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A trained workforce is a happy workforce – Realizing the value of professional development for your employees

First, training keeps your employees happy. And happy employees are more likely to stay with your company, bring less internal conflicts to your office, and create a successful culture to your workforce.

Happy employees are high performers and high performers spend more time doing the tasks you need them to do to drive more business.

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Latest trends of eLearning with the Adobe Creative Cloud

As an Adobe Authorized Training Center, it is vital that we utilize as many eLearning tools in the classroom as possible. With classes now held in 3 locations (streaming online, Fort Collins, and Denver), we rely on eLearning tools more than ever. Let’s first examine the trends of eLearning with Adobe Creative Cloud and understand how Digital Workshop Center fits into that puzzle.v

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3 reasons to complete a bootcamp in frontend web development

Adding marketable skills through a frontend web development bootcamp

Whether you are looking to change careers or add new skills to your resume, there are important decisions to make regarding your training path. Consider the top three reasons to complete a bootcamp in frontend web development:

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Digital Learning and Our Changing Workforce

The landscape of the workforce in Northern Colorado is changing at a rapid pace. There has been enormous population and job growth in the region. However, these two factors are moving at different speeds, which will eventually cause a job crisis.

As of April 2017, Northern Colorado has low unemployment at 2.8%. The local workforce that is currently seeking a job is finding that their skills are out of date and, therefore, they are not qualified for the many open positions that continue to appear.

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When is the right time to learn Visual Basic for Applications?

If you’ve ever tried to tackle a Microsoft Office Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) project yourself, then you know how daunting that can be.  While there are built-in Office tools to help you create macros and perform advanced data analysis, at some point you may realize that the default tools are not good enough.  By learning Visual Basic for Applications on your own, you can extend the functionality of your Office programs.

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Custom Excel Visual Basic Application – Project Review – Meeting Services Request Form

A local utilities company has been managing meeting room requests across multiple campuses on a regular basis.  Their method for organizing and working with these requests was a manual, time intensive process with many user errors throughout.

Digital Workshop Center (DWC) was hired to create a custom Visual Basic Application (VBA) in Microsoft Excel and connected to Outlook.  The goals of the project was to reduce the time of manual entry, to reduce the time needed for each user to create a meeting request, and to standardize the process so that requests would be consistent across the company.

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