10 December 2018

Interesting items on the web (November – December 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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7 December 2018

Guaranteed to Run from December 10th till end of 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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5 December 2018

Year-End Roundup: Learning and credentials sparklers from 2018

Change is constant….Technology has dramatically altered the way we work, we buy, we live, we learn! There is nothing more satisfying than looking back at the year gone by and acknowledging that: We kept pace with the change We evolved with changing times We developed some of the world’s best in class programs and offerings, […]

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4 December 2018

IBM is building the future of ‘New Collar’ jobs with digital badges – published in Evolllution

Excepted from The Evolllution, a go-to source for opinions and information on non-traditional higher education for more than 50,000 monthly visitors. The interview discusses the value proposition for New Collar and digital badges and provides specific examples on how IBM is leading in this area. In this interview, David Leaser and Rachel Akers discuss how the […]

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4 December 2018

Are You Ready to Work with IBM Cloud Like a Pro?

Are you ready to work with IBM Cloud like a pro? Need to further develop your cloud skills? And maybe you need that training in one hour blocks to fit your schedule? Perhaps it’s time to consider IBM Micro Learning. IBM Micro Learning is a hands-on lab learning experience designed to help you gain cloud […]

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1 December 2018

Podcast: How Digital Badges Bring Multiple Benefits to an Organization

There’s a massive change in the way people are developing skills. David Leaser, senior executive of strategic growth initiatives for IBM’s Training and Skills program, shared the story of IBM’s response to these shifts through the IBM Digital Badge Program on episode 11 of the Learning and Development Stories Podcast, hosted by Kevin Anselmo for Experiential Communications. […]

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22 November 2018

5 Reasons IBM Systems TechU should be on your radar in 2019

If you’re a true blue “techie” or aspire to be one, IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) events should be on your radar. These global technical training conferences are the go-to destination to sharpen your skills and dive deep on the latest IBM Systems products. Each year, we work to improve the content to meet the […]

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15 November 2018

z/OS Technical Conference, November 27th & 28th 2018, Milan (Italy)

If you have been a bit too busy with the everyday grind of being a z Systems professional to stay current with the latest IT trends and how the mainframe can play, then this is the event for you. Join long-time conference speaker Glenn Anderson and his team for a quick survey of a few […]

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7 November 2018

Interesting items on the web (October 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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7 November 2018

Guaranteed to Run from November to December 10th

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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5 November 2018

What is IBM Cloud Private for Data?

IBM Cloud Private™ for Data is a new kind of data and analytics platform with built-in governance. It simplifies and unifies how you collect, organize and analyze data to accelerate the value of data science and AI. This multicloud platform delivers a broad range of core data microservices, with the option to add more from […]

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5 November 2018

The Evolution of IBM Skills – 2018 IT Skills and Salary Report – 2019 Survey

IBM keeps reinventing itself and IT professionals with strong IBM backgrounds are some of the most well-rounded professionals in the IT industry. IBM’s latest priorities are in emerging technologies such as AI, cognitive computing and machine learning. And according the 2018 Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report, IT pros with strong backgrounds in IBM […]

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30 October 2018

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 October 2018

New Report: Digital Learning Consortium Voice of the Learner Survey Results

The Digital Learning Consortium (DLC) has published a Voice of the Learner Survey report which is available for you to download now. The consortium surveyed more than 5,000 learners, spanning 5 generations, from 114 countries in 15 professional fields. The “snowball” survey covered a broad range of digital learning issues covering the importance of delivery […]

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16 October 2018

New Exam Announcement – IBM Cloud Private Deployment V1

IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Deployment Professional – IBM Cloud Private V1. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of an IBM Cloud Private Deployment Professional. To attain the IBM Certified Deployment Professional – IBM Cloud Private V1 certification, candidates must […]

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15 October 2018

Your Invitation to the Talent Match Pilot!

You’re Invited! As an important IBM client, you qualify for priority invitation-only access to a pilot called Talent Match. *** NOTE: This pilot will be limited to the first 50 members who apply.*** Talent Match is a way for you to search and connect with a pool of talent with verified IBM skills: • More […]

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15 October 2018

How do we skill up the next generation of IT talent? IBM has a plan with New Collar

By David Leaser When Buckminster Fuller developed the idea of knowledge doubling — the idea that the knowledge in the world doubles at a predictable and accelerating rate — he proposed that in 1900, human knowledge was doubling every 100 years and by the 1950s, that number had been reduced to 25 years. Today, knowledge […]

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10 October 2018

The intention of training

Intention from a personal point of view There was an interesting article some weeks ago around making sure that you know your intention in life and work. It was focused on entrepreneurs, but it is worth for everybody to have a look. Reading this article, I concluded that the topic can be transitioned to many […]

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