Badging & Certification

IBM’s Open Badge Program a Finalist in the IMS Global Leadership Awards

Cast your vote for the IBM Open Badge Program to win at the 2017 Learning Impact Leadership Awards. Created in 2007, the IMS Global Learning Impact Awards (LIA) recognizes outstanding applications of educational technology to address the most significant challenges facing education. Nominations come from around the world from organizations and institutions that meet the […]

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 […]
21 April 2017

Interesting items on the web (April 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. What […]

21 April 2017

Guaranteed to run in May 2017

If you want to make sure that you are enrolling for a course that will not be cancelled, 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 […]

20 April 2017

Big Data Certification and Your Paycheck

  Did you know that a big data certification can help you increase your income? If you have or would like to have one of the following certifications,  participating in this survey will help you learn how your salary compares to your peers. IBM Certified Administrator Cognos BI IBM Certified Advanced Developer for BI IBM […]

20 April 2017

Ingram Micro Selected as Finalist for IMS Global Learning Consortium’s 2017 Impact Award!

IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global), the world leader in edtech interoperability and innovation, recently announced the selection of 38 finalists advancing to the final round of competition for the 2017 Learning Impact Awards. The finalists were selected from all entries received through the open call for nominations and from regional competitions held around the […]

18 April 2017

Updated! Getting to know our GTPs: Arrow Education Services

Myself My name is Julie Bartholomae and I am the Partner Relationship Manager for IBM Training and Skill’s GTP, Arrow. I’ve been with IBM and with IBM Training for over 25 years, enjoying several different positions, including Operations Manager, and Delivery Business Manager for North America.  I’m very happy to now be working with Arrow […]

13 April 2017

Five reasons to attend the IBM Systems Technical University in Orlando, Florida

Growing your skills is always a smart career move. The IBM Systems Technical University, May 22-26 in Orlando, is the perfect forum for polishing your skill set. Designed for unabashed “techies,” this 4.5 day conference offers you a deep dive into smarter computing implementation, product announcements, infrastructure, and key topics across the z Systems, Power Systems and Storage platforms. Here are five […]

12 April 2017

Updated! Getting to know our GTPs: Avnet

Myself Hello, I am Corbett Schollmeyer, SSE for North Dakota and the Avnet Partner Relationship Manger (PRM). I have worked in Support, Services and Education from the late 90’s working in California, AP (China, Japan, and Taiwan), and now out of Bismarck North Dakota. Outside of work I am the Chairman for the Northern Badlands […]

10 April 2017

Updated! Getting to know our GTPs: Global Knowledge

Background You have seen me blogging on this site since a while now. In case you’re not yet aware of who I am, please have a look to me and my content. I first heard about Global Knowledge years ago, when I tried to increase the Education Channel in Europe. They were one of the […]

6 April 2017

Updated! Getting to know our GTPs: Ingram Micro

Personal Dianne Young, IBM Training and Skills Partner Relationship Manager (PRM) for Ingram Micro, retired at the end of March after a long and successful career with IBM that spanned both continents and decades. We wish her every success in her next adventures. We have been joined by Susan Von Bampus, an IBMer with extensive […]