Getting Started as a LinkedIn Learning Admin

Learn how to manage your organization’s LinkedIn Learning account as an administrator. Our staff instructor explains how to navigate the administration homepage and find the features available to you through your organization’s LinkedIn Learning account. Find out how to quickly add and edit users, organize learners into groups, assign permissions, and recommend content, including curated learning paths and collections. Plus, learn how to use the reporting features for a visual “at a glance” or high-level view of usage. (Authors: Oliver Schinkten, LinkedIn Learning Staff Instructor)

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Calculating the Value and ROI of Customer Service

Understanding the value of customer service, and being able to measure that value, will empower you to demonstrate return on investment (ROI) for your organization. Learn how to quantify the value of customer service, then dive into methods that apply to your unique environment. This course is designed to provide a perspective on this multifaceted topic and equip you and your team to make decisions that are right for your customers and your organization. (Author: Brad Cleveland)

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iOS 13 and iPadOS: iPhone and iPad New Features

Explore new features of iOS 13, including improvements to existing apps including Reminders, Health, and Photos, and discover features completely new to the iPhone and iPad, including Dark Mode, QuickPath typing, and the ability to attach external storage devices. Instructor Garrick Chow covers ways to remove location data from your photos before sharing, and new, easier ways to share and manage files. Find out about unique features of iPadOS, including Slide Over and Split View, and the ability to use a Bluetooth mouse with your iPad.

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Big Data in the Age of AI

The hype about big data may have peaked several years ago, but big data is far from gone. Instead it forms the foundation for some of today’s most exciting technologies. Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and data science rely on big data, or data that—by virtue of its velocity, volume, or variety—can’t be easily stored or analyzed with traditional methods. In this nontechnical course, Barton Poulson digs into the topic of big data, explaining how it works and shapes our modern data universe. Barton explains big data’s relationship to AI, data science, social media, and the Internet of Things (IoT). He goes over some of the ethical issues behind the use of big data. Plus, he covers techniques involved in analyzing big data, including data mining and predictive analytics.

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Developing Plug-Ins and Extensions for Adobe XD

Learn how to create plugins and extensions using the Adobe XD API to extend the features and functionality of Adobe XD, and how plugins can be used to enhance your prototypes and applications. In this course, learn what the Adobe XD API offers and how plugins and extensions can amplify the functionality of Adobe XD. Then walk through the steps of creating your first plugin using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS code. (Author: Emmanuel Henri)

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Processing Text with R Essential Training

Today’s big data and analytics pipelines are consuming more and more text data generated through websites, social media, and private communications. But deriving insights from text isn’t straightforward; it requires a series of techniques and forms for preparing text for analytics and machine learning. In this course, learn the essential techniques for cleansing and processing text in R, and discover how to convert text to a form that’s ready for analytics and predictions. Kumaran Ponnambalam begins by reviewing techniques for extracting, cleansing, and processing text. He then shows how to convert text into an analytics-ready form, including how to use n-grams and TF-IDF. Throughout the course, he provides examples for exercising these techniques using the R and tm libraries.

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Coursera for Business Expands to Latin America, Announces Government and Enterprise Partnerships in Mexico and Colombia

By Leah Belsky, SVP of Enterprise, Coursera The unprecedented rate of technology advancement is disrupting companies and jobs everywhere. It is also disrupting skills. 42 percent of core job skills are predicted to shift by 2022, pressuring companies and governments worldwide to prioritize the upskilling of talent to secure the competitiveness of their industry or […]

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Mixtape: Highlights from LinkedIn Learning Courses

Listen in on some of our top courses on productivity and personal effectiveness: succeeding as a new manager, building resilience, adapting to change, managing stress, and more. This short course presents carefully curated excerpts from more than a dozen LinkedIn Learning video courses, presented in a convenient, audio-only format that lets you learn on the go. Like what you hear? Go deeper by checking out the full version of each course on LinkedIn Learning. (Author: LinkedIn Learning Instructors)

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Learning Symfony 4

Build PHP applications the modern way with Symfony 4, a popular PHP model-view-controller (MVC) framework. In this course, Mike Oram steps through how to build a PHP-based web app in Symfony. He explains how to install and configure Symfony and start saving time with typical development tasks, such as rendering content with templates. Mike also goes over how to create services with the service container, work with data using the Doctrine object-relational mapper, and implement middleware. After wrapping up this course, you’ll have the tools you need to leverage Symfony to get a head start on your PHP projects.

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