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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2019

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2019

Author: Guy Hart-Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2020

Get up to speed on the newest version of Word with visual instruction Microsoft Word is the standard for word processing programs, and the newest version offers additional functionality you'll want to use. Get up to speed quickly and easily with the step-by-step instructions and full-color screen shots in this popular guide! You'll see how to perform dozens of tasks, including how to set up and format documents and text; work with diagrams, charts, and pictures; use Mail Merge; post documents online; and much more. Easy-to-follow, two-page lessons make learning a snap. Full-color, step-by-step instructions show you how to perform all the essential tasks of Microsoft Word 2019 Explains how to set up and format documents, edit them, add images and charts, post documents online for sharing and reviewing, and take advantage of all the newest features of Word Previous editions have sold more than 250,000 copies The Visual learning system makes it easy to learn more while reading less Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2019 helps you master the most popular word processing program quickly, easily, and visually. Updates from the previous edition includes how to collaborate on documents in real time, draw and write with digital pen, better accessibility and the new Resume Assistant!

Slack For Dummies

Slack For Dummies

Author: Phil Simon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2020

Say goodbye to the old, inefficient way of working Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be less overwhelmed, more efficient, and more engaged at work? Imagine being able to quickly and easily locate key documents and conversations. Every day, more than twelve million employees need not wonder. By using a remarkably useful, flexible, popular, affordable, and intuitive tool called Slack, they have fundamentally changed how they work. Slack For Dummies provides an approachable road map to understanding how to use Slack to maximum effect. This easy-to-use reference guide explores the Slack user interface and its key features. It walks you through the process of setting up workspaces, channels, and threads. It also offers insight on how to get your colleagues on board with this modern way of communicating and collaborating. Navigate Slack's user interface and understand its key features Guide you through the process of creating workspaces, channels, and threads Provide additional context to group and individual messages Extend the power of Slack with third-party apps and integrations Improve employee morale and productivity Slack For Dummies is a full-color, step-by-step resource that will change the way that you communicate and collaborate with your colleagues--for the better and for good.

Designing Computer-Based Learning Materials

Designing Computer-Based Learning Materials

Author: Alan Clarke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2020

First published in 2001, this volume demonstrates how computer-based learning has the potential to provide a highly motivating learning experience, that it also has the potential to achieve exactly the opposite, and that the difference between these two extremes is the quality of the learning design. The challenge for the learning designer isn't a simple one. You are being asked to prepare interactive learning for someone you can't see and with whom the only interaction you are likely to have is via limited written communication. Fortunately help is at hand in Alan Clarke's Designing Computer-Based Learning Materials. Dr. Clarke offers a definitive guide to each of the many elements involved in good design. This book explores the principles of adult learning, and relates to the potential, features and impact of computer-based learning. This is not a 'how to...' book, but rather one seeking to help you understand the different elements which go into computer-based learning. If you are commissioning material, it will help you to understand the contractors' constraints. If you are designing materials yourself, it will allow you to avoid many of the errors it is all too easy to make when developing them. Computer-based learning materials are not all the same: their range reflects the variety of learners that use them and purposes they are used for; the different learning environments that are available to people; the different subjects that they wish to learn and the level to which they wish to take them. In the face of such a complex task, involving so many factors and variables, it is essential that the learning designer understands what is involved and uses a rigorous process for envisioning, planning, designing, implementing and testing their solution. This is a book about learning design and not about software production and, as such, it provides any aspiring designers with the fundamentals of producing the highly motivating learning experience, which should be their objective.

System Administration and Server Operating Platforms for Enhancing Business Continuity and IT Capability

System Administration and Server Operating Platforms for Enhancing Business Continuity and IT Capability

Author: Nijaz Bajgoric, Lejla Turulja, Semir Ibrahimovic, Amra Alagic Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2020

In the age in which information is widely available and immediately accessible from anywhere, consumers expect to be able to connect to apps and/or websites instantaneously. Businesses are expected to run continuously, and servers and server operating systems play a crucial role in this always-on mentality. When company sites cannot process a consumer's requests in a timely manner or, worse, reveal that the server is down or temporarily unavailable, the consumer loses patience and leaves the site. Consequently, the loss of engagement can negatively impact the company. System Administration and Server Operating Platforms for Enhancing Business Continuity and IT Capability is a collection of innovative research that examines the importance of IT capability and business continuity and how they affects a firm's performance and explores the role of system administration in ensuring higher levels of system availability and system scalability. Cases and white papers that describe real-world stories are also addressed. While highlighting topics including business computing, e-commerce, and risk management, this book is ideally designed for IT consultants and specialists, computer programmers, business professionals, business consultants, academicians, researchers, and students.

System Administration and Server Operating Platforms for Enhancing Business Continuity and IT Capability

System Administration and Server Operating Platforms for Enhancing Business Continuity and IT Capability

Author: Nijaz Bajgoric, Lejla Turulja, Semir Ibrahimovic, Amra Alagic Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2020

In the age in which information is widely available and immediately accessible from anywhere, consumers expect to be able to connect to apps and/or websites instantaneously. Businesses are expected to run continuously, and servers and server operating systems play a crucial role in this always-on mentality. When company sites cannot process a consumer's requests in a timely manner or, worse, reveal that the server is down or temporarily unavailable, the consumer loses patience and leaves the site. Consequently, the loss of engagement can negatively impact the company. System Administration and Server Operating Platforms for Enhancing Business Continuity and IT Capability is a collection of innovative research that examines the importance of IT capability and business continuity and how they affects a firm's performance and explores the role of system administration in ensuring higher levels of system availability and system scalability. Cases and white papers that describe real-world stories are also addressed. While highlighting topics including business computing, e-commerce, and risk management, this book is ideally designed for IT consultants and specialists, computer programmers, business professionals, business consultants, academicians, researchers, and students.

Building Information Modeling

Building Information Modeling

Author: Raja R. A. Issa Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2020

Sponsored by the Computing and Information Technology Division of ASCE Building information modeling (BIM) has become a significant area of endeavor in the architecture, engineering, construction, and operations (AECO) industry. The models generated from BIM are being used for analysis and design of buildings and other infrastructure. The ability to integrate schedule and cost data with the analysis and design process makes BIM a very useful tool. Building Information Modeling contains 13 chapters, contributed by international researchers and practitioners, that present a comprehensive overview of the recent advances in the application of BIM across the AECO industry. The use of BIM is examined as a framework for structural design; in cost estimation; in adaptive cyber-physical systems; in construction progress monitoring and project management; in green building project delivery; in commissioning and facilities management; in military construction; in model assessment; and in integration with augmented reality. Engineers, architects, contractors, building owners, facility managers, as well as researchers, will find this publication a valuable resource.

Paradigm Keyboarding I: Sessions 1-60

Paradigm Keyboarding I: Sessions 1-60

Author: William Mitchell, Patricia King, Ronald Kapper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2020

ARPACK Users' Guide

ARPACK Users' Guide

Author: R. B. Lehoucq, D. C. Sorensen, C. Yang Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/05/2020

This book is a guide to understanding and using the software package ARPACK to solve large algebraic eigenvalue problems. The software described is based on the implicitly restarted Arnoldi method, which has been heralded as one of the three most important advances in large scale eigenanalysis in the past ten years. The book explains the acquisition, installation, capabilities, and detailed use of the software for computing a desired subset of the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of large (sparse) standard or generalized eigenproblems. It also discusses the underlying theory and algorithmic background at a level that is accessible to the general practitioner.

Microsoft Teams For Dummies

Microsoft Teams For Dummies

Author: Rosemarie Withee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/05/2020

Discover the power of Microsoft Teams Millions of people access Microsoft Teams every day to assist with the collaboration it takes to get work done. That number continues to grow thanks to the countless communication tools for working with associates inside and outside your organization you can find in Microsoft Teams. If you're new to Microsoft Teams, start here. This book will give you must-have insight on chatting, file sharing, organizing teams, using video communication, and more. You'll also see just how you should be doing things, with best-practice recommendations and ideas for integrating Microsoft Teams into your existing workflows. Learn your way around Microsoft Teams and set up the interface Communicate via chat and video chat, inside and outside your org Integrate Teams with other Office apps for seamless collaboration Use Teams to optimize your meetings, build a knowledge wiki, and more! Microsoft's shared workspace can help you get collaborative and stay connected to the people and files you need, whether you're at your desk or on the go.

Stepping Up to Google Classroom

Stepping Up to Google Classroom

Author: Alice Keeler, Kimberly Mattina Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Nature-Inspired Computation and Swarm Intelligence

Nature-Inspired Computation and Swarm Intelligence

Author: Xin-She (School of Science and Technology, Middlesex University, UK) Yang Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2020

Nature-inspired computation and swarm intelligence have become popular and effective tools for solving problems in optimization, computational intelligence, soft computing and data science. Recently, the literature in the field has expanded rapidly, with new algorithms and applications emerging. Nature-Inspired Computation and Swarm Intelligence: Algorithms, Theory and Applications is a timely reference giving a comprehensive review of relevant state-of-the-art developments in algorithms, theory and applications of nature-inspired algorithms and swarm intelligence. It reviews and documents the new developments, focusing on nature-inspired algorithms and their theoretical analysis, as well as providing a guide to their implementation. The book includes case studies of diverse real-world applications, balancing explanation of the theory with practical implementation. Nature-Inspired Computation and Swarm Intelligence: Algorithms, Theory and Applications is suitable for researchers and graduate students in computer science, engineering, data science, and management science, who want a comprehensive review of algorithms, theory and implementation within the fields of nature inspired computation and swarm intelligence.

Responsible Design, Implementation and Use of Information and Communication Technology 19th IFIP WG 6.11 Conference on e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society, I3E 2020, Skukuza, South Africa, April 6-8

Responsible Design, Implementation and Use of Information and Communication Technology 19th IFIP WG 6.11 Conference on e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society, I3E 2020, Skukuza, South Africa, April 6-8

Author: Marie Hattingh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/04/2020

This two-volume set constitutes the proceedings of the 19th IFIP WG 6.11 Conference on e-Business, e-Services, and e-Society, I3E 2020, held in Skukuza, South Africa, in April 2020.* The total of 80 full and 7 short papers presented in these volumes were carefully reviewed and selected from 191 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: Part I: block chain; fourth industrial revolution; eBusiness; business processes; big data and machine learning; and ICT and education Part II: eGovernment; eHealth; security; social media; knowledge and knowledge management; ICT and gender equality and development; information systems for governance; and user experience and usability *Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and the consequential worldwide imposed travel restrictions and lockdown, the I3E 2020 conference event scheduled to take place in Skukuza, South Africa, was unfortunately cancelled.