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Microsoft Teams Quick Tips

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 19:00
Microsoft Teams, the communication and teamwork hub of Office 365, was designed to help enterprise users meet, connect, and share their knowledge with others. In this course, instructor Nick Brazzi shares a series of concise tips that help Teams users sharpen their skills and leverage all that this communication tool has to offer. Each video is about a minute in length, so you can pick up insights in your spare moments. Learn tricks for working with messages and teams, customizing the interface, setting up notifications, running meetings, and more.

iOS and watchOS App Development: Notifications

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:00
Learn how to add notifications to iOS and watchOS apps. Notifications can increase engagement and improve user experience, providing a simple and fast way to interact with your app. This course explains how to use features of the UserNotifications framework to send local notifications as well as push notifications from a remote server. iOS developer and LinkedIn Learning instructor Steve Lipton explains how to create static and dynamic content; manage pending and delivered notifications; and add interactive actions to your notifications. Plus, learn how to integrate images, audio, and video into notifications, and build notifications specifically for watchOS. (Author: Steven Lipton)

Learning Flask

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:00
Flask is a Python framework for building lightweight and dynamic web applications. It helps speed up tedious "behind the scenes" development work, like URL mapping, and offers more control than its closest competitor, Django. If you want to learn Flask, this course provides the training and hands-on examples you need to get started quickly. Instructor Kirsten Hunter first introduces you to the basics: the Flask command line, contexts, and request and response objects for processing incoming data. She then shows how to integrate Bootstrap for quick and easy CSS styling, connect to a Postgres database, and use the WTForms library to generate HTML web forms. In chapter four, she shows how to complete the application, adding user authentication and an S3 image-processing pipeline, and deploy your new Flask app to the cloud using Heroku and Git.

PowerPoint for Mac Essential Training (Office 365)

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:00
Learn how to create, edit, and share presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint, the powerful presentation and slideshow tool included with Office 365 for Mac. Jess Stratton begins by stepping through how to build a slideshow from scratch, as well as how to leverage PowerPoint templates and themes for quick construction. Jess then demonstrates how to add and edit text, images, charts, video, and animation; format slides for consistency; and add speaker notes and transitions to ensure a smooth delivery. Plus, discover how to collaborate on changes and then share your final presentation as a video file or PDF.

iOS and watchOS App Development: Notifications

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:00
Learn how to add notifications to iOS and watchOS apps. Notifications can increase engagement and improve user experience, providing a simple and fast way to interact with your app. This course explains how to use features of the UserNotifications framework to send local notifications as well as push notifications from a remote server. iOS developer and LinkedIn Learning instructor Steve Lipton explains how to create static and dynamic content; manage pending and delivered notifications; and add interactive actions to your notifications. Plus, learn how to integrate images, audio, and video into notifications, and build notifications specifically for watchOS. (Author: Steven Lipton)

Advanced Laravel

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:00
Laravel is one of today's most popular PHP frameworks for building elegant applications. In this course, learn how to get the most out of Laravel when working with controllers, routes, views, and the Eloquent ORM. Instructor Justin Yost steps through how to build a new Laravel application, exploring a variety of features along the way that you can leverage to work smarter with the framework. Get advanced tips for iterating a collection, working with the Blade templating engine, building middleware, and more.

Learning VMware vSAN

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:00
vSAN is a popular software-defined storage solution from the leading virtualization company, VMware. This training course provide complete coverage of vSAN, including conceptual lessons and hands-on demos using the free labs at VMware.com. You can learn how to configure, monitor, and manage vSAN, and explore the different vSAN architecture options. VMware Certified Instructor Rick Crisci also covers important operations and maintenance considerations, such as high-availability configuration and vSAN recovery procedures. Plus, review popular deployment options: two-node clusters and stretched vSAN clusters.

The Top 10 Project Management Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:00
Approach project management from a new perspective: by exploring what not to do. Using real-world examples, real-world-experienced instructor Chris Croft introduces the 10 most common mistakes project managers make and explains how to avoid them. The course delivers practical advice on how to make an effective Gantt chart, reschedule tasks without affecting project timing, and communicate with bosses and clients. Plus, explore the Association for Project Management (APM) and 12-step methodologies and important project management qualifications.

Personal Finance Tips Weekly

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 19:00
Build a healthy financial life-one week at a time. Investment advisor Jane Barrett and financial therapist Amanda Clayman have teamed up for this weekly series of personal finance tips. Every Tuesday they provide advice on a different financial topic, from talking to family members about money and assessing job offers, to paying off debt and avoiding bad investments. Jane and Amanda include tips for new parents, new grads, freelancers, and anyone else who has ever needed to develop healthier financial habits.

Influencer Marketing Foundations

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 19:00
Influencer marketing has taken on a whole new meaning since the rise of social media and the decline of traditional advertising. Influencers can lend your brand authenticity, expand its reach, grow your own social following, and even increase sales. Learn from millennial marketing expert Chelsea Krost as she explains how to partner with these influential peers and personalities to promote your brand. Explore the difference between micro, macro, and mega influencers and learn how to find influencers that match your target customer and marketing goals. Discover six creative ways to work with influencers, and then learn how to compensate them and measure your return on investment. Chelsea also walks through a checklist that will help you get your first influencer marketing campaign off the ground.

Introduction to Stata 15

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 19:00
Learning and applying new statistical techniques can often be a daunting experience. Software like Stata, an integrated statistical software package, can help. Stata is agile and easy to use, automate, and extend, helping you perform data manipulation, visualization, and modeling for extremely large data sets. In this course Franz Buscha provides a comprehensive introduction to Stata 15 and its various uses in modern data analysis. Review the various options that Stata gives you in manipulating, exploring, visualizing, and modelling complex types of data. Explore the practical application—and interpretation—of commonly used statistical techniques such as distributional analysis and regression on real-life data. Each lesson demonstrate the strengths of the application and gives you a firm foundation for performing your own quantitative analysis.

Social Media Video Strategy: Weekly Bites

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 19:00
In the social media sphere, videos offer professionals a uniquely powerful way to grab attention, define their brand, and capture genuine human emotion in the process. Looking to create your own video content for social media? In this weekly series, Ashley Kennedy shows you how to get started. Ashley steps through how to understand your audience, craft compelling content, and post it at the right time (and on the right platforms). Discover how to properly use video in content marketing, determine the right length for your videos, repurpose content, and more. Tune in every Thursday for a new tip.

Note: Because this is an ongoing series, viewers will not receive a certificate of completion.

Job Skills: Supply Chain and Operations

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 19:00
There are certain basic competencies that every professional needs to excel on the job. In this collection of lively animated videos, dive into the most essential skills that professionals—specifically those focused on supply chains and operations—need to succeed in the workforce. Learn how to communicate effectively with suppliers, customers, and colleagues, as well as how to manage inventory and forecast demand—all in two minutes or less! Instructor Daniel Stanton also details how to collaborate and schedule meetings across multiple time zones, improve processes, successfully plan ahead, and more.

Sales Gamification

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 19:00
Gamifying the sales process is a great way to keep sales teams engaged and competitive. In addition, it provides a way for sales leaders to provide visibility into sales performance and generate up-to-date, quantifiable metrics. In this course Karl Kapp reviews the benefits and core techniques of sales gamification. He provides strategies to implement gamification and tailor it to meet the specific needs of your sales organization. He also reviews three case studies that show how sales gamification works in real-world companies, and explains how to choose the right metrics to measure your success. Plus, learn how to avoid the top mistakes managers make when trying to gamify sales.

Learning IoT Development with Azure

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 19:00
The Internet of Things (IoT) connects the billions of interconnected devices around the world, and is an essential skill for the modern developer. But where does one start? Microsoft Azure is a compelling platform for experimentation, offering a robust toolset for IoT application development, deployment, and monitoring. This course covers the Azure IoT offering, walking developers through the process of building an easy and manageable IoT environment. Learn how to create and manage an IoT hub, register real devices to the hub, perform actions like provisioning and bidirectional communications, and interpret analytics into actionable procedures. Instructor James Timberlake also shows how to perform common administrative tasks, such as scheduling device jobs and managing users.

R for Data Science: Lunchbreak Lessons

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:00
Programming is learned in small bits. You build on basic concepts. You transfer the knowledge you already have to the next language. Lunch Break Lessons teaches R—one of the most popular programming languages for data analysis and reporting—in short lessons that expand on what existing programmers already know.

The five minutes you spend each week will provide you with a building block you can use in the next two hours at work. Review language basics, discover methods to improve existing R code, explore new and interesting features, and learn about useful development tools and libraries that will make your time programming with R that much more productive.

All series code samples can be downloaded at https://github.com/mnr/five-minutes-of-R. (Author: Mark Niemann-Ross)

Agile Challenges Weekly Tips

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:00
There are many resources for getting started with agile, but few for troubleshooting when agile goes wrong. This weekly series helps you identify and resolve common issues that project teams face when practicing agile. Certified ScrumMaster and agile coach Kelly O'Connell covers challenges such as team dysfunction, siloed activity, misaligned sprint commitments, and lack of training. Her tips address the problems that aren't covered in most agile courses, and give you innovative solutions to help lead your agile team through challenges on the way to success.

Note: Because this is an ongoing series, viewers will not receive a certificate of completion. (Author: Kelley OConnell)

Digital Marketing Trends

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:00
Stay up to date on the latest trends in digital marketing. In this biweekly series, marketing and social media expert Martin Waxman explores the newest tools and techniques that marketers are using to reach their customers. Find out what's new, how it will affect your business, and what other companies are doing to adapt. Every two weeks you can explore a new topic, including mobile, voice search, video and live streaming, artificial intelligence and virtual reality, the evolution of social media, and regulations like GDPR. The course is an effective way to understand what's happening in the world of marketing and how you can leverage these trends to help make your business more successful.

Note: Because this is an ongoing series, viewers will not receive a certificate of completion.

DJ Patil: Ask Me Anything

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:00
DJ Patil—the former US chief data scientist—boasts a unique perspective on the future, risks, and all-around power of data. In addition to shaping policies at the White House, he's authored influential academic papers and served as head of data products at LinkedIn, where he helped to coin the term "data scientist." In this weekly series, DJ tackles questions posed by LinkedIn members, diving into topics ranging from data security to the future of data science. Tune in every Wednesday for a fresh set of answers.

Help Yourself: Tech Tips Weekly

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:00
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.

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