IBM – Digital Nation
IBM Digital – Nation” is a self-paced learning and innovation platform that will empower users with digital skills and tools to allow them access to a wider range of opportunities.
As an online structured learning, innovation and achievement recognition platform, users will learn about emerging technologies such as Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Data Science & Analytics, Cloud and Cybersecurity. Moreover, the users will have access to IBM Cloud & AI Platform where they can build their solutions online.
The Platform is organized in three different sections (“Journeys”):
The Explorer Journey provides users with a series of short videos that are quick to learn, introducing the key emerging technologies and including examples of how the technology is being applied. For those who wish to discover more, there are additional resources both within the Platform itself and on other IBM web sites.
The Innovator Journey allows users to create their own digital solutions. It starts with showcasing many examples of innovative digital solutions, followed by providing an introduction to the design thinking methodology, and more importantly providing access to the “IBM Cloud Lite” services where the users can build their own solution.
The New-Collar Journey is designed to offer users, the ability to gain key digital skills that are in high demand in the workplace such as Web Application Development, Cloud, AI and Blockchain development. The courses consist of multimedia content, and many include hands-on labs enabling users to experience the technology. Unique to the platform is the use of IBM Watson, which helps users create their skills profile, and connects them to a broad range of online recruitment sites in KSA. This will provide users with a list of currently available job postings in one place and using Watson technology filter them relevant to their skills.