Badging & Certification

ITCC honors IBM Open Badge program with their Innovation Award

We’re proud to announce that IBM has just been awarded the IT Certification Council (ITCC)’s 2017 Innovation Award for our Open Badging program. Open Badges provide digital recognition for skills, offer a method of sharing credentials in social media, and are used inside IBM as well as by our customers around the world. Last year, […]

Learning gets personal with The IBM Skills Gateway

In support of our community of learners, we launched a refreshed IBM training website last April and immediately delivered value to learners developing IT skills. The new site had a sleek user experience and carefully curated content that went way beyond the traditional formal courses. We have now taken that site and transformed it even […]

Badging & Certification

IBM wins top industry award for innovation in digital credentials

By David Leaser (@david_leaser) In just a few short years, Open Badges have barnstormed into the digital credentials space, providing a unique way to issue a digital credential which can be shared instantly on social sites – the perfect marriage between social media and credentials/recognition. Badges can be issued for a wide variety of activities, […]

Customer focus of Education: My University and what TSIA suggests

Customer focus of my university I studied at the Technical University in Munich. They are one of the best Universities in Germany. All professors working there are proud of what they achieved. And looking back I have to say the University is really good. I was proud when I finished. And I had a fast […]

IBM Open Badge Program wins ITCC Award

  IBM is proud to announce that our IBM Open Badge Program has won the 2017 Information Technology Certification Council’s (ITCC) Innovation Award.  The award is given to organizations that have created a product, service, or initiative that creates a difference within the IT Certification Industry. The IBM Open Badge Program not only provides recognition […]

IBM Training and Skills at InterConnect 2017

Empowering individuals to organize and manage their own personal and professional learning to improve their knowledge, skills and ultimately their performance in the workplace is of paramount importance today. This learning can take the form of face-to-face sessions, hands-on-labs or simply conversations held over a cup of coffee. Which is why Interconnect 2017 is such […]

Mastering Learning as a skill

As we come to the close of the 1st quarter in 2017, we have been exposed to a multitude of publications around top skills and/or  top jobs for 2017.   Here are some stand-outs from my perspective : LinkedIn data reveals the most promising jobs in 2017 Monster’s 5 new collar jobs you could land […]

Fundamentals of the IoT Landscape – IBM InterConnect 2017 session

Learn about the fundamentals of Internet of Things and what IoT’s explosive growth may mean to you. We will walk through the market landscape and potential, discuss commercial vs industry IoT, security concerns and how you can go to market with IoT to become more successful. Audience: People who are looking to understand what IoT […]

Skills Gap: 2015, 2016,…

Learning from the history I completed yesterday a short learning snipped around Digital Transformation. While working through this a link to an article came up from Gartner from 2015. The article highlighted, that already in 2015 65% of CIOs believed, that there is a talent crisis. I was surprised. I remember I heard and read […]

IBM DevOps Solution: Increase Business Value and Continuously Release High Quality Software Products – IBM InterConnect 2017 session

Hosted by James Sullivan (Sr. Technical Instructor) and Karl Schwartz (Program Director), this session is focused on  collaborative software development for cloud solutions, along with information on how your organization can align an effective training solution to drive adoption. IBM DevOps provides an ideal solution for implementing the DevOps methodology with your Agile solution. This […]

What is counting more than the words of our Clients?

30-day-Social-Digital-Challenge and Story Telling There is currently inside IBM the “30-day-Social-Digital-Challenge” going on. This means there is a short learning session every day around good practices and ideas. Finally the expectation is to learn more around Social Media for everybody. I started to listen in yesterday finally for the first time after a short vacation, […]

Learn and Earn – IBM Open Badge for Bootcamp Labs at InterConnect 2017

  When learning about new technologies and tools, it often helps to get one’s hands just a little bit dirty and see what really makes them work. That’s the idea behind the new Bootcamp labs at InterConnect 2017. These instructor-led labs will run three to four hours, providing enrollees the opportunity to do hands-on work […]