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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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White Paper on the value of training

IBM has published a paper highlighting the value of training, a must read for all in the business of success.

IBM Training: Building skills for a smarter planet

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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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22 February 2019

Your journey to the workforce of the future begins here

Build skills that ensure you thrive tomorrow and today. How do you plan for a future in an age of massive disruption? Technology is transforming old industries and creating new job categories that didn’t exist as recently as 5 years ago. Adding the impact of artificial Intelligence, machine learning, genetic engineering, and the Internet of […]

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19 February 2019

New IBM Skills Training to Get Clients Up & Running on AI

We are at an inflection point.  Data Science and AI technologies are not just a continuum of old technologies. They represent a complete paradigm shift that take us from a deterministic world to a probabilistic world, increasing the potential to profoundly change human society, and to become a new engine of economic development. Around the world, […]

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19 February 2019

Reskilling for Robots: AI and the future of jobs

What do you need to do to prepare for an AI driven future? By David Leaser Just five years ago, the late scientist Stephen Hawking made a dire prediction: The “development of full artificial intelligence (AI) could spell the end of the human race.”  These ideas are not new. In 1867, Karl Marx wrote, “The instrument […]

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12 February 2019

Mainframe Skills: A review

Why talking about Mainframe skills Those following my blog know that I’m covering from time to time mainframe topics. I just think it is an interesting area to keep an eye on. Some key topics I covered in the past were Successful Skills, z Scholarship or  Cobol. So, as I got pinged last week from a client around […]

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23 January 2019

Start the year with a gift to YOU

Every new year, we all start with some sort of resolutions / promises/ agreements – call them what you may, the premise is the same; it’s to do everything possible to transform ourselves into the best version of us. And how do we do that? We do that by learning… Get a better job by […]

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22 January 2019

Introducing New Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain Curriculum!

LearnQuest is delighted to announce their extended partnership with Pragmatic Paths, LLC to provide a Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain curriculum. The initial roadmap will focus on architects, operators, and developers and will provide essential knowledge to help pass CHFA exams. Hyperledger Fabric for Architects and Operators will launch in Q1 2019. This course is a deep […]

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21 January 2019

New Collar: IBM@European Commission

The definition of New Collar The terminology of “New Collar” was introduced in 2017 by Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM. It is a derivation from the popular categories of White Collar and Blue Collar jobs. It describes familiar job roles that do not need Bachelor’s degrees or similar. The definition made sense. The market adopted […]

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5 December 2018

Year-End Roundup: Learning and credentials sparklers from 2018

Change is constant….Technology has dramatically altered the way we work, we buy, we live, we learn! There is nothing more satisfying than looking back at the year gone by and acknowledging that: We kept pace with the change We evolved with changing times We developed some of the world’s best in class programs and offerings, […]

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4 December 2018

Are You Ready to Work with IBM Cloud Like a Pro?

Are you ready to work with IBM Cloud like a pro? Need to further develop your cloud skills? And maybe you need that training in one hour blocks to fit your schedule? Perhaps it’s time to consider IBM Micro Learning. IBM Micro Learning is a hands-on lab learning experience designed to help you gain cloud […]

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5 November 2018

The Evolution of IBM Skills – 2018 IT Skills and Salary Report – 2019 Survey

IBM keeps reinventing itself and IT professionals with strong IBM backgrounds are some of the most well-rounded professionals in the IT industry. IBM’s latest priorities are in emerging technologies such as AI, cognitive computing and machine learning. And according the 2018 Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report, IT pros with strong backgrounds in IBM […]

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15 October 2018

How do we skill up the next generation of IT talent? IBM has a plan with New Collar

By David Leaser When Buckminster Fuller developed the idea of knowledge doubling — the idea that the knowledge in the world doubles at a predictable and accelerating rate — he proposed that in 1900, human knowledge was doubling every 100 years and by the 1950s, that number had been reduced to 25 years. Today, knowledge […]

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10 October 2018

The intention of training

Intention from a personal point of view There was an interesting article some weeks ago around making sure that you know your intention in life and work. It was focused on entrepreneurs, but it is worth for everybody to have a look. Reading this article, I concluded that the topic can be transitioned to many […]

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26 September 2018

Collaborating with a UK startup to develop hands-on IT skills for the New Collar workforce

By David Leaser IBM is creating new pathways to careers in IT and democratizing IT with its focus on skills over traditional degrees. Those skills can be learned through 21st century vocational training, innovative public education programs like P-TECH (which IBM pioneered), coding camps, professional programs, like the IBM New Collar Certificate Program. The IBM […]

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25 September 2018

Discovering Life-Long Digital Skills…

The 2017 UK Digital Strategy sets out the Government’s approach to ensuring that people have the skills they need to fully participate in the digital economy and are prepared for technological change. At a city and region level, each municipality has set out their ambitious visions to harness the power of digital for everyone. What […]

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