The Easy Way to Convert Decimal Numbers to Binary Numbers and Back Again

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The Easy Way to Convert Decimal Numbers to Binary Numbers and Back Again

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Converting from one number base to another.  Riveting stuff!  But if you want to have confidence in your skills as A+, Network+, or CCNA certified, you don’t want to overlook this seemingly small area of study.  It is quite important because humans like to look at decimal (base 10) numbers, whereas computers work with binary … Continue reading The Easy Way to Convert Decimal Numbers to Binary Numbers and Back Again

Latest Blogs by Mark Jacob

Cisco CCNA and CCNP Certification Update 2019 – 2020

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If you have your mind set on obtaining Cisco certification, keep in mind that a major Treadstone upgrade was announced at Cisco Live 2019. As of February 24, 2020, the requirements for various certifications will change. This article lists the changes which impact mainly CCNA and CCNP candidates. There is a link at the end … Continue reading Cisco CCNA and CCNP Certification Update 2019 – 2020

How to use File Hashing and Integrity Monitoring Algorithms for File Validation using Certutil MD5 and WinMD5Free

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This content is from our CompTIA Network + Video Certification Training Course. Start training today! Let’s look into the concept of File Hashing and File Integrity Monitoring. How do we know if the file that we’re expecting is correct? File hashing is a hashing algorithm that takes some amount of input. You can imagine it … Continue reading How to use File Hashing and Integrity Monitoring Algorithms for File Validation using Certutil MD5 and WinMD5Free

Characteristics of Internet Protocol (IP) – CompTIA Network +

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This content is from our CompTIA Network + Video Certification Training Course. Start training today! In this lesson, we’re going to be talking about the characteristics of the Internet protocol IP. What is it? IP is a communications protocol whereby a host will have the ability to talk to another host, such as a computer … Continue reading Characteristics of Internet Protocol (IP) – CompTIA Network +

What’s Up With The New Cisco Certification 2019 Program?

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Have you heard about the major revamping of Cisco’s certification program? I watched a video of a recording of an interview conducted at Cisco Live 2019 (link at the end) and made some notes. The interviewees are Yusuf Bhaiji (By Gee), Senior Manager – Global Certification Programs, and Joe Clarke, Distinguished Engineer – Customer Experience. … Continue reading What’s Up With The New Cisco Certification 2019 Program?

How to interpret Subnet Masks in Network Environments

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This content is from our CompTIA Network + Video Certification Training Course. Start training today! We’re going to be talking about subnet masks. A subnet mask goes hand in hand with an IP address. I often correlate it to this concept that in real life, human beings have been known to wear masks. You may … Continue reading How to interpret Subnet Masks in Network Environments

Understanding DHCP – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and APIPA – Automatic Private IP Addressing

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This content is from our CompTIA Network + Video Certification Training Course. Start training today! In this section, we’re going to be talking about how to get IP addresses onto client machines, or workstations using DHCP – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and APIPA – Automatic Private IP Addressing. Let’s take a look at these options. … Continue reading Understanding DHCP – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and APIPA – Automatic Private IP Addressing

Workshops / Webinars

Project Management (PMP) for Executives – Introduction

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Introduction Project Management (PMP) for Executives is a 9 part video training series developed by Steve Fullmer, PMP, MBA, MCT/CTT+, CDP.  Steven has a global reputation as a project manager, chief technology officer, and computer systems innovator. He has authored more than 100 articles and a dozen courses in the fields of project management, productivity, business … Continue reading Project Management (PMP) for Executives – Introduction

Project Management (PMP) Leadership Skills in the 21st Century … Do you Know Your History? – November 10, 2017

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The PMI Leadership triangle touts our need to develop our knowledge and application of leadership. Do you understand the leadership models of the 20th century? The 21st Century? Understanding your predecessors can assist to set your future course. On the matter of history, Mark Twain’s quote “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme” is … Continue reading Project Management (PMP) Leadership Skills in the 21st Century … Do you Know Your History? – November 10, 2017

Principles of Decision Tree Design and Analysis in Project Management (PMP)

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In this Project Management Professional (PMP) training video, learn how about Decision Trees and how to solve them with Risk Analysis. Existentialism conveys themes like the importance of choice, contingencies, and extreme situations.  How do you choose when the decision is hard? (If the decision is easy, you just choose.) When the decision is hard, we … Continue reading Principles of Decision Tree Design and Analysis in Project Management (PMP)

Understand the Mind to Become a Better Project Manager – February 18, 2015

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Our minds all work alike, at least biologically. Yet we are a diverse species with different motivations, opinions, perspectives, and directions. Do you understand how and why the human mind works? What makes you a great project manager? In this recording of our PMP training webinar from February 18, 2015, Steve Fullmer covers some of … Continue reading Understand the Mind to Become a Better Project Manager – February 18, 2015

Windows 10 Security – What’s New and Improved? – December 3, 2015

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In this recording of our Windows 10 webinar from December 3, 2015 training,  security expert Mike Danseglio presents the enhanced security features of SmartScreen, Defender and BitLocker in Windows 10 and new features such as Biometric Identification, Microsoft Passport, Device Guard and more.

Windows 10 Managing, Deploying and Configuring – December 2, 2015

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In this recorded Windows 10 training webinar from December 2, 2015, Windows Server instructor Rick Trader presents the deployment and management of Windows 10 Enterprise and the new Provisioning capability in Windows 10. Learn how to manage Windows 10 deployments using System Center Configuration Manager, Mobile Device Management and Intune. Also included in his presentation … Continue reading Windows 10 Managing, Deploying and Configuring – December 2, 2015

Videos You May Like

Configuring Windows Mobility Center and How to Turn it On and Off

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Video transcription Steve Fullmer: In our Windows training courses, we often share information about the Windows 8.1 Mobility Center. Mobility Center was introduced for mobile and laptop devices in Windows 7. It’s present and somewhat enhanced in Windows 8. Since we don’t have mobile devices in our classrooms, I decided to take a little bit … Continue reading Configuring Windows Mobility Center and How to Turn it On and Off

How to Configure Navigation in SharePoint Publishing Sites

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For more SharePoint training videos in this series, see: Part 1 – Using Navigation Controls in a Collaboration Site in SharePoint Part 2 – Using Navigation Controls in a Publishing Site in SharePoint Part 3 – Configuring SharePoint Navigation in a Publishing Site – Activating the Publishing Feature Part 4 – » How to Configure Navigation in … Continue reading How to Configure Navigation in SharePoint Publishing Sites

Windows 10 Features and Navigation – December 1, 2015

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In this recorded Windows 10 webinar from December 1,2015, Windows Instructor Steve Fullmer presents the navigation and some of the new features associated with Windows 10 including Sysinternals Tools for Windows Client, Windows core concepts, exploring Process Explorer as well as some of the features that are not yet ready for prime time but will … Continue reading Windows 10 Features and Navigation – December 1, 2015