Bridging IT Skills Gaps to Transform Your Business

IT organizations are increasingly being held accountable to bring digital value to the business and participate as a strategic partner. To this end, IT organizations must ensure they have the right skills at the right time to support the strategic direction of the business and contribute overall ROI. Deploying an IT skills framework provides an […]

Guaranteed to Run in December and January

If you want to make sure that you are enrolling for a course that will not be cancelled, 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 […]

4 Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Thinking of IBM Skills and overall IT Skills most people reading this Blog are spending time either finding the right training from a content or delivery method point of view, but I have never spoken to somebody who started a discussion around how to learn. And maybe this would be an important part. When I […]

4 Advantages of Assessment Tests

  When preparing for a test you always want to make sure you have all the right study tools. When studying for IBM Certification Exams we provide a few options for studying: Objectives, Study Guides, Sample Questions, and Assessment Tests. We have assembled a list of the advantages of taking an Assessment Test before your […]

Catch great insights from leaders in the open badging space!

I’m pleased to share with you the next installment in our “Training & Skills Chats” series of video conversations … This time, David Leaser (Strategic Initiatives from my team) spends a few minutes speaking with Pete Janzow from Pearson / Acclaim. Both Pete and David are sought-after speakers on the topic of badging and credentials, […]

Interesting items on the Web (December)

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 consideration. Why […]

Learning is personal…

In the past, people were trained to do their jobs once and this would last them for as long as they stayed in the same job.  Over time, as job roles morphed and new technologies were introduced, training became essential to keep people knowledgeable, skilled and up to date. Let’s fast forward to today, where people are constantly changing […]

Guaranteed-to-run courses @ IBM

I have spoken to one of our Clients yesterday, and was surprised that there was a complaint to me that IBM is not offering guaranteed-to-run courses. So, I explained that it was true in 2013 after a system change, that this “flag” really did not exist, but already since lots of quarters got added again. […]

2017 IBM Systems Technical Universities – Save the date!

2017 marks the 23rd year of the IBM Systems Technical Universities. Each year, thousands of “techies” return to these global training events to grow their skills in IBM z Systems, IBM Power Systems and IBM Storage. The reasons for such impressive attendee loyalty all focus on the unbeatable technical content. Learn via in-depth technical sessions […]