12 December 2017

New Training Offerings: Training Credits

Prepaid Training Offerings Running a Training Business always means you need to make it easy for clients. Thinking of this statement means also you need a discount strategy. Reflecting about possibilities of Training Offerings there is one established product that most vendors are providing. Usually this is something where you pay money upfront. And you […]

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11 December 2017

Interesting items on the web (November – December 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. Interesting […]

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11 December 2017

Year End Skills Gateway Update!

“I can read in red. I can read in blue. I can read in pickle color too.” — Dr. Seuss   IBM “Learning Journeys” options enhanced….again! If you prefer developing skills by picking and choosing from a collection of learning assets …. we got it. If you prefer a bit more hand holding … we […]

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8 December 2017

Guaranteed to run in December and January

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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8 December 2017

Ingram Micro Professional Services and Training is helping a leading health insurance provider transform their business.

The challenge In moving to more agile, leaner and scalable solutions using IBM Smarter Process, the client wanted to provide their developers and system administrators with innovative, engaging training led by a seasoned instructor. As part of the changes in healthcare, more enrollees are entering the system which means more processing and more adjudication needs. […]

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8 December 2017

Ingram Micro Introduces Training Development as a Service and more!

Winner of the 2017 Channelnomics Innovation Award for Training and the 2017 ChannelPro Readers’ Choice award, Ingram Micro knows a thing or two about designing and deploying training. Introducing Training Development as a Service, Ingram Micro’s latest service for partners that need to provide global product or service training quickly and effectively. Leveraging the latest […]

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5 December 2017

Demystifying and learning Blockchain

All of a sudden, there is a lot of buzz around Blockchain and if your technical know-how, like mine is not super high, you must be fairly confused. So, here are some resources to help you understand the concept a little more. Blockchain is a decentralized ledger of all transactions across a peer-to-peer network. Using […]

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5 December 2017

Getting to know Interskill

Background My name is Darren Surch, COO of Interskill Learning, Americas. A proud mainframer for a quarter century, I have helped design and implement mainframe workforce training programs for Z mainframe organizations on every continent except Antarctica! (Penguins don’t make good COBOL Programmers apparently.) And one more thing that’s just so seismic I have to […]

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1 December 2017

2018 IBM Systems Technical Universities – First US event is in Orlando – Save BIG when you register by Dec. 31

Growing your skills is always a smart career move. The IBM Systems Technical University, April 30-May 4 in Orlando, is the perfect forum for expanding 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 IBM Z, […]

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1 December 2017

Tech Data Develops a Blockchain Course and a Badge

Blockchain has become a topic of interest for many enterprises in a short period of time.  Its built-in security and robustness is attracting the attention of an increasing amount of companies, and as a result demand has been growing for formal training and education. Tech Data has developed and is pleased to offer an instructor […]

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29 November 2017

New IBM Certification: IBM Certified Application Developer – Cúram SPM V7.X

  IBM Watson Health is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Application Developer: Cúram SPM V7.X. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate the job skills and performance levels of an IBM Cúram SPM V7.X Developer. To attain the IBM Certified Application Developer: Cúram SPM V7.X certification, candidates must pass […]

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29 November 2017

New IBM Certification: IBM Certified Solution Implementer – DataPower Gateway v7.6; available worldwide

IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Solution Implementer – DataPower Gateway v7.6. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of a DataPower Gateway v7.6 Solution Implementer. To attain the IBM Certified Solution Implementer – DataPower Gateway v7.6 certification, candidates must pass C1000-005, […]

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29 November 2017

Free Training: What is the right amount?

 We want all for free I like things that are free. And I have to be honest: When you offer me something for free I’ll take it. Why shall I pay if the same exists free of charge. Following up this though: Is there really anything free of charge in life? When discussing this question […]

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21 November 2017

Sponsor Users: an opportunity for networking

Education Offerings in IBM If you follow the Blog Entries in our IBM Training Blog regularly you realize that we’re doing a lot around Transforming our Education. We completed the Transition some years ago to use a Global Partner Network for Delivery and Sales, and we’re this year working a lot on Digital Transformation and […]

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16 November 2017

IBM Certification – Online Proctored Exams available Dec 4, 2017

  IBM Certification is coming to your home December 4th, 2017 with Online Proctored Exams for Technical Certification and Technical Mastery Exams. While Sales Mastery exams and Assessment Tests have been taken online for years, PearsonVUEs new Online Proctor Program allows you to take your Technical Exams from home, office or even a hotel room. […]

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13 November 2017

Conference 2017: Support & Education@TSW

TSW TSW (Technology Service World) is TSIAs (Technology Industry Services Associations) big conference. And it is runnng twice a year. We as IBM are participating in TSIA to exchange ideas and experiences with other vendors and partners since TSIA offers a great platform for discussion. Finally the discussions are really helping around current and future […]

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7 November 2017

Flexible Digital Training at your fingertips!

Access IBM digital learning content for 12 months – all at one low price Our customers are a mix of people – different learning style, different needs, different preferences for when & where they learn. It’s important that IBM meets our customers where they are, and we do: we understand the shift toward more digital […]

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6 November 2017

Global Knowledge – Salary Survey 2018

 Now extended to December 8th! The IBM Certification Program aims to validate your skills through Certifications and Badges, providing an industry standard to the IBM IT Community. It makes sense that you would want to confirm the value of IT Certification; which is why Global Knowledge, a trusted IBM Global Training Provider, puts out a […]

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