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January 2008- Learning organizations recognize the prevalence of informal or just-in-time learning and search for ways to support this type of learning in tandem with more formal blended training programs. Two trends in workplace learning strongly influence the ways organizations make learning available to their employees, and the types of learning organizations purchase or develop. This paper proposes a structure of eight phases of workplace learning that can serve as a framework for designing blended learning solutions ...
January 2008- The SkillSoft Learning Growth Model is being used by organizations around the world to chart their course toward the most efficient and effective corporate learning possible. As organizations enter into more advanced forms of learning, it is critical that they have a plan for future development. The journey to performance-oriented learning is one that requires partnership between learning professionals, business peers and executives. For those on the journey, this model will be a valuable aid.
January 2008- This white paper helps prepare for the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Exam by covering foot printing and scanning. Sample exam questions with thorough answers are provided to help prepare for the Certified Ethical Hacker exam. The EC-Council divides information gathering into seven basic steps. These include gathering information, determining the network range, identifying active machines, finding open ports and access points, OS fingerprinting, fingerprinting services, and mapping the network.
January 2008- If a person is a project manager whos looking to add a valuable certification, generally revered by the industry and demonstrating experiences and education then he or she needs to look no further. This paper guides a person through the steps in acquiring the Project Management Professional (PMP) - the ticket to career success in project management. The PMP certification requirements also helps avoid the plague of paper certifications endured over past years.
January 2008- This paper will help the reader to prepare for the CCNA exam, with a focus on data link networking. The paper covers the following Cisco-specified objectives for the ""Technology"" section of the CCNA exam: compare and contrast key characteristics of LAN environments, describe network communications using layered models and describe the components of network devices. The paper also covers the Cisco-specified objective for the ""Planning and Designing"" section of the CCNA exam.
January 2008- This paper covers the necessary requisites that should be met prior to the attempting to install MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0. In addition to the hardware and software requirements, the paper covers licensing and the types of licenses involved in this process. Although a person most likely does not need to know the ins and outs of licensing, he or she should know what is required for the environment and what can break from not providing proper ...
January 2008- The CCNA exam(s) require near-perfect smoothness in sub netting. Success requires speed and precision in answering the many questions one will see on this topic. The key to this level of fluency is practice - one must work at own skills until they become second nature. This paper discusses binary and hexadecimal numbering systems as compared with the more familiar decimal system.
January 2008- When a program is compiled, the compiler usually has to make best guesses at whether a particular branch in the program is taken or untaken. Profile feedback Optimization techniques are used to improve the performance of compiler generated code. Under PFO, the code is compiled twice. The first compilation produces an instrumented version of the code. This instrumented version is then run with a representative workload to generate a profile. This profile is used as ...
January 2008- A computers capability to process more than one task concurrently is called multiprocessing. A multiprocessing operating system is competent of running many programs simultaneously, and most modern Network Operating Systems (NOSs) support multiprocessing. These operating systems incorporate Windows NT, 2000, XP, and Unix. This paper covers multiprocessing with an eye towards passing the CompTIA Server+ Exam.
January 2008- There are two major challenges facing SkillSoft customers; the need to integrate a wide variety of technology systems and content types, and the need to present content in a way that is relevant to the individual learner. These problems are getting more difficult as the number of content types and technology systems proliferate and the trend toward aligning learning programs with business initiatives accelerates the need for relevance. Industry standards are in place but are ...
January 2008- This paper published by Bersin & Associates explains how executives should stay informed. Bersin & Associates conducted a survey in summer 2005, among business executives to help understand how they learn, stay informed, and access timely business information. The goal of this research was to better understand what forms of information and learning resources are most widely used and needed by executives. The survey was distributed to 10,000 senior-level business executives.
January 2008- Security management addresses the identification of the organizations information assets. The security-management domain also introduces some critical documents, such as policies, procedures, and guidelines. This white paper provides an overview of security management with an eye towards passing the CISSP exam, including sample questions with detailed answers to help one to prepare. The paper helps the reader prepare for the security-management domain.
January 2008- HP offers a number of generous benefits for NonStop HP Certified Professionals like 20% discount on all regularly scheduled NonStop courses delivered in the U.S. and Access to Technical Update Training Knowledge Base. Once one earn NonStop HP Certified Professional certification, HP continues learning and support by offering a broad and on-going benefits package. The HP Certified Professional Program provides benefits to help one improve product knowledge and technical expertise.
January 2008- This white paper covers everything one needs to know about security accounts in Windows XP Professional with sample questions to help one to prepare for the MCSE 70-270 exam. The Local Users and Groups snap-in enables to manage local users and groups. A person can get to the snap-in by choosing Start, Control Panel, Performance and Maintenance Category, Administrative Tools, Computer Management, and then by expanding the tree pane of the Computer Management Console until ...
January 2008- This paper introduces commonly used networking devices, and, although it is true that one is not likely to encounter all of the devices mentioned in this chapter on the exam, one can be assured of working with at least some of them. Understanding how these networking devices operate and identifying the functions they perform are essential skills for any network administrator and requirements for a Network+ candidate.
January 2008- This white paper discuses the examination of networking on a physical level, this paper looks at the network devices used to create networks. The paper covers the various networking devices used in modern networks with an eye toward passing the Network+ Exam and covers CompTIA-specified objectives for the ""Media and Topologies"" and ""Protocols and Standards"" sections of the Network+ exam.
January 2008- For the most part, Microsoft’s certification team, which is now part of the department named Microsoft Learning, does excellent work with their certification exams. They spend a lot more time and effort creating good questions than most people might think. Microsoft Learning recently added performance-based simulation questions to their certification exams. This paper explains that Microsoft’s flight simulator program more accurately simulates flying an airplane than their simulation questions simulate using their operating ...
January 2008- Out of all the SmartConsole utilities, one will be spending the most time in SmartDashboard. This is where the security policy is defined and pushed out to the enforcement points. This paper is a guidance which will help the reader to prepare for the CCSA exam, with a focus on SmartDashboard. Sample questions and comprehensive explanations will keep one up to date and equip to pass the exam.
January 2008- Labor is both an asset to deploy strategically and an expense to manage carefully. Although technology has enhanced hiring practices for in-store staff paid by the hour, along with performance management and employee scheduling for some retailers, todays retail workforce management policies, procedures and technologies are - in general - haphazard. As companies strive to balance the best hires with the best schedules, and control labor costs while meeting customer satisfaction goals, this white ...
January 2008- As an IS auditor, one will need to understand the technical infrastructure of the organization, the IS organizational structure, and the operational practices. This paper will help the reader to prepare for the CISA exam with detailed examples and sample questions. IT managers must define the role and articulate the value of the IT function. This includes the IT organizational structure as well as operational practices.
January 2008- It examines how NetWare 6.5 interacts with other operating systems. It looks at some of the new features of NetWare 6.5 and how Novell has classified some of these features and services. The first thing one needs to do as he or she begins the NetWare 6.5 journey is to briefly look at the historical roots of NetWare 6.5.
January 2008- Having to manage an enterprise-class system (SAP), the author prefers to use a multiuser database. After all, there are plenty of customers using SQL Server in a multiuser environment. This paper published by Oracle states that Oracle DBA in an organization can replete with SQL Server installations. The author receives comments or questions on a regular basis regarding differences in the two products.
January 2008- Troubleshooting relies on the knowledge of how the operating system functions. With sample questions and detailed answers, the reader will get prepared for the A+ Certification Exam. In addition to knowledge, IT professionals must understand the tools at their disposal. To effectively administer a network one needs both an understanding of the operating system and the ability to troubleshoot it.
January 2008- Here, one observes that sample questions from the CISSP exam are provided with a focus on physical security, including extensive explanations for the correct answers. As a CISSP, a person is tasked with protecting not only the companys assets, but also its employees. The list provided in this paper includes some key areas from the content that one needs to master for the CISSP exam.
January 2008- Although not a task that one will undertake every day but still, creating a database is certainly a task that will be very important in the career as a DBA. It is something that will take thought and planning and something that one should understand early, both in the career and in the exam preparations. This paper shows how to create a database manually and use the GUI interface.
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