Lynda – Game Design Foundations 3 Pitch, Propose, and Practice

Lynda – Game Design Foundations: 3 Pitch, Propose, and Practice
English | Size: 203.5MB
Category: Tutorial

Simply having a great idea for a game isn’t enough. Game designers must also be able to pitch their ideas, and clearly explain how their game works and why others should be excited about their design. In this course-the third installment in the Game Design Foundations series-learn how to pitch your ideas, document your design, and prepare yourself to enter the game industry. Award-winning game designer Brenda Romero provides a detailed look at game design documents, and steps through how to successfully pitch your ideas. She also shares tips for improving your game design skills, and dives into the differences between making games in the game industry and building games as an indie. [Read more…]

Negotiation Foundations (2018) | Lisa Gates | LYNDA

Negotiation Foundations (2018) | Lisa Gates | LYNDA
English | Size: 422.52 MB
Category: Tutorial

When it comes to negotiation, shifting your mindset from "a battle to be won" to "a problem-solving conversation" can improve your results dramatically. In this course, leadership coach, negotiation expert, and author Lisa Gates demonstrates the core skills of interest-based negotiation to get win-win outcomes every time. Learn a step-by-step strategy for negotiating everyday workplace issues, from asking for a raise or promotion to pitching ideas and resolving conflict. Lisa covers techniques such as diagnostic questions, anchoring, framing, and labeling, which help you navigate impasse and generate satisfaction on both sides of the bargaining table. Along the way, discover how to prepare for a negotiation, cultivate your influence, get into a zone of agreement even when you have to say "no," and negotiate remotely over phone or email. Lisa also shares her best negotiation tips and tricks and provides worksheets to practice your skills. [Read more…]

Consulting Foundations | Mike Figliuolo | LYNDA

Consulting Foundations | Mike Figliuolo | LYNDA
English | Size: 554.93 MB
Category: Tutorial

Consulting is a top-paying, high-growth career path that comes with benefits like being able to set your own schedule and define the type of work you do. Whether you want to make the move into the consulting field or become more established and competitive as a consultant, this course can help you both set up and manage a consulting business. Join Mike Figliuolo as he covers the critically important components of consulting-including marketing, selling, contracting, managing engagements, and business administration. Learn how to optimize the time and effort you spend, follow best practices, and avoid common pitfalls. He shares instructions and insights related to expanding client relationships, running engagements, responding to RFPs, protecting intellectual property, getting licensed, and more. [Read more…]

Lynda – Design Foundations – Physical Materials

Lynda – Design Foundations – Physical Materials`
English | Size: 1.1GB
Category: Tutorial

The selection of materials for any design project can be a very in-depth process involving the five senses, extensive research in the industry, and innovation in the way existing materials are used in new projects. The design and selection of materials, for example, can involve drawing inspiration from nature, finding creative ways to leverage sustainable materials, and more. In this course, bolster your practical understanding of prototyping and manufacturing by looking at them through the creative lens of designers and architects. Top industrial designer Scott Clear visits industry-leading designers and companies in different fields to help you gain a more nuanced understanding of material design. Scott discusses a project with a leading automotive design studio, and meets with a product and transportation designer who shares how she applied her materials knowledge to a high-end jet design. Plus, he sits down with an established company to explore how high-end custom materials are made for final projects. [Read more…]

Lynda – Game Design Foundations: 2 Systems, Chance, and Strategy

Lynda – Game Design Foundations: 2 Systems, Chance, and Strategy
English | Size: 355.7MB
Category: Tutorial

Has your passion for gaming sparked an interest in game creation? If so, this course-the second installment in the Game Design Foundations series-can help to further acquaint you with the basics of game design, and provide you with the tools and skills you need to start fashioning your own virtual worlds. Join award-winning game designer Brenda Romero as she takes a detailed look at game systems, chance in games, and strategy in games. Brenda explains what a system is, exactly; provides examples of common game systems; and then dives into a discussion of game mechanics. Learn about the mechanics of chance and skill, the types of decisions in games, and more. [Read more…]

IoT Foundations: Operating Systems Fundamentals | Ryan Hu | LYNDA

IoT Foundations: Operating Systems Fundamentals | Ryan Hu | LYNDA
English | Size: 452.46 MB
Category: Tutorial

The Internet of Things (IoT) offers developers an array of exciting possibilities to explore. But building systems solutions for IoT can be challenging, and such systems may not be equipped to effectively manage resources and schedule tasks for modern IoT devices. Using an operating system (OS) can help you solve some of these issues. In this course, join Ryan Hu as he reviews the basics of using an operating system for IoT, and explores OS-related concepts and examples using an OS kernel, FreeRTOS. Learn about characteristics and technical requirements of OSs, and explore task management, intertask communication, memory management, and more. [Read more…]

Business Analytics Foundations Predictive, Prescriptive, and Experimental Analytics Kumaran

Business Analytics Foundations: Predictive, Prescriptive, and Experimental Analytics | Kumaran
English | Size: 78.33 MB
Category: Tutorial

Business analytics encompasses a set of tools, technologies, processes, and best practices that are required to derive knowledge from data. It’s an iterative and methodical exploration of data to derive insights from it-and, in turn, make smarter, more strategic decisions that are grounded in facts. In this course, learn about the stages in business analytics that are used to predict and build the future-predictive analytics, prescriptive analytics, and experimental analytics. This course dives into each stage, discussing the tools and techniques used for each, as well as best practices leveraged in the field. In addition, the course lends a real-world context to these concepts by using a use case to demonstrate how to execute analytics in each stage.
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Pluralsight – vSphere 6.5 Foundations – Perform Basic Troubleshooting

Pluralsight – vSphere 6.5 Foundations – Perform Basic Troubleshooting
English | Size: 395.90 MB
Category: CBTs

Knowing how to troubleshoot problems in VMware vSphere (one of the most widely-used and advanced virtualization platforms in enterprises today) is essential. This course will teach you how to solve a variety of issues with ease and understanding.
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Pluralsight – vSphere 6.5 Foundations – Perform Basic Monitoring

Pluralsight – vSphere 6.5 Foundations – Perform Basic Monitoring
English | Size: 544.48 MB
Category: CBTs

Learn how to monitor operations in vSphere, one of the most critical virtualization platforms today. You’ll discover how to configure vSphere alarms, what metrics to monitor, and even how to deploy and use vRealize Operations Manager. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – vSphere 6.5 Foundations – Introduction

Pluralsight – vSphere 6.5 Foundations – Introduction
English | Size: 105.44 MB
Category: Tutorial

This is the first of eight courses in the vSphere 6.5 Foundations series. Watch this course to learn vSphere 6 and prepare for the VMware Foundations certification exam.

This is the first of eight courses in the vSphere 6 Foundations series. Do you want to learn the leading virtualization solution in the world, used by most enterprises? In this course, vSphere 6.5 Foundations: Introduction, you’ll first discover what the vSphere 6.5 Foundation exam covers. [Read more…]