Skills Development

29 June 2022

Kickstart Your Career with the IBM Technical Support Professional Certificate on Coursera

Have you been considering a career in Information Technology (IT), but are unsure if it’s a wise move or you don’t know how to make the switch? There has never been a better time. With over 400,000 job postings spanning almost all industries, an industry average entry-level salary of $52,000(1), and unlimited career growth potential, […]

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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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19 May 2022

Summer Camp is Here!

IBM SkillsBuild for Students is hosting its first summer camp this June. Learners will have the opportunity to complete badge courses for cybersecurity and chatbot building. Besides that, IBMers will lead live webinars where subject matter experts will facilitate a design thinking workshop and offer a career vignette for cyber and cloud. Students will experience […]

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22 February 2022

Winning the War for Talent with Agile Learning

The term “war for talent” was coined by McKinsey’s Steve Hankin back in 1997 and was popularized by the book of that name in 2001. Back then, it referred to the intense competition to attract and retain employees at a time when too few workers were available to replace the baby boomers departing the workforce […]

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26 January 2022

Disrupt Yourself in 2022 : Prepare for the most in-demand tech jobs

From digital transformation to hybrid offices, the world of work is changing at a rapid pace — accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the necessary innovation in its wake. The Great Attrition is also happening. A record number of employees have or plan to quit. In the U.S., voluntary attrition increased by almost 800,000 in […]

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1 December 2021

Future of Work Trends: The Agile Learning Imperative

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, socio-economic recovery is far from certain. Organizations and individuals which had […]

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28 October 2021

IBM Professional Certificates on Coursera receive college credit recommendation from ACE

IBM is pleased to share that we have earned official recognition from the American Council on Education (ACE). This recommendation will allow learners to translate their Data Science, Data Analysis, and Cybersecurity Professional Certificate completions for up to 12 college credits, or roughly one semester of college coursework, from participating academic institutions. Why is this impactful […]

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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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