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Learning Outlook (Office 365)

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 20:00
Get started with Microsoft Outlook. This introductory course is designed to help brand-new Outlook users set up email, calendar, and contacts in Outlook for Office 365 and stay organized and productive. Staff instructor Jess Stratton begins by showing how to work with email: setting up primary and secondary email accounts, reading and replying to messages, and working with attachments. She also covers adding and managing contacts, as well as setting up and managing your calendar in Outlook. Along the way, Jess introduces helpful shortcuts and customization tips to make Outlook work best for you.

Access 2019: Queries

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 20:00
Learn how to find and translate complex raw data into information you can use to make better decisions. Access expert Adam Wilbert explains how to create real-world queries to filter and sort data and perform calculations, as well as refine query results with built-in functions, all while offering challenges that help you master the material. Find out how to identify top performers, automate repetitive analysis tasks, make queries more flexible with parameter requests, and increase accuracy and consistency in your database using program flow functions. Adam closes with an assortment of useful query tricks. Take the challenges posed along the way to test and practice your new Access skills.

Angular: Material Design

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 20:00
Angular Material is a UI component framework and a reference implementation of Material Design, a unified system created by Google designers for crafting high-quality digital experiences. In this project-based course, learn how to get started with Angular Material. Instructor Robby Millsap helps to familiarize you with Material Design by covering the core concepts behind it, as well as walking through how to install Angular Material. He also shows how to work with layouts, components, and theming features to give a project a user experience overhaul.

Introduction to SAN and NAS Storage

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 20:00
It's no longer possible to get by as an IT professional by knowing only servers, or networking, or storage. You need an understanding of all three for your career to thrive. Centralized storage technologies—NAS and SAN—combine these capabilities and will test all your skills. This training course provides the knowledge you need to understand and work with SAN and NAS storage. Learn about the types of storage, the benefits, and the strengths of SAN vs. NAS. Instructor Neil Anderson introduces the NAS and SAN protocols—SMB, CIFS, NFS, Fibre Channel, FCoE, iSCSI, and NVMeOF—and shows how to configure a storage system and connect from the client, in featured hands-on lab demonstrations.

SEO Foundations

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 20:00
Modern consumers navigate the world through search. From laptops, smartphones, virtual assistants, tablets, and more, they search the wild and wondrous internet for the products and services they need. By leveraging the fundamentals of search engine optimization (SEO), you can ensure that your business pops up in these all-important search results. This course is about mastering those fundamentals. Join instructor David Booth as he covers how to make improvements that boost your website's visibility on search engines, attracting the right kind of traffic to the right pages on your site.

Explore the basics of SEO, including how to read a results page and see how rankings affect businesses large and small. Discover how to implement foundational optimization strategies and techniques, including how to conduct keyword research, build internal and external links, optimize your pages and content, measure your successes and progress, and plan for a long-term SEO strategy. Additionally, learn specific SEO tips for ecommerce, local search, and mobile audiences to expand your reach.

Reputation Risk Management

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 20:00
Social media has democratized public commentary. Nearly every consumer—from your company's most ardent fan to your biggest critic—has a chance to be heard. And the reverberations from one little comment made by a disgruntled customer can do big damage to your company's reputation. In this course, Lida Citroën dives into the topic of reputation risk management, equipping you with approaches that can help you successfully manage your brand's reputation. Lida goes over the basics of reputation risk management, explaining what it is and why it matters. She shows how to create, activate, and assess an incident response plan that can help you tackle a reputation crisis head-on. Plus, she shares case studies that lend a real-world context to the concepts covered in this course.

Leading with Purpose

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 20:00
Purpose—not profit—is the single best motivator to get everyone in an organization rowing in the same direction. Purpose-driven leaders and their companies are more successful, highly regarded, and make more money. In this course, you can learn the short-term and long-term performance impact of purpose-driven leadership through exploring quantitative research and case studies. Lisa Earle McLeod—author of Leading with Noble Purpose—helps you craft a purpose statement and leadership story that engages customers and employees, and provides tips for building lasting purpose into your life and business.

CISM Cert Prep: 2 Information Risk Management

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 20:00
Prepare to pass the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) exam. In this course, Mike Chapple dives into the topic of information security risk management practices, helping you bolster your ability to identify, assess, and mitigate risks as you prepare for the Information Risk Management exam domain. Mike goes over the key steps of the risk assessment process, the possible risk management options, and frameworks and tools that can help you keep your organization safe. He also includes comprehensive coverage of the many cybersecurity threats facing modern organizations, including viruses, adware, and advanced persistent threats (APTs). Learn about business continuity, disaster recovery, legal and regulatory compliance, and more.

DevSecOps: Building a Secure Continuous Delivery Pipeline

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 20:00
Over the past several years, information security has struggled to keep up with the fast-paced DevOps movement. DevSecOps—an extension of DevOps—aims to remedy this by embracing security as an essential part of DevOps culture. This course examines this fresh take on DevOps, providing an overview of the practices and tools that can help you implement security across the entirety of the continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline. As instructor James Wickett looks at CI/CD through the lens of security, he breaks up the pipeline into five distinct stages: develop, inherit, build, deploy, and operate. As he moves through each of these stages, he provides an overview of best practices and tools that can fit nicely into your DevSecOps toolchain approach.

Building a Website with Node.js and Express.js

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 20:00
Although Node.js is a popular platform for building web services, it wasn't designed for simple website development. Express.js is a fast, minimalist framework that sits on top of Node.js and allows you to build powerful single and multipage web applications and websites. In this course, instructor Daniel Khan shows how to set up the framework and build a realistic website with these technologies. Along the way, he helps you pick up bits and pieces about Express.js and improve your overall knowledge of how to work effectively with Node.js. Learn how to build a basic application with templating engines; create more flexible, modular code with conditional statements; work with POST requests, and more.

Elearning Essentials: Storyboarding

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:00
You wouldn't start construction without a blueprint. So why create elearning without a plan? Storyboarding is one of the most effective tools that elearning authors have at their disposal. It allows you to visualize training and communicate your ideas to stakeholders—before spending hours on the design process. In this course, Brett Kirkpatrick shows how to effectively storyboard elearning, using examples and case studies from his own career as an instructional designer. Storyboarding can be approached in several ways; Brett shows to craft storyboards using a variety of styles and tools, including animation, scenarios, and knowledge checks. Throughout the course, he elaborates on the best practices to ensure the success of your project and provides a template you can use to develop your own storyboards.

Visio 2019 Essential Training

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:00
Creating diagrams can be tedious work. Visio—a popular diagramming app from Microsoft—boasts functionality that can help professionals in a variety of industries design and share diagrams at a faster rate. In this course, David Rivers helps you master the intricacies of this powerful tool, whether you're using Visio to create an org chart, map out a network, or draw a floor plan. David helps to acquaint you with the user interface and shows how to create and connect diagrams, add objects, and format shapes, images, text, and more. To wrap up the course, he covers ways to publish and share your diagrams, including how to publish diagrams to PDF and share diagrams using the cloud.

Grasshopper Essential Training

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:00
Algorithmic modeling is where design and programming intersect. Grasshopper—a plugin for Rhino 3D—is a graphical algorithm editor that allows you to create complex 3D models with less grunt work. The resulting designs are both sophisticated and flexible. In this course, artist and programmer Chris Reilly introduces advanced math techniques and fully-developed hands-on projects that help you understand how to make the most out of the parametric design tools in Grasshopper. See how to build a flexible product design for mass production with a parametric design algorithm. Plus, learn how to use plugins like Ladybug to model big data sets, generate recursive patterns with scripting, and build geometric patterns that auto-tessellate.

By the end of the course, you'll see how even basic literacy in Grasshopper can be applied to developing projects for art, manufacturing, architecture, and design.

iOS Development: Security

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:00
Our mobile devices store our most intimate conversations and photos, the payments we make, and an array of other sensitive personal data. App developers that gain access to devices are charged with protecting the security of all that information. In this course, seasoned developer Károly Nyisztor dives into the topic of iOS security, reviewing the means Apple provides to develop secure apps that are safeguarded from current and future threats. Károly goes over fundamental security concepts, including secure boot, sandboxing, and secure networking. He also explains how to secure devices using Touch ID and Face ID, leverage keychain services, perform asymmetric encryption and decryption, and much more.

R Programming in Data Science: High Volume Data

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:00
Data fills all available space, and now that storage is cheap, the amount of data has exploded. However, all that information is useless without analysis and context. The R programming language is designed to make it easier to analyze and visualize massive amounts of data. For example, R provides the ability to multiply one block of variables by another—an assumption that provides inherent advantages over other languages. This course shows why R is ideal for high volumes of data, introduces more efficient ways to use the language, and explains how to avoid the problems and capitalize on the opportunities of big data. Learn how to determine if you have enough memory and processing power, produce visualizations of big data, optimize your R code, and use advanced techniques such as parallel processing to speed up your computations. Plus, discover how to integrate R with big-data solutions such as SQL databases and Apache Spark. (Author: Mark Niemann-Ross)

Unreal Essential Training

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:00
Unreal Engine is a complete suite of game development tools made by game developers for game developers. From 2D mobile games to console blockbusters, indie experiments, and even construction and healthcare projects, Unreal Engine can power it all. In this course, Simon Manning covers the essentials of level design, lighting, effects, visual scripting, cinematics, and game packaging with this real-time rendering engine. He covers creating your first project, building a base landscape, blocking out levels, and exporting and importing assets for use in the design. Want to find out how to craft a unique look? Learn about applying materials and creating special effects with the particle systems in Unreal. Plus, get a thorough introduction to Blueprints, the visual scripting language, and explore how to optimize performance for your projects.

RHCE Cert Prep: Database Servers using MariaDB

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:00
Study to pass the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) exam—the benchmark certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This installment of the RHCE Cert Prep series covers database configuration and management with MariaDB. Instructor Grant McWilliams begins by reviewing database basics, walking through a MariaDB server install, and noting differences between MySQL and MariaDB. Then he demonstrates some SQL commands for creating databases and tables, and how to query the data held within them. Next, he explains how to set and recover the database root user's password and secure your database server installation. Finally, he shows how to create and restore logical MariaDB backups of databases and tables.

Introducing Robotic Process Automation

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 20:00
Robotic process automation—software-based robotics that emulate work that people do—is poised to change the way we work. Using this exciting technology, organizations can digitize and transform an array of business processes and functions. In this course, instructor Ian Barkin takes a deep dive into RPA, explaining what it is, what it's not, and what to keep in mind when adopting it in your organization. Here, Ian shares information that can help a variety of stakeholders—from executives to IT professionals—grasp the key benefits of RPA, as well as best practices that can help their organization succeed at both the process and enterprise levels. Plus, he lends a real-world context to the concepts covered in this course by providing examples from global companies that are implementing RPA.

Blockchain Programming in iOS Using Swift

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 20:00
Blockchain enables decentralized encryption of sensitive data. Once the domain of the dark web, the power of the blockchain can now be harnessed by everyday developers. This training course explains how to implement blockchain-based storage and encryption in the iOS framework using Swift. Instructor Mohammad Azam begins with the very basics, explaining all the details related to blockchain technology: cryptocurrency like bitcoin, distributed ledgers, keys, and mining. He shows how to implement the core elements of blockchain—models, keys, and blocks—and then builds smart contracts as well as a web API that exchanges data securely with the blockchain. Plus, learn how to decentralize blockchain even further using node-based processing and mining.

Introducing Robotics Process Automation

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 20:00
Robotic process automation—software-based robotics that emulate work that people do—is poised to change the way we work. Using this exciting technology, organizations can digitize and transform an array of business processes and functions. In this course, instructor Ian Barkin takes a deep dive into RPA, explaining what it is, what it's not, and what to keep in mind when adopting it in your organization. Here, Ian shares information that can help a variety of stakeholders—from executives to IT professionals—grasp the key benefits of RPA, as well as best practices that can help their organization succeed at both the process and enterprise levels. Plus, he lends a real-world context to the concepts covered in this course by providing examples from global companies that are implementing RPA.

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