24 May 2019

IBM just made it easier to get a job in IT with SkillsBuild

By David Leaser When IBM’s chairman Ginni Rometty coined the term New Collar to describe jobs in IT which don’t require a traditional degree, her timing was perfect. The world has entered the fourth major industrial era since the 18th century. By every measure, the impact to the workforce will be significant. More than 100 […]

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24 May 2019

Use IBM Data & AI Digital Learning Subscriptions to upskill the workforce

90% of organizations do not have all the skills they need to be successful. More than 65% of global leaders cite talent and leadership shortages as their #1 business challenge. More positively, 84% of employees in best performing organizations are receiving the training they need which proves that educated employees are more likely to successfully […]

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24 May 2019

Building your eminence

In our May Twitter chat on “eminence”, we asked four questions (and I have included some highlighted responses): Q1: What is eminence? (Or, what does eminence look like in your industry?) ​​​​”​​​​​​​Your value as a professional is determined by how much value you create. The more value you create, the more valuable you become. Eminence […]

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23 May 2019

Get hands-on education on the latest version of API Connect

IBM’s API Connect is a complete, modern, intuitive and scalable API platform that lets you create, securely expose, manage and monetize APIs across clouds so that you and your customers can power digital applications and spur innovation.  More information on this powerful product can be found here: https://www.ibm.com/cloud/api-connect To educate IBM Clients and Business Partners […]

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22 May 2019

From Buenos Aires to Bali, pack your bags for an IBM TechU near you

IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) events have a 20+ year history of delivering best in class deep technical training across the IBM Systems sever and storage portfolio. Thousands of IBMers, clients and Business Partners attend these global training conferences. What about you? When you build your skills, you build your value The case for growing […]

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29 April 2019

Do you need a GPS for your career?

A massive labor market churn is coming, bigger than the advent of the PC High-speed mobile internet; artificial intelligence; widespread adoption of big data analytics; and cloud technology will predominantly impact business growth in the 2018–2022 period 133 million new jobs, many in new roles By 2022, 54% of existing employees will require significant reskilling […]

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26 April 2019

Interesting items on the web (April 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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26 April 2019

Guaranteed to run in May 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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25 April 2019

3 Reasons Why IoT Data Can Give You an Edge

The data is all around us and it’s here to stay. From smartphones and tablets to appliances and sensors, the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming increasingly common in our daily lives. What most people aren’t paying attention to is that IoT – and it’s a massive collection of data – isn’t only being used […]

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25 April 2019

IBM launches new professional skills program: The top five soft skills you need to succeed in business

By David Leaser A recent LinkedIn study found 57% of leaders say soft skills are more important than hard skills. Soft skills include the ability to work effectively, from presentation to collaborations skills. But soft skills are becoming harder to find in today’s labor market candidate pools. To help solve the problem, IBM is hosting free […]

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25 April 2019

Top skills you need to succeed in the modern workplace

On April 11th, IBM Training & Skills ran a Twitter Chat to explore what skills are needed for success in the modern workplace. Over the course of an hour, we posted 5 questions to spark discussion. In total, the 5 questions yielded 8,604 total impressions and 452 engagements (likes, retweets, responses, etc.). We have future […]

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23 April 2019

Be one jump ahead on IBM Storage with Arrow Education

Arrow Education continues to support the IBM partner ecosystem with customized enablement on IBM’s next-gen technology – now available: a new series of highly condensed workshops to help partners quickly grasp the core concepts of the key IBM Storage hardware and IBM Spectrum Storage Software products! These fast-paced, 2-day workshops focus on the core product […]

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23 April 2019

Join the IBM Sponsor User program

IBM Training & Skills seeks people who have participated in IBM courses, badges, and certifications to help us by being part of user interviews. We welcome your input & feedback. Experience with these is not required for participation. Being part of the IBM Sponsor User program is a rewarding (and fun!) experience. If selected, you […]

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2 April 2019

Access IBM Skills directly through IBM Marketplace

IBM’s Marketplace As of this week you have access to the IBM Digital Learning Subscription for Cloud in the IBM Marketplace. IBM’s Marketplace is a central place to find IBM’s and IBM’s partners products and services. In their view on marketplaces, Forbes stresses that it is important to have the right content. They are not defining what is right, […]

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27 March 2019

Interesting items on the web (March 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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26 March 2019

NEW!! Global Skills Index Report

This past week, Coursera released the inaugural issue of the Coursera Global Skills Index (GSI), an in-depth look at skill trends and performance around the world, made possible by the millions of learners who come to Coursera to learn and grow. As the types of skills needed in the labor market change rapidly, individual workers […]

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25 March 2019

The Journey to Cloud for IBM Business Partners

With cloud, the future is bright! The IBM Cloud gives your customers more ways to migrate, modernize and build innovative cloud apps, and easily connect them all. The IBM Cloud maximizes your clients’ ability to unlock the value of their data and accelerate their journey to AI. It allows them to work with all their […]

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25 March 2019

Guaranteed to run in April 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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