22 March 2021

5 growth engines driving the new jobs towards economic recovery – A summary of the Burning Glass Report, After the Storm

The recession left in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. The changes have been so profound that fundamental patterns of how we work, shop, socialize, travel and live have changed forever. If the world is going to have a recovery that not only brings the economy back to where it was but also […]

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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 […]

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19 February 2020

LinkedIn’s Top 10 emerging jobs around the globe may (not) surprise you

When you look at LinkedIn’s 2020 Emerging Jobs Report, you may say to yourself, “Maybe we should just drop the IT from information technology jobs.” Jobs, increasingly, have an IT component, and that trend is likely to increase in the age of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA). The LinkedIn Emerging Jobs analysis […]

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19 February 2019

Reskilling for Robots: AI and the future of jobs

What do you need to do to prepare for an AI driven future? By David Leaser Just five years ago, the late scientist Stephen Hawking made a dire prediction: The “development of full artificial intelligence (AI) could spell the end of the human race.”  These ideas are not new. In 1867, Karl Marx wrote, “The instrument […]

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6 November 2017

Global Knowledge – Salary Survey 2018

 Now extended to December 8th! The IBM Certification Program aims to validate your skills through Certifications and Badges, providing an industry standard to the IBM IT Community. It makes sense that you would want to confirm the value of IT Certification; which is why Global Knowledge, a trusted IBM Global Training Provider, puts out a […]

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20 April 2017

Big Data Certification and Your Paycheck

  Did you know that a big data certification can help you increase your income? If you have or would like to have one of the following certifications,  participating in this survey will help you learn how your salary compares to your peers. IBM Certified Administrator Cognos BI IBM Certified Advanced Developer for BI IBM […]

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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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12 January 2017

Assessment Test Basics

  Assessment Tests have a lot of benefits and today we want to talk about all the details and steps involved in taking an assessment test. Preparing for your Assessment Test Assessment Tests are a great way to gauge your preparation for your exam. While Assessment Tests are just a portion of your study materials, think […]

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18 August 2016

New: IBM Rational Team Concert V6 Solution Specialist (C2010-825)

The newly developed “IBM Certified Solution Specialist – Rational Team Concert V6” (C2010-825 ) credential and exam are now available at Pearson VUE for test takers to register for and take. There is an assessment exam (A2010-825) available at a cost of 30$ as well, to find out how ready one is to take the […]

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3 August 2016

New: IBM Certified Developer – Apache Spark 1.6

IBM Analytics is excited to announce that the IBM Certified Developer – Apache Spark 1.6 Certificate is now available and that a brand new assessment test has just been published. The IBM Certified Developer – Apache Spark 1.6 will certify that the successful candidate has the necessary skills to work with, transform, and act on […]

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2 December 2015

6 LearnQuest 2015 Success Stories and How We Define Success

John D. Rockefeller Jr.said that“The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”The following sampleSuccess Storiesdetailhow, in 2015,LearnQuesttook on somerelatively“common”endeavorsyou’dexpectfrom a globaltechnical training company: consultativecurriculum supportand courseware recommendations,customand grouptraining,boot camps,technicalconferences.However,simplyseeing a project through orturning a profitwill never satisfy us as a complete vision of success.We find itliesin thecreative, aspirationalrealm of thehow–such asdesigning […]

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13 May 2015

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Cooking with IBM Watson Part 1

My first awareness of IBM’s cognitive computing program, Watson, came from its debut on “Jeopardy” in 2011, where it demonstrated its language recognition and problem solving skills by destroying its human competition in a game of trivia. After that, all was quiet on the public front for Watson until IBM launched Watson Analytics. Since then […]

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8 July 2014

It’s not just about Skills – it’s about effectiveness

IBM Training is innovating ways Clients use IBM Solutions Summary One year ago this month IBM Launched a new technical training model in partnership with our IBM Global Training Providers. Over the past 12 months we have expanded the reach of IBM Training to more than 70 countries, covering nearly 250 cities across the globe. […]

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17 February 2014

The Fresco Fiasco: Is Knowledge Enough?

An historic fresco in Spain was ruined after a parishioner with good intentions attempted to restore it Elias Garcia Martinez’s ‘Ecce Homo’ (left) in the Sanctuary of Mercy Church in Zaragoza, Spain had deteriorated (center) over time from moisture damage. A parishioner’s restoration (right) destroyed the fresco. Photo: Centro de Estudios Borjanos By David Leaser […]

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