16 August 2018

Get a fast start with training for rookies at IBM TechU events

IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) events are industry renowned for delivering IBM’s most comprehensive systems training. Each year, we add new focus areas to meet the needs of our clients. An area that has gotten a lot of press in the past few years is the IT skills gap. More and more companies are finding […]

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13 August 2018

Interview with David Leaser on the background and the development of the Digital Credentials program

Susan Manning, Chief Success Strategist from Credly (Credly manages IBM’s badge program) has recorded a two-part series featuring David Leaser, Senior Program Executive for Innovation and Growth Initiatives at IBM. IBM has built a culture of continuous learning, supported by a robust badge program for its employees. David describes the origins and outcomes in this […]

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31 July 2018

Announcing IBM Badges and new specializations on Coursera

While summer months are all about long, lazy days, it’s also the perfect time for skills building. Whether it’s for a new project you’ve undertaken or a new role you aspire to – or even a new hobby that interests you, there’s always something new to learn. With our partnership with Coursera, not only are […]

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20 July 2018

Get a competitive headstart on POWER 9 with Arrow Education

Right in time to support the partner ecosystem with early enablement on the newly launched solution, Arrow Education is offering a highly condensed workshop that is focused on IBM’s latest release and next-generation technology. The open architecture of POWER 9 is a move into a new, off-chip era, with advanced accelerators to drive modern workloads, […]

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13 July 2018

IBM issues One Millionth badge

IBM’s Digital Badge Program has reached a significant milestone – we’ve issued our ONE MILLIONTH BADGE! More on our one millionth badge earners later in this article. IBM’s award-winning digital badge program was launched two and a half years ago with the simple goal of driving interest and increased engagement in training and development activities […]

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11 July 2018

New Exam Announcement – Cloud Solutions Architect v3

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification -IBM Certified Architect – Cloud Solutions v3. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of an IBM Cloud Solution Architect. To attain the IBM Certified Architect – Cloud Solutions v3 certification, candidates must pass C1000-017, IBM Cloud Solutions […]

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28 June 2018

IBM Security: 3Q2018 50% Discount Promotion

  The IBM Professional Certification Program (ibm.com/certify) has been in existence for over 25 years.  Through these years, technical professionals have been able to validate their knowledge and skills, and demonstrate their expertise to others via their earned certificate recognized worldwide. Certification brings value. To the individual, certification provides a portable credential-skill validation, technical achievement, […]

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25 June 2018

Evolution of Badges – Labor Market Insight and Talent Search

Badges Most people dealing with education know the terminology. Discussions around digital credentials and badges are everywhere in the internet. I want to show you in this blog that today’s usage is only the start. The evolution around micro credentials will be huge. The newest evolution is far beyond giving a recognition. You’ll see below that badges […]

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22 June 2018

Rising Indellient Star Working on the IBM Professional Certification Program Recognized as a Top 30 Under 30 Developer

The Developer 30 Under 30 Award highlights Canada’s top young development talent and technical innovators Oakville, ON – June 19, 2018 – Aesees Kaur, Technical Lead, and Software Developer at Indellient Inc. – a technology solutions and professional services firm that empowers businesses to meet and exceed their critical business and technology objectives, has won […]

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21 June 2018

Interesting items on the web (June 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 […]

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21 June 2018

Guaranteed to run in July and August

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 June 2018

LearnQuest releases Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) suite 6.0.5

In May, LearnQuest completed their update to the IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) suite to release 6.0.5 for both instructor-led and self-paced training offerings. The CLM suite of tools integrates IBM Rational Doors Next Generation, IBM Rational Team Concert and IBM Rational Quality Manager to deliver requirements management, change and configuration management with quality […]

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20 June 2018

Making Bank with IBM: The Highest Paid IT Jobs

Perhaps Will Ferrell as Brendan Huff in Step Brothers said it best, “I’m ready. Walking tall. I’ve been earning and burning, snapping necks and cashing checks.” A little aggressive, but the desire to earn more in your chosen field is universal. But how do you get there? This month Forbes featured findings from The 2018 […]

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19 June 2018

Deep-Dive into the World of Watson Cognitive

Artificial intelligence is changing the way business works, and IBM Watson on the cloud allows organizations to integrate one of the most powerful AI into their applications. To move from today’s IT environment into the world of cloud-based, cognitive solutions is one of the key challenges organizations are facing. To support this journey and secure […]

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19 June 2018

IBM – Microservices Specialization on Coursera – a learning journey

About this specialization: IBM – Microservices Specialization is intended for application developers seeking to understand the benefits of microservices architecture and container-based applications. The student learns how to develop and deploy microservices applications with Kubernetes on IBM Cloud and IBM Cloud Private via a continuous release pipeline. There are four self-study courses in this specialization, […]

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15 June 2018

Net Promoter Score: Impressive and helpful even in Training

Net Promoter Score In the case you never heard about Net Promoter Score (NPS) then please first have a look to the NPS entry on Wikipedia. You’re wondering why I’m writing about it? The answer is simple: It is a great approach. And improves services and products. The biggest route to market for IBMs training are […]

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15 June 2018

Bringing Think 2018 labs to you

IBM Cloud introduces popular hands-on labs to the IBM Micro Learning collection. Continue your learning journey. Build your cloud expertise through some of the incredibly popular hands-on lab learning experiences from the IBM Think 2018 event. IBM Training announces seven new cloud live lab learning experiences.  Each hands-on lab provides you access to a step-by-step […]

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