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By sonia.malik on 26 January 2023

Get skilled in Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity in under 10 hours

Soft skills are essential to career resilience By 2025, some 85 million jobs may be lost to the emerging division of labor among humans, machines, and algorithms, according to a World Economic Forum report published in 2020, though 97 million more jobs may emerge that are better adapted to the new dynamic. But with the […]

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By JUANPABLO NAPOLI on 24 November 2022

IBM Credentials Program Blog Series – Team and Strategy

(Blog Series)   Welcome everyone to the credentials program brand new blog series!   Our mission? – We believe in openness and transparency, trustful collaborations, constant reinvention, and proactivity from feedback to execution. In this blog, we will talk about Team and Strategy. Note: Included here will be a list of other blogs in this […]

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By Alexander Ziegler on 29 June 2022

IBM wins Learning Impact Awards 2022

IBM wins Learning Impact Award The IMS Global Learning Consortium issues their Learning Impact Awards every year. As mentioned on their web page: “At the core of the Learning Impact Awards competition is IMS Global’s Learning Impact Trend framework of education technology project categories, which has evolved over the years as new trends emerge and […]

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By Rav Ahuja on 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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By sonia.malik on 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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By sonia.malik on 28 April 2020

Get ‘job ready’ for the economic recovery on the horizon

Strengthen your resume with the right skills and credentials   The sudden emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a severe blow to economies, businesses, and workers worldwide. As the world takes action to contain COVID-19 transmissions and “flatten the curve,” physical distancing measures are the first line of defense—and they have profoundly altered the rhythms […]

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By David Leaser on 27 February 2020

New volume: How IBM used badges to connect on-the-job learning to academic credit

In collaboration with IBM, Northeastern University gained recognition as the first academic institution to articulate workplace digital badges for college credit. Now, a new volume, titled Credentials for a new era of work and learning: Lessons and recommendations from industry leaders, highlights the IBM/Northeastern program and shows others how to create similar programs. The volume […]

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By David Leaser on 18 June 2019

Do digital badges really provide value to businesses?

By David Leaser When the Open Badges standard was established in 2012, the mission was straightforward: Create a method for packaging information about accomplishments and embed it into portable image files as digital badges. The use cases were thin and value to business was unknown. But when IBM jumped in and decided to develop its […]

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By Alexander Ziegler on 18 September 2018

Macro- and Micro-Credentials

Overview The terminology of Macro-Credentials is not as often used as Micro-Credentials in the industry. Google shows only 392 matches compared to more than 99000 for Micro-Credentials (August 2018). Looking into both helps to understand the bigger picture. And this will help you. Today it is important to be able to decide which learning and […]

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By Heather Munro on 8 March 2018

5 Reasons to Attend IBM Systems TechU in Orlando

 5 Reasons to Attend IBM Systems TechU in Orlando For over two decades, IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) events have delivered technical training for IT professionals on IBM Systems technologies and products. Each year we work to improve the content to meet the evolving needs of IT professionals. These global events are built for you! […]

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By Alexander Ziegler on 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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