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

Fourteen 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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22 June 2017

Offering Management in IBM Training

Offering Management in IBM It is not a long time ago that IBM established a new practice in IBM: The Offering Manager. While IBM was successful with the old role of Product Managers the new role is matching IBMs Digital Transition. Instead of long and complex processes the Offering Manager is moving forward fast. His […]

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21 June 2017

Custom Onboarding Program Empowers Faster ROI in Multi-OS Environment

CLIENT International Insurance Organization (IIO) In business for more than 95 years, this leading insurance organization serves commercial, institutional and individual customers in more than 100 countries. With approximately 65,000 employees and $64.4 billion in revenue in 2014, IIO works with nearly every Fortune 500 company. SITUATION Disparate Technology Landscape Challenging for New Hires IIO […]

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21 June 2017

Using Apache Spark within IBM SPSS: How to Bring Big Data to Your Predictive Analytics (free webinar)

This Thursday June 29th at 12pm EDT we invite you to join Global Knowledge, an IBM Global Training Provider, for a live, exclusive webinar that will focus on leveraging IBM SPSS with Apache Spark. Attend this free webinar and learn how to bring big data to your predictive analytics solution.   Plan on walking away […]

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19 June 2017

Take your pick – Two U.S. IBM Systems Technical Universities this fall

Learn from the A-team of the IBM Systems community at a fall IBM Systems Technical University. Choose from hundreds of in-depth technical training sessions and labs led by IBM Distinguished Engineers, developers or product experts. An annual tradition for thousands of IT pros Now in their 23rd year, IBM Systems Technical Universities offer systems “techies” […]

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