21 August 2017

Training provided by Tech Data Academy helped global tourism organization move more quickly to the latest version of ‘Campaign’ from IBM

Background A global player in the tourism industry, wanted to replace an old legacy application for managing marketing campaigns with IBM Campaign. For the adoption to be successful, it was important to get two things right.  The time given to rollout the IT project was tight.  Staff had to be trained quickly to ensure minimum […]

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21 August 2017

Ingram Micro receives ChannelPro honors for best training

Every year, ChannelPro honors organizations that offer the best SMB and partner solutions, services and program. We are pleased to share that for the second year in a row, Ingram Micro has been named the ChannelPro 2017 Readers’ Choice Gold Award Winner for the Best Training program. Readers of ChannelPro-SMB participated in the Readers’ Choice […]

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18 August 2017

August Update from Tech Data, an IBM Global Training Provider

The February 27, 2017 acquisition of Avnet’s Technology Solutions division by Tech Data, included Avnet’s Education Services, which operated as one of five strategic IBM Global Training Providers (GTP). As part of the ongoing integration of Technology Solutions into Tech Data, we wanted to make you aware that the IBM GTP formerly known as Avnet […]

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17 August 2017

Browse the session abstracts for the U.S. fall IBM Systems Technical Universities

Now in their 23rd year, IBM Systems Technical Universities offer systems “techies” the chance to grow their IBM z, Power and  Storage skills. These in-depth, technology focused events are an annual tradition for thousands of IT pros. Why? Because of their laser focus on technical content and skill building. Each event offers hundreds of sessions […]

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16 August 2017

New Digital Learning from IBM

Does the word ‘class’ make you think of sitting in a classroom with an instructor, as you did when you were attending school? The traditional classroom style of learning is a model that has been used throughout history as the primary means to teach information, and it’s a great fit in many cases where students […]

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14 August 2017

Eighteen new and updated IBM Systems courses: Enroll today

Over the next few weeks, students across the country will return to their schools and universities to embark on their education journeys. They’ll be gaining knowledge and building skills. What about you? Why not start or continue your own learning journey by taking an IBM class?  Many of the courses below are led by an […]

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10 August 2017

MESH (Modeled Education from Support History) has gone live!

IBM Support and Education is pleased to announce that project MESH has gone live in the Analytics and Security product areas! IBM’s products are ever evolving. Keeping abreast of changes and enhancements is a challenge. Getting the right skills at the right time is a critical need. MESH makes the task of finding and securing […]

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8 August 2017

Check out our training sampler…7 mini-modules and micro-learning for you to try at no cost

With the ever-increasing changes in the IT landscape, it’s smart to invest in your skill development. It’s even smarter to try before you buy. IBM Systems training has created seven no-charge teaser modules so you can evaluate the rich technical content of its course portfolio. To access some of the modules, you may need to […]

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7 August 2017

IBM Analytics University 2017- Fast track your insights

A is for Academics and Analytics University There are two opportunities to attend IBM Analytics University, a hands-on learning event where you can join over 75 workshops, sessions, labs, in-depth discussions, and deep-dive product demonstrations.   The first opportunity will be in Berlin, Germany from October 10 – 13, followed by New Orleans, USA from October […]

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20 July 2017

The IBM Digital Badge Program is shaping opinions and influencing policy with the world’s leading thought leaders

IBM Open Badges featured in U.S. Department of Labor event IBM participated in a U.S. Department of Labor event on the future of digital credentials. Hosted and developed by Mathematica Policy Research, the forum “Tiny but Magnified? The Role of Microcredentials in Dynamic Labor Markets,” convened a panel of experts to discuss the rapid growth […]

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17 July 2017

IBM Training, Skills & Support Offerings: Donna Walker – Looking forward to 3Q 2017

Here is the next in our series of quarterly update videos where you can hear the latest news from the teams. In this update, you can hear about the latest Skills Gateway enhancements and our recent alignment with IBM Support. In addition, we have news from our Global Training Providers, information on the recent award […]

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17 July 2017

Increase Training Reach and Effectiveness with ExitCertified’s iMVP™ Virtual Platform

In many industries, the cycle of change and innovation requires you keep up with the latest tech training. But life is fast and sometimes it gets in the way of furthering your education. Traveling to attend a course isn’t always possible. Logging on to a virtual classroom where you can’t engage with the instructor or […]

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17 July 2017

LearnQuest to host 7 IBM Conferences this fall

In October and November of 2017, the conference team will be busy hosting seven IBM technical training events. LearnQuest, a Global Training Partner, has teamed up with IBM to present training at conferences in Berlin, New Orleans, London, Milan, and Stuttgart. These exciting events will give customers, business partners, and IBM employees insights into how […]

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4 July 2017

Review: IBM’s Training Country Coverage evolution

What is country coverage When working on a Global Training Model the reach of this model is key. Selling hardware or license without driving skills can’t work. This is a proven fact. IBM changed its model in 2013. Looking back one reason was a country coverage which was not big enough. Reason for this was […]

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27 June 2017

Attention learners: continue your personalized learning journey on the Skills Gateway!

The IBM Skills Gateway has launched new content offerings! Hybrid Data “The new Hybrid Data sub-category page under Analytics on the IBM Skills Gateway covers learning resources for Db2 users, including recommendations on relevant training courses, technical assets, communities links, skills validations and a lot more.” Check it out here New Learning Journey Have you […]

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23 June 2017

Interesting items on the web (June 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. Predicting […]

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23 June 2017

Social media update

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23 June 2017

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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