Badges

Pass our exams and earn globally recognized Digital Badges and share them across your social media accounts.

What are Digital Badges?

A Digital Badge is a cross-industry digital recognition of technical skills which can be shared on your social and professional networking sites, as well as your digital signature.


IBM is supporting this new program, based on open standards, through the creation of a wide variety of badges covering a multitude of technical and professional areas.

How it helps you to stand out in the market?

Globally recognized

IBM credentials are valued and recognized by the global IT industry. Once you have completed the requirements of a badge, it takes approximately 5 to 10 business days for you to receive an email asking you to claim your badge. IBM leverages the services of Pearson VUE Acclaim (a 3rd party) to assist in the administration of the IBM Digital Badge Program. In order to issue you an IBM Digital Badge, your name, email address and badge earned will be shared with Pearson VUE Acclaim, who will treat your details in a manner consistent with IBM's policies. You will receive a notification from Acclaim at which point you will have the option to accept the badge.

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Easy Sharing Options

As soon as a badge is acquired, you have the option to share your badge to many social media sites available and to add it to your digital signature.

Employment Opportunities

IBM Digital Badges demonstrate the level of proficiency and related technical skills a graduate has achieved. Potential employers will be able to use this as part of their recruiting process.

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Badge Offerings

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Explorer Award

The Explorer Award badge represents achievements on the part of the learner who is in the earlier stages of acquiring knowledge and developing skills for a particular area of interest. Activities associated with Explorer badges include instructor led training, self-directed learning assignments, workshops, mentoring sessions, and quizzes or assessments.

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Mastery Award

The Mastery Award badge is awarded to individuals who have successfully completed and passed the IBM Skills Academy final exam. This badge is typically associated with the learner who has achieved and demonstrated a high level of understanding of the topic represented by passing the final exam.

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Instructor Award

The Instructor Award badge reflects demonstrable skills achievement and is associated with the individual who has reached a higher level of proficiency for a particular area of interest, badge holders will already be holders of a Mastery Badge, and will have successfully delivered the associated course to one or more groups of students.

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Author Award

The Author Award badge is awarded to subject matter experts who have actively contributed to the development of one or more courses and/or the associated exams. The individual will have extensive experience with in the technology area and will be regarded by peers as an expert.

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Note: In order to earn any of our badges, you need to belong to an institution or organization that is registered in the Skills Academy Program.
To request access, please Contact Us.

Data Scientist

Big Data Engineer

Students

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to use Big Data methodologies to collect & analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM Watson Studio and Open Source Tools. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as Apache Hadoop, Ambari, Spark, Big SQL, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, ZooKeeper, Knox, Sqoop, and HBase.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Big Data Overview: Introduction to Big Data; Examples of Big Data; The 4Vs; Types of Big Data; Big Data in the Industry; Big Data and Internet of Things.
  • Completion of Module II - Big Data Engineer: Introduction to Big Data & Data Analytics; Introduction to HDP; Apache Ambari & Spark; Hadoop & HDFS; MapReduce & YARN; Storing & querying data; ZooKeeper, Slider & Knox, Loading data with Sqoop; Security & Governance; Stream Computing, Data Science Open Source Tools, Getting started with Jupyter; Using Big SQL to access data in HDFS; Configuring Big SQL security; IBM Watson Studio.
  • Passed the Big Data Engineer 2018 academic practice test.

Students

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to use Big Data methodologies to collect & analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM Watson Studio and Open Source Tools. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as Apache Hadoop, Ambari, Spark, Big SQL, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, ZooKeeper, Knox, Sqoop, and HBase.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Big Data Engineer - Explorer Award 2018" badge.
  • Passed the IBM Proctored Exam for "Big Data Engineer 2018".
Business Intelligence Analyst

Business Intelligence Analyst

Students

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through a faculty-led student education, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to consolidate data gathered from several sources, and run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Analytics. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, and enhancing reports using HTML.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application, List Reports and Crosstab Reports, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Passing the Business Intelligence Analyst academic practice test.

Students

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has proven expertise to consolidate data gathered from several sources, and run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Analytics Authoring. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency in topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, and enhancing reports using HTML.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application, List Reports and Crosstab Reports, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Business Intelligence Analyst 2018".
Mobile Application Developer

Mobile Application Developer

Students

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through a faculty-led student education, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to develop native or hybrid mobile applications by using IDE, tools, or front-end framework, using IBM MobileFirst. This individual has also demonstrated an understanding of how to use tools, such as Android SDK, Xcode and Cordova SDK, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Completion of Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Completion of Module III - Mobile Application Developer: Application CLI; Client SDKs; Eclipse; Adapter tools; Cordova, Android, and iOS development; Android Studio; Android App Development; Xcode; MobileFirst SDK and Xcode/Visual Studio; RESTful access to adapters (Java & JavaScript); Resource request from JavaScript (Cordova) & Swift (iOS); Java & JavaScript Adapters; JSONStore architecture; Mobile/User authentication & security; Credentials validation; Push Notification.
  • Passing the Mobile Application Developer academic practice test

Students

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to develop native or hybrid mobile applications by using IDE, tools, or front-end framework, using IBM MobileFirst. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency to use tools such as Android SDK, Xcode and Cordova SDK, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Completion of Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Completion of Module III - Mobile Application Developer: Application CLI; Client SDKs; Eclipse; Adapter tools; Cordova, Android, and iOS development; Android Studio; Android App Development; Xcode; MobileFirst SDK and Xcode/Visual Studio; RESTful access to adapters (Java & JavaScript); Resource request from JavaScript (Cordova) & Swift (iOS); Java & JavaScript Adapters; JSONStore architecture; Mobile/User authentication & security; Credentials validation; Push Notification.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Mobile Application Developer 2017."
Security Intelligence Engineer

Security Intelligence Engineer

Students

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through a faculty-led student education, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to correlate events and flows from a variety of applications and devices, establish enterprise security rules, monitor policy compliance, and provide threat detection, using IBM QRadar SIEM. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as investigating offenses identified from events and flows, and create operational rules.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Cyber Security Overview: Covering Status quo of IT Security ; and Security Intelligence and Operations.
  • Completion of Module II - Security Intelligence Foundations: Covering Designing a Security Intelligence Solution; and Security Intelligence functional components.
  • Completion of Module III - Security Intelligence Analyst: Covering Collecting and processing events, flows, and vulnerability data; Investigating an offense that is triggered by events; Investigating the events of an offense; Using asset profiles to investigate offenses; Investigating an offense that is triggered by flows; False positives overview; Investigating superflows; Using rules and building blocks; Creating SIEM reports; and Performing advanced filtering.
  • Passing the Security Intelligence Analyst academic practice test.

Students

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to correlate events and flows from a variety of applications and devices, establish enterprise security rules, monitor policy compliance, and provide threat detection, using IBM QRadar SIEM. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as investigating offenses identified from events and flows, and create operational rules.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Cyber Security Overview: Covering Status quo of IT Security; and Security Intelligence and Operations.
  • Completion of Module II - Security Intelligence Foundations: Covering Designing a Security Intelligence Solution; and Security Intelligence functional components.
  • Completion of Module III - Security Intelligence Analsyt: Covering Collecting and processing events, flows, and vulnerability data; Investigating an offense that is triggered by events; Investigating the events of an offense; Using asset profiles to investigate offenses; Investigating an offense that is triggered by flows; False positives overview; Investigating superflows; Using rules and building blocks; Creating SIEM reports; and Performing advanced filtering.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Security Intelligence Analyst 2016".
Business Process Analyst

Business Process Analyst

Students

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through a faculty-led student education, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to identify key performance indicators (KPI) and apply business process and change management concepts to help achieve objectives, using IBM Blueworks. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as process analysis and improvement, BPMN, change management, priority matrix, managing upstream & downstream impacts, and KPIs.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Analyst Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Analyst: Covering Introduction to BPM and its benefits; BPM hierarchy and the four business principles; Process driven culture, its components and importance; Blueworks Live interface; Process Modeling; Create and modify process models with the IBM Process Designer; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; and Creating Business Process Definition (BPD) from the process.
  • Passing the Business Process Analyst academic practice test

Students

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to identify key performance indicators (KPI) and apply business process and change management concepts to help achieve objectives, using IBM Blueworks. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as process analysis and improvement, BPMN, change management, priority matrix, managing upstream & downstream impacts, and KPIs.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Analyst Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Analyst: Covering Introduction to BPM and its benefits; BPM hierarchy and the four business principles; Process driven culture, its components and importance; Blueworks Live interface; Process Modeling; Create and modify process models with the IBM Process Designer; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; and Creating Business Process Definition (BPD) from the process.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "Business Process Analyst".
Cloud Application Developer

Cloud Application Developer

Students

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Cloud. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Web Architecture, Cloud Security, Node.js, Express Framework, ECMAScript and React.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Cloud Application Foundations: Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming
  • Completion of Module II -Cloud Application Developer 2019: Intro to cloud computing; Intro to IBM Cloud; Cloud Foundry apps on IBM Cloud; DevOps approach with IBM Continuous Delivery; REST architecture & Watson APIs; Data services in IBM Cloud; IBM Cloud with Cloudant; Containerized applications on Kubernetes; IBM Kubernetes Service clusters; Server-side JavaScript; Asynchronous I/O w/ callback; Express web application framework; Async patterns w/ ECMAScript; Rich UI application with React & ES8
  • Passed the Cloud Application Developer 2019 practice test.

Students

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has proven expertise to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Cloud. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Web Architecture, Cloud Security, Node.js, Express Framework, ECMAScript and React.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Cloud Application Developer 2019 - Explorer Award" badge.
  • Passed the IBM Proctored Exam for "Cloud Application Developer 2019".
Artificial Intelligence Analyst

Artificial Intelligence Analyst

Students

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to apply machine learning algorithms and build AI solutions by using IBM Watson. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), chatbots, and computer vision, using Watson Assistant, Discovery, Machine Learning, Watson Studio, Knowledge Studio, Visual Recognition, Tone Analyzer, and Natural Language Understanding.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Artificial Intelligence Overview: Introduction to artificial intelligence; AI types, integral components of AI systems; Factors that influenced the evolution of AI; Applications of AI in the industry, government, and science; Business analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Artificial Intelligence Prerequisites: Introduction to IBM Watson; IBM Watson applied to industry; Business and science; IBM Watson use cases; Evolution from DeepQA to Watson services; Watson services overview.
  • Completion of Module III - Artificial Intelligence Analyst: Applying machine learning algorithms; Exploring Watson services; Watson Studio; Watson Machine Learning; Exploring Deep Learning and Neural Network; NLP concepts and components; Discovery; Creating a machine learning model; Watson Assistant; building chatbot solutions; Computer vision; Classifying images with Watson Visual Recognition; Creating a cognitive banking chatbot; Integrating Watson Knowledge Studio with Discovery.
  • Passed the Artificial Intelligence Analyst 2019 practice test.

Students

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has proven expertise to apply machine learning algorithms and build AI solutions by using IBM Watson. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency in topics such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), chatbots, and computer vision, using Watson Assistant, Discovery, Machine Learning, Watson Studio, Knowledge Studio, Visual Recognition, Tone Analyzer, and Natural Language Understanding.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Artificial Intelligence Analyst - Explorer Award 2019" badge.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "Artificial Intelligence Analyst 2019".
Business Process Developer

Business Process Developer

Students

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through a faculty-led student education, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to create business objects and variables, use gateways, process flows, and customize user interfaces (coaches), using IBM BPM. This individual has also demonstrated an understanding of topics such as organizing process assets into toolkits, managing variables & data flow, building a business data model, and building services & user input forms.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Developer Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; andåÊ IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Developer:ÊCovering Process Modeling Phases; IBM Blueworks Live in process modeling; Creating a Discovery Map; Process and sub process of a Discovery Map; Enhance a Process Diagram in a Blueworks Live blueprint; BPM and its phases; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; Controlling process flow; Creating a decision service; and Exposed process variable (EVP).
  • Passing the Business Process Analyst academic practice test

Students

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has a proven expertise to create business objects and variables, use gateways, process flows, and customize user interfaces (coaches), using IBM BPM. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as organizing process assets into toolkits, managing variables & data flow, building a business data model, and building services & user input forms.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Developer Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Developer: Covering Process Modeling Phases; IBM Blueworks Live in process modeling; Creating a Discovery Map; Process and sub process of a Discovery Map; Enhance a Process Diagram in a Blueworks Live blueprint; BPM and its phases; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; Controlling process flow; Creating a decision service; and Exposed process variable (EVP).
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Business Process Developer 2016".
Predictive Analytics Modeler

Predictive Analytics Modeler

Students

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through a faculty-led student education, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to forecast and predict future probabilities and trends, and analyze insights from your data, using IBM SPSS Modeler. This individual has also demonstrated an understanding of topics such as data preparation, data mining, data collection & integration, nodes & streams, deriving & reclassifying fields, predictive models, and statistical analysis.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Introduction to Data Mining CRISP-DM.
  • Completion of Module III - Predictive Analytics Modeler: Covering Nodes and streams; Initial data mining, storage and field measurement; Understanding the data; Integrating data; Deriving and reclassifying fields (CLEM); Looking for relationships (matrix, distribution, means, etc); Functions (conversion, string, and statistical); Data transformation; Statistical, graphical and sample nodes; Automated data mining and modeling; and Predictive models and customer segmentation.
  • Passing the Predictive Analytics Modeler academic practice test.

Students

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to forecast and predict future probabilities and trends, and analyze insights from your data, using IBM SPSS Modeler. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as data preparation, data mining, data collection & integration, nodes & streams, deriving & reclassifying fields, predictive models, and statistical analysis.

Criteria

  • Must be a student of the IBM Skills Academy with no prior professional experience.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion ofåÊ Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Introduction to Data Mining CRISP-DM.
  • Completion of Module III - Predictive Analytics Modeler: Covering Nodes and streams; Initial data mining, storage and field measurement; Understanding the data; Integrating data; Deriving and reclassifying fields (CLEM); Looking for relationships (matrix, distribution, means, etc); Functions (conversion, string, and statistical); Data transformation; Statistical, graphical and sample nodes; Automated data mining and modeling; and Predictive models and customer segmentation.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Predictive Analytics Modeler 2016".
Data Scientist

Big Data Engineer

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to use Big Data methodologies to collect & analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM Watson Studio and Open Source Tools. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as Apache Hadoop, Ambari, Spark, Big SQL, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, ZooKeeper, Knox, Sqoop, and HBase.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Big Data Overview: Introduction to Big Data; Examples of Big Data; The 4Vs; Types of Big Data; Big Data in the Industry; Big Data and Internet of Things.
  • Completion of Module II - Big Data Engineer: Introduction to Big Data & Data Analytics; Introduction to HDP; Apache Ambari & Spark; Hadoop & HDFS; MapReduce & YARN; Storing & querying data; ZooKeeper, Slider & Knox, Loading data with Sqoop; Security & Governance; Stream Computing, Data Science Open Source Tools, Getting started with Jupyter; Using Big SQL to access data in HDFS; Configuring Big SQL security; IBM Watson Studio.
  • Passed the Big Data Engineer 2018 academic practice test.

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to use Big Data methodologies to collect & analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM Watson Studio and Open Source Tools. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as Apache Hadoop, Ambari, Spark, Big SQL, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, ZooKeeper, Knox, Sqoop, and HBase.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Big Data Engineer - Explorer Award 2018" badge.
  • Passed the IBM Proctored Exam for "Big Data Engineer 2018".

Educators

Instructor Award

Explorer

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on how to use Big Data methodologies to collect & analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM Watson Studio and Open Source Tools. This individual has demonstrated proficiency teaching students topics such as Apache Hadoop, Ambari, Spark, Big SQL, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, ZooKeeper, Knox, Sqoop, and HBase.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Big Data Engineer - Explorer Award 2018" badge.
  • Teaching of Module II - Big Data Engineer: Introduction to Big Data & Data Analytics; Introduction to HDP; Apache Ambari & Spark; Hadoop & HDFS; MapReduce & YARN; Storing & querying data; ZooKeeper, Slider & Knox, Loading data with Sqoop; Security & Governance; Stream Computing, Data Science Open Source Tools, Getting started with Jupyter; Using Big SQL to access data in HDFS; Configuring Big SQL security; IBM Watson Studio.
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Delivering the training to at least 15 university students, faculty members, and/or professionals, and having 60% of the audience pass the final exam.

Educators

Author Award

Explorer

Description

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to use Big Data methodologies to collect & analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM Watson Studio and Open Source Tools. The author has developed assets that teach students topics such as Apache Hadoop, Ambari, Spark, Big SQL, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, ZooKeeper, Knox, Sqoop, and HBase.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Must be a Big Data Subject Matter Expert who is contributing to the development of assets for the learning journey's Module 1 (overview), Module 2  (pre-requisites), and Module 3 (Big Data Engineer).
  • Must validate expert's contribution to the development of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.
Business Intelligence Analyst

Business Intelligence Analyst

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

By attendance in an instructor-led faculty workshop designed to show faculty how to teach students, the badge earner demonstrates ability to consolidate data gathered from several sources & run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Analytics Authoring. They have demonstrated advanced proficiency in topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, & enhancing reports using HTML.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application, List Reports and Crosstab Reports, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Participation in the faculty enablement session.
  • Passing the Business Intelligence Analyst academic practice test.

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has proven expertise to consolidate data gathered from several sources, and run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Analytics Reporting. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, and enhancing reports using HTML.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application, List Reports and Crosstab Reports, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Business Intelligence Analyst 2018".

Educators

Instructor Award

Explorer

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on consolidating data gathered from several sources, and running queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Analytics Authoring. This individual has been able to teach topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, and enhancing reports using HTML.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Teaching of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Teaching of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Teaching of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application, List Reports and Crosstab Reports, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Deliver training to a minimum of 15 university students.
  • Have at least 60% of total students pass the final test., Receive the Mastery Award for Educators 2018.

Educators

Author Award

Explorer

Description

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to consolidate data gathered from several sources, and run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Analytics Reporting. The course will teach students topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, and enhancing reports using HTML.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application, List Reports and Crosstab Reports, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Publishing the university course in the university collaboration space.
  • Submitting curriculum for the Faculty Rewards proposal.
  • Obtaining the Faculty Rewards International Curriculum review board's approval.
Mobile Application Developer

Mobile Application Developer

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through attendance in an instructor-led faculty workshop designed to show faculty how to educate students, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to develop native or hybrid mobile applications by using IDE, tools, or front-end framework, using IBM MobileFirst. This includes the use of tools such as Android SDK, Xcode and Cordova SDK, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Completion of Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Completion of Module III - Mobile Application Developer: Application CLI; Client SDKs; Eclipse; Adapter tools; Cordova, Android, and iOS development; Android Studio; Android App Development; Xcode; MobileFirst SDK and Xcode/Visual Studio; RESTful access to adapters (Java & JavaScript); Resource request from JavaScript (Cordova) & Swift (iOS); Java & JavaScript Adapters; JSONStore architecture; Mobile/User authentication & security; Credentials validation; Push Notification.
  • Participation in the faculty enablement session.
  • Passing the Mobile Application Developer academic practice test

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to develop native or hybrid mobile applications by using IDE, tools, or front-end framework, using IBM MobileFirst. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency to use tools such as Android SDK, Xcode, and Cordova SDK, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Completion of Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Completion of Module III - Mobile Application Developer: Application CLI; Client SDKs; Eclipse; Adapter tools; Cordova, Android, and iOS development; Android Studio; Android App Development; Xcode; MobileFirst SDK and Xcode/Visual Studio; RESTful access to adapters (Java & JavaScript); Resource request from JavaScript (Cordova) & Swift (iOS); Java & JavaScript Adapters; JSONStore architecture; Mobile/User authentication & security; Credentials validation; Push Notification.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Mobile Application Developer 2017".

Educators

Instructor Award

Instructor

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on developing native or hybrid mobile applications by using IDE, tools, or front-end framework, using IBM MobileFirst. This individual has demonstrated proficiency teaching students how to use tools such Android SDK, Xcode and Cordova SDK, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Teaching of Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Teaching of Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Teaching of Module III - Mobile Application Developer: Application CLI; Client SDKs; Eclipse; Adapter tools; Cordova, Android, and iOS development; Android Studio; Android App Development; Xcode; MobileFirst SDK and Xcode/Visual Studio; RESTful access to adapters (Java & JavaScript); Resource request from JavaScript (Cordova) & Swift (iOS); Java & JavaScript Adapters; JSONStore architecture; Mobile/User authentication & security; Credentials validation; Push Notification.
  • Deliver training to a minimum of 15 university students.
  • Have at least 60% of total students pass the final test.
  • Receive the Mastery Award for Educators 2017 Badge.

Educators

Author Award

Author

Description

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to develop native or hybrid mobile applications by using IDE, tools, or front-end framework, using IBM MobileFirst. The course will enable students to use tools such as Android SDK, Xcode and Cordova SDK, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Completion of Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Completion of Module III - Mobile Application Developer: Application CLI; Client SDKs; Eclipse; Adapter tools; Cordova, Android, and iOS development; Android Studio; Android App Development; Xcode; MobileFirst SDK and Xcode/Visual Studio; RESTful access to adapters (Java & JavaScript); Resource request from JavaScript (Cordova) & Swift (iOS); Java & JavaScript Adapters; JSONStore architecture; Mobile/User authentication & security; Credentials validation; Push Notification.
  • Publishing the university course in the university collaboration space.
  • Submitting curriculum for the Faculty Rewards proposal.
  • Obtaining the Faculty Rewards International Curriculum review board's approval.
Security Intelligence Engineer

Security Intelligence Engineer

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through attendance in an instructor-led faculty workshop designed to show faculty how to educate students, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to correlate events and flows from a variety of applications and devices, establish enterprise security rules, monitor policy compliance, and provide threat detection, using IBM QRadar SIEM. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as investigating offenses identified from events and flows, and create operational rules.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Cyber Security Overview: Covering Status quo of IT Security; and Security Intelligence and Operations.
  • Completion of Module II - Security Intelligence Foundations: Covering Designing a Security Intelligence Solution; and Security Intelligence functional components.
  • Completion of Module III - Security Intelligence Analyst: Covering Collecting and processing events, flows, and vulnerability data; Investigating an offense that is triggered by events; Investigating the events of an offense; Using asset profiles to investigate offenses; Investigating an offense that is triggered by flows; False positives overview; Investigating superflows; Using rules and building blocks; Creating SIEM reports; and Performing advanced filtering.
  • Participation in the faculty enablement session.
  • Passing the Security Intelligence Analyst academic practice test.

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to correlate events and flows from a variety of applications and devices, establish enterprise security rules, monitor policy compliance, and provide threat detection, using IBM QRadar SIEM. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as investigating offenses identified from events and flows, and create operational rules.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Cyber Security Overview: Covering Status quo of IT Security; and Security Intelligence and Operations.
  • Completion of Module II - Security Intelligence Foundations: Covering Designing a Security Intelligence Solution; and Security Intelligence functional components.
  • Completion of Module III - Security Intelligence Analyst: Covering Collecting and processing events, flows, and vulnerability data; Investigating an offense that is triggered by events; Investigating the events of an offense; Using asset profiles to investigate offenses; Investigating an offense that is triggered by flows; False positives overview; Investigating superflows; Using rules and building blocks; Creating SIEM reports; and Performing advanced filtering.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Security Intelligence Analyst 2016".

Educators

Instructor Award

Explorer

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on how to correlate events and flows from a variety of applications and devices, establish enterprise security rules, monitor policy compliance, and provide threat detection, using IBM QRadar SIEM.åÊ This individual has been able to teach an understanding of topics such investigating offenses identified from events and flows, and create operational rules.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Teaching of Module I - Cyber Security Overview: Covering tatus quo of IT Security; and Security Intelligence and Operations.
  • Teaching of Module II - Security Intelligence Foundations: Covering Designing a Security Intelligence Solution; and Security Intelligence functional components.
  • Teaching of Module III - Security Intelligence Analyst: Covering Collecting and processing events, flows, and vulnerability data; Investigating an offense that is triggered by events; Investigating the events of an offense; Using asset profiles to investigate offenses; Investigating an offense that is triggered by flows; False positives overview; Investigating superflows; Using rules and building blocks; Creating SIEM reports; and Performing advanced filtering.
  • Delivering training to minimum 15 university students.
  • Have at least 60% of total students pass the final test.
  • Receive the Mastery Award for Educators 2016.

Educators

Author Award

Explorer

Description

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to correlate events and flows from a variety of applications and devices, establish enterprise security rules, monitor policy compliance, and provide threat detection, using IBM QRadar SIEM. The course will teach students topics such as investigating offenses identified from events and flows, and create operational rules.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Cyber Security Overview: Covering Status quo of IT Security; and Security Intelligence and Operations.
  • Completion of Module II - Security Intelligence Foundations: Covering Designing a Security Intelligence Solution; and Security Intelligence functional components.
  • Completion of Module III - Security Intelligence Analyst: Covering Collecting and processing events, flows, and vulnerability data; Investigating an offense that is triggered by events; Investigating the events of an offense; Using asset profiles to investigate offenses; Investigating an offense that is triggered by flows; False positives overview; Investigating superflows; Using rules and building blocks; Creating SIEM reports; and Performing advanced filtering.
  • Publishing the university course in the university collaboration space.
  • Submitting curriculum for the Faculty Rewards proposal.
  • Obtaining the Faculty Rewards International Curriculum review board's approval.
Business Process Analyst

Business Process Analyst

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through attendance in an instructor-led faculty workshop designed to show faculty how to educate students, this badge earner has demonstrated how to identify key performance indicators (KPI) and apply business process and change management concepts to help achieve objectives, using IBM Blueworks. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as process analysis and improvement, BPMN, change management, priority matrix, managing upstream & downstream impacts, and KPIs.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program., Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Analyst Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Analyst: Covering Introduction to BPM and its benefits; BPM hierarchy and the four business principles; Process driven culture, its components and importance; Blueworks Live interface; Process Modeling; Create and modify process models with the IBM Process Designer; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; and Creating Business Process Definition (BPD) from the process.
  • Participation in the faculty enablement session.
  • Passing the Business Process Analyst academic practice test

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to identify key performance indicators (KPI) and apply business process and change management concepts to help achieve objectives, using IBM Blueworks. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as process analysis and improvement, BPMN, change management, priority matrix, upstream & downstream impacts, and KPIs.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Analyst Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Analyst: Covering Introduction to BPM and its benefits; BPM hierarchy and the four business principles; Process driven culture, its components and importance; Blueworks Live interface; Process Modeling; Create and modify process models with the IBM Process Designer; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; and Creating Business Process Definition (BPD) from the process.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "Business Process Analyst".

Educators

Instructor Award

Explorer

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on identifying key performance indicators (KPI) and applying business process and change management concepts to help achieve objectives, using IBM Blueworks. This individual has been able to teach an understanding of topics such as process analysis and improvement, BPMN, change management, priority matrix, managing upstream & downstream impacts, and KPIs.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Teaching of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Teaching of Module II - Business Process Analyst Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Teaching of Module III - Business Process Analyst: Covering Introduction to BPM and its benefits; BPM hierarchy and the four business principles; Process driven culture, its components and importance; Blueworks Live interface; Process Modeling; Create and modify process models with the IBM Process Designer; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; and Creating Business Process Definition (BPD) from the process.
  • Deliver training to minimum 15 university students.
  • Have at least 60% of total students pass the final test.
  • Receive the Mastery Award for Educators 2016.

Educators

Author Award

Explorer

Description

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to identify key performance indicators (KPI) and apply business process and change management concepts to help achieve objectives, using IBM Blueworks. The course will enable students on topics such as process analysis and improvement, BPMN, change management, priority matrix, managing upstream & downstream impacts, and KPIs.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Analyst Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Analyst: Covering Introduction to BPM and its benefits; BPM hierarchy and the four business principles; Process driven culture, its components and importance; Blueworks Live interface; Process Modeling;
  • Create and modify process models with the IBM Process Designer; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; and Creating Business Process Definition (BPD) from the process.
  • Publishing the university course in the university collaboration space., Submitting curriculum for the Faculty Rewards proposal.
  • Obtaining the Faculty Rewards International Curriculum review board's approval.
Cloud Application Developer

Cloud Application Developer

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Cloud. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Web Architecture, Cloud Security, Node.js, Express Framework, ECMAScript and React.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Cloud Application Foundations: Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming
  • Completion of Module II -Cloud Application Developer 2019: Intro to cloud computing; Intro to IBM Cloud; Cloud Foundry apps on IBM Cloud; DevOps approach with IBM Continuous Delivery; REST architecture & Watson APIs; Data services in IBM Cloud; IBM Cloud with Cloudant; Containerized applications on Kubernetes; IBM Kubernetes Service clusters; Server-side JavaScript; Asynchronous I/O w/ callback; Express web application framework; Async patterns w/ ECMAScript; Rich UI application with React & ES8
  • Passed the Cloud Application Developer 2019 practice test.

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has proven expertise to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Cloud. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Web Architecture, Cloud Security, Node.js, Express Framework, ECMAScript and React.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Cloud Application Developer 2019 - Explorer Award" badge.
  • Passed the IBM Proctored Exam for "Cloud Application Developer 2019".

Educators

Instructor Award

Instructor

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Cloud. This individual has been able to teach topics such as Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Web Architecture, Cloud Security, Node.js, Express Framework, ECMAScript and React.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Cloud Application Developer 2019 - Mastery Award " badge.
  • Teaching of Module I - Cloud Application Foundations: Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming
  • Teaching of Module II -Cloud Application Developer 2019: Intro to cloud computing; Intro to IBM Cloud; Cloud Foundry apps on IBM Cloud; DevOps approach with IBM Continuous Delivery; REST architecture & Watson APIs; Data services in IBM Cloud; IBM Cloud with Cloudant; Containerized applications on Kubernetes; IBM Kubernetes Service clusters; Server-side JavaScript; Asynchronous I/O with callback; Express web application framework; Async patterns with ECMAScript; Rich UI application w/ React & ES8
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Delivering the training to at least 15 university students, faculty members, and/or professionals, and having 60% of the audience pass the final exam.

Educators

Author Award

Author

Description

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Cloud. The course will teach students topics such as Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Web Architecture, Cloud Security, Node.js, Express Framework, ECMAScript and React.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Must be a Cloud Subject Matter Expert who is contributing to the development of assets for the learning journey's Module 1 (overview), Module 2 (pre-requisites), and Module 3 (Cloud Application Developer).
  • Must validate expert's contribution to the development of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.
Artificial Intelligence Analyst

Artificial Intelligence Analyst

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to apply machine learning algorithms and build AI solutions by using IBM Watson. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), chatbots, and computer vision, using Watson Assistant, Discovery, Machine Learning, Watson Studio, Knowledge Studio, Visual Recognition, Tone Analyzer, and Natural Language Understanding.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Artificial Intelligence Overview: Introduction to artificial intelligence; AI types, integral components of AI systems; Factors that influenced the evolution of AI; Applications of AI in the industry, government, and science; Business analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Artificial Intelligence Prerequisites: Introduction to IBM Watson; IBM Watson applied to industry; Business and science; IBM Watson use cases; Evolution from DeepQA to Watson services; Watson services overview.
  • Completion of Module III - Artificial Intelligence Analyst: Applying machine learning algorithms; Exploring Watson services; Watson Studio; Watson Machine Learning; Exploring Deep Learning and Neural Network; NLP concepts and components; Discovery; Creating a machine learning model; Watson Assistant; building chatbot solutions; Computer vision; Classifying images with Watson Visual Recognition; Creating a cognitive banking chatbot; Integrating Watson Knowledge Studio with Discovery.
  • Passed the Artificial Intelligence Analyst 2019 practice test.

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has proven expertise to apply machine learning algorithms and build AI solutions by using IBM Watson. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency in topics such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), chatbots, and computer vision, using Watson Assistant, Discovery, Machine Learning, Watson Studio, Knowledge Studio, Visual Recognition, Tone Analyzer, and Natural Language Understanding.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Artificial Intelligence Analyst - Explorer Award 2019" badge.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "Artificial Intelligence Analyst 2019".

Educators

Instructor Award

Instructor

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on how to apply machine learning algorithms and build AI solutions by using IBM Watson. This individual has been able to teach topics such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), chatbots, and computer vision, using Watson Assistant, Discovery, Machine Learning, Watson Studio, Knowledge Studio, Visual Recognition, Tone Analyzer, and Natural Language Understanding.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Artificial Intelligence Analyst - Mastery Award 2019" badge.
  • Teaching of Module I - Artificial Intelligence Overview: Introduction to artificial intelligence; AI types, integral components of AI systems; Factors that influenced the evolution of AI; Applications of AI in the industry, government, and science; Business analytics.
  • Teaching of of Module II - Artificial Intelligence Prerequisites: Introduction to IBM Watson; IBM Watson applied to industry; Business and science; IBM Watson use cases; Evolution from DeepQA to Watson services; Watson services overview.
  • Teaching of Module III - Artificial Intelligence Analyst: Applying machine learning algorithms; Exploring Watson services; Watson Studio; Watson Machine Learning; Exploring Deep Learning and Neural Network; NLP concepts and components; Discovery; Creating a machine learning model; Watson Assistant; building chatbot solutions; Computer vision; Classifying images with Watson Visual Recognition; Creating a cognitive banking chatbot; Integrating Watson Knowledge Studio with Discovery.
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Delivering the training to at least 15 university students, faculty members, and/or professionals, and having 60% of the audience pass the final exam.

Educators

Author Award

Explorer

Description

This earner significantly contributed to the authoring of courseware: presentations, labs, exams, quizzes, virtual machines, etc. They developed assets to teach students how to apply machine learning algorithms & build AI solutions by using IBM Watson. Assets covered topics such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), chatbots & computer vision, using Watson Assistant, Discovery, M/C Learning, Watson Studio, Knowledge Studio, Visual Recognition, Tone Analyzer & Natural Language Understanding.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Must be an Artificial Intelligence Subject Matter Expert who is contributing to the development of assets for the learning journey's Module 1 (overview), Module 2  (pre-requisites), and Module 3 (Artificial Intelligence Analyst).
  • Must validate expert's contribution to the development of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.
Business Process Developer

Business Process Developer

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through attendance in an instructor-led faculty workshop designed to show faculty how to educate students, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to create business objects and variables, use gateways, process flows, and customize user interfaces (coaches), using IBM BPM. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as organizing process assets into toolkits, managing variables & data flow, building a business data model, and building services and user input forms.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Developer Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Developer: Covering Process Modeling Phases; IBM Blueworks Live in process modeling; Creating a Discovery Map; Process and sub process of a Discovery Map; Enhance a Process Diagram in a Blueworks Live blueprint; BPM and its phases; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; Controlling process flow; Creating a decision service; and Exposed process variable (EVP).
    Participation in the faculty enablement session.
  • Passing the Business Process Developer academic practice test.

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has a proven expertise to create business objects and variables, use gateways, process flows, and customize user interfaces (coaches), using IBM BPM. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as organizing process assets into toolkits, managing variables & data flow, building a business data model, and building services & user input forms.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Developer Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; andåÊ IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Developer: Covering Process Modeling Phases; IBM Blueworks Live in process modeling; Creating a Discovery Map; Process and sub process of a Discovery Map; Enhance a Process Diagram in a Blueworks Live blueprint; BPM and its phases; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; Controlling process flow; Creating a decision service; and Exposed process variable (EVP).
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Business Process Developer 2016".

Educators

Instructor Award

Explorer

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on how to create business objects and variables, use gateways, process flows, and customize user interfaces (coaches), using IBM BPM.åÊ This individual has been able to teach an understanding of topics such as organizing process assets into toolkits, managing variables & data flow, building a business data model, and building services & user input forms.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Teaching of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies;åÊ and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Teaching of Module II - Business Process Developer Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Teaching of Module III - Business Process Developer: Covering Cloud Service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); Bluemix applications; Building applications using Node.js, Eclipse, Cloud Foundry and DevOp Services; REST architecture, JSON and Functional security; Data Services in Bluemix; Server side JavaScript; Web Application framework; Liberty profile (administer, deploy and monitor applications).
  • Delivering training to minimum 15 university students, Have at least 60% of total students pass the final test.
  • Receiving the Mastery Award for Educators 2016.

Educators

Author Award

Explorer

Description

This badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to create business objects and variables, use gateways, process flows, and customize user interfaces (coaches), using IBM BPM. The course will teach students topics such as organizing process assets into toolkits, managing variables & data flow, building a business data model, and building services & user input forms.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Developer Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Developer: Covering Process Modeling Phases; IBM Blueworks Live in process modeling; Creating a Discovery Map; Process and sub process of a Discovery Map; Enhance a Process Diagram in a Blueworks Live blueprint; BPM and its phases; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; Controlling process flow; Creating a decision service; and Exposed process variable (EVP).
  • Publishing the university course in the university collaboration space.
  • Submitting curriculum for the Faculty Rewards proposal.
  • Obtaining the Faculty Rewards International Curriculum review board's approval.
Predictive Analytics Modeler

Predictive Analytics Modeler

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through attendance in an instructor-led faculty workshop designed to show faculty how to educate students, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to forecast and predict future probabilities and trends, and analyze insights from your data, using IBM SPSS Modeler. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as data preparation, data mining, data collection & integration, nodes & streams, deriving & reclassifying fields, predictive models, and statistical analysis.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Introduction to Data Mining CRISP-DM.
  • Completion of Module III - Predictive Analytics Modeler: Covering Nodes and streams; Initial data mining, storage and field measurement; Understanding the data; Integrating data; Deriving and reclassifying fields (CLEM); Looking for relationships (matrix, distribution, means, etc); Functions (conversion, string, and statistical); Data transformation; Statistical, graphical and sample nodes; Automated data mining and modeling; and Predictive models and customer segmentation.
  • Participation in the faculty enablement session.
  • Passing the Predictive Analytics Modeler academic practice test.

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to forecast and predict future probabilities and trends, and analyze insights from your data, using IBM SPSS Modeler. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as data preparation, data mining, data collection & integration, nodes & streams, deriving & reclassifying fields, predictive models, and statistical analysis.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Introduction to Data Mining CRISP-DM.
  • Completion of Module III - Predictive Analytics Modeler: Covering Nodes and streams; Initial data mining, storage and field measurement; Understanding the data; Integrating data; Deriving and reclassifying fields (CLEM); Looking for relationships (matrix, distribution, means, etc); Functions (conversion, string, and statistical); Data transformation; Statistical, graphical and sample nodes; Automated data mining and modeling; and Predictive models and customer segmentation.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Predictive Analytics Modeler 2016".

Educators

Instructor Award

Instructor

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on how to forecast and predict future probabilities and trends, and analyze insights from your data, using IBM SPSS Modeler.åÊ This individual has been able to teach an understanding of topics such as data preparation, data mining, data collection & integration, nodes & streams, deriving & reclassifying fields, predictive models, and statistical analysis.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Teaching of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Teaching of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Introduction to Data Mining CRISP-DM.
  • Teaching of Module III - Predictive Analytics Modeler: Covering Nodes and streams; Initial data mining, storage and field measurement; Understanding the data; Integrating data; Deriving and reclassifying fields (CLEM); Looking for relationships (matrix, distribution, means, etc); Functions (conversion, string, and statistical); Data transformation; Statistical, graphical and sample nodes; Automated data mining and modeling; and Predictive models and customer segmentation.
  • Deliver training to minimum 15 university students.
  • Have at least 60% of total students pass the final test.
  • Receive the Mastery Award for Educators 2016.

Educators

Author Award

Author

Description

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to forecast and predict future probabilities and trends, and analyze insights from your data, using IBM SPSS ModeleråÊ The course will teach students topics such as data preparation, data mining, data collection & integration, nodes & streams, deriving & reclassifying fields, predictive models, and statistical analysis.

Criteria

  • Must be a faculty member of a Higher Education Institution which has or is implementing the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Introduction to Data Mining CRISP-DM.
  • Completion of Module III - Predictive Analytics Modeler: Covering Nodes and streams; Initial data mining, storage and field measurement; Understanding the data; Integrating data; Deriving and reclassifying fields (CLEM); Looking for relationships (matrix, distribution, means, etc); Functions (conversion, string, and statistical); Data transformation; Statistical, graphical and sample nodes; Automated data mining and modeling; and Predictive models and customer segmentation.
  • Publishing the university course in the university collaboration space.
  • Submitting curriculum for the Faculty Rewards proposal.
  • Obtaining the Faculty Rewards International Curriculum review board's approval.
Data Scientist

Big Data Engineer

Professional

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to use Big Data methodologies to collect & analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM Watson Studio and Open Source Tools. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as Apache Hadoop, Ambari, Spark, Big SQL, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, ZooKeeper, Knox, Sqoop, and HBase.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Big Data Overview: Introduction to Big Data; Examples of Big Data; The 4Vs; Types of Big Data; Big Data in the Industry; Big Data and Internet of Things.
  • Completion of Module II - Big Data Engineer: Introduction to Big Data & Data Analytics; Introduction to HDP; Apache Ambari & Spark; Hadoop & HDFS; MapReduce & YARN; Storing & querying data; ZooKeeper, Slider & Knox, Loading data with Sqoop; Security & Governance; Stream Computing, Data Science Open Source Tools, Getting started with Jupyter; Using Big SQL to access data in HDFS; Configuring Big SQL security; IBM Watson Studio.
  • Passed the Big Data Engineer 2018 academic practice test.

Professional

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to use Big Data methodologies to collect & analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM Watson Studio and Open Source Tools. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as Apache Hadoop, Ambari, Spark, Big SQL, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, ZooKeeper, Knox, Sqoop, and HBase.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Big Data Engineer - Explorer Award 2018" badge.
  • Passed the IBM Proctored Exam for "Big Data Engineer 2018".

Professional

Instructor Award

Explorer

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on how to use Big Data methodologies to collect & analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM Watson Studio and Open Source Tools. This individual has demonstrated proficiency teaching students topics such as Apache Hadoop, Ambari, Spark, Big SQL, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, ZooKeeper, Knox, Sqoop, and HBase.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Big Data Engineer - Explorer Award 2018" badge.
  • Teaching of Module II - Big Data Engineer: Introduction to Big Data & Data Analytics; Introduction to HDP; Apache Ambari & Spark; Hadoop & HDFS; MapReduce & YARN; Storing & querying data; ZooKeeper, Slider & Knox, Loading data with Sqoop; Security & Governance; Stream Computing, Data Science Open Source Tools, Getting started with Jupyter; Using Big SQL to access data in HDFS; Configuring Big SQL security; IBM Watson Studio.
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Delivering the training to at least 15 university students, faculty members, and/or professionals, and having 60% of the audience pass the final exam.

Professional

Author Award

Explorer

Description

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to use Big Data methodologies to collect & analyze large amounts of data from different sources, using IBM Watson Studio and Open Source Tools. The author has developed assets that teach students topics such as Apache Hadoop, Ambari, Spark, Big SQL, HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, ZooKeeper, Knox, Sqoop, and HBase.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Must be a Big Data Subject Matter Expert who is contributing to the development of assets for the learning journey's Module 1 (overview), Module 2  (pre-requisites), and Module 3 (Big Data Engineer).
  • Must validate expert's contribution to the development of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.
Business Intelligence Analyst

Business Intelligence Analyst

Professional

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to consolidate data gathered from several sources, and run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Analytics. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, and enhancing reports using HTML.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Covering Business Analytics Foundations: Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application, List Reports and Crosstab Reports, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Passing the Business Intelligence Analyst academic practice test.

Professional

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has proven expertise to consolidate data gathered from several sources, and run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Analytics Authoring. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency in topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, and enhancing reports using HTML.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application, List Reports and Crosstab Reports, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Business Intelligence Analyst 2018".
  • Receiving the Explorer Award for Professionals 2018.

Professional

Instructor Award

Instructor

Description

Under guidance of an experienced instructor, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to teach others how to consolidate data gathered from several sources, and run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Analytics Authoring. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, and enhancing reports using HTML.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Teaching of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Teaching of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Teaching of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application, List Reports and Crosstab Reports, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Receiving a 70% positive survey feedback.
  • Receiving the Mastery Award for Professionals 2018.

Professional

Author Award

Author

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to consolidate data gathered from several sources, and run queries catered to build business reports, using IBM Cognos Analytics. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as using lists, crosstabs, charts, prompts, calculations, drill-through definitions, queries, macros, bursting report, Active Reports, and enhancing reports using HTML.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Covering Business Analytics Foundations: Business Intelligence Overview; Reports and Metadata models.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Intelligence Analyst: Covering Introduction of Reporting Application, List Reports and Crosstab Reports, Focus Reports Using Filters, Charts and RAVE Visualizations, Parameters and Prompts, Calculations, Drill-Through Definitions; Enhancing Report layouts, Query models and relationships (using SQL), Advanced dynamic reports, Using effective prompts, Report distribution through Bursting, Enhance user interaction with HTML.
  • Passing the Business Intelligence Analyst academic practice test.
Mobile Application Developer

Mobile Application Developer

Professional

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to develop native or hybrid mobile applications by using IDE, tools, or front-end framework, using IBM MobileFirst. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of how to use tools, such as Android SDK, Xcode and Cordova SDK, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Completion of Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript, Completion of Module III - Mobile Application Developer: Application CLI; Client SDKs; Eclipse; Adapter tools; Cordova, Android, and iOS development; Android
  • Studio; Android App Development; Xcode; MobileFirst SDK and Xcode/Visual Studio; RESTful access to adapters (Java & JavaScript); Resource request from JavaScript (Cordova) & Swift (iOS); Java & JavaScript Adapters; JSONStore architecture; Mobile/User authentication & security; Credentials validation; Push Notification.
  • Passed the Mobile Application Developer academic practice test

Professional

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to develop native or hybrid mobile applications by using IDE, tools, or front-end framework, using IBM MobileFirst. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency to use tools such as Android SDK, Xcode and Cordova SDK, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Completion of Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Completion of Module III - Mobile Application Developer: Application CLI; Client SDKs; Eclipse; Adapter tools; Cordova, Android, and iOS development; Android Studio; Android App Development; Xcode; MobileFirst SDK and Xcode/Visual Studio; RESTful access to adapters (Java & JavaScript); Resource request from JavaScript (Cordova) & Swift (iOS); Java & JavaScript Adapters; JSONStore architecture; Mobile/User authentication & security; Credentials validation; Push Notification.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Mobile Application Developer 2017".
  • Receiving the Explorer Award for Professionals 2017 Badge.

Professional

Instructor Award

Explorer

Description

Under guidance of an experienced instructor, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to teach others how to develop native or hybrid mobile applications by using IDE, tools, or front-end framework, using IBM MobileFirst. This individual has demonstrated proficiency teaching students how to use tools Android SDK, Xcode and Cordova SDK, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Teaching of Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Teaching of Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Teaching of Module III - Mobile Application Developer: Covering Mobile app design types; Android or IOS platforms; Client-side API's cross-platform portability; Mobile Frameworks - Dojo and jQuery Mobile, and Sencha Touch UI ; Apache Cordova framework for native functions; Mobile Enterprise - IBM MobileFirst server-side APIs for back-end integration; Security authentication techniques; and Updates and version management.
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Receiving a 70% positive survey feedback.
  • Receiving the Mastery Award for Professionals 2017 Badge.

Professional

Author Award

Explorer

Description

The badge earner has significantly contributed to the authoring of courseware: labs, exams, quizzes, virtual machines, etc. The course objective is to teach students how to develop native or hybrid mobile applications by using IDE, tools, or front-end framework, using IBM MobileFirst. The author has developed assets that teach students how to use tools such as Android SDK, Xcode, and Cordova SDK, to create and publish mobile applications in public marketplaces and private enterprises.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module I - Mobile Computing Overview: Covering mobile application trends; use of mobile in the enterprise; and examination of mobile computing case studies.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module II - Mobile Application Foundations: Covering HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module III - Application CLI; Client SDKs; Eclipse; Adapter tools; Cordova, Android, and iOS development; Android Studio; Android App Development; Xcode; MobileFirst SDK and Xcode/Visual Studio; RESTful access to adapters (Java & JavaScript); Resource request from JavaScript (Cordova) & Swift (iOS); Java & JavaScript Adapters; JSONStore architecture; Mobile/User authentication & security; Credentials validation; Push Notification.
  • The above expertise must be demonstrated by holding a professional certification and/or have 5 years of experience in the application development or a relevant field.
  • Validated contribution to the development of assets of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.
Security Intelligence Engineer

Security Intelligence Engineer

Professional

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to correlate events and flows from a variety of applications and devices, establish enterprise security rules, monitor policy compliance, and provide threat detection, using IBM QRadar SIEM. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as investigating offenses identified from events and flows, and create operational rules.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Cyber Security Overview: Covering Status quo of IT Security ; and Security Intelligence and Operations.
  • Completion of Module II - Security Intelligence Foundations: Covering Designing a Security Intelligence Solution; and Security Intelligence functional components.
  • Completion of Module III - Security Intelligence Analsyt: Covering Collecting and processing events, flows, and vulnerability data; Investigating an offense that is triggered by events; Investigating the events of an offense; Using asset profiles to investigate offenses; Investigating an offense that is triggered by flows; False positives overview; Investigating superflows; Using rules and building blocks; Creating SIEM reports; and Performing advanced filtering.
  • Passing the Security Intelligence Analyst academic practice test.

Professional

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to correlate events and flows from a variety of applications and devices, establish enterprise security rules, monitor policy compliance, and provide threat detection, using IBM QRadar SIEM. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as investigating offenses identified from events and flows, and create operational rules.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Cyber Security Overview: Covering Status quo of IT Security; and Security Intelligence and Operations.
  • Completion of Module II - Security Intelligence Foundations: Coverng Designing a Security Intelligence Solution; and Security Intelligence functional components.
  • Completion of Module III - Security Intelligence Analyst: Covering Collecting and processing events, flows, and vulnerability data; Investigating an offense that is triggered by events; Investigating the events of an offense; Using asset profiles to investigate offenses; Investigating an offense that is triggered by flows; False positives overview; Investigating superflows; Using rules and building blocks; Creating SIEM reports; and Performing advanced filtering.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Security Intelligence Analyst 2016".
  • Receiving the Explorer Award for Professionals 2016.

Professional

Instructor Award

Instructor

Description

Under guidance of an experienced instructor, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to teach others correlating events and flows from a variety of applications and devices, establishing enterprise security rules, monitor policy compliance, and providing threat detection, using IBM QRadar SIEM. This individual has demonstrated proficiency teaching students topics such as investigating offenses identified from events and flows, and create operational rules.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Teaching of Module I - Cyber Security Overview: Covering Status quo of IT Security ; and Security Intelligence and Operations.
  • Teaching of Module II - Security Intelligence Foundations: Covering Designing a Security Intelligence Solution; and Security Intelligence functional components.
  • Teaching of Module III - Security Intelligence Analsyt: Covering Collecting and processing events, flows, and vulnerability data; Investigating an offense that is triggered by events; Investigating the events of an offense; Using asset profiles to investigate offenses; Investigating an offense that is triggered by flows; False positives overview; Investigating superflows; Using rules and building blocks; Creating SIEM reports; and Performing advanced filtering.
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Receiving a 70% positive survey feedback.
  • Receiving the Mastery Award for Professionals 2016.
Business Process Analyst

Business Process Analyst

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to identify key performance indicators (KPI) and apply business process and change management concepts to help achieve objectives, using IBM Blueworks. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as process analysis and improvement, BPMN, change management, priority matrix, managing upstream & downstream impacts, and KPI's.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Analyst Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Analyst: Covering Introduction to BPM and its benefits; BPM hierarchy and the four business principles; Process driven culture, its components and importance; Blueworks Live interface; Process Modeling; Create and modify process models with the IBM Process Designer; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; and Creating Business Process Definition (BPD) from the process.
  • Passing the Business Process Analyst academic practice test.

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to identify key performance indicators (KPI) and apply business process and change management concepts to help achieve objectives, using IBM Blueworks. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as process analysis and improvement, BPMN, change management, priority matrix, managing upstream & downstream impacts, and KPIs.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II ‰ÛÒ Business Process Analyst Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Analyst: Covering Introduction to BPM and its benefits; BPM hierarchy and the four business principles; Process driven culture, its components and importance; Blueworks Live interface; Process Modeling; Create and modify process models with the IBM Process Designer; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; and Creating Business Process Definition (BPD) from the process.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "Business Process Analyst".
  • Received the Explorer Award for Professionals 2016.

Educators

Instructor Award

Instructor

Description

Under guidance of an experienced instructor, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to identify key performance indicators (KPI) and apply business process and change management concepts to help achieve objectives, using IBM Blueworks. This individual has demonstrated proficiency teaching students topics such as process analysis and improvement, BPMN, change management, priority matrix, managing upstream & downstream impacts, and KPIs.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Teaching of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Teaching of Module II - Business Process Analyst Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Teaching of Module III - Business Process Analyst: Covering Introduction to BPM and its benefits; BPM hierarchy and the four business principles; Process driven culture, its components and importance; Blueworks Live interface; Process Modeling; Create and modify process models with the IBM Process Designer; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; and Creating Business Process Definition (BPD) from the process.
  • Receiving a 70% positive survey feedback.
  • Received the Mastery Award for Professionals 2016.

Educators

Author Award

Author

Description

The badge earner has significantly contributed to the authoring of courseware: labs, exams, quizzes, virtual machines, etc. The course objective is to teach students to identify key performance indicators (KPI) and apply business process & change management concepts to help achieve objectives, using IBM Blueworks. The author has developed assets that will teach students topics such as process analysis & improvement, BPMN, change management, priority matrix, upstream & downstream impacts, & KPI's

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module II - Business Process Analyst Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module III - Business Process Analyst: Covering Introduction to BPM and its benefits; BPM hierarchy and the four business principles; Process driven culture, its components and importance; Blueworks Live interface; Process Modeling; Create and modify process models with the IBM Process Designer; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; and Creating Business Process Definition (BPD) from the process.
  • The above expertise must be demonstrated by holding a professional certification and/or have 5 years of experience in the application development or a relevant field.
  • Validated contribution to the development of assets of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.
Cloud Application Developer

Cloud Application Developer

Professional

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Cloud. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Web Architecture, Cloud Security, Node.js, Express Framework, ECMAScript and React.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Cloud Application Foundations: Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming
  • Completion of Module II -Cloud Application Developer 2019: Intro to cloud computing; Intro to IBM Cloud; Cloud Foundry apps on IBM Cloud; DevOps approach with IBM Continuous Delivery; REST architecture & Watson APIs; Data services in IBM Cloud; IBM Cloud with Cloudant; Containerized applications on Kubernetes; IBM Kubernetes Service clusters; Server-side JavaScript; Asynchronous I/O w/ callback; Express web application framework; Async patterns w/ ECMAScript; Rich UI application with React & ES8
  • Passed the Cloud Application Developer 2019 practice test.

Professional

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has proven expertise to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Cloud. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Web Architecture, Cloud Security, Node.js, Express Framework, ECMAScript and React.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Cloud Application Developer 2019 - Explorer Award" badge.
  • Passed the IBM Proctored Exam for "Cloud Application Developer 2019".

Professional

Instructor Award

Instructor

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Cloud. This individual has been able to teach topics such as Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Web Architecture, Cloud Security, Node.js, Express Framework, ECMAScript and React.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Cloud Application Developer 2019 - Mastery Award " badge.
  • Teaching of Module I - Cloud Application Foundations: Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming
  • Teaching of Module II -Cloud Application Developer 2019: Intro to cloud computing; Intro to IBM Cloud; Cloud Foundry apps on IBM Cloud; DevOps approach with IBM Continuous Delivery; REST architecture & Watson APIs; Data services in IBM Cloud; IBM Cloud with Cloudant; Containerized applications on Kubernetes; IBM Kubernetes Service clusters; Server-side JavaScript; Asynchronous I/O with callback; Express web application framework; Async patterns with ECMAScript; Rich UI application w/ React & ES8
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Delivering the training to at least 15 university students, faculty members, and/or professionals, and having 60% of the audience pass the final exam.

Professional

Author Award

Author

Description

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a cloud development platform, using IBM Cloud. The course will teach students topics such as Cloud Computing, Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, DevOps, REST Architecture, Watson APIs, Web Architecture, Cloud Security, Node.js, Express Framework, ECMAScript and React.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Must be a Cloud Subject Matter Expert who is contributing to the development of assets for the learning journey's Module 1 (overview), Module 2 (pre-requisites), and Module 3 (Cloud Application Developer).
  • Must validate expert's contribution to the development of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.
Artificial Intelligence Analyst

Artificial Intelligence Analyst

professionals

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to apply machine learning algorithms and build AI solutions by using IBM Watson. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), chatbots, and computer vision, using Watson Assistant, Discovery, Machine Learning, Watson Studio, Knowledge Studio, Visual Recognition, Tone Analyzer, and Natural Language Understanding.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Completion of Module I - Artificial Intelligence Overview: Introduction to artificial intelligence; AI types, integral components of AI systems; Factors that influenced the evolution of AI; Applications of AI in the industry, government, and science; Business analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Artificial Intelligence Prerequisites: Introduction to IBM Watson; IBM Watson applied to industry; Business and science; IBM Watson use cases; Evolution from DeepQA to Watson services; Watson services overview.
  • Completion of Module III - Artificial Intelligence Analyst: Applying machine learning algorithms; Exploring Watson services; Watson Studio; Watson Machine Learning; Exploring Deep Learning and Neural Network; NLP concepts and components; Discovery; Creating a machine learning model; Watson Assistant; building chatbot solutions; Computer vision; Classifying images with Watson Visual Recognition; Creating a cognitive banking chatbot; Integrating Watson Knowledge Studio with Discovery.
  • Passed the Artificial Intelligence Analyst 2019 practice test.

professionals

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has proven expertise to apply machine learning algorithms and build AI solutions by using IBM Watson. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency in topics such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), chatbots, and computer vision, using Watson Assistant, Discovery, Machine Learning, Watson Studio, Knowledge Studio, Visual Recognition, Tone Analyzer, and Natural Language Understanding.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Artificial Intelligence Analyst - Explorer Award 2019" badge.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "Artificial Intelligence Analyst 2019".

professionals

Instructor Award

Instructor

Description

This badge earner has delivered the program course on how to apply machine learning algorithms and build AI solutions by using IBM Watson. This individual has been able to teach topics such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), chatbots, and computer vision, using Watson Assistant, Discovery, Machine Learning, Watson Studio, Knowledge Studio, Visual Recognition, Tone Analyzer, and Natural Language Understanding.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Received the "Artificial Intelligence Analyst - Mastery Award 2019" badge.
  • Teaching of Module I - Artificial Intelligence Overview: Introduction to artificial intelligence; AI types, integral components of AI systems; Factors that influenced the evolution of AI; Applications of AI in the industry, government, and science; Business analytics.
  • Teaching of of Module II - Artificial Intelligence Prerequisites: Introduction to IBM Watson; IBM Watson applied to industry; Business and science; IBM Watson use cases; Evolution from DeepQA to Watson services; Watson services overview.
  • Teaching of Module III - Artificial Intelligence Analyst: Applying machine learning algorithms; Exploring Watson services; Watson Studio; Watson Machine Learning; Exploring Deep Learning and Neural Network; NLP concepts and components; Discovery; Creating a machine learning model; Watson Assistant; building chatbot solutions; Computer vision; Classifying images with Watson Visual Recognition; Creating a cognitive banking chatbot; Integrating Watson Knowledge Studio with Discovery.
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Delivering the training to at least 15 university students, faculty members, and/or professionals, and having 60% of the audience pass the final exam.

professionals

Author Award

Author

Description

This earner significantly contributed to the authoring of courseware: presentations, labs, exams, quizzes, virtual machines, etc. They developed assets to teach students how to apply machine learning algorithms & build AI solutions by using IBM Watson. Assets covered topics such as AI, Natural Language Processing (NLP), chatbots & computer vision, using Watson Assistant, Discovery, M/C Learning, Watson Studio, Knowledge Studio, Visual Recognition, Tone Analyzer & Natural Language Understanding.

Criteria

  • Must be the following: a student; faculty member from a higher education institution; or IBM Customer, Business Partner or IBM employee. All badge earners must be either attending or are involved in the IBM Skills Academy Program.
  • Must be an Artificial Intelligence Subject Matter Expert who is contributing to the development of assets for the learning journey's Module 1 (overview), Module 2  (pre-requisites), and Module 3 (Artificial Intelligence Analyst).
  • Must validate expert's contribution to the development of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.
Business Process Developer

Business Process Developer

Educators

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to create business objects and variables, use gateways, process flows, and customize user interfaces (coaches), using IBM BPM. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as organizing process assets into toolkits, managing variables & data flow, building a business data model, and building services & user input forms.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Process Developer Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Developer: Covering Process Modeling Phases; IBM Blueworks Live in process modeling; Creating a Discovery Map; Process and sub process of a Discovery Map; Enhance a Process Diagram in a Blueworks Live blueprint; BPM and its phases; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; Controlling process flow; Creating a decision service; and Exposed process variable (EVP).
  • Passing the Business Process Analyst academic practice test.

Educators

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

This badge earner has a proven expertise to create business objects and variables, use gateways, process flows, and customize user interfaces (coaches), using IBM BPM. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as organizing process assets into toolkits, managing variables & data flow, building a business data model, and building services & user input forms.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process. Completion of Module II - Business Process Developer Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Completion of Module III - Business Process Developer: Covering Process Modeling Phases; IBM Blueworks Live in process modeling; Creating a Discovery Map; Process and sub process of a Discovery Map; Enhance a Process Diagram in a Blueworks Live blueprint; BPM and its phases; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; Controlling process flow; Creating a decision service; and Exposed process variable (EVP).
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Business Process Developer 2016".
  • Receiving the Explorer Award for Professionals 2016.

Educators

Instructor Award

Instructor

Description

Under guidance of an experienced instructor, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to teach others how to create business objects and variables, use gateways, process flows, and customize user interfaces (coaches), using IBM BPM. This individual has demonstrated proficiency teaching students topics such as organizing process assets into toolkits, managing variables & data flow, building a business data model, and building services & user input forms.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Teaching of Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Teaching of Module II - Business Process Developer Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; and IBM Business Process Manager features and components., Teaching of Module III - Business Process Developer: Covering Cloud Service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); Bluemix applications; Building applications using Node.js, Eclipse, Cloud Foundry and DevOp Services; REST architecture, JSON and Functional security; Data Services in Bluemix; Server side JavaScript; Web Application framework; Liberty profile (administer, deploy and monitor applications).
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Receiving a 70% positive survey feedback.
  • Receiving the Mastery Award for Professionals 2016.

Educators

Author Award

Explorer

Description

This badge earner has significantly contributed to the authoring of courseware: labs, exams, quizzes, virtual machines, etc. The course objective is to teach students how to create business objects & variables, use gateways, process flows, and customize user interfaces (coaches), using IBM BPM. The author has developed assets that teach students topics such as organize process assets into toolkits, manage variables & data flow, build a business data model, and build services & user input forms.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module I - Business Process Overview: Covering Business Process Overview, Trends, Case Studies;Ê and Understanding the Business Process.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module II - Business Process Developer Foundations: Covering Business Process Management (BPM) building blocks, organization and process; The BPM lifecycle and components; BPM essentials and value proposition; BPM strategies; andåÊ IBM Business Process Manager features and components.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module III - Business Process Developer: Covering Process Modeling Phases; IBM Blueworks Live in process modeling; Creating a Discovery Map; Process and sub process of a Discovery Map; Enhance a Process Diagram in a Blueworks Live blueprint; BPM and its phases; Playback 0 validation goals and requirements; Controlling process flow; Creating a decision service; and Exposed process variable (EVP).
  • The above expertise must be demonstrated by holding a professional certification and/or have 5 years of experience in the application development or a relevant field.
  • Validated contribution to the development of assets of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.
Predictive Analytics Modeler

Predictive Analytics Modeler

Professional

Explorer Award

Explorer

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to forecast and predict future probabilities and trends, and analyze insights from your data, using IBM SPSS Modeler.åÊ This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as data preparation, data mining, data collection & integration, nodes & streams, deriving & reclassifying fields, predictive models, and statistical analysis.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Introduction to Data Mining CRISP-DM.
  • Completion of Module III - Predictive Analytics Modeler: Covering Nodes and streams; Initial data mining, storage and field measurement; Understanding the data; Integrating data; Deriving and reclassifying fields (CLEM); Looking for relationships (matrix, distribution, means, etc); Functions (conversion, string, and statistical); Data transformation; Statistical, graphical and sample nodes; Automated data mining and modeling; and Predictive models and customer segmentation.
  • Passing the Predictive Analytics Modeler academic practice test.

Professional

Mastery Award

Mastery

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise to forecast and predict future probabilities and trends, and analyze insights from your data, using IBM SPSS Modeler.åÊ The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as data preparation, data mining, data collection & integration, nodes & streams, deriving & reclassifying fields, predictive models, and statistical analysis.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Completion of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Completion of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Introduction to Data Mining CRISP-DM.
  • Completion of Module III - Predictive Analytics Modeler: Covering Nodes and streams; Initial data mining, storage and field measurement; Understanding the data; Integrating data; Deriving and reclassifying fields (CLEM); Looking for relationships (matrix, distribution, means, etc); Functions (conversion, string, and statistical); Data transformation; Statistical, graphical and sample nodes; Automated data mining and modeling; and Predictive models and customer segmentation.
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Predictive Analytics Modeler 2016".
  • Receiving the Explorer Award for Professionals 2016.

Professional

Instructor Award

Explorer

Description

Under guidance of an experienced instructor, this badge earner has demonstrated an ability to teach others forecasting and predicting future probabilities and trends, and analyzing insights from your data, using IBM SPSS Modeler. This individual has demonstrated proficiency teaching students topics such as data preparation, data mining, data collection & integration, nodes & streams, deriving & reclassifying fields, predictive models, and statistical analysis.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Teaching of Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Teaching of Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Introduction to Data Mining CRISP-DM.
  • Teaching of Module III - Predictive Analytics Modeler: Covering Nodes and streams; Initial data mining, storage and field measurement; Understanding the data; Integrating data; Deriving and reclassifying fields (CLEM); Looking for relationships (matrix, distribution, means, etc); Functions (conversion, string, and statistical); Data transformation; Statistical, graphical and sample nodes; Automated data mining and modeling; and Predictive models and customer segmentation.
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Receiving a 70% positive survey feedback.
  • Receiving the Mastery Award for Professionals 2016.

Professional

Author Award

Explorer

Description

The badge earner has significantly contributed to the authoring of courseware: labs, exams, quizzes, virtual machines, etc. The course objective is to teach students how to forecast and predict future probabilities & trends, & analyze insights from your data, using IBM SPSS Modeler. The author has developed assets that teach students topics such as data preparation, mining, collection and integration, nodes & streams, deriving & reclassifying fields, predictive models, & statistical analysis.

Criteria

  • Expected to be an Information Technology professional working for IBM, an IBM Customer, or Business Partner and attending the IBM Skills Academy.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module I - Analytics Overview: Covering Business Analytics Overview, Trends, Case Studies; and Understanding Business Intelligence and Analytics.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module II - Business Analytics Foundations: Covering Introduction to Data Mining CRISP-DM.
  • Subject Matter Expertise of topics in Module III - Predictive Analytics Modeler: Covering Nodes and streams; Initial data mining, storage and field measurement; Understanding the data; Integrating data; Deriving and reclassifying fields (CLEM); Looking for relationships (matrix, distribution, means, etc); Functions (conversion, string, & statistical); Data transformation; Statistical, graphical and sample nodes; Automated data mining and modeling; and Predictive models and customer segmentation.
  • The above expertise must be demonstrated by holding a professional certification and/or have 5 years of experience in the application development or a relevant field.
  • Validated contribution to the development of assets of the course components by the world wide IBM education program leader.

Students

Explorer Award

Description

Through a faculty-led student education, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a hybrid cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as Node.js, REST architecture, JSON, Cloud Foundry and DevOps services.

Criteria

  • Completion of Module I - Cloud Computing Overview: Cloud Overview, Trends, Case Studies;
  • Completion of  Module II - Cloud Application Foundations: Understanding Cloud Computing technologies; Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming.
  • Completion of Module III - Cloud Application Developer: Cloud Service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); Bluemix applications; Building applications using Node.js, Eclipse, Cloud Foundry and DevOp Services; REST architecture, JSON and Functional security; Data Services in Bluemix; Server side JavaScript; Web Application framework; Liberty profile (administer, deploy and monitor applications).
  • Passed the Cloud Application Developer academic practice test.

Students

Mastery Award

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise in how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a hybrid cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as Node.js, REST architecture, JSON, Cloud Foundry and DevOps services.

Criteria

  • Received the Explorer Award for Students
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Cloud Application Developer"

Educators

Explorer Award

Description

Through attendance in an instructor-led faculty workshop designed to show faculty how to educate students, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a hybrid cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as Node.js, REST architecture, JSON, Cloud Foundry and DevOps services.

Criteria

  • Completion of Module I - Cloud Computing Overview: Cloud Overview, Trends, Case Studies;
  • Completion of  Module II - Cloud Application Foundations: Understanding Cloud Computing technologies; Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming.
  • Completion of Module III - Cloud Application Developer: Cloud Service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); Bluemix applications; Building applications using Node.js, Eclipse, Cloud Foundry and DevOp Services; REST architecture, JSON and Functional security; Data Services in Bluemix; Server side JavaScript; Web Application framework; Liberty profile (administer, deploy and monitor applications).
  • Participation in the faculty enablement session.
  • Passed the Cloud Application Developer academic practice test.

Educators

Mastery Award

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise in how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a hybrid cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as Node.js, REST architecture, JSON, Cloud Foundry and DevOps services.

Criteria

  • Received the Explorer Award for Educators
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Cloud Application Developer"

Educators

Instructor Award

Description

Under guidance of an experienced instructor, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to teach others how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a hybrid cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. This individual has demonstrated proficiency teaching students topics such as Node.js, REST architecture, JSON, Cloud Foundry and DevOps services.

Criteria

  • Teaching of Module I - Cloud Computing Overview: Cloud Overview, Trends, Case Studies;
  • Teaching of Module II - Cloud Application Foundations: Understanding Cloud Computing technologies; Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming.
  • Teaching of Module III - Cloud Application Developer: Cloud Service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); Bluemix applications; Building applications using Node.js, Eclipse, Cloud Foundry and DevOp Services; REST architecture, JSON and Functional security; Data Services in Bluemix; Server side JavaScript; Web Application framework; Liberty profile (administer, deploy and monitor applications).
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Receiving a 70% positive survey feedback.
  • Received the Mastery Award for Professionals

Educators

Author Award

Description

The badge earner has developed and published a university course to educate students on how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a hybrid cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. The course will teach students topics such as Node.js, REST architecture, JSON, Cloud Foundry and DevOps services.

Criteria

  • Received the Explorer Award for Educators
  • Publishing the university course in the university collaboration space
  • Submitting curriculum for the Faculty Rewards proposal
  • Obtaining the Faculty Rewards International Curriculum review board's approval

Professionals

Explorer Award

Description

Through an instructor-led classroom, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a hybrid cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. This individual has demonstrated an understanding of topics such as Node.js, REST architecture, JSON, Cloud Foundry and DevOps services.

Criteria

  • Completion of Module I - Cloud Computing Overview: Cloud Overview, Trends, Case Studies;
  • Completion of  Module II - Cloud Application Foundations: Understanding Cloud Computing technologies; Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming.
  • Completion of Module III - Cloud Application Developer: Cloud Service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); Bluemix applications; Building applications using Node.js, Eclipse, Cloud Foundry and DevOp Services; REST architecture, JSON and Functional security; Data Services in Bluemix; Server side JavaScript; Web Application framework; Liberty profile (administer, deploy and monitor applications).
  • Passed the Cloud Application Developer academic practice test.

Professionals

Mastery Award

Description

The badge earner has a proven expertise in how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a hybrid cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. The badge earner has demonstrated advanced proficiency on topics such as Node.js, REST architecture, JSON, Cloud Foundry and DevOps services.

Criteria

  • Received the Explorer Award for Professionals
  • Passing the IBM Proctored Exam for "IBM Cloud Application Developer"

Professionals

Instructor Award

Description

Under guidance of an experienced instructor, this badge earner has demonstrated the ability to teach others how to build, run, deploy, and develop applications on a hybrid cloud development platform, using IBM Bluemix. This individual has demonstrated proficiency teaching students topics such as Node.js, REST architecture, JSON, Cloud Foundry and DevOps services.

Criteria

  • Teaching of Module I - Cloud Computing Overview: Cloud Overview, Trends, Case Studies;
  • Teaching of Module II - Cloud Application Foundations: Understanding Cloud Computing technologies; Introduction to HTML5 and JavaScript programming.
  • Teaching of Module III - Cloud Application Developer: Cloud Service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); Bluemix applications; Building applications using Node.js, Eclipse, Cloud Foundry and DevOp Services; REST architecture, JSON and Functional security; Data Services in Bluemix; Server side JavaScript; Web Application framework; Liberty profile (administer, deploy and monitor applications).
  • Teaching the course under the supervision of a qualified instructor, and receiving teaching approval from the supervising instructor.
  • Receiving a 70% positive survey feedback.
  • Received the Mastery Award for Professionals

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