Badging & Certification

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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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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16 October 2017

New IBM Certification Website

  The IBM Certification Team is excited to unveil the redesigned IBM Certification Certification Website!   The new website has all the same information and is getting fantastic reviews on how much easier it is to navigate. Here are a few of the highlights. Simplified Indexes In the new Certification Website exams, certifications, and mastery exams […]

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16 October 2017

CertMag Salary Survey – 2018

  When you put in the money, time, and effort to get Certified you always want to make sure you get a great return on your investment. It makes sense that being IT Certified translates to more or better work and a higher salary. IBM Certifications help companies confirm your expertise and hopefully help you […]

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3 October 2017

IBM Digital Badge Program Wins Training Magazine’s 2017 Silver Medal Award

  Lorri Freifeld, Editor-in-Chief for Training Magazine, presents IBM with the 2017 Silver Medal Award in the eLearning Challenge.   Training Magazine awarded IBM’s Digital Badge Program the 2017 Silver Medal Award in its eLearning Design Challenge awards ceremony at the Online Learning Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The publishing company recognized the program for […]

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27 September 2017

IBM Security Certification Withdrawal – Effective November 30, 2017

  The following certifications and applicable tests will be withdrawn on November 30, 2017. IBM Certified Solutions Specialist – i2 COPLINK Detect V4.x Test C2065-050: IBM i2 COPLINK Detect V4.x IBM Certified Implementation Professional – Intelligent Operations Center V1.6 Test C2065-052: IBM Intelligent Operations Center V1.6, Implementation IBM Certified Solution Advisor – Security Systems Identity […]

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27 September 2017

IBM Certified Application Developer – Mobile Foundation v8.0, available worldwide

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Application Developer – Mobile Foundation v8.0. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of a Mobile Foundation v8.0 Application Developer. To attain the IBM Certified Application Developer – Mobile Foundation v8.0 certification, candidates must pass […]

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27 September 2017

Northeastern University + IBM: Turning digital badges into academic credentials will create opportunities and better college graduates

Northeastern University published a press release announcing our innovative collaboration using IBM Digital Badges. IBM employees, customers, and members of the public can now use IBM issued badge credentials toward three Northeastern professional master’s degree programs—data analytics, project management, and portfolio management—with 51 additional graduate degrees and 17 certificate programs to follow. Game changer: converting industry […]

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8 September 2017

Certification Development – IBM DataPower Gateway Solution Implementation

Are you interested in participating in the Certification Exam Development process? The IBM Professional Certification Program is developing an exam for IBM DataPower Gateway Solution Implementation. We are looking for subject matter experts (SMEs) in this exam’s solution area who could be: Consultants Business Partners Courseware Developers Support Engineers Sales reps There are four separate […]

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20 July 2017

The IBM Digital Badge Program is shaping opinions and influencing policy with the world’s leading thought leaders

IBM Open Badges featured in U.S. Department of Labor event IBM participated in a U.S. Department of Labor event on the future of digital credentials. Hosted and developed by Mathematica Policy Research, the forum “Tiny but Magnified? The Role of Microcredentials in Dynamic Labor Markets,” convened a panel of experts to discuss the rapid growth […]

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8 June 2017

IBM receives another award for Digital Credentials – a joint post by Donna Walker and Tanya E. Moore

IBM’s Open Badge Program, in collaboration with our supplier Acclaim, was awarded the prestigious 2017 Platinum Learning Impact Award at the IMS Global Learning Impact Leadership Institute Conference on May 19 in Denver. The Learning Impact Awards recognize the most powerful and influential uses of technology in support of learning worldwide. The submission process was […]

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22 May 2017

IBM’s Open Badge Program was awarded the prestigious 2017 Platinum Learning Impact Award!

GREAT NEWS!  IBM’s Open Badge Program, in collaboration with Acclaim, was awarded the prestigious 2017 Platinum Learning Impact Award at the IMS Global Learning Impact Leadership Institute Conference, May 19 in Denver. The Learning Impact Awards recognize the most powerful and influential uses of technology in support of learning worldwide. The submission process was rigorous and included […]

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11 May 2017

IBM Partner Recertification program

A number of the existing IBM Systems certifications are expiring in June this year, and for partners holding these certifications there is an imminent requirement to recertify to maintain their accreditation status.  As IBM’s largest distributor and a Global Training Partner, we are running instructor-led Certification Bootcamps specifically designed to prepare partners for the new […]

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20 April 2017

Big Data Certification and Your Paycheck

  Did you know that a big data certification can help you increase your income? If you have or would like to have one of the following certifications,  participating in this survey will help you learn how your salary compares to your peers. IBM Certified Administrator Cognos BI IBM Certified Advanced Developer for BI IBM […]

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19 April 2017

IBM’s Open Badge Program a Finalist in the IMS Global Leadership Awards

Cast your vote for the IBM Open Badge Program to win at the 2017 Learning Impact Leadership Awards. Created in 2007, the IMS Global Learning Impact Awards (LIA) recognizes outstanding applications of educational technology to address the most significant challenges facing education. Nominations come from around the world from organizations and institutions that meet the […]

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4 April 2017

IBM Client Success Badge Program

Personal Corbett Schollmeyer Client Success and Support Champion I have been a support professional for over 30 years. I have worked in the Submarine community on Sub-safe level 1 repair operations, in the Aviation sector on Safe for flight repair evaluations, and in the Tech industry in both hardware and software environments. In all these […]

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21 March 2017

ITCC honors IBM Open Badge program with their Innovation Award

We’re proud to announce that IBM has just been awarded the IT Certification Council (ITCC)’s 2017 Innovation Award for our Open Badging program. Open Badges provide digital recognition for skills, offer a method of sharing credentials in social media, and are used inside IBM as well as by our customers around the world. Last year, […]

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20 March 2017

IBM Open Badge Program wins ITCC Award

  IBM is proud to announce that our IBM Open Badge Program has won the 2017 Information Technology Certification Council’s (ITCC) Innovation Award.  The award is given to organizations that have created a product, service, or initiative that creates a difference within the IT Certification Industry. The IBM Open Badge Program not only provides recognition […]

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