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1 June 2021

Start on the path to lifelong learning and employability with IBM

In 2020, the global workforce lost an equivalent of 255 million full-time jobs, an estimated $3.7 trillion in wages and 4.4% of global GDP, a staggering toll on lives and livelihoods. While vaccine rollout has begun and the growth outlook is predicted to improve, an even socio-economic recovery is far from certain. As we look […]

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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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28 January 2021

Thriving in the Age of Hybrid Work: Build career resilience with Skills

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the significance of data, AI, and digital technologies and accelerated the future of work to NOW! The world has gone from extremely tight labor markets, accelerated economic growth, and scarce talent toward high job instability, growing unemployment, and worrying recessions. Organizations and individuals which had embarked on the digital transformation […]

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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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22 June 2020

Increase your employability: Become an intentional Super Learner

The COVID-19 pandemic with the social distancing guidelines has established a new normal, a situation which has given us the time to slow down and create a new way of working. A norm that has impacted the global workforce equally encouraged us to re-evaluate our habits and encourage the adoption of new skills by becoming […]

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26 May 2020

New IBM Subscription

The new IBM Subscription Until now an IBM Subscription could only be purchased relative to Cloud and Data/AI product areas. Dependent on the software products a client is using (Cloud or Data/AI) there is a subscription that fits for all. To find out more information around these two Subscriptions and the different types (single-user and […]

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25 March 2020

European Commission: Digital Learning Stakeholder Workshop

European Commission Workshop with Stakeholders Experts from all over Europe and from a wide range of domains related to digital education discussed the future of digital education and learning. They met  during the European Commission stakeholder workshop that took place on 3-4 March 2020 in Brussels. During the workshop, the stakeholders explored and identified opportunities how […]

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25 January 2020

New decade: New you! Use your 2020 goals to envision the future you want

As the calendar flips to a new year, nearly every single one of us makes a conscious effort to think about what we would like to change in the coming year. It may not always be in the form of a new year resolution; it also could be thinking about your word of the year […]

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5 November 2019

Lifelong learning is the key to your future

Using a growth mindset with continuous learning to transition from jobs to super jobs As the nature of human work changes in the emerging technological context, a new workforce is set to emerge, requiring diverse skills. Innovating and succeeding in this continually evolving landscape provides executives with a unique challenge. To drive innovation using new […]

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27 August 2019

Artificial Intelligence presents an opportunity not a threat (Part 1)

Introducing the disruptor Technology is seen as the most radical driver of change, from artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to digital mobility and virtual collaboration  – yet other trends could be just as decisive. The lines between our work  and personal lives are shifting. Diversity and demands for equality are also  reshaping the workplace. We […]

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6 June 2019

Need to build better client experiences? IBM Cloud Digital Learning Subscription can help

Automating work means the ability to offer a better experience at speed and scale. Successful automation isn’t singular—it doesn’t come from one project or solution. It’s an iterative process that adapts with your changing business needs. So, where do you start? According to this quick, practical guide to digital business automation, select one or two […]

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3 September 2018

Digital Learning Subscription: Cloud

Why IBMs Digital Learning Subscription for Cloud In the past the typical sales cycle in the IT industry was slow. People used a product and probably decided a year later to add another one. Today in times of cloud this is no longer true. The timelines have changed. And therefore also the way how training is […]

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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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26 May 2017

A New Learning Experience

New digital learning self-paced courses for WebSphere Application Server are now available at no charge, from IBM. With these new offerings available on IBM’s digital learning platform, learners will have continuous access to course content, plus access to the curated resources these courses include. The offerings are accessible where and when you are ready to […]

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22 March 2017

Customer focus of Education: My University and what TSIA suggests

Customer focus of my university I studied at the Technical University in Munich. They are one of the best Universities in Germany. All professors working there are proud of what they achieved. And looking back I have to say the University is really good. I was proud when I finished. And I had a fast […]

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16 March 2017

Mastering Learning as a skill

As we come to the close of the 1st quarter in 2017, we have been exposed to a multitude of publications around top skills and/or  top jobs for 2017.   Here are some stand-outs from my perspective : LinkedIn data reveals the most promising jobs in 2017 Monster’s 5 new collar jobs you could land […]

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13 January 2017

Quality training with ultimate flexibility: Statistics 2016 and what they tell you for you 2017 Learning Approach

I would like to share two statistics about satisfaction with Digital Learning:  And two quotes from students: “Having access to high quality lectures and lab exercises on demand is amazing. I don’t have the ability to take enough time off from work to take classes like this in person, so having them available as a […]

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4 January 2017

Use Storytelling when developping eLearning – and implement what is already a success for CMOs

As IBMer we started some years ago to discover that storytelling is a very valuable approach in various areas, from Management to Sales and Marketing. I was now surprised to find multiple articles around this, including an article around eLearning and the value of Storytelling for learners – and on the other hand an interesting […]

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