Business Development

17 September 2019

IBM Launches the IBM z/OS Mainframe Practitioner Professional Certificate on Coursera

This Professional Certificate program delivers IBM Z hardware and z/OS foundational skills to learners interested in a career as a System Administrator, System Programmer, DBA, and Application Developer. The courses in this series include real hands-on labs (no simulations) to provide the learner with actual experience on an IBM Z system and are also eligible for […]

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4 September 2019

New IBM training provider in China: Easthome

EASTHOME was founded in 1998 as a pure training service company. In the mean time, they have become the leading IT skills and technology company for lifelong learning in China. They are also the largest independent examination and certification service provider in Asia Pacific.They deliver about 30.000 international certification exams every year. Currently, Easthome owns […]

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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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19 August 2019

Red Hat and IBM: everything you want to know…and need to know! (for Business Partners)

IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat is creating a significant opportunity for IBM Business Partners and sellers. They can now unlock the immense value of hybrid cloud for business. IBM is helping get Business Partners ready for this unique opportunity with the Red Hat and IBM module in the Journey to Cloud education series. A one-size-fits-all […]

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19 July 2019

The demand for cybersecurity professionals is outstripping the supply of skilled workers

By David Leaser A new Burning Glass study should serve as a wakeup call for technical training organizations: The demand for cybersecurity professionals is outstripping the supply of skilled workers. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) shows the number of new cybersecurity programs has increased 33%, but the demand is growing faster as cybersecurity is now […]

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1 July 2019

Stay competitive. Cloud integration and this flexible training approach

C-suite executives are ready to double-down on cloud computing, according to this recent IBM Institute for Business Value blog. More than twice as many CIOs expect to invest significantly in hybrid cloud in the next two to three years as the number who said they’ve made that decision to date. Interest in cloud – and […]

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28 June 2019

IBM Digital Learning Subscription: Update

What is a Digital Learning Subscription IBM started last year to introduce the first Digital Learning Subscription. Of course, you can still buy a single Digital Learning. But the overall need for continuous learning and fast product changes making a subscription the right choice for lots of people. And aren’t we all used from other […]

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24 June 2019

Dynamism and Constant Learning: How IBM Keeps This Millennial Engaged

Millennials are everywhere. We read articles on how to manage millennials, how to organize corporate parties for millennials, and how to make millennials listen to other generations. We watch movies about millennials and read research studies about them. So what makes millennials so different? Well, for sure there is no 100% correct answer. For as […]

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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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14 June 2019

Accelerate your transformation journey. IBM Cloud Digital Learning Subscription can help

Application Modernization, DevOps, and Multi-cloud management present opportunities to transform. Some recent IBM Cloud blogs explore the benefits and review potential next steps in this segment of your cloud journey: New Forrester study: What is the ROI of application modernization? April 2019 Continuous delivery and the DevOps approach to modernization, May 2019 As you move […]

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6 June 2019

Need to build better client experiences? IBM Cloud Digital Learning Subscription can help

Automating work means the ability to offer a better experience at speed and scale. Successful automation isn’t singular—it doesn’t come from one project or solution. It’s an iterative process that adapts with your changing business needs. So, where do you start? According to this quick, practical guide to digital business automation, select one or two […]

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28 May 2019

How IBM Creates a Culture of Learning

Today, learning opportunities are exploding everywhere on the net and in the enterprise. Learning happens formally and informally. From employer-provided job enablement courses in a Learning Management System (LMS) inside a corporate firewall, to enthusiast videos on YouTube—the days of the monolithic, corporate LMS are forever gone. To revolutionize how hundreds of thousands of IBMers […]

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24 May 2019

IBM just made it easier to start a career in IT with SkillsBuild

By David Leaser When IBM’s chairman Ginni Rometty coined the term New Collar to describe jobs in IT which don’t require a traditional degree, her timing was perfect. The world has entered the fourth major industrial era since the 18th century. By every measure, the impact to the workforce will be significant. More than 100 […]

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24 May 2019

Use IBM Data & AI Digital Learning Subscriptions to upskill the workforce

90% of organizations do not have all the skills they need to be successful. More than 65% of global leaders cite talent and leadership shortages as their #1 business challenge. More positively, 84% of employees in best performing organizations are receiving the training they need which proves that educated employees are more likely to successfully […]

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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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23 April 2019

Be one jump ahead on IBM Storage with Arrow Education

Arrow Education continues to support the IBM partner ecosystem with customized enablement on IBM’s next-gen technology – now available: a new series of highly condensed workshops to help partners quickly grasp the core concepts of the key IBM Storage hardware and IBM Spectrum Storage Software products! These fast-paced, 2-day workshops focus on the core product […]

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2 April 2019

Access IBM Skills directly through IBM Marketplace

IBM’s Marketplace As of this week you have access to the IBM Digital Learning Subscription for Cloud in the IBM Marketplace. IBM’s Marketplace is a central place to find IBM’s and IBM’s partners products and services. In their view on marketplaces, Forbes stresses that it is important to have the right content. They are not defining what is right, […]

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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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