Esri Offers Free GIS Training

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Redlands-based Esri , the developer of geographical information systems (GIS) software, says it will offer up free access to its popular ArcGIS platform, as well as training resources, to any professionals who have been furloughed from work during the COVID-19 outbreak. esri mapping software training jobs learning education

Alteryx Offers Up Free Data Science, Analytics Training

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Irvine-based data science and analytics software developer Alteryx says it is offering up free training to help train workers who have found themselves unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said that those who take the training will have the opporunity to advance in a Udacity Nanodegree progrm in predictive analytics. alteryx data science analytics training covid19 pandemic employment jobs

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Micro–train; macro–manage

Berkonomics

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). Email readers, continue here…] In addition, take advantage of the trend in the training and development space toward self–directed learning. Provide access to your robust internal “university,” or to vendor–provided training.

Cornerstone Ties Into Virtual Reality Training

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand is dipping its toes into the world of virtual reality training, saying today that it is in a new collaboration with Facebook's Oculus , to enable VR training at work. According to Cornerstone, it will work with Oculus for Business to let shared clients build apps that can seamlessly track VR training completion data directly within the Cornerstone Learning Management System (LMS).

Cornerstone Links With Sales Training Firm

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , which provides cloud-based learning and talent management tools, has linked up with a sales training company, Sandler Training, on a new sales training subscription, the two said today. cornerstone ondemand sales training cloud employee

Lakers Training Facility Goes Solar

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The training facility for the Los Angeles Lakers , the UCLA Health Training Center , has just gone solar, according to an anouncement from The Los Angeles Lakers, LG Electronics USA and Vaha Energy. The 171kW system powers the 120,000 square-foot LEED Platinum facility, used by both the Lakers' training facility and the home court of the South Bay Lakers. lakers basketball sports training facility solar power cleantech

Honey Gets Naming Rights On L.A. Clippers Training Center

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Clippers , which have renamed their training center the Honey Training Center: Home of the L.A. Honey's logo is now features on the training center and on the training jersey for the L.A. honey clippers training ecommerce discount code shopping sponsorship sports laclippers basketballLos Angeles-based startup Honey , which provides online discount codes and coupons to e-commerce shoppers, has entered into a naming deal with the L.A.

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

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?

Make It Work Training: Tweetdeck Overview, episode 1.1

Eric Greenspan

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Make It Work Training: Tweetdeck Overview, episode 1.2

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Training Wheels: Talespin Uses VR to Help Companies Train Employees

L.A. Business Journal

Talespin is bringing virtual reality to the workplace

DroneBase raises capital and partners with FLIR Systems to train pilots on thermal imaging tech

TechCrunch LA

The two companies are also partnering to provide FLIR’s thermal imaging technology and training services to DroneBase’s stable of pilots. “DroneBase’s enterprise pilot network will receive training by professional thermographers, enabling DroneBase to offer specialized thermal inspection services for customers on a wider scale, and creating an opportunity for FLIR to incorporate additional service offerings through DroneBase in the future.”

Make It Work Training: Tweetdeck Overview, episode 1.1

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VR Playhouse Launches Virtual Reality Training Program

L.A. Business Journal

Glassell Park-based boutique studio VR Playhouse has launched an educational program meant to attract students, artists, developers and directors to the virtual reality industry, according to a company statement

Cybersecurity Training Effort In El Segundo Aimed At Next Generation

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An all week, cybersecurity training effort being held this week in El Segundo--run by AT&T and the Air Force Association (AFA)--is educating teenagers on cybersecurity careers and skills, in hopes of building the next generation of cybersecurity efforts. cybersecurity jobs training teenagers elsegundo petya

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

Make It Work Training: Tweetdeck Overview, episode 1.2

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Wpromote Offers Up Free Digital Marketing Training To Nonprofits

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Los Angeles-based digital marketing agency Wpromote said on Wednesday that it will be offering up free training to nonprofits, as part of its second annual Wprobono: Digital Day In LA. wpromote digital marketing training nonprofitWpromote said the event, in El Segundo, runs from 8am to 5pm, and will help nonprofits learn about things like paid and earned social media, boosting a charity's visibility on Google, increasing open and click through rates on email campaigns, and more.

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.

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.

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.

Degreed Raises $75M to Expand in Growing Workforce Training Sector

Xconomy

San Francisco-based Degreed is among the educational technology companies now classified as “learning experience platforms,’’ because they organize staff participation in skills development training and coordinate it with the goals of employers, who are their clients. Degreed , which helps businesses upgrade the skills of their staffers through an online gateway to learning resources, announced Thursday it has raised $75 million to grow the service and expand internationally.

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

SANS Cyber Security Training in San Diego, California

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Friday, May 11, 2018 -- SANS Cyber Security Training in San Diego, California. SANS' information security training goes beyond theory, incorporating real-world examples and practical techniques you can apply directly to your work. See [link] (more

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. lynda training course video merger acquisition europe video2brain

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

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

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.

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.

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

6 Lessons For Business Leaders From Military Training

Startup Professionals Musings

While thinking about it, I realized that it’s really not that different from the toughness required and trained into America’s elite military force of Navy SEALs, who are known to be cool under fire, able to sense danger before it’s too late, and never give up on achieving their objective. You have to be extra tough mentally to start a new business venture.

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.

Quantum Computing 101: Brilliant, Google, Microsoft Training Workers

Xconomy

But tech companies are already writing the novel kinds of software these revolutionary computers will need in order to operate—and businesses are even helping to train the workforce for a future era of “quantum speed-up.’’ For that training task, Microsoft and X, the cutting-edge research arm of.

Silicon Beach Report Aug. 29: Children’s Hospital LA Expands VR Training

L.A. Business Journal

More VR training for med students at CHLA; MoviePass rival Sinemia announced new subscription service; lineup announced for new advertiser pitchfest NewFronts West conference

10 Business Skills That Require Remedial Training

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m sure that every one of us who has been out in the business world for a few years can look back with perfect hindsight and name a few college courses that we should have taken. What’s more disconcerting to me is that I can name a few that aren’t usually even offered, resulting in more than a few students graduating ill-prepared for the real business world! I won’t even try to cover here the ones you didn’t find for your personal life, like managing personal finances and credit.

Silicon Beach Report June 22: VR Playhouse Launches Virtual Reality Training Program

L.A. Business Journal

VR Playhouse launches virtual reality training program, USC to lead quantum computing project and sneaker marketplace Goat hires former Twitter executive

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Serious Entrepreneurs Master Media Training Early

Startup Professionals Musings

Not so long ago, training to meet the press and television reporters was a realm reserved for top business executives only. There are lots of expensive public and media relations firms out there who can give you the full treatment, but I recommend starting with a good book on the subject, like the one just released by media training expert Brad Phillips, “ The Media Training Bible.” entrepreneur startup Pebble Brad Phillips media training public relations

How to Make Employee Training Count

Cornerstone On Demand

When most people think of training , the first thing that comes to mind is a mandatory meeting in a stuffy conference room with a boring instructor walking through poorly designed slides. Even though US companies spent more than $70 billion last year on learning and development , this training stereotype is unfortunately the reality for many employees. The first step is to acknowledge the problem with typical instructor-led training: "Mandatory" doesn't mean motivational.

After Successful Pilot, Apprenti Expands Tech Training Program

Xconomy

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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>>.

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.