NH Learning Solutions Blog
The Next Evolution of the Cloud:
Q&A with Kailash Sawant, Enterprise Cloud Architect at Microsoft
Cloud technology has altered nearly every aspect of the IT industry, along with the way we work and the way we live. But what’s next? We sat down with Kailash Sawant, Enterprise Cloud Architect with Microsoft, to discuss the next evolution of the Cloud, the future of Digital Transformation, and how predictability and automation will further shape our world.
Get to Know the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in full force, many organization are looking to appoint and train Data Protection Officers (DPOs) to oversee data security strategy and GDPR compliance.
Letterpress: The (Not Quite) Lost Art of Hand Set Type
Having anything printed using a letterpress with its lead (or wood) letters has always been held in high esteem with designers. The first thing you'll notice are the tell-tale signs of the printing technique—subtle indentations for each letter, and the wonderful feel of the paper. (This is one of those times your paper choice can be as important as your design.)
What Every Business Should Know about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will take effect on May 25, 2018, is the biggest overhaul of European Union (EU) data protection law in more than 20 years. It replaces the Data Protection Directive, which was adopted in 1995, and is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy, and to reshape the way organizations across the region approach data privacy.
Effective Management and Positive Assertiveness
One of the most effective ways for a manager to pull people together for a common purpose is using the technique known as Positive Assertiveness. This approach is all about demanding quality work from your team, while maintaining an amicable atmosphere. By cultivating a powerful leadership style, you can accomplish more every day, while guiding your team toward better long-term results.
How to Develop an Effective Employee Training Program
Successful employee training and development programs go beyond the standard new hire orientation. They aren’t sporadic courses that employees occasionally take as needed. It’s taking a strategic, organized, systematic approach to training that aligns individual growth with business goals.
What’s Next After ITIL Foundations?
ITIL® is the most widely adopted approach for IT Service Management in the world. It provides a practical, no-nonsense framework for identifying, planning, delivering, and supporting IT services to your business plan.
The ITIL Foundations course, which was designed for those looking to begin or accelerate a career in IT Service Management (ITSM), introduces students to the key elements, concepts, and terminology used in the ITILService Lifecycle. One of the primary goals of this course, obviously, is to prepare students for the ITIL Foundations certification exam. Still, many are often left wondering about next steps.
Writing Web Applications that Access SQL Databases
Guest Author: Rob Foulkrod, Technical Instructor
I was recently asked a question by a prospective student, who was just beginning to get into web app development, and while emailing my response, I thought that the information would also be valuable to many professionals out there who are interested to learn more about what's covered in some of our popular Microsoft Visual Studio courses. Below is the question, followed by my response.
How Web & Print Designers Should Utilize Color
With so much design done on the web, color is no longer something designers have to work into their budgets. But that doesn’t mean it’s a free-for-all. As designers, we still have to think about color palettes and corporate standards, but sometimes it’s difficult to rein in the creativity. You may think, “What does it matter? It doesn’t cost any more to use 20 colors in my design?” But it does matter; just because you have access to every hex color out there, it doesn’t mean you should go crazy with color.