Self-Paced Learning

These resources are just-in-time options for learning on a specific subject or advice from a subject matter expert.

LinkedIn Learning

This online learning platform provides access to thousands of resources that help individuals grow their professional knowledge.

As a member of the Ohio State IT community, you have full access to LinkedIn Learning resources. Explore available content and work with your manager to identify courses to best expand your professional development.

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*LinkedIn Learning access is granted each Friday.


Gartner for Technical Professionals

Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) provides insights, evaluations and resources for technology professionals as they assess tools and make decisions. Watch this video for an overview of GTP.

GTP can help with the following subjects:


  • Agile Development and DevOps
  • Application and database security
  • Application integration
  • Application development
  • Application platforms, languages and frameworks
  • Containers and Docker
  • HTML5 and JavasScript
  • Mobile application development
  • SOA, microservices and application architecture
  • Software development life cycle
  • Web API development


  • Cloud application development
  • Cloud computing
  • Cloud security
  • Hybrid IT
  • Infrastructure as a service
  • Platform as a service
  • Private cloud computing
  • Public cloud computing

Collaboration and Content Management

  • Collaboration
  • Communications, messaging
  • Content management
  • Office 365 and Google Apps
  • SharePoint
  • Social software
  • Unified communications
  • Web conferencing

Data Center

  • Data center network architecture
  • Data protection: backup and replication
  • Desktop virtualization
  • Disaster recovery, IT service continuity
  • Hyperconverged integrated systems
  • Server virtualization
  • Software-defined data center
  • Storage - DAS, NAS, SAN
  • Solid-state arrays, Flash and Cloud

Data Management

  • Big data management
  • Business intelligence and analytics
  • Data integration
  • Data management, governance
  • Database management

Identity and Access Management

  • Access management
  • Authentication
  • Directory services
  • Identity creation and management
  • Identity federation
  • Privileged user and access management

Professional Effectiveness

  • Technology skills, roles, responsibilities
  • Emerging roles
  • Trends affecting roles

Security and Risk Management

  • Cloud security
  • Data and content security
  • Host and endpoint protection
  • Mobile security and identity
  • Network and data center security
  • Security and risk management
  • Security monitoring and incident response

Wireless and Mobility

  • Enterprise mobility management
  • Mobile strategy and governance
  • Mobil application development

All technical professionals at the university can take advantage of Analyst calls available through the Gartner portal as well as detailed technical insight and advice.

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