Academic initiatives

Why education matters: Building skills for your future

When you make an investment in something, you want to get the most out of that experience — and often that means learning is required. Technology is evolving at an increasing pace. The skills many of us brought to the workplace may not be the skills we’ll need on our next project, but high-quality training […]

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Competitive innovation for building mainframe skills

Mainframe computers not only run traditional enterprise applications for airlines, finance and other industries, they also thrive on running today’s groundbreaking applications and open workloads in trusted environments. And as we continue to reinvent the mainframe for business-critical analytics, blockchain and other disruptive technologies, they are opening up even more exciting job opportunities in many […]

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The best and the brightest: “Thinking big” in the cloud

Greetings from Las Vegas at the first IBM Think Conference!  Although this is my first Think conference (and more about the differences later) I am a veteran of IBM Innovate, InterConnect and IOD among others.  The thing I enjoy most about these conferences is the chance to learn from SMEs and brilliant industry leaders who […]

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Join us at IBM Systems Technical University 2018 events!

Cloud and cognitive technologies may be driving the future of business, but just as important as implementing them is optimizing the infrastructure that supports them. In 2018, IT professionals can grow their skills in designing, building and delivering IT infrastructure for the cloud and cognitive era by attending IBM Systems Technical University (TechU). To serve the demand […]

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Building the workforce for the cognitive era

Mainframes are the core infrastructure system for many of the world’s leading businesses, including 92 of the top 100 global banks, the 10 top insurers and 18 of the top 25 retailers. Given the importance of these systems to their businesses, clients often ask what IBM is doing to help ensure a strong pipeline of […]

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YOU to the power of IBM Systems training

Have you seen the new You to the power of IBM campaign? I hope so, as it tells a compelling story of how the transformative power of technology can help you do your best work. The IBM Systems Lab Services team understands and is ready to support that objective better than anyone. Our mission is […]

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Red Hat courses enhance Power Systems Academic Initiative

The Linux operating system is supported on every IBM Power Systems server that IBM makes.  Our broad Linux portfolio is based on open technology and an open ecosystem, which are valuable to our Power clients.   Users can run highly scalable, highly reliable and highly flexible Linux environments on Power processor-based servers.  In fact, you can […]

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IBM Innovation Center for Education: Building IT skills for the future

Have you heard about the IBM Innovation Center for Education? The Innovation Center for Education is a collaborative project between IBM and numerous universities and engineering colleges around the world that’s designed to offer industry-aligned skills training for students. According to a recent executive report from the IBM Institute for Business Value, 60 percent of […]

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Power Systems Academic Initiative soars to 550 schools

The Power Systems Academic Initiative (PSAI) has soared to new heights with over 550 colleges and universities now participating in the program. What’s the big deal, you might be asking? For IBM clients around the world, it means they will be able to hire from a broader field of talented graduates with IBM Power Systems […]

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