Microsoft Announces Plan to Train Veterans For Tech Jobs

CLO Magazine

The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy consists of a 16-week course to prepare U.S. service members to obtain the certification required for technology careers such as a developer, applications engineer and IT project manager. 4 Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced a new program to provide software development training and testing to U.S. The Microsoft Software and Systems Academy aims to offer U.S. Source: Microsoft Corp

Top 5 Industries to Get Training

Your Training Edge

Consider training, whether a formal degree program or a flexible certification, the foundation for your future career and a means of ensuring you’re on the right path before making any major career shifts. Engineering: Petroleum Engineer.

11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)

Kapp Notes

If you are thinking of creating an educational game but don't want to invest a lot of money, you can try out these free software programs (or free for 30 days in some cases), some are 2D and some are 3D. Eclipse : Eclipse is a free to use 2D game engine.

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m no audio engineer. You can always download and use Microsoft’s Songsmith and create brilliant stuff like this. The video kind of reminds of all of the lame training programs I’ve been in where we had to write and perform songs based on what we learned.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

How To Fill The Void of Missing Powerpoint Clipart

eLearning Brothers

Due to the “internet of things,” Microsoft Office decided to kill off their Clipart library in December 2014. The Clipart library has been available within the PowerPoint and MS Word programs since the mid-1990s.

Making Employee Onboarding an Immersive Experience with Mixed Reality

Origin Learning

A software engineer gets pulled into the world of a powerful mainframe computer and interacts with different programs within the system and seeks to escape the digital world in which he is trapped. Microsoft Pulls Up a Surprise.

11 Skills Data Scientists Need to Learn in 2019

Your Training Edge

If there has to be an essential programming language for data scientists, it will be Python. If you learn Python properly, you can master any other programming language due to simply understanding the architecture. Check out Microsoft RSTudio , too.

Software Courses Sell Really Well

LearnDash

When I was consulting for Fortune 500 companies on their elearning programs it was always a combination of software and process training. For example, I once provided some consulting for SolidProfessor.com and they built a very successful company creating training around engineering software.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: The Hottest Tech Skills & Certifications for 2018

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  MCSE: Microsoft's Certified Systems Engineers is for professionals who spend their time maintaining, designing, implementing, and administering technology infrastructures using Microsoft 2000 Windows Server and other Windows server platforms.   MCP: Microsoft Certified Professionals include developers, trainer, system architects, and other IT professionals. by Kevin Smith, COTP.

Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

As I mentioned in last week’s post, mLevel is beginning to push the learning industry in the direction of using all of the data available to L&D to make better decisions on how its employees are interacting with their learning programs.

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Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

Serious Games Space Serious Games Design and Technology Company, Caspian Learning--the company behind Thinking Worlds , has shown their support for the Iowa State University’s Game Development Competitio n by announcing that they will supply ISU students with extended trial licences to their Serious Games Engine and Authoring Tool, Thinking Worlds, for the duration of the competition. Collaboration Software Space Microsoft Corp.

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Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Following the announcement by Adobe, major browsers including Google and Microsoft followed suit and announced that they would disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus, bringing down the curtains on Flash.

How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

Coffee and Design

But what I believe sets them apart from the Yahoos and Microsofts that they have surpassed with leaps and bounds is that they are risking being innovative to add new value to what they offer. Look at the likes of Yahoo and Microsoft. Really enjoyed your post @derekbrown.

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Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data

mLevel

added metadata) to help the team gain insight into how to evolve the learning program in the future. mLevel has hooked up an event engine to create XAPI statements to provided details around specific interactions with the learning activity. The Future of Learning Data.

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A Conversation with Mike Lozicki of MediaLab 3D solutions

Kapp Notes

Lozicki: For nearly two decades, MediaLab 3D Solutions has been the leader in digital asset creation and interactive solutions for the homebuilder, consumer product, defense and engineering industries. Lozicki: We’ve had clients in multiple industries approach us about 3D training programs.

Virtual Reality Case Studies in Healthcare, Enterprise, and Higher Ed

Learnbrite

They are hoping to reduce engineer training time by 75% by using the Microsoft HoloLens to teach engineers about equipment via text pop-ups and voiceover guidance. Florida Gulf Coast Unviersity has created VIPER, or the Virtual Immersive Portal for Engineering Research.

E-learning Shift: 10 Online Courses You Should Consider Applying For in 2017

Your Training Edge

No other profession combines programming and math with creativity! It is possessed by a number of professionals, such as system engineers, solutions architects, information technology architects, and software engineers. Learning should not stop when you leave the classroom.

Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data

mLevel

added metadata) to help the team gain insight into how to evolve the learning program in the future. mLevel has hooked up an event engine to create XAPI statements to provided details around specific interactions with the learning activity. The Future of Learning Data.

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How Digitals Do a Better Job than Others in Completing Their Work

Your Training Edge

Whether it is drawing, music or programming, a digital knows what he or she needs to use and completes the job with perfection. Like the latest browsers and Google search engines. These people use the latest programming software applications.

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How to Be the Best Place to Work (for the Things that Matter Most)

Avilar

Company stability : Microsoft. Democrats are drawn to iconic tech companies such as Google, Microsoft and Apple. Or is yours a stable, established company with a strong and capable management team, solid benefits, and strong learning and development program?

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Great Women of Web 2.0 Talk

Kapp Notes

Check out the Hot Potatoes licensing terms and pricing on the Alice is a 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. It uses 3D graphics and a drag-and-drop interface to facilitate a more engaging, less frustrating first programming experience. Twilight Software Adventure Game Engine. I really enjoyed my talk the other night with the Women of the Web 2.0.

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20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know

Pinlearn

This is a huge computational search engine. Students, researchers & entrepreneurs fondly refer it to as the ultimate answer engine. For all purposes, its user-interface resembles that of popular search engines. This mega knowledge engine lets its users to input mathematical equations, phrases & sentences. If you want a nanodegree in professional web development, programming or AI, Udacity is your best bet. 12: Engineer’s Toolbox.

Fill Your Own Tech Talent Pool

CLO Magazine

And despite aggressive efforts to push teens toward STEM degree paths, colleges are just not graduating enough software engineers, coders and other tech talent to meet current hiring demands. We’ve had nurses, writers, teachers and a lot of vets go through the program,” Jordan said. “It

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Tech Tuesday: Translating mLevel Events to xAPI Statements

mLevel

As I mentioned in last week’s post, mLevel is beginning to push the learning industry in the direction of using all of the data available to L&D to make better decisions on how its employees are interacting with their learning programs.

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There’s a New Batch of Teachers and their Names are Siri, Alexa, and Cortana

Frooxl

Chief Engineer Montgomery “Scotty” Scott, of the Starship Enterprise, accompanied by the ship’s doctor, Bones, enters the office of Plexicorp’s Dr. Nichols. It’s 1986.

A peak under eFront’s hood

eFront

In either case, it might be interesting to take a look under the hood, and see what makes its engine tick: the technologies, APIs, programming libraries and tools we used in creating it. Don’t worry, you won’t need a degree in programming to understand this post.

Scary MOOC Savings

Your Training Edge

However, in spite of such incredible cost saving potential, MOOCs are still not widely seen and many businesses tend not to include it in their training programs.

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Mindflash Named One of the Country’s Best Workplaces for Flexibility

Mindflash

Fortune and Great Place to Work also considered the range of flexible workplace programs offered at each organization and the frequency of their use. No engineering or IT support is required, as there is no software to install or maintain.

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Innovative LMS Features: Real or Hype?

Talented Learning

For example, one organization I know recently launched on-demand access to recorded live event video and another converted a popular, live-class certification program into an online format.

e-Learning software made with passion and PHP

eFront

As with any successful recipe, there are several key ingredients we use in creating our software here at Epignosis HQ: a passion for creating things; an understanding of the e-learning market and our customers needs; hard work and long hours; hard-core programming chops; ketchup (just kidding).

BLOG: The death knell for IE6 and what it means for everyone (yep even you!)

Unicorn Training

the world moved on, and Microsoft attempted to make future versions of IE better support industry standards, it left many people dependent on the quirks of IE6 and it has taken years for organisations to upgrade to version 7 or 8, by which time Microsoft are now on version 11 and moving beyond!In

Huge MOOCs savings

Your Training Edge

However, in spite of such incredible cost saving potential, MOOCs are still not widely seen and many businesses tend not to include it in their training programs.

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Everything big started small

E-Learning Provocateur

BJ offered Google as an example, which started as a search engine developed by a couple of college students. If the initiative is successful for the pilot team, I can add more teams into the program and perhaps evolve the offering.