Badge Directory

LearnQuest IBM InfoSphere DataStage Essentials

This badge holder can perform data extractions and transformations using DataStage. The recipient can describe the uses of DataStage and the DataStage workflow, the Information Server architecture and...

LearnQuest IBM InfoSphere Business Glossary Essentials

This badge holder is familiar with InfoSphere Business Glossary, can navigate through the screens, is able to use certain functions of the product, is familiar with product terminology, and is...

IBM Cloudant Developer Essentials

This badge earner understands the key benefits of IBM Cloudant as a NoSQL database for Web and mobile applications. The badge earner understands the basics of creating and replicating databases, using...

IBM Db2 on Cloud for Analytics Essentials

This badge earner is able to identify the key benefits of IBM Db2 on Cloud's warehousing features. The individual knows how to perform the following: load and migrate data using various methods; build...

IBM Db2 on Cloud for Transactions Essentials

This badge earner is able to identify the key benefits of IBM Db2 on Cloud's transactional processing capabilities. The individual knows how to perform the following: load and migrate data using...

iOS Design Essentials

Applies iOS Design Principles, and has working knowledge of the Human Interface Guidelines. Anticipates successes or obstacles of a particular design and is able to choose and successfully establish...

ITMS - Linux Operating System Essentials

This badge earner has acquired the skills to install, configure, and run Linux. Through an instructor-led class, this badge holder has demonstrated the ability to manage hard disks, partitions,...

ITMS - IBM PowerVM and Linux Essentials

This badge earner has gained the knowledge of basic administration skills involving Red Hat Enterprise Linux within a Power System's ecosystem. Through an instructor-led class, the individual has...

Apache Spark Core and Spark SQL V2.0.x Essentials

This badge earner understands the key benefits and capabilities of Apache Spark as a service, how to write Spark SQL code, and how to utilize Spark DataFrames. In addition, the badge earner is able to...

IBM Streams V4.2.x Essentials

This badge earner is capable of explaining essential stream computing concepts and how stream computing differs from traditional computing. The earner can explain a variety of features and tooling...

IBM Cloud Lift Essentials

This badge earner understands the key benefits and capabilities of IBM Cloud Lift, how to set up the service, create source and target connections, migrate data, and troubleshoot connection and...

IBM Cognos Analytics V11.0.x Reporting Essentials

This badge earner is able to identify different report types (list, crosstab, chart, etc.), create basic Cognos Analytics reports using headers, footers, grouping, etc., and customize reports using...

IBM Cognos Analytics V11.0.x Modeling Essentials

This badge earner is able to identify modeling concepts such as facts, dimensions, hierarchies, levels, and star schemas, connect to a data source and use it to create a metadata model, and work with...

IBM Cognos Analytics V11.0.x Administration Essentials

This badge earner is able to identify Cognos Analytics administration tasks, implement security in a Cognos Analytics cloud environment, and administer the Cognos Analytics server environment. The...

IBM Cognos Analytics V11.0.x Consumer Essentials

This badge earner is able to identify the Cognos Analytics components, consume content in Cognos Analytics, and identify how to run reports. The individual can create dashboards and reports in Cognos...

Optimization Modeling Essentials

This badge earner is be able to identify the components of the CPLEX Optimization Studio, develop applications using the CPLEX mathematical programming engine, and develop scheduling applications...

IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services V8.x...

This badge earner is able to manage assets in IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services, and use automation to schedule, execute, and monitor jobs. The individual can identify security in...

IBM SPSS Modeler V18.0.x Essentials

This badge earner is able to identify basic data mining concepts. They can work with Modeler streams and build and deploy a model. The individual is able to collect initial data, derive new fields and...

IBM Db2 Hosted V11.x Essentials

This badge earner is capable of explaining the key benefits of IBM Db2 Hosted features, analyzing Db2 Hosted use cases, and understanding Db2 Hosted security options. The individual is able to load...

IBM Db2 Hosted V11.x Cloud Administration and Implementation...

This badge earner can perform many administration tasks on Db2 Hosted implementations, emphasizing interaction with (1)SoftLayer/Amazon cloud resources (2)on-premises environments and (3)other Db2...

Decision Optimization on Cloud V3.x Essentials

This badge earner is able to identify high level concepts such as access, strategies, configuration plans, and the tools used in Decision Optimization on Cloud computing. They can define the role of...

IBM Cloudant Local V1.1.x Essentials

The badge earner understands the key benefits of IBM Cloudant Local as a NoSQL database for Web and mobile applications. The badge earner understands the installation, administration, configuration,...

IBM Compose Essentials

This badge earner understands the key benefits of IBM Compose services. The individual is able to determine the appropriate database to use to meet requirements; describe Compose back up and restore;...

IBM Security Essentials for Architects

The badge holder has an understanding of Security architecture and how to apply the principles to applications, data, APIs, and networking. The earner is able to demonstrate basic security principles...

LearnQuest IBM Essentials for Cognos Analytics

This badge holder has acquired a broad understanding of the IBM Cognos Analytics platform implementation. The recipient has performed hands-on exercises that demonstrate an understanding in: modeling,...

InfoSphere Big Match V11.5.x Essentials

The badge earner is capable of loading data, running the big match processes and examining the resulting data once the processes have been run. They are also able to use the Big Match User Interface,...

IBM Machine Learning Essentials

This badge earner is able to demonstrate an understanding of Machine Learning concepts and techniques in order to solve a business problem. The individual is able to interpret exploratory statistics...

Power AIX User Essentials

This badge earner can perform everyday tasks using the AIX operating system. The recipient can manage files and directories, write simple shell scripts, use the vi editor, execute commands, manage...

Programming Essentials - Python Workshop

The badge holder has participated in a Python classroom course where they learned the basics of Python programming. These include programming basics like syntax, conditions, loops & functions. The...

Human Resources in a Cognitive Era - Essentials

This badge ensures an understanding of the transformation taking place in the HR profession, and how that is being executed at IBM. The badge sets a baseline on key business transformations impacting...

Tech Data - IBM InfoSphere DataStage Essentials 11.5

The badge earner has working knowledge necessary to develop parallel jobs in DataStage, such as create parallel jobs that access sequential and relational data and combine and transform the data using...

Docker Essentials: A Developer Introduction

Earners of this badge know what Docker containers are and their benefits. The individual knows how to run containers from Docker Hub, create Docker containers, and how to solve basic problems of...

Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS Essentials

This badge holder has an understanding of the essentials of IBM Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS (ABO). Through an online course they have learned the capabilities, business benefits, usage...

Tech Data - Information Analyzer Essentials

The badge earner understands how to use the IBM InfoSphere suite to analyze data and report results to business users, as well as techniques for delivering data analysis results to ETL developers. The...

Finance & Accounting Essentials

Able to apply Finance and Accounting knowledge when delivering IBM Services using IBM assets, methods and engagement practices. The Finance and Accounting area focuses on design and operate scalable,...

Chatbot Building Essentials

The badge earner has demonstrated the ability to design, build, analyze, and improve chatbots. The individual has also proven their end-to-end skills by deploying chatbots on a WordPress site.

Docker Essentials

Through self-paced learning, this badge earner has displayed an understanding of topics such as what is Docker, how to create and run Docker containers, and how to run containers in production.

Tech Data - IBM SPSS Statistics Essentials (V25)

The badge holder has demonstrated knowledge covering the fundamentals of using IBM SPSS Statistics for typical data analysis processes, such as the basics of reading data, data definition, data...

Mainframe Application Services - Z/OS Programming...

Able to apply zOS Programming Environment knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services - COBOL Programming...

Able to apply COBOL Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – PL/1 Programming Essentials

Able to apply PL/1 Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – Assembler Programming...

Able to apply Assembler Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – Z/OS DB2 Programming...

Able to apply DB2 Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – IMS-DB Programming...

Able to apply IMS-DB Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – CICS Programming Essentials

Able to apply CICS Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – IMS-DC Programming...

Able to apply IMS-DC Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Mainframe Application Services – MQ Programming Essentials

Able to apply MQ Programming knowledge when delivering IBM Mainframe Application Services to co-create client work products using IBM methods and engagement practices

Watson Studio Essentials

The badge earner has a foundational understanding of Watson Studio, and is able to perform the following tasks: set up projects; add data to projects; explain the purpose of notebooks and how to use...

Oracle Database Development Essentials

Has good understanding of relational databases, Structured Query Language (SQL), Procedures, Functions, Packages and Triggers. Is aware of basic concepts of Database Administration and has knowledge...

MS SQL Server Development Essentials

Has good understanding of Microsoft SQL Server Database, Structured Query Language (SQL) and Transaction- SQL (TSQL). Has basic understanding of SQL Server Database Administration, exposure to NoSQL...