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8 September 2015

Arrow Education: Interesting Facts around Instructors

What do delegates think of the Arrow Education instructors? Find out here… http://arw.li/6017By09S

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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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28 May 2014

Technology is impacting job roles and driving demand for new roles and skills.

Market Drivers Technology is changing everything: The “four pillars” of the 3rd Platform – mobile, cloud, social, and Big Data – are impacting current job roles and driving demand for new roles and skills. · Mobility is an important driver of enterprise innovation, requiring broader technical skill sets to support users in their day-to-day work […]

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6 May 2014

The ROI of Training within your Organization

Continuing the serialization of the IBM Training Paper on the Value of Training we focus this week on the ROI of Training within your Organization, looking at the evidence that best performing companies invest in training and correlating the relationship between the investment in training, project success and meeting stakeholder objectives. We then call out […]

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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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10 January 2014

How IBM Clients and IBM Partners can prepare for cognitive applications with Watson

What would you do with Watson. How to gain access to the API and how IBM Clients and IBM Partners can prepare for cognitive applications Mike Rhodin who leads IBM’s new Watson Group, said “Watson is one of the most significant innovations in IBM’s 100-year history, and one that we want to share with the […]

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25 November 2013

Validate your expertise with IBM Professional Certification

IBM Professional Certification is a powerful, objective credential that validates your expertise in IBM products, solutions and technologies. In today’s competitive job market, earning your certification helps you stand out from other IT professionals. Certified IT professionals report high job satisfaction According to a 2013 survey from Prometric and Edge Research(1), 86 percent of certified […]

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23 November 2013

Dr. Who and IBM Training

If you could take the Tardis and travel back in time to 1963, what would television look like to the viewer, we look at these episodes today and see rickety sets and special effects that were not so special. But travelling back in time would allow you to see this from the perspective of the […]

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21 November 2013

Skills Development: The Real Return on Investment for Business Leaders

by Richard Kennealy, Director, IBM Global Skills Initiative I was recently asked, “How do you measure the real benefits and return on investment (ROI) that training brings to lines of business such as sales, customer service and product development?” One way is to compare organizations that provide training with companies that do not. In a […]

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11 November 2013

Why Two Out of Three of Your New Hires Are Considering Leaving and What You Can Do About It

Training and Tenure: Why Two Out of Three of Your New Hires Are Considering Leaving and What You Can Do About It It’s easy to assume that new hires are smitten with their organization and have no intention to leave. But based on research from our annual WorkTrends™ survey of more than 33,000 employees in […]

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11 November 2013

Why Build a Skills Program infographic

Source: QuestionE8-What are the most important external forces that will impact the enterprise over the next 3 to 5 years?; n=4,009 – IBM C-Suite Study Source: QuestionE8-What are the most important external forces that will impact the enterprise over the next 3 to 5 years?; n=4,009 – IBM C-Suite Surveys 2004 – 2013

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