Prepare Yourself for a Career in Sales

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Dean Karrel

Released On: 10/31/2016

A career in sales starts with the basics. Being self-confident and engaging with others are the keys to your success. In this course, sales coach Dean Karrel provides career advice for anyone who wants to become a sales professional. Learn tips for keeping things simple, focusing on the positive, recognizing the accomplishments of other members of your team, and keeping your ego in check. When it comes to developing relationships with others, learn the basics of a proper greeting, such as eye contact, a handshake, and even a smile. Dean also emphasizes the importance of knowing how to listen, remembering people's names, and following through on a commitment. No matter what sales techniques or strategies you end up using to achieve your goals, these skills are the foundation to a long and successful career in sales.


Word 2010: Prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exam (77-881)

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Jennifer McBee

Released On: 10/31/2016

Demonstrate your mastery of Microsoft Word. Study to pass the Microsoft Word 2010 certification exam and become a Microsoft Office Specialist. This course, created by Microsoft Certified Trainer Jennifer McBee, helps test-takers prepare for exam 77-881, which covers seven core objectives for Word 2010.

Explore the Microsoft certification program and then walk through all the exam objectives in detail. Learn about sharing and maintaining documents, formatting content, applying page layout and reusable content, including illustrations and graphics, proofreading documents, applying references and hyperlinks, and performing mail merge operations. Get hands-on experience with free downloadable practice files and take the challenges to test your skills. The course wraps with a full-length, 50-minute practice exam.


Organizing Files and Folders in Windows 10

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Dan Gookin

Released On: 10/31/2016

Whether you're looking to organize files on your home computer or set up a file and folder system for your team at work, this course shows you how to organize and store files and folders for maximum efficiency in Windows 10. Dan Gookin begins by covering basics, such as the best way to save files for later use and tips for searching for and retrieving the files you want. He explains how to organize larger projects by arranging groups of files and folders and making the best use of libraries and archives. He then discusses different storage options open to Windows users, from removable storage devices to network storage and cloud storage on OneDrive.


Advanced Visio: Working with Data

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Scott Helmers

Released On: 10/31/2016

Build beautiful and effective visualizations driven by external data with Microsoft Visio 2016. Visio MVP Scott Helmers offers advanced techniques for working with data in Visio diagrams.

First, learn how to apply data and display fields to shapes and run the many prebuilt reports offered in Visio 2016, as well as customize your own. Then find out how to visualize data with callouts, data bars, and icon sets; change the color of shapes as data values change; link diagrams to external data from Excel and Access; align data with flow charts, timelines, organization charts, and other Visio diagrams; and share your new data-driven diagrams with others—even if they don't have Visio. This course will help you accomplish more than you ever thought was possible with Visio, and communicate more effectively than you ever could with static data alone.


Angular 2 Essential Training

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Justin Schwartzenberger

Released On: 10/31/2016

AngularJS was designed by Google to address challenges programmers face building complex, single-page applications. This JavaScript framework takes care of the back end so you can take care of the client side. Angular 2 Essential Training introduces you to the essentials of this "superheroic" framework, including powerful features such as rich templates, change detection, user interactions, two-way data binding, comprehensive routing, and dependency injection.

Justin Schwartzenberger steps through the framework one feature at a time, focusing on the new component-based architecture of Angular 2. You'll learn what Angular is and what it can do, as Justin builds a full-featured web app from start to finish. After mastering the essentials, you can tackle the other project-based courses in our library and create your own Angular app.


Service Innovation

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Stefan Michel

Released On: 10/31/2016

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.


Excel 2010: Prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exam (77-882)

Lynda.com - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Jennifer McBee

Released On: 10/31/2016

Become a Microsoft Office Specialist. Study to pass the MOS Excel 2010 certification exam. This course, created by Microsoft Certified Trainer Jennifer McBee, helps test-takers prepare for exam 77-882, which covers eight core objectives for Excel 2010: managing the worksheet environment, creating cell data, formatting cells and worksheets, managing worksheets and workbooks, applying formulas and functions, presenting data visually, sharing worksheet data with other users, and analyzing and organizing data.

Explore the MOS certification program, its cost, and its format and walk through each Excel certification objective in detail. Get hands-on experience with free downloadable practice files and take the challenges to test your skills. The course wraps with a full-length, 50-minute practice exam.


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