Archive for December, 2010

Pitching Projects and Products to Executives, part IV: How do you socialize an idea?

Published by | Thursday, December 9th, 2010

How do you socialize an idea? In today’s preview from Dane Howard’s upcoming lynda.com course Pitching Projects and Products to Executives, Charles Warren, manager of mobile user experience at Google, answers this question.

Pitching Projects and Products to Executives part III: How do you find talent?

Published by | Monday, December 6th, 2010

lynda.com will be releasing a new and very different course in our business segment soon, and your feedback on our preview videos here on the blog so far has been great! Please keep it coming. This is the third sneak peek to give you a sense for the course to come.

How do you find talent? In today’s preview of Dane Howard’s upcoming lynda.com course Pitching Projects and Products to Executives, Tim Barber, founder and creative director of the digital agency Odopod, answers this question.

Pitching Projects and Products to Executives part II: Is your idea set up for success?

Published by | Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

In a couple of weeks, lynda.com will be releasing a new and very different course in our business segment. It’s different in that it offers a new type of content to lynda.com members—the focus is not on tools, but on business skills. It’s also different in its innovative teaching approach and unique visual style. This is the second sneak peek to give you a sense for the course to come.

Is your idea set up for sucess? In today’s preview of Dane Howard’s upcoming lynda.com course Pitching Projects and Products to Executives, Michael Gough, vice president of experience design at Adobe, answers this question.

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Pitching Projects and Products to Executives: How do you sell yourself?

Top tools for learning

Published by | Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Jane Hart is a social business consultant who founded the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. One of her recent projects was to gather from 545 learning professionals around the world their shared Top 10 Tools for Learning. From that list, Jane generated the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010. I went through this list, grouped these tools by topic, and matched those that were applicable to their corresponding courses in the Online Training Library®:

  1. Audio
  1. Blogging tools