Badging & Certification

20 September 2018

New Exam Announcement – Cloud App Dev v3

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Application Developer – Cloud Solutions v3. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of a Cloud Application Developer. To attain the IBM Certified Application Developer – Cloud Solutions v3 certification, candidates must pass C1000-007, IBM […]

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18 September 2018

Macro- and Micro-Credentials

Overview The terminology of Macro-Credentials is not as often used as Micro-Credentials in the industry. Google shows only 392 matches compared to more than 99000 for Micro-Credentials (August 2018). Looking into both helps to understand the bigger picture. And this will help you. Today it is important to be able to decide which learning and […]

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14 September 2018

Announcement: Technical Sales Foundations for IBM QRadar for Cloud (QRoC) V1

IBM Security is pleased to announce the addition of Test P1000-017, Technical Sales Foundations for IBM QRadar for Cloud (QRoC) V1 to its offerings. This technical mastery test is intended for Business Partners who are pre-sales technical sellers of IBM QRadar on Cloud (QRoC). These Business Partners require the sales and technical product knowledge to […]

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12 September 2018

IBM Expands its Digital Badge Program: First joint badge with an academic institution

By David Leaser ““At some of IBM’s US facilities, as many as one-third of our employees have less than a four-year college degree.”” There are a surging number of exciting, good paying jobs in today’s tech industry that do not require a traditional college degree. These roles are in some of the technology industry’s fastest […]

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29 August 2018

IBM Security: Retirement November 30 2018

The following certifications will be withdrawn/retired on November 30, 2018, and will expire from PartnerWorld on March 31, 2019. There are no replacement certifications. Candidates are asked to refer to and select an alternate IBM Security certification. The following exams will be withdrawn on November 30, 2018: C2150-205 – IBM Security Directory Integrator Implementation V7.2 […]

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20 August 2018

New IBM Cloud Certification

IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Application Developer using Process Designer – Business Process Manager V8.6. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of a Business Process Manager Application Developer. To attain the IBM Certified Application Developer using Process Designer – Business […]

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13 August 2018

Interview with David Leaser on the background and the development of the Digital Credentials program

Susan Manning, Chief Success Strategist from Credly (Credly manages IBM’s badge program) has recorded a two-part series featuring David Leaser, Senior Program Executive for Innovation and Growth Initiatives at IBM. IBM has built a culture of continuous learning, supported by a robust badge program for its employees. David describes the origins and outcomes in this […]

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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 July 2018

IBM issues One Millionth badge

IBM’s Digital Badge Program has reached a significant milestone – we’ve issued our ONE MILLIONTH BADGE! More on our one millionth badge earners later in this article. IBM’s award-winning digital badge program was launched two and a half years ago with the simple goal of driving interest and increased engagement in training and development activities […]

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11 July 2018

New Exam Announcement – Cloud Solutions Architect v3

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification -IBM Certified Architect – Cloud Solutions v3. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of an IBM Cloud Solution Architect. To attain the IBM Certified Architect – Cloud Solutions v3 certification, candidates must pass C1000-017, IBM Cloud Solutions […]

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28 June 2018

IBM Security: 3Q2018 50% Discount Promotion

  The IBM Professional Certification Program (ibm.com/certify) has been in existence for over 25 years.  Through these years, technical professionals have been able to validate their knowledge and skills, and demonstrate their expertise to others via their earned certificate recognized worldwide. Certification brings value. To the individual, certification provides a portable credential-skill validation, technical achievement, […]

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25 June 2018

Evolution of Badges – Labor Market Insight and Talent Search

Badges Most people dealing with education know the terminology. Discussions around digital credentials and badges are everywhere in the internet. I want to show you in this blog that today’s usage is only the start. The evolution around micro credentials will be huge. The newest evolution is far beyond giving a recognition. You’ll see below that badges […]

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22 June 2018

Rising Indellient Star Working on the IBM Professional Certification Program Recognized as a Top 30 Under 30 Developer

The Developer 30 Under 30 Award highlights Canada’s top young development talent and technical innovators Oakville, ON – June 19, 2018 – Aesees Kaur, Technical Lead, and Software Developer at Indellient Inc. – a technology solutions and professional services firm that empowers businesses to meet and exceed their critical business and technology objectives, has won […]

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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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7 June 2018

New Exam: IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.1 Implementation

  IBM Systems Storage Software is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Deployment Professional – Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.1. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of an IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.1 implementer. To attain the IBM Certified Deployment Professional – Spectrum Protect Plus […]

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1 May 2018

New IBM Certification – IBM Certified Application Developer – Operational Decision Manager Standard V8.9.1

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Application Developer – Operational Decision Manager Standard V8.9.1. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of an IBM Operational Decision Manager Standard V8.9.1 Application Developer. To attain the IBM Certified Application Developer – Operational Decision […]

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25 April 2018

New IBM Certification: IBM Certified SOC Analyst – Security QRadar SIEM V7.2.8

  In collaboration with CompTIA, IBM Security is excited to announce the addition of the following job role certification to the Professional Certification Program from IBM. In an age in which cyber threats run rampant, it is critical that organizations keep their systems and data secure.  Having the proper training and skills is a critical […]

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