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23 September 2019

Announcing NEW IBM Professional Certificates on Coursera

Josh Bersin states in his article Career Management goes mission critical ; “One of the most disruptive changes in the world of work is the new way we manage our careers. Only a few decades ago people relied on their employers for a career. Today this has radically changed, giving birth to a new set […]

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23 September 2019

Closing the skills gap for the future of work

Throughout economic history, talented humans have been a source of innovation and advancement their skills the impetus for economic growth. Today, however, multiple factors, including continued –and rapid –technological developments and business and operating model innovation, have contributed to market shifts that are redefining industries. Combined with various economic and market disruptions, as well as […]

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27 August 2019

Artificial Intelligence presents an opportunity not a threat (Part 1)

Introducing the disruptor Technology is seen as the most radical driver of change, from artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to digital mobility and virtual collaboration  – yet other trends could be just as decisive. The lines between our work  and personal lives are shifting. Diversity and demands for equality are also  reshaping the workplace. We […]

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23 June 2019

5 things to do this summer to take your career to the next level

Your career needs to be managed As Josh Bersin states in his article Career Management goes mission critical ; “One of the most disruptive changes in the world of work is the new way we manage our careers. Only a few decades ago people relied on their employers for a career. Today this has radically […]

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29 April 2019

Do you need a GPS for your career?

A massive labor market churn is coming, bigger than the advent of the PC High-speed mobile internet; artificial intelligence; widespread adoption of big data analytics; and cloud technology will predominantly impact business growth in the 2018–2022 period 133 million new jobs, many in new roles By 2022, 54% of existing employees will require significant reskilling […]

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26 March 2019

NEW!! Global Skills Index Report

This past week, Coursera released the inaugural issue of the Coursera Global Skills Index (GSI), an in-depth look at skill trends and performance around the world, made possible by the millions of learners who come to Coursera to learn and grow. As the types of skills needed in the labor market change rapidly, individual workers […]

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22 February 2019

Your journey to the workforce of the future begins here

Build skills that ensure you thrive tomorrow and today. How do you plan for a future in an age of massive disruption? Technology is transforming old industries and creating new job categories that didn’t exist as recently as 5 years ago. Adding the impact of artificial Intelligence, machine learning, genetic engineering, and the Internet of […]

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23 January 2019

Start the year with a gift to YOU

Every new year, we all start with some sort of resolutions / promises/ agreements – call them what you may, the premise is the same; it’s to do everything possible to transform ourselves into the best version of us. And how do we do that? We do that by learning… Get a better job by […]

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5 December 2018

Year-End Roundup: Learning and credentials sparklers from 2018

Change is constant….Technology has dramatically altered the way we work, we buy, we live, we learn! There is nothing more satisfying than looking back at the year gone by and acknowledging that: We kept pace with the change We evolved with changing times We developed some of the world’s best in class programs and offerings, […]

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23 September 2018

Social Learning in Practice at IBM

What is social learning and how can it help drive engagement and develop a culture of learning? The social learning theory of Bandura emphasizes the importance of observing and modeling the behaviors, attitudes, and emotional reactions of others. Bandura (1977) states: “Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely […]

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23 August 2018

IBM announces Data Science Professional Certificate on Coursera

The swelling demand for data scientists coupled with the evident skills gap has implications for the global economy as well as the tech industry. What’s causing it, and what can be done to address it? In 2017, Burning Glass Technologies, Business-Higher Education Forum and IBM came together to produce a report on the demand for data […]

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31 July 2018

Announcing IBM Badges and new specializations on Coursera

While summer months are all about long, lazy days, it’s also the perfect time for skills building. Whether it’s for a new project you’ve undertaken or a new role you aspire to – or even a new hobby that interests you, there’s always something new to learn. With our partnership with Coursera, not only are […]

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13 June 2018

Skills + Recognition = Career enhancement

Start stacking your resume with digital credentials that matter Today, we must constantly hone and enhance our skills to remain relevant in the workforce. As a society, we know we need to rapidly re-skill vast number of people on an ongoing basis to both remain relevant globally and to avoid long periods of high unemployment. […]

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10 April 2018

Get skilled up on the hottest technology today: Blockchain

Blockchain is a shared immutable ledger for recording the history of transactions. A business blockchain, such as IBM Blockchain and the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project, provides a permissioned network with known identities. And unlike Bitcoin, there is no need for cryptocurrency exchange. Check out IBM Think Academy  : Blockchain, how it works What impact could […]

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23 March 2018

The future of work and the future of learning are converging

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Coursera Partner conference where the theme was, Learners First: Beyond the Campus Walls — all geared towards collectively building a future where anyone, anywhere can transform their life through access to the world’s best education. The conference brought together some of the brightest minds from both academia […]

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23 February 2018

Can MOOCs Solve your IBM Skills Problem ?

Today, leaders in business, government and around the world are grappling with disruptive changes in technology, markets and society – changes that are having a major impact on economies and employment. The primary concern for most business leaders is the skill level of their employees. A survey sponsored by Cisco Systems finds “lack of competent […]

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5 February 2018

IBM Watson Developer Training Now Available!

Global Knowledge is pleased to announce 2 new Watson Development courses IBM Watson Application Development Certification Bootcamp This 3 day intensive intermediate level course reviews the concepts included in the IBM Watson Application Developer Certification exam. You will learn concepts essential to cognitive technologies and the development and administration of applications using the IBM Watson […]

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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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