Digital Transformation in Practice: Virtual Collaboration Tools
Digital transformation requires organizational and individual mindset shifts, and it invites us to work and collaborate in exciting new productive ways. This learning path complements the Digital Transformation for Leaders and Digital Transformation for Tech Leaders learning paths, highlighting key ways to collaborate and communicate in the modern workplace.
Understand digital transformation.
Discover the capabilities of your productivity suite (whether that's Office or G Suite).
Explore a variety of video conferencing platforms.
Working with Computers and Devices with Garrick Chow
Get the digital skills needed to succeed in the new world of work. Learn the basics of working with devices like computers, tablets, and mobile phones.
1h 43m • COURSE
Working and Collaborating Online with Garrick Chow
Learn how to use the internet and collaborate with others online. Get the skills you need to safely search the web, use video chat and email, and more.
1h 17m • COURSE
Microsoft Teams Essential Training with Nick Brazzi
Learn how to use the essentials of Microsoft Teams, the Office 365 collaborative workspace app.
2h 21m • COURSE
Microsoft Collaboration: SharePoint, Teams, Groups, and Yammer with Gini von Courter
Learn how to use Microsoft SharePoint, Teams, and Groups to collaborate across your organization.
55m 27s • COURSE
Learning Excel for the web (Office 365/Microsoft 365) with Joshua Rischin
Learn how to use the unique features of Excel Online, the browser version of the ubiquitous Microsoft spreadsheet app.
50m 13s • COURSE
Learning Word for the web (Office 365/Microsoft 365) with David Rivers
Explore key features in Microsoft Word Online, the browser-based app available to anyone with a Microsoft account.
1h 12m • COURSE
Learning PowerPoint for the web (Office 365/Microsoft 365) with Heather Severino
Learn how to be more productive in PowerPoint Online, the browser-based app available to Office 365 subscribers.
1h 29m • COURSE
Outlook on the web Essential Training with Gini von Courter
Learn everything you need to make the most of Outlook on the web, the browser-based version of the popular Microsoft email and calendar app.
2h 36m • COURSE
Google Drive Essential Training with Jess Stratton
Learn how to use Google Drive, the popular cloud-based file storage system.
1h 19m • COURSE
Learning Zoom with Garrick Chow
Learn how to schedule, moderate, and participate in meetings using Zoom, the popular video conferencing tool.
1h 21m • COURSE
Learning Webex Meetings with Oliver Schinkten
Learn everything you need to know to host and participate in meetings using Webex.
55m 47s • COURSE
Remote Work Foundations with Mike Gutman
Learn best practices for working remotely. Use today's cloud-based tools to stay productive, build culture, and work seamlessly with your team—anywhere there is internet.
1h • COURSE
Time Management: Working from Home with Dave Crenshaw
Get time management tips to stay productive and balanced when working from home part-time or full-time.
1h 25m • COURSE
You'll learn digital transformation skills with these experts
Garrick Chow is a senior staff instructor at LinkedIn Learning.
Garrick Chow has two decades of experience authoring more than 120 video-based courses covering a diverse range of topics including instructional design, productivity, web design, audio engineering, and video editing. He is a lifelong learner and instructor who regularly leads live classes and seminars at private companies, government agencies, colleges, and universities. He has been a presenter at the Harvard University Sound Lab, and at events for design associations such as AIGA and UCDA. When not sitting in front of a screen, Garrick can be found playing with the indie-rock band The Jellybricks (www.thejellybricks.com) or trail running. Follow him on Twitter @garrickchow.
Nick Brazzi is a staff author on productivity and mobile topics for LinkedIn Learning.
A former Apple educator, Nick has been teaching desktop productivity and video editing for over 10 years. Before joining lynda.com, he was a software trainer and instruction designer for Apple, and a regular guest speaker for several Macintosh user groups in the Silicon Valley. In his spare time, Nick demonstrates his skills in various unicycle-related sports.
Gini von Courter has taught computer classes on Microsoft Office for 20+ years and has authored 30+ books.
Gini has been providing computer classes and seminars on Microsoft Office and related products for more than 20 years at public and private companies, state and federal agencies, educational institutions, and not-for-profit organizations, and has consulted and trained on the use of Microsoft SharePoint since the first SharePoint product was launched in 2001. A founder and managing partner of TRIAD Consulting, Gini is also the author of 29 books, including Beginning SharePoint with Excel, and a number of lynda.com movies on SharePoint, SharePoint Designer, InfoPath, and other software titles. Gini's passion is helping clients use SharePoint and Microsoft Office applications to create solutions that increase efficiency and collaboration while improving the quality of people's work lives. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan with an M.B.A. from Oakland University.
Joshua Rischin is company director of Axium Solutions, a management consulting firm.
Joshua has worked in the professional services industry for more than 10 years and has delivered quality outcomes to over 20 organizations in both private and public sectors. He undertakes his work with a high degree of professionalism, using an outcomes-based approach to meeting client deliverables. At Axium, Joshua provides tailored, practical, and sustainable solutions to current and emerging business challenges.
Joshua is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD) and is also a senior member of the Australian Computer Society (MACS Snr).
He has attained a PMBOK Foundation accreditation, and holds a Negative Vetting Level 1 Australian government security clearance.
In 2001 Joshua completed the bachelor of commerce and bachelor of economics undergraduate qualifications at Monash University in Melbourne.
When Joshua isn't busy delivering quality outcomes to his clients, he enjoys spending time with his family, bike riding, playing guitar, and listening to music (anything pre-2008).
David Rivers specializes in elearning and productivity. His clients include Microsoft and Corel.
Author, trainer, and learning and development expert David Rivers has over 20 years experience helping government, hi-tech, and healthcare businesses increase their efficiency and productivity by integrating technology tools. With deep experience in Microsoft Office, elearning tools, and assorted productivity tools such as FrameMaker and RoboHelp, David is passionate about helping people improve their workflows to recover time in their schedules. His clients include Microsoft, Corel Corporation, Halogen Software, and the City of Ottawa. David is also a published book author on topics ranging from Photoshop to Acrobat and the Microsoft Digital Image Suite.
Heather Severino is an innovative, passionate, globally recognized trainer with over 23 years of experience.
Her background includes government, corporate, sports, and media technology. Heather helps individuals and organizations learn how to maximize productivity in the modern workplace by sharing real-world experience and knowledge of software applications such as Microsoft Windows 10, Office 2016, Office 365, OneNote, Project, Visio, Adobe Captivate, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.
She has been Microsoft certified since 2006, and became a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) in 2011. In 2012, Microsoft appointed her an MCT regional lead for the United States, and she is currently one of approximately 115 MCT regional leads worldwide mentoring other MCTs. In 2017, Microsoft honored her with the distinguished award as a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the OneNote technology. She also became a Microsoft Innovative Educator and Microsoft OneDrive Expert (MODE) in 2017.
When she's not teaching in a virtual or onsite classroom, you can either find her at a technology conference helping others prep for their Microsoft certification exams, or looking for turtles below the surface of the ocean.
Jess Stratton is a LinkedIn Learning staff author and tech consultant specializing in productivity and mobile.
For over 10 years, Jess Stratton has operated her own technology consulting business, creating and maintaining databases for both enterprise and small-to-medium businesses, building websites, setting up networks, and coaching teams, employees, and individuals to harness the latest desktop and mobile technology for increased productivity. Jess is now a full-time staff author at lynda.com, in addition to being a regular and regarded presenter at Lotus Notes conferences and a contributing author for several industry print and web magazines, textbooks, podcasts, webcasts, and other popular sites, including Lifehacker.com. You can find Jess on her website at www.solacelearning.com or follow her on Twitter @NerdGirlJess.
Oliver Schinkten is a national speaker, consultant, writer, and video trainer.
He is an expert in learning and teaching, specializing in supporting educators as they work to empower their students.
As a learning facilitator passionate about education reform and revolutionizing education, Oliver believes in providing every student with a real-life, relevant, engaging, and personalized education in which they learn how to learn, develop character and integrity, and get inspired to become lifelong learners and world changers.
He is the founder of AssistEd Shift and ComPassion Based Learning, as well as a cofounder of the Communities program at Oshkosh North High School.
Michael Gutman connects people and companies with the value of flexible work.
The former director of marketing at FlexJobs and a long-time remote work and sustainability advocate, Michael imagines a future where people have the freedom to work where they perform best.
Prior to FlexJobs, Michael was a former marketing manager in Silicon Valley and the head of customer success for remote work communications applications for connecting remote teams. He also founded and ran a social enterprise to help organizations build corporate social responsibility programs. Education and advocacy are core parts of Michael's values and the missions of the organizations he supports. He has been working remotely for over 10 years and is an avid traveler and adventurer.
Dave Crenshaw develops leaders in Fortune 500 companies, universities, and organizations of every size.
Dave has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, Fast Company, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have been viewed tens of millions of times. His five books have been published in eight languages, the most popular of which is The Myth of Multitasking—a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands around the world. You can download a free copy of Dave's book The Result and learn more at DaveCrenshaw.com.
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