Skills Development

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

Follow the conversation

Blog RSS feeds


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

Check out and subscribe to our YouTube Channel

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 […]

Continue reading

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. […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

22 June 2020

Increase your employability: Become an intentional Super Learner

The COVID-19 pandemic with the social distancing guidelines has established a new normal, a situation which has given us the time to slow down and create a new way of working. A norm that has impacted the global workforce equally encouraged us to re-evaluate our habits and encourage the adoption of new skills by becoming […]

Continue reading

11 June 2020

Announcing the IBM Cybersecurity Analyst Professional Certificate on Coursera

Whether you are a new graduate starting in your career, recently unemployed because of pandemic-related shutdowns, or someone who has been on the job hunt for a while, the post-pandemic job market will be unfamiliar terrain. New economic realities and the highest unemployment rate in generations have changed the landscape of getting hired. Now, more […]

Continue reading

26 May 2020

IBM Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Professional Certificates on edX

Thanks to COVID-19, the future of work is here. Work, as we know, it has temporarily changed completely. From where, to how, and to some extent, even what our work entails has transformed dramatically in the past three months. As the health guidelines that dictate our lives change on an everyday basis, so does our […]

Continue reading

26 May 2020

New IBM Subscription

The new IBM Subscription Until now an IBM Subscription could only be purchased relative to Cloud and Data/AI product areas. Dependent on the software products a client is using (Cloud or Data/AI) there is a subscription that fits for all. To find out more information around these two Subscriptions and the different types (single-user and […]

Continue reading

24 April 2020

The Data Scientist versus the Data Analyst

A common question that I get from my students is that: “what is the difference between a Data Analyst and a Data Scientist?” I would argue that the task at hand differs. It differs because being a data scientist does not make one master of the universe. When we say data science is team-work, it […]

Continue reading

25 March 2020

European Commission: Digital Learning Stakeholder Workshop

European Commission Workshop with Stakeholders Experts from all over Europe and from a wide range of domains related to digital education discussed the future of digital education and learning. They met  during the European Commission stakeholder workshop that took place on 3-4 March 2020 in Brussels. During the workshop, the stakeholders explored and identified opportunities how […]

Continue reading

25 March 2020

Watson IoT Academy moves to Skills Gateway: new opportunities to build your skills!

Watson IoT Academy Learners – Your one stop shop for building your skills Over the last few months IBM has been working to transform the Watson IoT learners’ experience.  The outcome; a single source of “learning” truth that is an inspiring experience for exploring, learning and gaining expertise in Watson IoT products and solutions and […]

Continue reading

19 March 2020

To the aspiring learner that had the carpet yanked from beneath their feet

Let’s begin with a breathing exercise Inhale from your belly not the lungs. Exhale for a long time…count to four and continuously exhale the CO2 while counting to four. Pause breathing…don’t inhale, count to 4…now inhale while counting to 4…hold it for a count of 4 and exhale ever so slowly…empty out all of the […]

Continue reading

18 March 2020

Recognition for your investment in skills!

IBM has always believed that if you love what you do, and you have the skills to do it, you can change the way the world works. By developing revolutionary concepts in learning, IBM Skills Gateway has made it easier and faster for you to develop the skills you need to succeed: Easy access to […]

Continue reading

17 March 2020

When Data Science met Machine Learning

Is there a distinction between a data scientist and a data analyst? Well, not exactly the same profession nor skill set I’d argue, with the exception of two common attributes, both beckon a curious mind and it all begins with data, and perhaps at first, the not so sexy job of the 21 century, rather, […]

Continue reading

4 March 2020

IBM enhances the learning experience on its Skills Gateway

IBM has always believed that if you love what you do, and you have the skills to do it, you can change the way the world works. By developing revolutionary concepts in learning, IBM is challenging the status quo in how an organization can develop its workforce to win in the market. As 2020 unfolds, […]

Continue reading