16 October 2017

New IBM Certification Website

  The IBM Certification Team is excited to unveil the redesigned IBM Certification Certification Website!   The new website has all the same information and is getting fantastic reviews on how much easier it is to navigate. Here are a few of the highlights. Simplified Indexes In the new Certification Website exams, certifications, and mastery exams […]

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16 October 2017

IBM Training, Skills & Support Offerings: Donna Walker – Looking forward to 4Q 2017

As we start fourth quarter, let me ask for a few minutes of your time to view this quarter’s kickoff video from IBM Training, Skills, and Support Offerings. In this installment, I talk about the enhancements to our Skills Gateway, updates in personalization to the Learning Dashboard, and present the benefits of MESH – Modeled […]

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16 October 2017

CertMag Salary Survey – 2018

  When you put in the money, time, and effort to get Certified you always want to make sure you get a great return on your investment. It makes sense that being IT Certified translates to more or better work and a higher salary. IBM Certifications help companies confirm your expertise and hopefully help you […]

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16 October 2017

It’s one of those solutions you look at and say, “Wow – of course we should do that!” ….and now we do.

IBM is working to bring Support and Education together in a way that helps provide you with development recommendation(s) on key skills related to work being done in YOUR environment. IBM is leveraging Watson along with the IBM Skills Gateway to enable you to see education and enablement offerings customized to what you’re working on today. […]

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10 October 2017

You are the one who decides where to go!

Skills Gateway enhances personalized learning “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” (Dr. Seuss) Your IBM ‘Learning Journey’ continues…. I am excited […]

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3 October 2017

IBM Digital Badge Program Wins Training Magazine’s 2017 Silver Medal Award

  Lorri Freifeld, Editor-in-Chief for Training Magazine, presents IBM with the 2017 Silver Medal Award in the eLearning Challenge.   Training Magazine awarded IBM’s Digital Badge Program the 2017 Silver Medal Award in its eLearning Design Challenge awards ceremony at the Online Learning Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The publishing company recognized the program for […]

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27 September 2017

IBM Security Certification Withdrawal – Effective November 30, 2017

  The following certifications and applicable tests will be withdrawn on November 30, 2017. IBM Certified Solutions Specialist – i2 COPLINK Detect V4.x Test C2065-050: IBM i2 COPLINK Detect V4.x IBM Certified Implementation Professional – Intelligent Operations Center V1.6 Test C2065-052: IBM Intelligent Operations Center V1.6, Implementation IBM Certified Solution Advisor – Security Systems Identity […]

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27 September 2017

IBM Certified Application Developer – Mobile Foundation v8.0, available worldwide

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Application Developer – Mobile Foundation v8.0. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of a Mobile Foundation v8.0 Application Developer. To attain the IBM Certified Application Developer – Mobile Foundation v8.0 certification, candidates must pass […]

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27 September 2017

Northeastern University + IBM: Turning digital badges into academic credentials will create opportunities and better college graduates

Northeastern University published a press release announcing our innovative collaboration using IBM Digital Badges. IBM employees, customers, and members of the public can now use IBM issued badge credentials toward three Northeastern professional master’s degree programs—data analytics, project management, and portfolio management—with 51 additional graduate degrees and 17 certificate programs to follow. Game changer: converting industry […]

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25 September 2017

Interesting items on the web (September 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. 5 […]

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25 September 2017

Get to know our Partner Relationship Managers

I recently conducted video interviews with each of our geography-focused Partner Relationship Managers (Geo PRMs): Ondrej Podebradsky (Europe, Middle East, and Africa), Takeshi Yoshio (Japan, Asia & India) and Teresa Rojas (the Americas). In the interview, I asked each of them to discuss the current economic climate and the general market for education, to talk […]

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21 September 2017

IBM z14, IBM LinuxONE, Blockchain and more at IBM Z Technical Universities

With recent announcements, IBM Z has reinforced its position as the industry’s most secure and advanced enterprise platform for data-serving and next-generation applications. From the IBM z14 with its game-changing pervasive encryption, to the new IBM LinuxONE Emperor II and IBM’s commitment to blockchain, it’s clear that the Z platform can play a key role […]

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21 September 2017

Guaranteed to run in October

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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18 September 2017

Global Knowledge Announces IBM Training Exclusives

There is really only one way to learn how to do something and that is to do it. If you want to learn to throw a football, drive a car, build a mousetrap, design a building, cook a stir-fry, or be a management consultant, you must have a go at doing it. Throughout history, youths […]

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18 September 2017

Dedicated Program to Address Mainframe Skills Shortage for Swedish Customers Securing Business Continuity

Background The mainframe skills gap is a severe challenge for many organizations in various regions around the globe.  Due to demographic reasons, many of the current experts are retiring or will do so over the next couple of years, finding suitable candidates is more and more becoming a problem – the market runs dry on […]

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8 September 2017

Certification Development – IBM DataPower Gateway Solution Implementation

Are you interested in participating in the Certification Exam Development process? The IBM Professional Certification Program is developing an exam for IBM DataPower Gateway Solution Implementation. We are looking for subject matter experts (SMEs) in this exam’s solution area who could be: Consultants Business Partners Courseware Developers Support Engineers Sales reps There are four separate […]

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25 August 2017

Interesting items on the web (August 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. How […]

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24 August 2017

Guaranteed to run in September

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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