Skills Development

30 August 2021

Building Cyber Resilience – The Time To Prioritize Cybersecurity Is Now

Recent events have forced rapid changes in the world of cybersecurity, as it has in all facets of operations. While remote work is not new for some job roles, especially in technical fields, the workplace-wide shift to remote work has been sudden and wide-ranging, leaving security professionals with little time to respond. Similarly, while cloud […]

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29 July 2021

Show us what you can do: Organizations are transitioning to a skills-based, capabilities-driven mindset.

Five emerging economies will create 18M new jobs in the next five years, but many will require new skills, according to a recent report by Burning Glass Technologies. Do you know what these new jobs will be? Show us what you can do, a fast-paced, data-driven webinar hosted by IBM Training partner edX, reveals the […]

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28 July 2021

Top 3 Data Job Roles Explained : A Career Guide

Data is the world`s most valuable resource! Data is not recent, but it is growing at an incredible rate. The increasing interactions between data, algorithms, and analytics of big data, connected data and individuals are opening enormous new prospects. Enterprises and even economies have now started developing products and services based on data-driven analogies. The ability […]

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25 June 2021

Skill Up for the Data Job you want

Data is critical for any business as it helps them make decisions based on trends, statistical numbers and facts. Due to this importance of data, data science as a multi-disciplinary field has developed at a very accelerated pace. It utilizes scientific approaches, frameworks, algorithms, and procedures to extract insight from a massive amount of data. […]

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1 June 2021

Start on the path to lifelong learning and employability with IBM

In 2020, the global workforce lost an equivalent of 255 million full-time jobs, an estimated $3.7 trillion in wages and 4.4% of global GDP, a staggering toll on lives and livelihoods. While vaccine rollout has begun and the growth outlook is predicted to improve, an even socio-economic recovery is far from certain. As we look […]

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27 April 2021

Training and Skills thought leadership at IBM Think 2021

Training and Skills thought leadership at IBM Think 2021 Training and Skills are center stage at the IBM Think 2021 virtual conference. Experts will address tough topics head-on, including skill sourcing alternatives and tips for upskilling internal IT teams faster. Of course, you can see technology luminaries at IBM Think, too. Join us May 11 […]

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25 April 2021

Using Education to Build skills for Social inclusion Globally: IBM at Coursera Conference 2021

Improving the job market prospects and quality of work for those disadvantaged needs to be a focus for government agencies, higher education institutions and industry partners alike. Concerted and focused efforts are needed to improve outreach, quality and relevance of education and training, and improve the pathways to the world of work. Given the heterogeneity […]

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29 March 2021

Industry Badging; The Future of Computer-based Training and IBM Z

Daren Surch is the COO of IBM Business Partner Interskill Learning and a highly respected IBM Champion. In this podcast, Darren explains how he first got into mainframes and how Interskill is using digital badging. Darren also covers new developments at Interskill, along with the future landscape of computer-based training. Interskill Learning delivered in excess […]

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22 March 2021

5 growth engines driving the new jobs towards economic recovery – A summary of the Burning Glass Report, After the Storm

The recession left in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. The changes have been so profound that fundamental patterns of how we work, shop, socialize, travel and live have changed forever. If the world is going to have a recovery that not only brings the economy back to where it was but also […]

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1 March 2021

My first professional cloud certification

Tanja Cecur, Offering Guild Leader at the IBM Cloud Solutioning Center in Europe, describes her experiences preparing for the IBM Cloud Solution Architect certification exam. Check out the video below where Tanja says, “The learning path was really good and prepared me for a challenging certification exam.” VIDEO  

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1 March 2021

IBMs Popular Data Science Programs Now Available in Multiple Languages

The pandemic is accelerating the technological trends that were already changing the future of work: Automation, as technology creates new ways of doing work that once required human intervention Digitization, in which a 8 in 10 jobs now require digital skills Hybridization, where jobs combine skill sets that traditionally did not need to co-exist. For eg: […]

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1 February 2021

Jumpstart your Career in Cloud Application Development

The ongoing cloud transition has been further accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis: Cloud spending rose 37% to $29 billion during the first quarter of 2020. This trend is likely to persist, as the move to virtual work underscores the urgency for scalable, secure, reliable, cost-effective off-premises technology services. According to Gartner, despite the inevitable economic […]

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28 January 2021

Thriving in the Age of Hybrid Work: Build career resilience with Skills

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the significance of data, AI, and digital technologies and accelerated the future of work to NOW! The world has gone from extremely tight labor markets, accelerated economic growth, and scarce talent toward high job instability, growing unemployment, and worrying recessions. Organizations and individuals which had embarked on the digital transformation […]

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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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3 December 2020

Machine Learning is Blind

If I say sky, …the very next thing that comes to your mind is? don’t think…just say it… …blue, or maybe clouds. And if I say green, you’ll likely say grass. Although some of my students are quick to say cut! Let’s keep up the rigor: if I say AI what might you say?….don’t think….first […]

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30 October 2020

Confused by all the Data Science education offerings? Here is a guide to help you choose where to focus your time and energy

There are many Data Science courses and certificates that promise to make you job ready. So, how to choose? What really gets you ready to take on a job as a data scientist? In this article, we position IBM’s Data Science programs available on Coursera so you can decide where to focus your energy and […]

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30 October 2020

Jobs of Tomorrow: Opportunities and Skills

The COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdowns and related global recession of 2020 have created a highly uncertain outlook for the labor market and accelerated the arrival of the future of work. The World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report provides the insights needed to orient labor markets and workers towards opportunity today and in the future of […]

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6 October 2020

IBM introduces cloud courses and certifications for IT Architects, Developers and Site Reliability Engineers

New courses and certifications from IBM help IT professionals prepare for large-scale, enterprise-grade cloud deployments. Role-based courses with hands-on exercises provide a fast path to cloud enablement. Organizations need up-to-date cloud skills to manage the complexity of multiple cloud providers, cloud-enabled applications and next-generation cloud architectures. As a result, cloud skills are among the most […]

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