3 December 2020

Demonstrate your technical eminence with professional certifications

In my role as Architecture Guild Leader at the IBM Cloud Solution Center, I’m expected to have professional credentials. I hold certifications from VMware, IBM and other cloud providers. My most recent certifications are for IBM Site Reliability Engineer, IBM Cloud Solution Architect and IBM Cloud Paks. Figure 1:  My recent IBM Cloud certifications In […]

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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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3 December 2020

LearnQuest Now Offering A Full Access IBM Training Pass for a Full Year

What if there was a subscription plan where you could get IBM training in whatever format that suits you best, whenever you need it, and for a price that makes it all worthwhile? We’re pleased to announce that we at LearnQuest now offer a Full Access Training Pass to offer our students just that. Recently, […]

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2 December 2020

Cloud Pak for Data – Learning 2020!

I hope everyone is staying safe. As we look to wrap up 2020, I wanted to thank everyone for your support and wish you all the best in your journey to increase skills and to become more engaged in learning. The idea is simple. We have an enterprise insights platform that can run anywhere. We […]

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1 December 2020

New Certification: IBM Certified Architect for IBM Cloud Pak System v2.3.x

IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification:  IBM Certified Architect for IBM Cloud Pak System v2.3.x. The IBM Certified Architect for IBM Cloud Pak System v2.3.x is an intermediate-level certification for experienced solution architects who have extensive knowledge of and experience with IBM Cloud Pak System v2.3.x. This architect should be able to integrate Cloud […]

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24 November 2020

Video courses and badges for IBM Robotic Process Automation with WDG now available.

We are pleased to announce the availability of a suite of courses and badges on IBM Robotic Process Automation with WDG, a technology that encompasses the use of smart robots in any process requiring efficiency, consistency, and speed, with no risk of mistakes. These new courses are designed for software developers. Installation Installing IBM Robotic […]

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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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3 November 2020

Business Partners can now leverage PartnerWorld Partner Packages for IBM Cloud training

Business Partners in the IBM PartnerWorld Build and Service Tracks can take advantage of the newly announced role-based cloud training and certification with the IBM Center for Cloud Training (ICCT). Partners can accelerate training and certification by leveraging IBM Partner Packages in two ways: Leverage Cloud credits to pay for the $3,600 per learning journey […]

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3 November 2020

IBM Connected Credentials: Recognizing Skill Development and Progression

There has been no end to the number of articles written over the past few years about the pros and cons of digital badging as this form of credentialing has grown in popularity. Most of what is reported is largely positive, and that has certainly been IBM’s experience over the nearly six years since developing […]

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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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29 October 2020

Our journey to optimize your business with IBM training and Arrow ECS : the algorithm to success

We propose you below an education roadmap to manage your IBM solutions As the IT world is more and more complex, you can find some leads here (also other courses are available to complete your journey) Power up: Manage your datacenter Mainframe is still one of the IT pillars where you find the most important […]

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29 October 2020

Join IBM for a data & AI developer conference

Build smart and secure data and AI solutions on hybrid cloud—essentials, experiences, and labs for devs, architects, data scientists and engineers for free On November 10 & 24, the Digital Developer Conference: Data & AI brings developer experts and their knowledge to you for industry-recognized data and AI skills. Get the essentials and best practices on cloud-based AI development and […]

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14 October 2020

New: IBM Certified Administrator – IBM Netcool Operations Insight v1.6.1.

IBM is pleased to announce the release of a new certification – IBM Certified Administrator – IBM Netcool Operations Insight v1.6.1. An IBM Certified Administrator on IBM Netcool Operations Insight (NOI) v1.6.1 has extensive knowledge and experience of the IBM Netcool Operations Insight solution. This administrator can plan, install and configure the product. They can […]

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13 October 2020

New, free of charge courses on IBM Robotic Process Automation with WDG

We are pleased to announce the availability of five new web-based training courses on IBM Robotic Process Automation with WDG. This no-cost education was developed by the WDG Training group under Marcela Taveira Flauzino and is now hosted by IBM. The video lessons in these courses cover the installation of WDG automation and demonstrate how […]

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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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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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5 October 2020

IBM Launches New Collar Professional Certificates on Coursera

A new IBM study of global C-suite executives revealed that nearly six in ten responding organizations had accelerated their digital transformations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Participating businesses are seeing more clearly the critical role people play in driving their ongoing change. Leaders surveyed called out organizational complexity, inadequate skills, and employee burnout as the […]

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