17 September 2019

IBM Launches the IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner Professional Certificate on Coursera

This Professional Certificate program delivers IBM Z hardware and z/OS foundational skills to learners interested in a career as a System Administrator, System Programmer, DBA, and Application Developer. The courses in this series include real hands-on labs (no simulations) to provide the learner with actual experience on an IBM Z system and are also eligible for […]

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16 September 2019

Badges Need Rigor! (Or do they really?)

By David Leaser The debate about Open Badges has shifted from their use as a signal of achievement to a dialog about rigor and the qualifications to earn a badge. In the process, the value of Open Badges may be lost if we prescribe a fixed set of expectations and present assumptions to constrain their […]

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13 September 2019

New Certification Magazine Salary Survey

  It’s the time of year when the Certification Magazine conducts its Annual Salary Survey. The IBM Certification Team encourages you to participate. The Annual Certification Magazine Salary Survey is open to anyone who has any 1 current IT Certification. This survey is available to be taken until Friday November 29th at noon (Mountain). Results […]

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4 September 2019

New IBM training provider in China: Easthome

EASTHOME was founded in 1998 as a pure training service company. In the mean time, they have become the leading IT skills and technology company for lifelong learning in China. They are also the largest independent examination and certification service provider in Asia Pacific.They deliver about 30.000 international certification exams every year. Currently, Easthome owns […]

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3 September 2019

3 ways to learn about Seismic (for Business Partners)

The IBM sales enablement team is personally inviting you three opportunities to get to know Seismic at IBM.  Seismic at IBM is the new sales enablement platform reinventing and simplifying how we approach sales enablement. Seismic at IBM provides a single interface for the same personalized, intuitive, and proactive sales content for IBM sellers and […]

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28 August 2019

Interesting items on the web (July – August 2019)

The Training & Skills team are voracious readers and we come across so much content on the web that would be of interest. We’re committed to making the most of your time – so we’ve chosen only the “best of the best” of the things we’ve seen this month, and present it here for your […]

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28 August 2019

Next Twitter Chat: How will AI affect your job?

Join us for the next #IBMTrainingChat “How will AI affect your job?” Thursday, 12 September, at 12 Noon (Eastern US) time at @IBMTraining Questions for discussion in our hour-long live engagement include, “How will AI change the way we work?” and “What skills will be needed in the future?’. We welcome your voice and your […]

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28 August 2019

Seismic Shifts in Sales Enablement (for Business Partners)

How do Business Partners keep up with all of the announcements, portfolio changes, decks and never ending messaging? IBM Business Partners often had to engage with multiple webpages, platforms and people to make sure they were up to date on the latest technology, offerings, and sales strategies. With the recent announcement of our new Seismic […]

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27 August 2019

Guaranteed to run in September 2019

If you want to make sure that you are enrolling in a guaranteed to run course, then this is the place to be. Here you will find a list of all the official IBM Training courses that are guaranteed to run for the month to come. Please note that this snapshot is correct at the […]

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27 August 2019

Artificial Intelligence presents an opportunity not a threat (Part 1)

Introducing the disruptor Technology is seen as the most radical driver of change, from artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to digital mobility and virtual collaboration  – yet other trends could be just as decisive. The lines between our work  and personal lives are shifting. Diversity and demands for equality are also  reshaping the workplace. We […]

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26 August 2019

New IBM Cloud Certification Available: Deployment Professional – IBM Tivoli Network Manager V4.2

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Deployment Professional – IBM Tivoli Network Manager V4.2. This certification is designed to measure and validate the skills of an ITNM V4.2 Deployment Professional.   To attain the IBM Certified Deployment Professional – IBM Tivoli Network Manager V4.2 certification, candidates must pass […]

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21 August 2019

You can now find IBM Professional Certifications and tests on the Skills Gateway

Skills Gateway has expanded its search filters to include IBM’s professional certifications and tests.  The new filter expands our learners’ ability to quickly and easily locate IBM credentials; badges, certifications & certification tests. Information Technology certifications differentiate individuals both on the job and in the market.  IBM Credentials such as a Professional Certification continue to […]

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19 August 2019

New course: IBM FileNet P8 Platform: Essentials (V5.5.x)

We are pleased to announce the availability of classroom course F2800G and self-paced virtual classroom (SPVC) course F2809G, IBM FileNet P8 Platform: Essentials (V5.5.x). This course introduces you to the key concepts of IBM FileNet P8 Platform such as architecture, P8 domain structures, organizing the content across the enterprise, and security. The course Includes information […]

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19 August 2019

Red Hat and IBM: everything you want to know…and need to know! (for Business Partners)

IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat is creating a significant opportunity for IBM Business Partners and sellers. They can now unlock the immense value of hybrid cloud for business. IBM is helping get Business Partners ready for this unique opportunity with the Red Hat and IBM module in the Journey to Cloud education series. A one-size-fits-all […]

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19 July 2019

The demand for cybersecurity professionals is outstripping the supply of skilled workers

By David Leaser A new Burning Glass study should serve as a wakeup call for technical training organizations: The demand for cybersecurity professionals is outstripping the supply of skilled workers. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) shows the number of new cybersecurity programs has increased 33%, but the demand is growing faster as cybersecurity is now […]

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1 July 2019

Stay competitive. Cloud integration and this flexible training approach

C-suite executives are ready to double-down on cloud computing, according to this recent IBM Institute for Business Value blog. More than twice as many CIOs expect to invest significantly in hybrid cloud in the next two to three years as the number who said they’ve made that decision to date. Interest in cloud – and […]

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28 June 2019

IBM Digital Learning Subscription: Update

What is a Digital Learning Subscription IBM started last year to introduce the first Digital Learning Subscription. Of course, you can still buy a single Digital Learning. But the overall need for continuous learning and fast product changes making a subscription the right choice for lots of people. And aren’t we all used from other […]

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27 June 2019

New IBM Cloud Certification: IBM Certified System Administrator – MQ V9.1

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified System Administrator – MQ V9.1. This certification is designed to measure and validate the skills of an MQ System Administrator. To attain the IBM Certified System Administrator – MQ V9.1 certification, candidates must pass C1000-058, IBM MQ V9.1 System Administration. Thank you […]

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