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3 August 2020

IBM awards its three millionth digital badge (and disrupts the labor market in five big ways)

IBM has recently issued its three millionth digital badge! What started out as a simple idea to attract talent has turned into the most influential IT credential program in the world. Now, IBM has issued its three millionth badge and hosts about 2,500 activities where badges are issued. The idea was born in a conference […]

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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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11 July 2018

New Exam Announcement – Cloud Solutions Architect v3

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification -IBM Certified Architect – Cloud Solutions v3. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of an IBM Cloud Solution Architect. To attain the IBM Certified Architect – Cloud Solutions v3 certification, candidates must pass C1000-017, IBM Cloud Solutions […]

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13 June 2018

Skills + Recognition = Career enhancement

Start stacking your resume with digital credentials that matter Today, we must constantly hone and enhance our skills to remain relevant in the workforce. As a society, we know we need to rapidly re-skill vast number of people on an ongoing basis to both remain relevant globally and to avoid long periods of high unemployment. […]

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2 March 2018

WCE Business Partners take note! New mastery exams for sellers

  The Watson Customer Engagement (WCE) skills enablement team is pleased to announce a new set of sales/technical sales mastery exams to represent our solution framework and help Business Partners achieve both competency attainment and reseller authorization.   Overview: How can WCE transform your profession? Watson Marketing: Deepen engagement and increase conversions by capitalizing on […]

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7 February 2018

Badges: psychology, usage, future

Badges example: my son My son is too young for all IT industry discussions around badges. But he has shown me last year the power of a badge system. It was during our winter vacation. My son is skiing with me for eight years. I assume it was due to doing lots of sports he is […]

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15 January 2018

Measure Education Coverage

Today, I want to share some thoughts around coverage. In general, there are lots of discussions around the question “Is your company having a good education coverage?” Most responses are negative. People do not have a clear definition on what education coverage is exactly. In the end, everybody has his own definition. Let us reflect a […]

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4 April 2017

IBM Client Success Badge Program

Personal Corbett Schollmeyer Client Success and Support Champion I have been a support professional for over 30 years. I have worked in the Submarine community on Sub-safe level 1 repair operations, in the Aviation sector on Safe for flight repair evaluations, and in the Tech industry in both hardware and software environments. In all these […]

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18 March 2016

IBM now Badges select IBM Certifications

The IBM Certification program, working in conjunction with the IBM Open Badges program has implemented an IBM Certification Badge for select IBM Strategic Solution level certifications. IBM has completed the initial linkage between qualified certifications and their corresponding badges. During this effort, IBM has issued over 1300 badges to our qualified certification holders!!! Now that […]

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