15 January 2018

Measure Education Coverage

I want to cover today some thoughts around Coverage. There are in general lots of discussions around the question “Is your company having a good Education Coverage”? Most discussions are negative around this. Most people do not have a clear definition. At the end everybody has its own definition. Let us reflect a little bit […]

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9 January 2018

IBM Security Certification Online Testing Promotion

IBM Security Certification is pleased to announce the Online Testing Promotion. The promotion details are as follows. Time Frame: January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018 All tests must be registered for and taken during this timeframe. Valid: Worldwide, except Japan Discount: 50% off the regular test fee Applicable Tests: All IBM Security certification tests […]

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9 January 2018

Take a FREE IBM Test at THINK 2018

  It’s a new year and it is time to get a head start on your New Year Resolutions; learn a new skill or validate your current skills with an IBM Certification! Take a step toward success by attending THINK 2018 in Las Vegas this March and pre-register to take an IBM exam for free! […]

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2 January 2018

50% Off Assessment Tests – IBM Certification Program

  The IBM Certification Team is excited for the upcoming IBM Think conference and we are sure you are too! To help you prepare to take a certification exam at the conference, IBM is offering 50% off all Assessment Tests taken between Jan 1 – March 22, 2018. IBM Certification website has many resources to […]

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12 December 2017

New Training Offerings: Training Credits

Prepaid Training Offerings Running a Training Business always means you need to make it easy for clients. Thinking of this statement means also you need a discount strategy. Reflecting about possibilities of Training Offerings there is one established product that most vendors are providing. Usually this is something where you pay money upfront and you […]

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11 December 2017

Interesting items on the web (November – December 2017)

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. Interesting […]

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11 December 2017

Year End Skills Gateway Update!

“I can read in red. I can read in blue. I can read in pickle color too.” — Dr. Seuss   IBM “Learning Journeys” options enhanced….again! If you prefer developing skills by picking and choosing from a collection of learning assets …. we got it. If you prefer a bit more hand holding … we […]

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8 December 2017

Guaranteed to run in December and January

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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8 December 2017

Ingram Micro Professional Services and Training is helping a leading health insurance provider transform their business.

The challenge In moving to more agile, leaner and scalable solutions using IBM Smarter Process, the client wanted to provide their developers and system administrators with innovative, engaging training led by a seasoned instructor. As part of the changes in healthcare, more enrollees are entering the system which means more processing and more adjudication needs. […]

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8 December 2017

Ingram Micro Introduces Training Development as a Service and more!

Winner of the 2017 Channelnomics Innovation Award for Training and the 2017 ChannelPro Readers’ Choice award, Ingram Micro knows a thing or two about designing and deploying training. Introducing Training Development as a Service, Ingram Micro’s latest service for partners that need to provide global product or service training quickly and effectively. Leveraging the latest […]

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5 December 2017

Demystifying and learning Blockchain

All of a sudden, there is a lot of buzz around Blockchain and if your technical know-how, like mine is not super high, you must be fairly confused. So, here are some resources to help you understand the concept a little more. Blockchain is a decentralized ledger of all transactions across a peer-to-peer network. Using […]

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5 December 2017

Getting to know Interskill

Background My name is Darren Surch, COO of Interskill Learning, Americas. A proud mainframer for a quarter century, I have helped design and implement mainframe workforce training programs for Z mainframe organizations on every continent except Antarctica! (Penguins don’t make good COBOL Programmers apparently.) And one more thing that’s just so seismic I have to […]

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1 December 2017

2018 IBM Systems Technical Universities – First US event is in Orlando – Save BIG when you register by Dec. 31

Growing your skills is always a smart career move. The IBM Systems Technical University, April 30-May 4 in Orlando, is the perfect forum for expanding your skill set. Designed for unabashed “techies,” this 4.5 day conference offers you a deep dive into smarter computing implementation, product announcements, infrastructure, and key topics across the IBM Z, […]

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1 December 2017

Tech Data Develops a Blockchain Course and a Badge

Blockchain has become a topic of interest for many enterprises in a short period of time.  Its built-in security and robustness is attracting the attention of an increasing amount of companies, and as a result demand has been growing for formal training and education. Tech Data has developed and is pleased to offer an instructor […]

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29 November 2017

New IBM Certification: IBM Certified Application Developer – Cúram SPM V7.X

  IBM Watson Health is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Application Developer: Cúram SPM V7.X. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate the job skills and performance levels of an IBM Cúram SPM V7.X Developer. To attain the IBM Certified Application Developer: Cúram SPM V7.X certification, candidates must pass […]

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29 November 2017

New IBM Certification: IBM Certified Solution Implementer – DataPower Gateway v7.6; available worldwide

IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Solution Implementer – DataPower Gateway v7.6. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of a DataPower Gateway v7.6 Solution Implementer. To attain the IBM Certified Solution Implementer – DataPower Gateway v7.6 certification, candidates must pass C1000-005, […]

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29 November 2017

Free Training: What is the right amount?

 We want all for free I like things that are free. And I have to be honest: When you offer me something for free I’ll take it. Why shall I pay if the same exists free of charge. Following up this though: Is there really anything free of charge in life? When discussing this question […]

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21 November 2017

Sponsor Users: an opportunity for networking

Education Offerings in IBM If you follow the Blog Entries in our IBM Training Blog regularly you realize that we’re doing a lot around Transforming our Education. We completed the Transition some years ago to use a Global Partner Network for Delivery and Sales, and we’re this year working a lot on Digital Transformation and […]

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