certification

16 September 2019

Badges Need Rigor! (Or do they really?)

By David Leaser The debate about Open Badges has shifted from their use as a signal of achievement to a dialog about rigor and the qualifications to earn a badge. In the process, the value of Open Badges may be lost if we prescribe a fixed set of expectations and present assumptions to constrain their […]

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31 January 2019

New IBM Cloud Certification – IBM Certified Solution Advisor – DevOps V2

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Solution Advisor – DevOps V2. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate the underlying concepts of DevOps as well as the ability to implement DevOps processes and solutions for clients. To attain the IBM Certified Solution Advisor – DevOps V2 […]

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7 January 2019

New IBM Cloud Exam Announcement – Foundations of IBM Cloud V1

  IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Solution Advisor – IBM Cloud Foundations V1. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of IBM Cloud foundational knowledge. To attain the IBM Certified Solution Advisor – IBM Cloud Foundations V1 certification, candidates must pass […]

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4 December 2018

IBM is building the future of ‘New Collar’ jobs with digital badges – published in Evolllution

Excepted from The Evolllution, a go-to source for opinions and information on non-traditional higher education for more than 50,000 monthly visitors. The interview discusses the value proposition for New Collar and digital badges and provides specific examples on how IBM is leading in this area. In this interview, David Leaser and Rachel Akers discuss how the […]

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15 October 2018

How do we skill up the next generation of IT talent? IBM has a plan with New Collar

By David Leaser When Buckminster Fuller developed the idea of knowledge doubling — the idea that the knowledge in the world doubles at a predictable and accelerating rate — he proposed that in 1900, human knowledge was doubling every 100 years and by the 1950s, that number had been reduced to 25 years. Today, knowledge […]

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29 August 2018

IBM Security: Retirement November 30 2018

The following certifications will be withdrawn/retired on November 30, 2018, and will expire from PartnerWorld on March 31, 2019. There are no replacement certifications. Candidates are asked to refer to and select an alternate IBM Security certification. The following exams will be withdrawn on November 30, 2018: C2150-205 – IBM Security Directory Integrator Implementation V7.2 […]

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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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25 April 2018

New IBM Certification: IBM Certified SOC Analyst – Security QRadar SIEM V7.2.8

  In collaboration with CompTIA, IBM Security is excited to announce the addition of the following job role certification to the Professional Certification Program from IBM. In an age in which cyber threats run rampant, it is critical that organizations keep their systems and data secure.  Having the proper training and skills is a critical […]

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9 January 2018

IBM Security Certification Online Testing Promotion

IBM Security Certification is pleased to announce the Online Testing Promotion. The promotion details are as follows. Time Frame: January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018 All tests must be registered for and taken during this timeframe. Valid: Worldwide, except Japan Discount: 50% off the regular test fee Applicable Tests: All IBM Security certification tests […]

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9 January 2018

Take a FREE IBM Test at THINK 2018

  It’s a new year and it is time to get a head start on your New Year Resolutions; learn a new skill or validate your current skills with an IBM Certification! Take a step toward success by attending THINK 2018 in Las Vegas this March and pre-register to take an IBM exam for free! […]

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29 November 2017

New IBM Certification: IBM Certified Solution Implementer – DataPower Gateway v7.6; available worldwide

IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification – IBM Certified Solution Implementer – DataPower Gateway v7.6. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of a DataPower Gateway v7.6 Solution Implementer. To attain the IBM Certified Solution Implementer – DataPower Gateway v7.6 certification, candidates must pass C1000-005, […]

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16 October 2017

New IBM Certification Website

  The IBM Certification Team is excited to unveil the redesigned IBM Certification Certification Website!   The new website has all the same information and is getting fantastic reviews on how much easier it is to navigate. Here are a few of the highlights. Simplified Indexes In the new Certification Website exams, certifications, and mastery exams […]

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8 September 2017

Certification Development – IBM DataPower Gateway Solution Implementation

Are you interested in participating in the Certification Exam Development process? The IBM Professional Certification Program is developing an exam for IBM DataPower Gateway Solution Implementation. We are looking for subject matter experts (SMEs) in this exam’s solution area who could be: Consultants Business Partners Courseware Developers Support Engineers Sales reps There are four separate […]

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20 March 2017

IBM Open Badge Program wins ITCC Award

  IBM is proud to announce that our IBM Open Badge Program has won the 2017 Information Technology Certification Council’s (ITCC) Innovation Award.  The award is given to organizations that have created a product, service, or initiative that creates a difference within the IT Certification Industry. The IBM Open Badge Program not only provides recognition […]

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8 February 2017

Calling all Linux Certification Holders

When getting Certified it’s understandable to want to know the Benefits from being Certified. This is why CertMag runs not only it’s yearly Cert Survey, but also more product specific surveys. Cert Mag is now asking for anyone with a Linux Certification to step up take their new Survey until March 3rd at 10pm (EST). […]

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5 December 2016

4 Advantages of Assessment Tests

  When preparing for a test you always want to make sure you have all the right study tools. When studying for IBM Certification Exams we provide a few options for studying: Objectives, Study Guides, Sample Questions, and Assessment Tests. We have assembled a list of the advantages of taking an Assessment Test before your […]

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6 October 2016

CertMag Annual Salary Survey

  Certifications, like any education, are an investment. An investment in your job and an investment in technology. When someone invests their time and money into getting Certified, it is normal to want to know the return on their investment. Certification Magazine is back with their annual salary survey. While Salary is not the only […]

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6 October 2016

Convincing Your Manager You Need Training

In tough economic times, training is one of the first areas to experience budget cuts within organizations. It seems to make logical sense, after all, since training is an easily quantifiable expense while the return on investment (ROI) is more difficult to quantify. Think about it this way: would you want a doctor who graduated […]

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