Business

Discover how to use FileMaker Go to take your database along on your iPhone or iPad. In this course, author and FileMaker database expert Cris Ippolite shows you how to manage FileMaker databases, print and export data, and perform searches on iOS devices. He also offers FileMaker developers some design considerations and extra session management precautions to keep in mind when building databases for FileMaker Go, as well as how to use "URL schemes" to interface with other iOS apps.

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In this course, author Christopher Breen shows you the basics of using iCloud on Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and iCloud.com. Discover how to access and synchronize your mail, calendars, contacts, documents, apps, and music—keeping your data backed up but still in arm's reach. The course also shows how to share photos, upgrade your music library to 256 kbps AAC, and keep your notes, bookmarks, and reminders in sync.

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Join author Richard Colback as he shows you how to get started with the world's largest professional networking site, LinkedIn. The course demonstrates how to build a profile that will get the attention of employers, recruiters, fellow professionals, and potential clients. Richard walks you through creating an account, adding pertinent information such as skills and work experience, making connections and joining groups, accessing LinkedIn from apps, and monitoring your stats to continuously build a better profile. Along the way, learn to grow your personal brand and become a more visible community member by participating in group discussions, asking and answering questions, and engaging in other ways that add to your profile's integrity.

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Do you have IBM Lotus Notes installed on your computer but don't know quite how to harness its productivity? In this course, author Jess Stratton teaches how to use the powerful business productivity tools in Lotus, including email, chat, calendars, and scheduling—all from the Notes interface. The course demonstrates how to send, write, and organize mail; work with calendars and to-dos; use Sametime instant messaging; and much more.

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Get a thorough introduction to Microsoft's hosted collaboration and productivity suite. Author David Rivers tours the subscription service, showing how to administer user accounts; share Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote files with SharePoint; and manage mail, contacts, and calendars with the Outlook web app. The course also explains how to set up Office desktop apps to work with Office 365 and connect with colleagues using the Lync communication server.

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In this course, author and Office expert Curt Frye shows how to create, edit, and share Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents online with Office Web Apps. Each chapter addresses one of the programs, highlighting which features are available online and how they differ from the desktop versions. The course also includes information on integrating the Office Web Apps with SkyDrive and mobile, sharing online documents with other users, and embedding documents in web pages.

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Have you ever wanted to get employee or client feedback quickly, without having to print and collect forms? In this course, author David Rivers shows how to create surveys online, while explaining when surveys are useful and how they can help collect the input needed to drive key business decisions. The course also gives an overview of top online survey tools, including SurveyMonkey, Google Forms, QuestionPro, and SurveyGizmo. The final chapter shows how to use SurveyMonkey to create a survey from start to finish, as well as smart ways to collect more responses.

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Pinterest is a social media tool that allows you to bookmark content around the web in a visually pleasing arrangement. In this course, author Justin Seeley illustrates the basics of setting up and managing a Pinterest account and explores ideas for finding inspiration. Fill out your profile, add friends, and start pinning. Discover how to share activity on Facebook and Twitter, add your own image and video pins, and plan for activities like a wedding or vacation. The course also covers pinning on the go with the iOS and Android apps.

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In this course, author and sought-after presenter Lisa Larson-Kelley introduces Prezi, a cutting-edge tool for creating dynamic presentations. Discover how to add layers of meaning to static presentations with multimedia, spatial relationships, and movement. The course demonstrates the features and benefits of an effective Prezi presentation, shows how to navigate the user interface, and explains how to create, animate, share, and publish a prezi. Plus, Lisa shows how to present your prezi to a remote audience, via a web browser or your desktop.

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Learn how to quickly create professional diagrams with Microsoft Visio 2013. In this course, instructor David Rivers takes you on a tour of the new Visio interface, and shows how to customize the ribbon, Quick Access toolbar, and preferences to suit your needs. Then learn how to build diagrams from templates, import images, and work with shapes. David also explores how to apply a variety of themes, effects, and colors to diagrams; manipulate SmartShapes; and create your own customized themes. The last chapter covers the ins and outs of collaborating and sharing diagrams through printing, SkyDrive, external sources, and the cloud.

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