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Lynda - Outsourcing Fundamentals
MP4 | Video: h264, 1280x720 | Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz, 2 Ch
Skill Level: Beginner | Genre: eLearning | Language: English + .srt | Duration: 34m 20s | Size: 643.8 MB
Outsourcing presents challenges that aren't part of a traditional working environment. Instructor Bob McGannon gives you guidance and information on how to work effectively in this growing industry. Bob explains the advantages and disadvantages of different outsourcing models and the different business drivers that lead companies to consider outsourcing. He discusses common elements of the outsourcing contract, then covers service levels and service requests. Accurate performance reporting is essential for any outsourcing arrangement, and Bob steps through how to ensure relevant, accurate information is provided for business operations. Since most contracts need updating over time, he identifies the steps required to successfully apply changes to an outsourcing contract. Bob concludes by offering other resources that you can use to further your knowledge about outsourcing arrangements.

Lynda - Mindful Stress Management
MP4 | Video: h264, 1280x720 | Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz, 2 Ch
Skill Level: Beginner | Genre: eLearning | Language: English + .srt | Duration: 36m 8s | Size: 666.6 MB
Get a new approach to managing your relationship with on-the-job pressure with the power of mindfulness. Mindfulness strengthens your ability to deal with job-related tensions that can negatively impact your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. In this course, get strategies that can help you identify what causes you to feel pressure, how it gets expressed in your body, and how you can mitigate its negative effects. Discover techniques that can help you control your reactions and walk away from your life's stressors. Cultivate a healthier relationship to anxiety by learning how to clear your mind and body from its manifestation. Plus, find out how to avoid the chronic strain of rumination and integrate meditation into your life as a habit.

Lynda - First Look .NET 5
MP4 | Video: h264, 1280x720 | Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz, 2 Ch
Skill Level: Intermediate | Genre: eLearning | Language: English + .srt | Duration: 38m 19s | Size: 96.96 MB
.NET 5 is the unifying release of the cross-platform, open-source framework from Microsoft. In this course, instructor Walt Ritscher gives you a first look at .NET 5, presenting a broad view of the features included in this release. He explores the .NET versions and changes to the .NET name. He examines the .NET pieces included in the release. He shows you init-only properties, the C# Record type, and top-level statements, then goes into container, JSON, and deployment improvements. Walt looks at the Visual Studio 2019 updates, improved Git integration, javascript debugging tools, and XAML hot reload. He discusses Blazor, a front-end (UI) framework that lets you build interactive web UIs using C# instead of javascript. In closing, Walt goes over Entity Framework Core, a lightweight, extensible, open-source, cross-platform version of the popular Entity Framework data access technology.

Lynda - Become a Project Management Entrepreneur
MP4 | Video: h264, 1280x720 | Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz, 2 Ch
Skill Level: Beginner | Genre: eLearning | Language: English + .srt | Duration: 29m 9s | Size: 547.3 MB MB
Do you dream about going out on your own in the project management world and being your own boss? In this course, Seyi Kukoyi, PMP, a project management entrepreneur and educator with 10+ years of experience, shares knowledge from his personal experience, with contributions from collaborator Bonnie Biafore, PMP, a best-selling author with 25+ years of experience in project management and training. Project management can be applied to projects within any industry, so when you're starting as a project management entrepreneur, it can be helpful to specialize in some way. Seyi identifies ways you can gain experience and certifications when you're starting out. He focuses on how to build and maintain your network and how to promote your services and availability. Seyi shows you how to keep a satisfied client base and how to delegate work to others. In conclusion, he discusses choices that will help you maintain or regain momentum in your entrepreneurial career.

Lynda - Mindful Leadership
Duration: 34m 12s | Video: .MP4 1280x720, 30 fps(r) | Audio: AAC, 48000 Hz, 2ch | Size: 648 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
Are you missing a critical part of your management skill set? Discover a novel approach to improving your leadership: being more mindful with yourself and your colleagues. Mindful leadership is not a single technique or skill, rather it is masterfully managing yourself moment by moment as you lead others. Learn how to tune into your emotional intelligence, use your compassion, and recognize the verbal and nonverbal cues of those around you. Find out how rigidity can be a detriment to not only you or your team, but your organization, and learn how to embrace the unknown for better flexibility and problem-solving. Explore how your consistent mindful practice can help you bring your full self to any situation.This course was created by Chill Anywhere. We are pleased to host this training in our library.

Lynda - Learning Conversion Copywriting
Duration: 1h 13m | Video: .MP4 1280x720, 30 fps(r) | Audio: AAC, 48000 Hz, 2ch | Size: 402 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
Conversion copywriting teaches you how to write compelling marketing copy that converts online prospects to customers. This course walks you through all the basic steps of conversion copywriting. Instructor Joanna Wiebe begins by teaching you how to think about conversion rate optimization from a strategic perspective, and then goes into the three steps of the conversion copywriting process. Joanna teaches you how to borrow messages from customers, including how to define, find, and research the voice of the customer (VOC). She explains how to find the what and how in your VOC, then what to do with your VOC. Next, she takes you through how to use proven frameworks to organize messages on a page, as well as how to write a first draft for web and email copy. Once your first draft is complete, Joanna shows you how to use copywriting formulas to increase the persuasive power of your headlines. Plus, learn how to make conversion copywriting an ongoing practice.

Lynda - Learning Bash Scripting
Duration: 2h 5m | Video: .MP4 1280x720, 30 fps(r) | Audio: AAC, 48000 Hz, 2ch | Size: 210 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
Bash, or the Bourne Again Shell, is a widely popular command-line interpreter for administration and programming tasks. But Bash is different than most scripting languages. That's why Scott Simpson spends some time in this course running you through the syntax-introducing variables, numbers, and control structures-so you can start writing scripts right away. He shows you how to wrap up multiline operations in one file, implement flow control, and interact with users to get input. Plus, he offers challenges along the way that allow you to put what you've learned to the test.

Lynda - Introducing ASP.NET Core
Duration: 2h 11m | Video: .MP4 1280x720, 30 fps(r) | Audio: AAC, 48000 Hz, 2ch | Size: 720 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
Creating a dynamic website is easier than you might think. ASP.NET lets you use C# and mix it with HTML to create Razor pages. This course shows you how to add data to a website dynamically and how to use a built-in technique called dependency injection to add services. Once you have your website working the way you want, instructor Leslie Richardson shows you how to add CSS to your Bootstrap template to make it more visually appealing. Leslie explains how to use a JSON API to help make your application's data available to a mobile app. She discusses how to use arrays to add a product rating feature and how to add Blazor into your web application code. Plus, she walks you through debugging your code, then shows you how to publish your website to Azure.This course was created by Microsoft.NET. We are pleased to host this training in our library.

Lynda - Fusion 360 Simulation
Duration: 1h 28m | Video: .MP4 1280x720, 30 fps(r) | Audio: AAC, 48000 Hz, 2ch | Size: 438 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
Designing your parts is just the first step. In order to ensure they will perform as designed, you need to know how they will stand up to real-world conditions. Will they deform, break, or otherwise fail when they are used? Instructor Thom Tremblay shows you how to use Fusion 360 simulation tools to specify materials, loads, constraints, and then perform your analysis to learn what changes you need to make before manufacturing your part. Thom explains how to use the application's various simulation tools, including Finite Element Analysis (FEA), thermal simulation, and tools to study cooling for electronics. He concludes with a recap of Generative Design, a cloud-based service that runs on Fusion 360 and uses simulation to offer design suggestions. Then he discusses how Autodesk CFD can be used in conjunction with Fusion 360 from computational fluid dynamics studies.

Lynda - Digital Marketing Foundations
Duration: 2h 9m | Video: .MP4 1280x720, 30 fps(r) | Audio: AAC, 48000 Hz, 2ch | Size: 976 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
Digital marketing tools and techniques are constantly evolving. In this course, instructor Brad Batesole helps you keep up with this fast-moving field, covering what you need to know to help your business cut through the noise, engage potential customers, and adapt with the times. Brad begins by discussing the building blocks of online marketing, including how it's used, where it's been, and where it's headed. He then steps through how to define your value proposition, identify your target market, and establish your goals and KPIs. Next, he covers how customers evaluate the entirety of a brand's online presence, as well as how to decide on a marketing channel, optimize your website, and leverage SEO, paid advertising, and social media to help your target audience find you. Plus, learn how to develop an email marketing plan, get started with video marketing, and create easy-to-understand marketing reports that help you assess your progress.Note: The previous version of this course was titled Online Marketing Foundations.