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23 November 2013

Dr. Who and IBM Training

If you could take the Tardis and travel back in time to 1963, what would television look like to the viewer, we look at these episodes today and see rickety sets and special effects that were not so special. But travelling back in time would allow you to see this from the perspective of the […]

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21 November 2013

The Social Business – Build It and They Will Come…NOT!

Build it and they will come.That was the mysterious whisper Kevin Costner heard repeatedly in the movie, Field of Dreams. In his case, it was true. His character built a baseball field on his farm and ghosts of baseball past came to play. Easy, right? In real life-not so much. As a digital marketer, I […]

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White Paper on the value of training

IBM has published a paper highlighting the value of training, a must read for all in the business of success.

IBM Training: Building skills for a smarter planet

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21 November 2013

Skills Development: The Real Return on Investment for Business Leaders

by Richard Kennealy, Director, IBM Global Skills Initiative I was recently asked, “How do you measure the real benefits and return on investment (ROI) that training brings to lines of business such as sales, customer service and product development?” One way is to compare organizations that provide training with companies that do not. In a […]

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11 November 2013

Why Two Out of Three of Your New Hires Are Considering Leaving and What You Can Do About It

Training and Tenure: Why Two Out of Three of Your New Hires Are Considering Leaving and What You Can Do About It It’s easy to assume that new hires are smitten with their organization and have no intention to leave. But based on research from our annual WorkTrends™ survey of more than 33,000 employees in […]

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11 November 2013

Why Build a Skills Program infographic

Source: QuestionE8-What are the most important external forces that will impact the enterprise over the next 3 to 5 years?; n=4,009 – IBM C-Suite Study Source: QuestionE8-What are the most important external forces that will impact the enterprise over the next 3 to 5 years?; n=4,009 – IBM C-Suite Surveys 2004 – 2013

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21 October 2013

The Social Imperative in Workforce Skills Development

Today’s hyper-connected world fundamentally changes how people engage with each other. Digital, social and mobile spheres are quickly converging – connecting customers, employees and partners to organizations and to each other. As a result, employees are beginning to be empowered as part of open, less rigidly controlled organizations.i The demographics of the workforce are also […]

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4 October 2013

Think Big. Win Big. Get the Skills

Big Data & Analytics is transforming our world. With Information On Demand 2013 next month you can learn how you can take advantage of IBM’s unparalleled expertise to deliver game-changing results. At this conference you will be able to dive deeply into the subjects that matter most to your business. Hear from a variety of […]

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2 October 2013

Learn anytime, anywhere with self-paced virtual classes

IBM’s Self-Paced Virtual Classes (SPVCs) are a flexible training option that allows students to master skills via online courses that fit their schedules. SPVC courses are typically 30-80 hours of learning via online reading assignments, multimedia presentations and demonstrations. Lessons are presented in convenient modules so that students can easily integrate training into their work […]

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30 September 2013

Are you ready for the Exceptional Digital Experience journey?

  Are you ready for the Exceptional Digital Experience journey? In July, IBM announced the next in a series of innovations that deliver an exceptional digital experience, including new capabilities in analytics, mobile, rich media and social. These capabilities enhance an organization’s ability to quickly and intuitively build relationships for better business outcomes. Introducing IBM […]

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