Pluralsight – Android Apps with Kotlin Resources, Styles, and Themes

Pluralsight – Android Apps with Kotlin: Resources, Styles, and Themes
English | Size: 1.27 GB
Category: Tutorial

At the core of modern mobile applications is a thorough knowledge of how to manage resources, style user interfaces, and apply themes to applications. In this course, Android Apps with Kotlin: Resources, Styles, and Themes, you’ll learn how to provide an intuitive user interface and seamless user experience. First, you’ll learn how to apply styles and themes to your app that represent your brand. Then, you’ll explore how to manage different resources in Android such as graphics, texts, layouts, supporting multiple languages, and making resources compatible across multiple screen densities and size configurations. Finally, you’ll see how to handle configuration changes in Android and provide stability to your application. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of managing resources, styling Views, applying themes and handling device configuration change as you move forward to develop a mobile application. [Read more…]

Human Resources: Payroll | Gabriella Parente-Neubert | LYNDA

Human Resources: Payroll | Gabriella Parente-Neubert | LYNDA
English | Size: 245.35 MB
Category: Tutorial

Payroll is a core function in HR. Complex tax and labor laws can make it seem daunting, but with the right tools and techniques, your payroll can function like a well-oiled machine. This course teaches HR professionals how to set up and administer a payroll system. HR consultant Gabriella Parente-Neubert covers 13 of the most common payroll topics, including classifying workers, understanding exempt vs. nonexempt employees, retaining records, and picking a payroll system. She also reviews details such as paying sick and vacation time, understanding the role of benefits in compensation, and processing final wages as the result of termination. Using her guidance, you’ll be able to build a successful payroll system that ensures employees are paid correctly and punctually every time. [Read more…]

Lynda – Human Resources – Understanding HR Systems Features and Benefits

Lynda – Human Resources – Understanding HR Systems Features and Benefits
English | Size: 282.90 MB
Category: Tutorial

Human resource information systems (HRIS) are the equivalent of QuickBooks for HR. They can help you manage employee data from the time of hire to post-termination COBRA administration. These programs have rapidly evolved over recent years to address the changing needs of workforce management. In this course, Don Phin discusses the basic features available in HRIS programs, feature benefits, and how to approach the administration of these systems. Don explains how to work with an HRIS program to manage employee onboarding, compensation, leaves of absence, time off, and more. Plus, he dives into the technology behind these systems, as well as key administration aspects such as records management. After completing this course, you’ll be better prepared to leverage your HRIS program to manage employees, strategy, data, and compliance. [Read more…]

Pluralsight – Monitoring Azure Resources and Web Applications with System Center Operations Manager 2016 (SCOM)

Pluralsight – Monitoring Azure Resources and Web Applications with System Center Operations Manager 2016 (SCOM)
English | Size: 487.91 MB
Category: Tutorial

This course, Monitoring Azure Resources and Web Applications with System Center Operations Manager 2016 (SCOM), the final in the SCOM 2016 learning path, elevates your exploration on SCOM’s monitoring behaviors by turning your attention first to web applications. In this course’s first half, you’ll explore Web Application Availability Monitoring and Transaction Monitoring. You’ll also dig extraordinarily deep into your applications’ internal workings by enabling SCOM’s developer-focus APM – or Application Performance Monitoring – toolset. The second covers monitoring Azure. Using your on-premises SCOM instance, you’ll integrate your local web application data with Azure’s Application Analytics engine. You’ll measure behaviors for Platform-as-a-Service Azure websites and keep tabs on Azure virtual machines and their accompanying resources like storage and networking. You’ll wrap up with a quick look at SCOM’s potential next-generation as you integrate SCOM with Azure Log Analytics, a part of Microsoft’s cloud-based Operations Management Suite. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to monitor web applications and Azure resources using SCOM 2016. [Read more…]

Lynda – Managing Resources Across Project Teams

Lynda – Managing Resources Across Project Teams
English | Size: 1.79 GB
Category: Tutorial

Managing Resources Across Project Teams

Are your projects competing for resources? Resource management is an area that’s little understood, but it’s one of the biggest reasons why projects run late, which is a huge cause of stress and chaos in organizations. This course is for program managers and project managers who are managing more than one project (which is most of them!). Learn exactly what a resource is, how to prioritize projects based on resource availability, and how to get the people you want to work on your projects. Find out how to construct a resource plan that ensures no resource is overcommitted or underutilized, identifies bottlenecks and scarcities, and handles interdependencies in the "cube" of resources, projects, and time. Plus, discover how to handle changes to the program, and build self-organizing teams to simplify program management and motivate team members. [Read more…]

Lynda – Microsoft Azure – Secure Resources

Lynda – Microsoft Azure – Secure Resources
English | Size: 236.91 MB
Category: Tutorial

Protect your Azure deployments. Learn to secure Azure resources using managed identities, hybrid identities, and identity providers. Sharon Bennett discusses technologies such as Azure Active Directory, the AAD Graph Explorer, OAuth, SAML, Key Vault, and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). Discover how to secure AAD and ADFS, implement AAD B2B and B2C directories, and create custom roles for role-based access control. Plus, learn to identify an appropriate security solution, whether you’re securing virtual machines, cloud apps, or databases, and monitor your resources with Azure Security Center and the Microsoft Operations Management Suite. As an intermediate-level course, an existing understanding of the Azure platform is required to get the most of the training.
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Lynda – Human Resources – Compensation and Benefits

Lynda – Human Resources – Compensation and Benefits
English | Size: 1.53 GB
Category: Tutorial

To attract and retain top talent, it’s crucial for companies to get compensation and benefits right. When employees feel that they’re paid fairly for what they do, there’s greater incentive for them to excel in the workplace. This course provides an overview of the strategic choices that employers must make when developing a total rewards system. HR expert Wayne Cascio addresses management, policy, and legal issues in developing pay structures, incentive plans, and benefit offerings. He discusses how to establish an effective performance review process, how pay surveys drive decisions about compensation and benefits, the role of HR technology, and more. [Read more…]