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Books 24×7 is an online collection of books and videos tailored for use in the subjects of business, information technology, and engineering, as well as books that address healthy living and well-being. Check out these new titles recently added to their collection.

Got a Solution? HR Approaches to 5 Common and Persistent Business Problems
Got a Solution? HR Approaches to 5 Common and Persistent Business Problems by Dale J. Dwyer and Sheri A. Caldwell
SHRM © 2014 (228 pages)
ISBN: 9781586443665
Providing unique problem-solving approaches that engage employees, resulting in lasting benefits for the entire organization, this book equips business leaders, managers, and HR professionals to come up with workable and innovative solutions to the very problems that plague their organizations.
Inbound Marketing: Attract, Engage, and Delight Customers Online
Inbound Marketing: Attract, Engage, and Delight Customers Online by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah
John Wiley & Sons © 2014 (224 pages)
ISBN: 9781118896655
Containing the latest information about customer behavior and preferred digital experiences, this book includes essential tools and resources that help build an effective marketing strategy, and tips for organizations of all sizes looking to build a reputation.
Leadership Conversations: 16 Leading Professionals Share the Secrets of Their Success
Leadership Conversations: 16 Leading Professionals Share the Secrets of Their Success by Ronald Tay
Marshall Cavendish © 2015 (289 pages)
ISBN: 9789814561501
Drawn from diverse industries, fields of expertise, and companies such as McDonald’s, Sony Mobile, Kornferry, Singapore Press Holdings, and more, this book shares sixteen business leaders’ personal journeys, including the challenges and setbacks faced, and how they overcame them.
The Experience: The 5 Principles of Disney Service and Relationship Excellence
The Experience: The 5 Principles of Disney Service and Relationship Excellence by Bruce Loeffler and Brian T. Church
John Wiley & Sons © 2015 (304 pages)
ISBN: 9781119028659
Based on the principles employed at the renowned leader in customer experience – the Walt Disney Company, this book offers a solid framework upon which to raise the level of your customer experience, and demonstrates how any organization can do it with the right strategy and attention to detail.

 

Solar Energy Engineering: Processes and Systems, Second Edition
Solar Energy Engineering: Processes and Systems, Second Edition by Soteris A. Kalogirou
Academic Press © 2014 (841 pages)
ISBN: 9780123972705
Providing professionals and students with a resource on the basic principles and applications of solar energy systems and processes, this book includes discussion of high interest topics such as solar collectors, solar water heating, industrial process heat, photovoltaic technology, wind energy systems, and more.
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Creating a Document
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Creating a Document by Jamie Campbell
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to create an Adobe Illustrator CC 2015 document and prepare it for drawing.
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Creating Objects
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Creating Objects by Jamie Campbell
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to create objects and text with Adobe Illustrator CC 2015 .
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Editing Bitmaps
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Editing Bitmaps by Jamie Campbell
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to edit bitmaps in Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Graphing Tools
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Graphing Tools by Jamie Campbell
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (6 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to use Graph tools in Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Tracing Bitmaps
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Tracing Bitmaps by Jamie Campbell
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to trace bitmaps in Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Transforming Objects
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Transforming Objects by Jamie Campbell
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (2 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to transform objects with Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Using the Blob Brush
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Using the Blob Brush by Jamie Campbell
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to use the Blob brush tool in Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Using the Pucker, Bloat, and Scallop Tools
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Using the Pucker, Bloat, and Scallop Tools by Jamie Campbell
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (2 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to use the Pucker, Bloat, and Scallop tools in Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Using the Width, Warp, and Twirl Tools
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015: Using the Width, Warp, and Twirl Tools by Jamie Campbell
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (2 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to use the Width, Warp, and Twirl tools in Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Attaching an Instance to an Auto Scaling Group
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Attaching an Instance to an Auto Scaling Group by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to attach an instance to an Auto Scaling group on Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Configuring an IAM Role for EC2 with AWS CLI
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Configuring an IAM Role for EC2 with AWS CLI by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to configure an Identity and Access Management role for Elastic Compute Cloud using the Amazon Web Services command line interface.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Configuring EC2 Load Balancers
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Configuring EC2 Load Balancers by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (9 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to configure a load balancer on the Elastic Compute Cloud platform.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Configuring the AWS Command Line Interface
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Configuring the AWS Command Line Interface by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to configure the Amazon Web Services command line interface.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Configuring the cloud-init Directive
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Configuring the cloud-init Directive by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to configure the cloud-init directive on Linux for Amazon Web Services.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating a Launch Configuration
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating a Launch Configuration by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (6 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to create a launch configuration on Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating a Launch Configuration from an Instance
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating a Launch Configuration from an Instance by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (2 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to create a launch configuration from an Elastic Compute Cloud image.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating a Placement Group
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating a Placement Group by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to create a placement group on Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating an Auto Scaling Group
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating an Auto Scaling Group by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (8 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to create an Auto Scaling group on Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating an Auto Scaling Group from an Instance
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating an Auto Scaling Group from an Instance by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to create an Auto Scaling group from an Elastic Compute Cloud instance.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating an IAM Role for EC2 with AWS CLI
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Creating an IAM Role for EC2 with AWS CLI by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to create an Identity and Access Management role for Elastic Compute Cloud using the Amazon Web Services command line interface.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Deleting a Placement Group
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Deleting a Placement Group by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (2 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to delete an Elastic Compute Cloud placement group.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Detaching an Instance from an Auto Scaling Group
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Detaching an Instance from an Auto Scaling Group by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to detach an instance from an Auto Scaling group on Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Exercise: Creating an Auto Scaling Group
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Exercise: Creating an Auto Scaling Group by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (7 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to create a load balanced Auto Scaling group in Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Importing and Exporting an AMI in EC2
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Importing and Exporting an AMI in EC2 by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to import and export an Amazon Machine Image on the Elastic Compute Cloud platform.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Installing AWS Command Line Interface on Linux
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Installing AWS Command Line Interface on Linux by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (7 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to install the Amazon Web Services command line interface on a Linux instance.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Installing AWS Command Line Interface on Windows
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Installing AWS Command Line Interface on Windows by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to install the Amazon Web Services command line interface on a Windows instance.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Launching an Instance into a Placement Group
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Launching an Instance into a Placement Group by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to launch an Elastic Compute Cloud instance into a placement group.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Launching an Instance with an IAM Role Using AWS CLI
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Launching an Instance with an IAM Role Using AWS CLI by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (5 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to launch an Elastic Compute Cloud instance with an Identity and Access Management role using the Amazon Web Services command line interface.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Linking an Instance to a VPC
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Linking an Instance to a VPC by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to link an Elastic Compute Cloud instance to a virtual private cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Load Balancing an Auto Scaling Group
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Load Balancing an Auto Scaling Group by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (5 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to load balance an Auto Scaling group on Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Monitoring EC2 Instances with CloudWatch
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Monitoring EC2 Instances with CloudWatch by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (9 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to monitor Elastic Compute Cloud instances using CloudWatch.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Planning EC2 Auto Scaling
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Planning EC2 Auto Scaling by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to plan auto scaling on Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Shutting Down an Auto Scaling Group
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Shutting Down an Auto Scaling Group by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to shut down an Auto Scaling group on Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Suspending and Resuming an Auto Scaling Group
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Suspending and Resuming an Auto Scaling Group by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to suspend and resume an Auto Scaling group on Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Tagging Auto Scaling Groups
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Tagging Auto Scaling Groups by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to tag an Auto Scaling group on Elastic Compute Cloud.
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Writing Shell Scripts
Architecting on Amazon Web Services: Writing Shell Scripts by Dan Lachance
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to write a Linux shell script to run at boot up on Amazon Web Services.
Defensive Programming in Java: Assertions
Defensive Programming in Java: Assertions by Wesley Miller
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (7 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to use assertions in your Java programming code.
Defensive Programming in Java: Conversions and Promotions
Defensive Programming in Java: Conversions and Promotions by Wesley Miller
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (8 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to identify issues with conversions to narrower types in Java and identify issues with promotions such as long to double.
Defensive Programming in Java: Features of Defensive Coding
Defensive Programming in Java: Features of Defensive Coding by Wesley Miller
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (7 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to recognize the key features of defensive coding in Java.
Google Analytics - Exercise: Features of Measurement and Data Collection
Google Analytics – Exercise: Features of Measurement and Data Collection by Travis Welton
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (2 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to identify steps for creating a data measurement plan and recognize the type of data collected and commonly used metrics.
Internet of Things: History of IoT
Internet of Things: History of IoT by Travis Welton
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (2 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to describe the history of IoT.
Internet of Things: Introduction to IoT
Internet of Things: Introduction to IoT by Travis Welton
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (2 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to identify the purpose and ideas behind IoT.
Internet of Things: IoT and the Internet
Internet of Things: IoT and the Internet by Travis Welton
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (2 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to identify the way IoT and the Internet are advancing each other.
Internet of Things: IoT Applications Overview
Internet of Things: IoT Applications Overview by Travis Welton
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to identify the applications of IoT.
Internet of Things: IoT Driving Forces
Internet of Things: IoT Driving Forces by Travis Welton
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (1 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to identify some of the forces driving IoT development.
Internet of Things: IoT Protocols
Internet of Things: IoT Protocols by Travis Welton
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to identify protocols used by IoT devices.
Internet of Things: IoT Security Concerns
Internet of Things: IoT Security Concerns by Travis Welton
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (2 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to identify potential IoT security issues.
Internet of Things: Promise of IoT
Internet of Things: Promise of IoT by Travis Welton
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to identify the promise and possibilities of IoT.
Software Testing Foundations: Choose and Implement a Test Technique
Software Testing Foundations: Choose and Implement a Test Technique by Joe Khoury
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to practice identifying an appropriate software testing technique and the considerations for its implementation.
Software Testing Foundations: Choosing Test Techniques
Software Testing Foundations: Choosing Test Techniques by Joe Khoury
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (6 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to list the factors involved in choosing a test technique.
Software Testing Foundations: Condition Coverage
Software Testing Foundations: Condition Coverage by Joe Khoury
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (8 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to describe other structure-based techniques, including various forms of condition coverage.
Software Testing Foundations: Decision Testing and Coverage
Software Testing Foundations: Decision Testing and Coverage by Joe Khoury
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (6 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to describe how decision coverage is calculated and test design is based on the results.
Software Testing Foundations: Experience-Based Techniques
Software Testing Foundations: Experience-Based Techniques by Joe Khoury
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (7 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to describe the experience-based techniques error-guessing and exploratory testing and how they work with specification-based techniques.
Software Testing Foundations: Identify a Software Testing Strategy
Software Testing Foundations: Identify a Software Testing Strategy by Joe Khoury
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (7 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to identify an appropriate software testing strategy.
Web Design Essentials: Design and Build a Basic Web Page
Web Design Essentials: Design and Build a Basic Web Page by Peggy Fisher
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (10 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to create a basic web page from scratch.
Web Design Essentials: Embedding Audio
Web Design Essentials: Embedding Audio by Peggy Fisher
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to embed audio files into a web page.
Web Design Essentials: Embedding Videos
Web Design Essentials: Embedding Videos by Peggy Fisher
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to embed videos into a web page.
Web Design Essentials: Embedding YouTube
Web Design Essentials: Embedding YouTube by Peggy Fisher
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (4 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to embed YouTube videos into a web page.
Web Design Essentials: Examining CSS
Web Design Essentials: Examining CSS by Peggy Fisher
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to recall what the purpose of cascading style sheets is.
Web Design Essentials: Examining Input Attributes
Web Design Essentials: Examining Input Attributes by Peggy Fisher
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (6 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to describe input attributes.
Web Design Essentials: Examining Plugins
Web Design Essentials: Examining Plugins by Peggy Fisher
Skillsoft Ireland Limited © 2015 (3 min)
After watching this video, you will be able to describe what plugins are used for and identify the common types.
Apple Watch for Developers: Advice & Techniques from Five Top Professionals, 1st Edition
Apple Watch for Developers: Advice & Techniques from Five Top Professionals, 1st Edition by Gary Riches et al.
Apress © 2015 (238 pages)
ISBN: 9781484213391
For developers who already have some knowledge of developing with WatchKit and WatchOS 2, and who are now interested in learning how to use them to create cutting edge Watch apps, this book gives you the base-knowledge and valuable secrets you’ll need for your own projects, from a core team of successful, experienced Apple Watch app-development experts.
Building Better Models with JMP Pro
Building Better Models with JMP Pro by Jim Grayson, Sam Gardner and Mia L. Stephens
SAS Institute © 2015 (352 pages)
ISBN: 9781629590561
Giving readers the “what, why, and how” of using JMP Pro for building and applying analytic models, this book provides an example-based introduction to business analytics, with a proven process that guides you in the application of modeling tools and concepts.
Building Great Software Engineering Teams
Building Great Software Engineering Teams by Josh Tyler
Apress © 2015 (154 pages)
ISBN: 9781484211342
Highlighted by stories of success and failure, this book provides an easy-to-understand recipe for creating your high-powered engineering team, starting with your first hire and continuing through the stages of development as you manage your team for growth and success.
Financial Institution Advantage & the Optimization of Information Processing
Financial Institution Advantage & the Optimization of Information Processing by Sean C. Keenan
John Wiley & Sons © 2015 (224 pages)
ISBN: 9781119044178
Offering a key resource for understanding and implementing effective data governance practices and data modeling within financial organizations, this book outlines the strategies and tools needed for financial institutions to take charge and make the much-needed decisions to ensure that their firm’s information processing assets are effectively designed, deployed, and utilized to meet the strict regulatory guidelines.
Information Security: A Practical Guide
Information Security: A Practical Guide by Tom Mooney
IT Governance © 2015 (116 pages)
ISBN: 9781849287401
Covering everything from your first day at work as an information security professional to developing and implementing enterprise-wide information security processes, this book provides an overview of basic information security practices that will enable your security team to better engage with their peers to address the threats facing the organisation as a whole.
Mike Meyers' CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks, Fourth Edition (Exam N10-006)
Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks, Fourth Edition (Exam N10-006) by Mike Meyers
McGraw-Hill/Osborne © 2015 (778 pages)
ISBN: 9780071848275
Authored by the leading expert on CompTIA certification and training, this up-to-date, full-color text will prepare you for CompTIA Network+ exam N10-006 with performance-based questions, and will help you become an expert networking technician.
Oracle Database Upgrade, Migration & Transformation Tips & Techniques
Oracle Database Upgrade, Migration & Transformation Tips & Techniques by Edward Whalen and Jim Czuprynski
Oracle Press © 2015 (466 pages)
ISBN: 9780071846059
Based on the expert authors’ real-world experience, this Oracle Press guide provides best practices for migrating between different operating systems and platforms, transforming existing databases to use different storage or enterprise systems, and upgrading databases from one release to the next.
Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked  World, 15th Anniversary Edition
Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World, 15th Anniversary Edition by Bruce Schneier
John Wiley & Sons © 2015 (448 pages)
ISBN: 9781119092438
Celebrating a decade and a half of smart, straight-forward advice on achieving security throughout computer networks from the leading authority on security, this 15th Anniversary volume exposes the digital world and the realities of our networked society, as well as security technologies and product capabilities, and their limitations.
Understanding Oracle APEX 5 Application Development
Understanding Oracle APEX 5 Application Development by Edward Sciore
Apress © 2015 (333 pages)
ISBN: 9781484209905
Introducing the world of APEX properties, and explaining the functionality supported by each page component as well as the techniques developers use to achieve that functionality, this book shows APEX developers how to build practical, non-trivial web applications.
Web Scalability for Startup Engineers: Tips & Techniques for Scaling Your Web Application
Web Scalability for Startup Engineers: Tips & Techniques for Scaling Your Web Application by Artur Ejsmont
McGraw-Hill/Osborne © 2015 (417 pages)
ISBN: 9780071843652
Describing how infrastructure and software architecture work together to support a scalable environment, this book focuses on core concepts and best practices, rather than on individual languages, platforms, or technologies, and explains step by step how scalable systems work and how to solve common challenges.
Xero For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Xero For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Heather Smith
John Wiley & Sons © 2015 (411 pages)
ISBN: 9780730319375
Whether you’re setting up Xero from scratch, converting to Xero from another accounting software, or just want to get more out of Xero, this book provides an in-depth understanding of how the software works, and how to use it to manage your business more effectively.

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