How to Enlarge a Picture the Professional Way

how to enlarge a pictureEnlarging a picture involves changing the original dimensions and resolution to align with specific requirements. Sometimes the change is so drastic that the image itself becomes blurred or fuzzy, resulting in loss of resolution and quality. Depending on where you intend to use the picture, this may not be the option you want to consider. However, if you have a picture of an already small object or took one from a device that only produces small images, the only route to consider is enlarging. Additionally, if you intend to use the picture on a larger surface you may also need to enlarge. In the world of photography, when photographers refer to enlarging they also use the terms up-scaling and up-sizing. They know that different factors must be taken into account such as what the course The Fundamentals of Photography covers before augmenting a picture.

Before we look at some of the tools that you can use to enlarge a picture, we will first examine what actually defines the quality of a picture.

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Cisco IT Essentials: The Pathway to Cisco CCNA Curriculum

cisco IT essentialsThe high demand for entry level professionals who possess excellent information and communication technology (ICT) skills is a driving force behind the CompTIA A+ certification that is offered by Cisco and participating schools. Students who are exposed to the Cisco Networking Academy IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software course obtain this certification after passing two exams which assess advanced skills in complex problem solving, hands-on exposure to hardware and software, networking, negotiation, among other areas. A course in Computer Essentials is a good starting point to gain knowledge about hardware and software, though not mandatory. Students who are new and have never done a computer essentials course can do  the entire IT Essentials curriculum from start to finish.

The Cisco IT Essentials curriculum is divided in two different parts; the first part covers ten chapters that introduce students to the world of computer technology. Fundamentals of computer technology, networking, security, and communication skills are all developed in this part of the course. The ultimate aim of the content is to equip students with the necessary skills to take the CompTIA A+ Essentials exam.

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Revit Families: Explanation and Guidelines

revit families guidelinesThe Revit families feature in Autodesk Revit Architecture allows users to broaden various design concepts according to the parameters they establish for different family types. Creation, editing, and deletion are all done through the Family Editor which is a graphical mode in the software that opens access to the three types of families supported in its configuration: in-place families, system families, and standard component families. The main aim is to facilitate the creation of two-dimensional and three-dimensional representations while also taking into consideration the need for parametric aspects.

Designers or engineers who are interested in using this feature, must first fully understand the basic concepts of Revit Architecture and some important definitions. Some of these areas are covered in the course Revit Architecture for Beginners which uses the 2014 version of the software. Fortunately, there is also the Learning Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 course for those who have an earlier version.

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How the Stock Market Works: A Beginner’s Guide

how the stock market worksThe stock market, which is also known as the stock exchange or equity market, is the platform where publicly traded companies sell their stock to attract investors. The main aim of the stock market is to facilitate the buying and selling of shares between buyers/traders and investors. This can be done virtually or from a trading floor. Without the stock market, it would be difficult to trade stocks. Whenever stocks are sold on the stock market buyers and traders are attracted for different reasons; while traders will try to bid higher or lower prices for a share depending on how they feel about the future potential of a company, buyers seek lower prices to guarantee higher return on their investments when they decide to sell.

The course Stock Market For Beginners-Learn to Trade provides over 42 lectures that help beginners to understand the market, use software, check indicators among other areas to trade successfully.

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Work Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

work habitsIn 1980 John Paul Dejoria and Paul Mitchell joined forces to form the John Paul Mitchell systems and used a loan of $700 to establish their business. Today, it is a billion-dollar business that survived numerous rejections and dead-ends to have a happy ending. Ironically, Dejoria was told by his teacher that “he would never succeed at anything”.

Leslie “Les” H. Wexner left law school at the University of Ohio and borrowed $5,000 to establish a clothing store known as The Limited. The company which was established in 1963 now has multiple lines of products, including the renowned Victoria’s Secret, which generate billions of dollars each year in revenue. The examples of these two impressive men and countless others who transformed an idea into a passion, and later into a successful business by demonstrating important traits like those found in the Entrepreneurial Personality course make it evident that entrepreneurship is real. But what are the working habits that successful entrepreneurs have that distinguish them from those who are struggling to get their foot in the door?

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Importance of Project Management Training

importance of project management The aim of all professionally trained project managers is to deliver high quality deliverables at every stage of the project without compromising cost and deadline. For this to happen the person that is interested in being a project manager must be competent in project management through both experience and academic excellence. For both small and large projects, a course in Project Management Training can provide all the necessary guidelines for seasoned and blossoming professionals to effectively master the five steps above. With the growing global need for project managers courses in Project Management Professional PMP® Certification Training are becoming popular in a mixed learning environment that takes into consideration online and offline classes. [Read more…]

Preventative Maintenance Checklist for MySQL Database

preventative maintenance checklistMySQL administrators know that despite their best efforts, power outages, improper shut-down, duplicate records, incomplete writes of tables, crashes and many other reasons can corrupt or even destroy database tables. To avoid considerable downtime and the gnawing stress that these events can cause they must implement a preventative maintenance(PM) plan that helps to keep the database running smoothly and efficiently. The fact that a database is not static in nature means that information gets switched around and while MySQL has earned the reputation of being the easiest database to use that does not mean it does not have its challenges. Any administrator who completes courses such as Learn Database Design With MySQL knows that a preventative maintenance plan does not act as a golden bullet, but minimizes the chances of data damage and corruption in the database.

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Problems With Hotmail as a Free Email Marketing Tool

Problems With HotmailHotmail was a popular free web-based e-mail service that was originally re-branded as MSN Hotmail after it was first acquired by Microsoft. A second name-change followed when the company launched its Windows Live products and distinguished the email service as Windows Live Hotmail. Due to different hiccups over the years, Outlook replaced the old legacy of Hotmail by offering users better security and technological features that are not easily exploited by hackers. With unlimited free storage, connections to different social networking websites and advanced spam filtering, Outlook was quickly accepted as an alternative to the ageing Hotmail and internet marketers picked up on the advantages immediately. Soon courses such as Stay On Top Of Your Inbox: Learn Efficient Email Management popped up and the rebirth of the email system attracted the masses.

So what exactly went wrong with Hotmail that prompted Microsoft to do a full overhaul of the service and even distance itself from its flawed legacy with a different name? For internet marketers and general users, this is a not a one-answer-question and the reasons follow in the paragraphs below.

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Sales Support Job Description and Guidelines

salessupportjobdescriptionThe sales support staff is entrusted with the rewarding and equally diverse world of client demand of products and services. Not only is this activity the lifeblood of many business, it also offers the opportunity to secure a strong foothold in existing and non-existing markets. For this reason, staff must strike the right balance between administrative and customer service duties. When sales opportunities are maximized through the proper mindset, like you can learn in the Secrets of a Master Closer course, guarantee success for the sales team and higher profitability for the company in question. In essence, it is a ‘WIN WIN‘ to have the right staff at the helm supporting sales representatives in their daily operations.

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SAP MM Module For Beginners

SAP MM Module For BeginnersSAP is the abbreviated term for Systems, Applications, and Products. The SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software package was first developed by SAP AG in Germany and is comprised of numerous modules that allow businesses to deliver excellent customer satisfaction while taking full control of daily operations to maximize results.

Among the many modules is the SAP MM (Materials Management) module, which is part of the logistics area and is often integrated into production and manufacturing facilities that utilize SAP. The SAP MM module handles the procurement and inventory functions of organizations that engage in large volumes of purchasing by giving them hands-on control of inventory management, batch management, purchasing, client categorization, valuation, invoice verification and procurement process, just to name a few. In a nutshell, if you are considering a career path as a SAP MM consultant the prospects are basically endless.

With the use of SAP ERP, businesses in essence automate the input and output of information across specific sections of their organization. For those concerned about materials management, the SAP MM module isintegrated with other modules such as Sales and Distribution (SD), Warehouse Management (WM), Production Planning (PP), Quality Management (QM), Finance (FI) and Controlling (CO) so external and internal aspects are factored into each decision stage. It is therefore imperative that a deep understanding of how these modules work alongside the SAP MM module is fully in place to generate accurate input and output information in a quick and reliable manner. For this reason beginners and even seasoned SAP MM consultants must have a full understanding of SAP financial accounting and SAP warehouse training. The basic aspects of the module it outlined in the next paragraphs. [Read more…]