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19 September 2022

What eLearning users expect

What learners expect I blogged earlier this year already about expectations from learners around eLearning. At that time I presented a preview of a larger research. I still think it is impressive to see that learners want to spend something around one-hour learning. This blog is now adding more details about the research. What learners […]

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29 June 2022

IBM wins Learning Impact Awards 2022

IBM wins Learning Impact Award The IMS Global Learning Consortium issues their Learning Impact Awards every year. As mentioned on their web page: “At the core of the Learning Impact Awards competition is IMS Global’s Learning Impact Trend framework of education technology project categories, which has evolved over the years as new trends emerge and […]

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24 May 2022

How long do learners expect eLearning to be?

Overview eLearning can be just as effective as instructor lead training if it is done well although some people may argue with this statement. Researchers like Derouin (2005) and Paul (2014) and others have already confirmed this years ago with academic research. The key is that eLearning needs to be well-executed but there is not […]

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17 May 2022

Trends in Certification

This blog focuses on an upwards trend we are experiencing in IT Certification. I already blogged about the number of badges going up. I received positive feedback and people agree. Badges are a new and interesting approach in our industry. Given the positive momentum for badges, some have questions whether certifications are still relevant.  We […]

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22 April 2022

Badges are growing fast

Badges According to Wikipedia credentials are pieces of any document that details a qualification, competence, or authority.  It is issued to an individual by a third party with a relevant or de facto authority or assumed competence to do so. Many professionals in the IT space are demonstrating their competencies with certification or other tests […]

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14 April 2022

NPS and Badges in IBM

Badges and IBM IBMs Badge program won industry awards right from the start. A significant percentage of all digital credentials issued are originating from IBM and its ecosystem. These are not just related to IBM technology but also for key areas like design thinking and agile. Credentials are driving skills and this is successful so […]

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29 March 2022

IBM Center for Cloud Training expands its ecosystem

The reach of IBM training for cloud is expanding to as many as 40 million learners. That’s the number of people who participate in learning activities offered by edX, the latest partner to join the IBM Center for Cloud Training (ICCT) ecosystem. Our award-winning ICCT training and certification has arrived at edX. And it begins […]

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23 February 2022

New Company – New Training @IBM: SevOne Network Performance Management

The IBM® SevOne Network Performance Management (IBM SevOne NPM) solution helps you spot, address, and prevent network performance issues early with machine learning-powered analytics from a single source. Boost network performance and improve your user application experience by proactively monitoring your end-to-end network across enterprise, communication, and managed service provider networks. Transform raw network performance […]

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14 April 2021

Introducing IBM skill badges on edX

IBM skills are recognized and valued around the world. IBM skill badges on edX are detailed, verifiable, and digital credentials that profile the knowledge and skills you’ve acquired in your course. Badges can be easily shared on your professional profiles and are a great way to let your networks know your latest skills and capabilities. […]

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12 January 2021

New! IBM Learning Subscription with Red Hat Learning Services

How the new IBM Learning Subscription with Red Hat can help you Skills directly impact ROI (Return on Investment), and yet 59% of organizations do not have the skills they need. With the right training and skills, your organization can quickly respond to challenges, pursue emerging opportunities and accelerate the adoption of the latest technologies.   […]

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7 December 2020

Role-based cloud courses are sold by GTPs

Role-based learning subscription IBM now offers new role-based cloud courses by subscription. We are already selling product focused Digital Learning Subscriptions for a while. You can get an overview of all of them on the IBM Marketplace. Now, this new subscription enables access to a role-based curriculum around IBM Cloud. This includes updates for a […]

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19 November 2020

A case study from IBM: NPS

A case study from IBM: The Value of a NPS in Driving a Company’s Bottom Line There is a lot of research from within IBM and also from academic researchers on this subject. I observed that case studies, created by IBM researchers especially, are getting a lot of visibility. For example, articles like the following: […]

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6 October 2020

Life-long learning reinvents and drives innovation

Before joining IBM in 2020 as Senior Vice President for Hybrid Cloud, Howard Boville, was the Chief Technology Officer at Bank of America. In his new video, Howard explains how he made strategic use of training to drive transformation projects. He describes the importance of life-long learning, for ourselves and our organizations. ICCT Howard Boville, […]

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14 September 2020

IBM Channel & IBM Learning Subscription

IBM Channel IBM Partnerworld is the one single place for all Partners who resell IBM products and Services. If you’re one of IBMs clients or an interested party and not part of IBM Channel please do not stop reading this blog. There is a key fact that I want to point out in this blog. […]

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4 September 2020

The modernization of IBM Z education

The traditional mainframe workforce is changing. For years, the mainframe skills shortage was a big topic of conversation, but there’s been a shift, and now recent graduates, IT novices and those looking to pivot their careers into technology are interested in developing skills on IBM Z and z/OS. Just as the mainframe itself has been […]

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21 August 2020

Free: Getting Started with IBM Cloud – New Learning Path for all

Is your profession changing because of cloud computing? If so, there has never been a better time to take charge of your career. Industry analysts report that cloud job skills are among the most sought-after IT skills. One top analyst estimated that, in 2Q 2020, demand spiked from 28% to 149% year-on-year. A new Getting […]

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11 August 2020

Looking for technical content? IBM Redbooks can help

Now more than ever, tech professionals are seeking resources for remote, on-demand learning. As a result of COVID-19, many of us are spending more time working at home, learning online and mastering new subjects in our spare time. Maybe you want to start learning about IBM Z or a programming language such as COBOL for […]

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23 June 2020

New Approach: Connecting training and credentials. Tell us what you think!

During 2020, we have been working on creating a clear connect between training and digital credentials. In March we announced the availability of Cloud Learning Paths, providing learners with a job role path based on what is recommended to achieve an IBM certification. The new approach including the subway style map has been well received […]

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