Badging & Certification

3 December 2020

Demonstrate your technical eminence with professional certifications

In my role as Architecture Guild Leader at the IBM Cloud Solution Center, I’m expected to have professional credentials. I hold certifications from VMware, IBM and other cloud providers. My most recent certifications are for IBM Site Reliability Engineer, IBM Cloud Solution Architect and IBM Cloud Paks. Figure 1:  My recent IBM Cloud certifications In […]

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1 December 2020

New Certification: IBM Certified Architect for IBM Cloud Pak System v2.3.x

IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification:  IBM Certified Architect for IBM Cloud Pak System v2.3.x. The IBM Certified Architect for IBM Cloud Pak System v2.3.x is an intermediate-level certification for experienced solution architects who have extensive knowledge of and experience with IBM Cloud Pak System v2.3.x. This architect should be able to integrate Cloud […]

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3 November 2020

IBM Connected Credentials: Recognizing Skill Development and Progression

There has been no end to the number of articles written over the past few years about the pros and cons of digital badging as this form of credentialing has grown in popularity. Most of what is reported is largely positive, and that has certainly been IBM’s experience over the nearly six years since developing […]

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14 October 2020

New: IBM Certified Administrator – IBM Netcool Operations Insight v1.6.1.

IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification – IBM Certified Administrator – IBM Netcool Operations Insight v1.6.1. An IBM Certified Administrator on IBM Netcool Operations Insight (NOI) v1.6.1 has extensive knowledge and experience of the IBM Netcool Operations Insight solution. This administrator can plan, install and configure the product. They can […]

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29 September 2020

New: IBM Certified Administrator – Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server v3.9.6

An IBM Certified Administrator on Aspera High-Speed Transfer Server v3.9.6 is an experienced system administrator who has extensive knowledge and experience on Aspera. This administrator is can perform the intermediate to advanced tasks related to deployment, daily management and operation, security, performance, configuration of enhancements (including fixpacks and patches), customization and/or problem determination. The exam […]

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2 September 2020

Your journey to Kubernetes skills and OpenShift certification

Start your journey to Red Hat OpenShift certification The Digital Developer Conference: Hybrid Cloud is a free, on demand conference showing you how to use open source technologies, frameworks, and platforms like Kubernetes, Tekton, and Red Hat® OpenShift® on IBM Cloud® to support your application modernization or cloud migration skills, with sessions on application development […]

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18 August 2020

IBM Certification Online Proctoring

Certify your skills.  Accelerate your Career. On-line proctoring for IBM Professional Certification makes the exam taking process easier. Proctored exams are available online with the exception of the following countries: China , Cuba , Iran , Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Slovenia, Sudan. Assessment Exams and Sales Mastery Exams are only available online, they do […]

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3 August 2020

IBM awards its three millionth digital badge (and disrupts the labor market in five big ways)

IBM has recently issued its three millionth digital badge! What started out as a simple idea to attract talent has turned into the most influential IT credential program in the world. Now, IBM has issued its three millionth badge and hosts about 2,500 activities where badges are issued. The idea was born in a conference […]

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3 July 2020

New certification: IBM Certified Developer – Cloud Pak for Applications v4.1

IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification – IBM Certified Developer – Cloud Pak for Applications v4.1 An IBM Certified Application Developer is a technical professional that understands the concepts essential to modernizing existing applications and developing and deploying new cloud native applications using IBM Cloud Pak for Applications. They have […]

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17 June 2020

IBM Connected Credentials: Evolving the IBM Skills Recognition Framework

IBM’s training and education programs are driving outcomes for our learners.  New learning paths with roadmaps highlighting skill credential options, updated content, and new digital learning options are fostering meaningful engagement, higher completion rates, and more IBM credentialed skills in the ecosystem. These outcomes are significantly influenced by IBM’s comprehensive digital credentialing framework by extending […]

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9 June 2020

New Certification: IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management v1.3

IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification – IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management v1.3 An IBM Certified Solution Architect – IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management v1.3 is a person who can design, plan and create an architecture with IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management. They […]

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26 May 2020

New Certification: IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Pak for Integration v2020.1

IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification – IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Pak for Integration v2020.1 An IBM Certified Solution Architect – IBM Cloud Pak for Integration v.2020.1 is a person who can design, plan and create an architecture with IBM Cloud Pak for Integration. They can do this […]

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29 April 2020

Learning during Lockdown: An IBM Digital Credential Case Study

On the frontlines of IBM’s training and education programs, we have seen and experienced many milestones influenced directly by our organization’s digital credentialing strategy. Learner engagement has improved by a significant margin, digital course completion rates have increased exponentially, and skills coverage insights are dramatically improved. These outcomes are achieved in large part by the […]

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20 April 2020

New Certification Announcement: IBM Certified Administrator – Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management v1.3

IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification – IBM Certified Administrator – Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management v1.3   To attain the IBM Certified Administrator – Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management v1.3 certification, candidates must pass C1000-095, IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management V1.3 Administrator. Thank you to all the subject matter […]

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13 April 2020

New Certification Announcement: IBM Certified Administrator – Cloud Pak for Automation v19.0.3

  IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification:  IBM Certified Administrator – Cloud Pak for Automation v19.0.3. To attain this certification, candidates must pass the C1000-091: IBM Cloud Pak for Automation v19.0.3 Administration exam.   Thank you to all the subject matter experts who worked on the development of this exam. […]

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9 April 2020

New Certification Announcement: IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Pak for Applications V4.1

    IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification – IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Pak for Applications V4.1   To attain the IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Pak for Applications V4.1 certification, candidates must pass C1000-087, IBM Cloud Pak for Applications Solution Architect V4.1 exam.  Thank you to […]

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1 April 2020

New Exam Announcement – IBM Certified Solution Advisor – IBM Cloud Foundation V2.

  IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification – IBM Certified Solution Advisor – IBM Cloud Foundations V2   To attain the IBM Certified Solution Advisor – IBM Cloud Foundation V2, candidates must pass C1000-083, Foundations of IBM Cloud V2 exam. Thank you all the subject matter experts who worked on […]

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19 March 2020

To the aspiring learner that had the carpet yanked from beneath their feet

Let’s begin with a breathing exercise Inhale from your belly not the lungs. Exhale for a long time…count to four and continuously exhale the CO2 while counting to four. Pause breathing…don’t inhale, count to 4…now inhale while counting to 4…hold it for a count of 4 and exhale ever so slowly…empty out all of the […]

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