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White House Targets Tech Training, Jobs In LA With TechHire

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The White House has named Los Angeles as one of 21 communities around the nation which are part of a new technology job and training effort called TechHire , the administration announced Monday. According to President Obama, the new initiative will help to provide a "pathway to the middle class" for workers, by helping to train them to meet the needs for well paying technology jobs.

In Wake Of Infamous Biotech Party, 20 Women Join New Exec Training

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In other circumstances the five-day workshop, scheduled this fall at George Washington University in the nation’s capital, might go unnoticed among the sea of executive training programs offered every day.

ACTIVE Network Debuts Half Marathon Training App

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According to ACTIVE Network, the 13.one Half Marathon app helps runners make it to their half marathon, by providing a 12 week training plan, tracking of training, and more. active network half marathon training mobile iphone exercise Looking to complete your first half marathon?

Customer Support Training | What is excellent customer service?

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The post Customer Support Training | What is excellent customer service? Excellent customer service isn’t just something that happens from company to consumer. Customer service starts within a company.

Cornerstone OnDemand Enhances Free Nonprofit Training Effort

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CornerStone OnDemand''s program uses its software to help provide nonprofit training, including training on fundraising, leadership, accounting and finance, marketing, and more. cornerstone ondemand nonprofit training foundation saas Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of cloud-based talent management tools, is extending out its nonprofit efforts today through its foundation, the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation.

Interview with Jonathan Kohn, Fitspot

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The flat rate includes use of those locations during training sessions. We offer six different genres of fitness: Crossfit, strength training, Pilates, boxing, yoga, and stretching. Los Angeles is the capital of on-demand apps, for just about anything you want.

Overcoming the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

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While cybersecurity training seems to be experiencing a groundswell moment, (e.g., BT Security recently partnered with ISC(2) to train security staff), solving this problem will take years, and the skills challenge will likely get worse before it gets better.

MicroPower Launches Training, Certification Program

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San Diego-based MicroPower Technologies , which develops wireless, video surveillance systems, said yesterday that it has launched a new certification and training program for its partners. MicroPower said its online certification and training is aimed at helping resellers gain the technical expertise on its products. micropower technologies training certification channel reseller

Lynda.com Expands To IT Training

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Carpinteria-based Lynda.com is expanding its online training and learning site to cover IT training, the company said Tuesday, as it adds such new topic areas as hardware infrastructure, network administration, business intelligence, content management, help desks, and big data. According to Lynda.com, the new IT training information is available as part of a subscription to lynda.com. lynda training online learning education software

Lumina Foundation Gives Odds For Edtech Innovation Under Trump

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Bipartisanship hasn’t exactly been the watchword in Washington over the past month as the new Trump administration grapples with stalled nominations, court battles over its travel ban, and investigations of campaign contacts with Russia.

Make It Work Training: Tweetdeck Overview, episode 1.1

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ViaSat Powers Tiered Wi-Fi For North Carolina Train Service

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ViaSat had already been providing a basic Wi-Fi service to the NCDOT's trains. viasat north carolina train service ncdot wifiCarlsbad-based satellite Internet provider ViaSat is powering a new, onboard Wi-Fi service for North Carolina, on with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Rail Division.

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Clinton and Trump Platform Analysis: Which Is Best for Education Companies?

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The plan also includes training 50,000 teachers to teach computer science and to update their knowledge frequently. Clinton’s low-cost college plan, and much of the other change she envisions, would seem to create opportunities for digital learning companies and other outside providers in public schools, higher education, and workplace training.

Edufii Scores $1.4M For Athletic Training App

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in a Series A financing, to go towards its social and mobile platforms for athletic training. Edufii''s app lets coaches, teachers, and athletes capture and annotate training and coaching sessions. smartphone mobile social athlete coach training athletic funding capital venture edufii San Luis Obispo-based Edufii said this morning that it has raised $1.4M

SmartFit Launches System To Combine Physical, Brain Training

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Oxnard-based Multisensory Fitness , a startup developing games which combine both cognitive (brain) training and physical exercise, said Wednesday that it has launched a new product called SMARTfit , which combines both physical and mental fitness exercises. smartfit multisensory fitness training exercise activity children brain physical

Lynda.com Buys European Video Training Firm

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lynda.com , the online learning and video instruction site based in Carpinteria, is putting some of its new funding to work, saying this morning that it has acquired video2brain, GmbH , a European online video training company, to help expand its services worldwide.

Micro–train; macro–manage

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Invest in training, and save on managing. Let’s assume you’re bringing on board people who already have expertise in their functional area (entry–level training is a whole different beast).

Agile Training Class

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Saturday, June 11, 2011 -- June 2011 PMI-OC Agile Training Class. Mark Layton, organizational strategist/PMI certification instructor, will lead a two-day Agile Scrum Master Certification training class June 1112, 2011. The class, organized by Project Management Institute Orange County, includes instruction, exercises, and the Platinum Edge "Agile Success" training manual.

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DreamHost Gets $288K For Employment Training

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Los Angeles-based hosting provider Dreamhost has tapped into an interesting source of funding to help provide training to its employees: a grant from the State of California. The hosting provider said it has received $288,200 from the state's Employment Training Panel (ETP) to help provide training to its nearly 200 employees. The grant will provide it with license training software and executive leadership training. dreamhost training employee hosting cloud

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Bio Science Alliance Training

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Monday, November 7, 2011 -- Bio Science Alliance presents BSA Academy Training: Chapter One. Four days of 1/2 day and full day classes give by qualified instructors held at Pepperdine Westlake Campus focusing on Quality System and Regulatory Requirements through the Product Life Cycle, from Discovery to Commercialization - followed by 101 Corridor Life Science Celebration Event (11/10) at Westlake Hyatt. Email jamie@biosciencealliance.org.

Mindflash.com Takes On Online Training

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Santa Barbara-based Mindflash.com , an online training platform site headed by former Mint.com Chief Marketing Officer Donna Wells, said this week that it has officially launched its online trianing platform. The firm says it is targeting small businesses, and offers a way to help those businesses provide employee training. Tags: mindflash online training small business saas software employee

Citrix GoToTraining Adds Social Features

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The Santa Barbara-based arm of Citrix Systems , which develops GoToMeeting and other online communications and sharing software, said today that it ad tied its GoToTraining training software with Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. The firm said the new social media capabilities allows trainers to share classes and promote training on those social networking and media services. citrix gototraining training saas software sharing gotomeeting

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Citrix Takes On Online Training

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Santa Barbara-based Citrix Online has entered into the online, interactive training market with the launch of a new product, the firm announced this morning. Citrix said its new Citrix GoToTraining product is targeted at businesses who want to host interactive training sessions for participants. The new offering starts at $149/month for up to 25 attendees in a training session. Tags: gototraining gotomeeting citrix online training webcast video

Online Training, Coaching and Instruction

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 -- Online Training, Coaching and Instruction. LA Web Ventures.Several members of the group have an exciting startup project involving computer assisted instruction. Come and participate in a group brainstorm where you can share your ideas to shape this product and even join the team (they're recruiting). See [link] (more

SpaceX Conducts NASA Training

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Hawthorne-based SpaceX , the commercial spacecraft startup started by Elon Musk, reported Thursday that it has hosted its first preliminary training for NASA astronauts, in preparation for the firm's first delivery of payload to the International Space Station. The firm said the training sessions were a "key step" in its progress in the program.

FedSources Capture Management Training Seminar

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010 -- FedSources Capture Management Training Seminar. See [link] (more

Amavitae Targets Job Skills Gap

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The startup, which launched earlier this month, said it has created an app which helps provide pathways to the education and training you need for the job you want. amavitae skills education training mobile careerNeed to find a job, but finding you just don't have the right background to land a position? Santa Monica-based Amavitae is hoping its mobile app will help advance your career.

Drupal in a Day Training

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Thursday, March 3, 2011 -- Drupal in a Day Training. Do you have an active interest in learning about Drupal? Great! All you need is a basic understanding of the Internet and familiarity with how websites function, a conceptual understanding of Content Management Systems (CMS). See https://www.larks.la/register/2011/march/drupal-in-a-day-7. register/2011/march/drupal-in-a-day-7.

BlackLine Trumpets Training

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Calabasas-based BlackLine Systems , the developer of financial close software headed by Therese Tucker, is trumpeting its certification course this week, saying that it recently certified 22 consultants from KPMG as part of its professional services courses. BlackLine said it provided the certification to those consultants in Atlanta as a part of KPMG's efforts to assist its clients. Tucker is the former CTO of SunGard Treasure Systems. READ MORE>>.

Cornerstone OnDemand Links With Deloitte

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Cornerstone''s cloud-based software is used for training, recruiting, managing new employees, and many other aspects of human resources and talent management at companies. cornerstone ondemand enterprise software deloitte consulting training talent management human resources

PMI-OC and Dale Carnegie Training Program

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Saturday, November 12, 2011 -- PMI-OC and Dale Carnegie Training Program. The Orange County Chapter of the Project Management Institute and Dale Carnegie Training are hosting a joint one-day training program focused on successfully managing people in projects, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. The program will show attendees how to apply Dale Carnegies proven human relations principles to the unique people problems faced by project managers. See [link] (more

Advanced Product Portfolio Management Training - Orange County

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010 -- Advanced Product Portfolio Management Training - Orange County. See [link] (more

Cornerstone OnDemand Signs Broadcast Technology Firm

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Cornerstone said that Grass Valley is using its Extended Enterprise platform, to manage online training for its customers and resellers. cornerstone ondemand talent management training grass valley broadcastSanta Monica-based Cornerstone onDemand , the provider of talent management software, reported today that it has signed Grass Valley , a provider of broadcast technology and professionals services, as a customer. Size of the win was not disclosed.

IT Software Companies Are Looking For Military Trained Hackers Now

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Back in 2012 when the Flame virus was wreaking havoc across the world, the need for army-trained hackers became a whole new frontier for IT software companies. As a result, software companies are turning to military trained hacking talent to help deal with this threat.

Alelo Gets DoD Contract For Language Training Via iPod

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Los Angeles-based Alelo , which develops computer software that uses video games to teach language and culture training for Iraqi and other languages, reported late Friday that it has received a contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for a handheld training system. Alelo's software--spun out of USC--uses first-person-shooter style video game engines to train users in both language and cultural nuances.

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How Fuhu Went From A Hot, Fast Growing Startup To Train Wreck

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Remember Los Angeles-based kids tablet maker Fuhu ? The company went from a hot startup--with over $200M in sales and 400 employees--to bankruptcy, in less than two years. The Los Angeles Times dissects the implosion of Fuhu, which once had hoped for an IPO, and was later sold to Mattel for a mere $21.5M out of bankruptcy. Fuhu was once the fastest growing startup in Los Angeles. READ MORE>>. fuhu bankruptcy merger acquisition startup tablet hardware electronics

Cornerstone OnDemand Wins Save The Children

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cornerstone ondemand saas software talent employee management trainingSanta Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand said today that it has signed up nonprofit Save the Children as a customer. According to Cornerstone, Save the Children is using its talent management software for learning management, employee performance management, and other efforts. Financial details of the win were not disclosed.