20 April 2018

Free Watson Analytics training available!

Watson Analytics is big news these days, and we want you to know about the free training that is available to you. And even better, you can train at your own pace. And, one of these is an offering that allows you to earn a badge*… now THAT’S exciting! We’ve even served up this free […]

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20 April 2018

Introducing IBM Micro Learning – a hands-on lab experience

We’ve all been there… You need an answer to your “how to” question quickly and it needs to be more than a video. You want to learn step-by-step and also have a place to practice. Or you just attended a conference and wanted to participate in one more lab session. You want to gain experience […]

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10 April 2018

The very best way to get started with blockchain

One of the most successful best practices I’ve been seeing lately around enterprise blockchain is not really a new concept at all. We do it whenever we have something new to tackle — something that’s important to us and our business. It’s the best practice of creating a “center of excellence.” A center of excellence […]

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10 April 2018

Tech Data / ExitCertified expands iMVP platform to all ILO IBM delivery

As we grow our presence in the IBM Instructor Led training space, Tech Data / ExitCertified are pleased to announce that all IBM Instructor Led Online (ILO) classes delivered in North America now use our iMVP® technology. We will continue to introduce our Individual Multimedia Video Presence (iMVP) training to IBM students globally, expanding into […]

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10 April 2018

Get skilled up on the hottest technology today: Blockchain

Blockchain is a shared immutable ledger for recording the history of transactions. A business blockchain, such as IBM Blockchain and the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project, provides a permissioned network with known identities. And unlike Bitcoin, there is no need for cryptocurrency exchange. Check out IBM Think Academy  : Blockchain, how it works What impact could […]

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5 April 2018

LearnQuest wins 2018 IBM Global Training Excellence Award

At PartnerWorld at Think 2018, more than 70 IBM Business Partners were recognized for their outstanding business solutions & excellence. Included in these was LearnQuest, an authorized IBM Global Training Provider who won the Global Training Excellence Award. The IBM Excellence Award program recognizes IBM Business Partners that deliver stand-out results to help drive business […]

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26 March 2018

Artificial Intelligence in education

Technology has become an integral part of classrooms, just like blackboards and chalk. Children (and adults) are increasingly using portable devices and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) classes are becoming part of national and local curricula around the world. The same can be said about Artificial Intelligence. AI is popping up everywhere in our […]

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26 March 2018

Interesting items on the web (March 2018)

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. Different […]

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23 March 2018

The future of work and the future of learning are converging

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Coursera Partner conference where the theme was, Learners First: Beyond the Campus Walls — all geared towards collectively building a future where anyone, anywhere can transform their life through access to the world’s best education. The conference brought together some of the brightest minds from both academia […]

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22 March 2018

Guaranteed to run in April 2018

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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20 March 2018

80% of IT project managers say education is essential to project success. We agree!

Where do you consider education as you plan a new project or product roll-out? You probably start thinking of how the solution will be supported and staffed right away. You likely start learning about a solution very on in your consideration of what you want to do … and education continues through the deployment of […]

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8 March 2018

5 Reasons to Attend IBM Systems TechU in Orlando

 5 Reasons to Attend IBM Systems TechU in Orlando For over two decades, IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) events have delivered technical training for IT professionals on IBM Systems technologies and products. Each year we work to improve the content to meet the evolving needs of IT professionals. These global events are built for you! […]

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7 March 2018

Tech Data invests in new Derivative Works and content development

Demand for training in technologies such as Blockchain, Hyperledger and I2 continues to grow. In response, Tech Data has developed a set of Derivative Works that offers comprehensive training, enabling companies to leverage the most value from technical course topics, like: IBM i2 Analyst’s Notebook – Advanced Analysis (U59I03G) (Course) Essentials of IBM i2 Analyst’s […]

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2 March 2018

WCE Business Partners take note! New mastery exams for sellers

  The Watson Customer Engagement (WCE) skills enablement team is pleased to announce a new set of sales/technical sales mastery exams to represent our solution framework and help Business Partners achieve both competency attainment and reseller authorization.   Overview: How can WCE transform your profession? Watson Marketing: Deepen engagement and increase conversions by capitalizing on […]

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28 February 2018

Watson IoT Continuous Engineering Summit Europe

14 – 16 May Munich, Germany The Westin Grand Munich Overview The event will deliver in-depth technical content targeted at architects, developers, testers, integrators and managers by offering lectures and hands-on labs to expand your knowledge and expertise on the latest technologies, trends, tips and techniques. 5 key reasons to attend Upgrade your skills. Training […]

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26 February 2018

Interesting items on the web (February 2018)

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. National […]

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23 February 2018

Guaranteed to run in March 2018

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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23 February 2018

Trends shaping the training landscape – Insight from Ingram Micro Training

3 Questions for Nina Buik, Ingram Micro Training Executive  We know that Ingram Micro has a comprehensive course portfolio, so can you tell us what students are looking for this year? We are seeing a pattern consistent with that of industry analysts like TSIA. There is an increase in dedicated training classes customized to meet […]

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