IBM Innovation Center for Education (ICE)
IBM, together with leading universities the world over, is offering a series of technology courses and programs through the IBM Innovation Center for Education. The program offerings are industry-aligned, and the courseware has been redesigned from the ground up, with a state-of-the-art delivery mechanism to enable students to learn industry-relevant skills.
The Students get hands-on learning opportunities, guest lectures by industry experts, online labs, events on and off campus and much more to keep learning fun, productive and engaging while infusing deep skills for the professionals of the future.
On successful completion of the Program, the Student becomes eligible for an IBM digital badge.
The IBM ICE Digital Badges are a new online standard to recognize and verify skills acquired throughout the learning process. Each badge contains verified metadata describing your qualifications and the rigorous process necessary to earn them. A Digital Badge can be posted on Social and Professional Networking sites as well as in one’s digital signature.
IBM ICE Digtial Badges provide you with significant benefits:
- Digital version of your credentials
- Recognition of industry aligned skills
- Globally recognized standard
- Free access to a badge wallet for easy management of your badges
- Secure and verifiable means of storing and publishing your credentials
Information on how to earn the IBM ICE Badges
The IBM Innovation Centre for Education (ICE) Badges can be earned only by the students of Institutions (Universities/Colleges) who participate in the IBM ICE Program and satisfy the criteria laid down for each Badge. Currently there are no offerings from IBM ICE where individuals outside of the Program can earn these Badges.
Estimated time for badge issuing
- The Badge will be issued once the institution certifies that the student has successfully completed the IBM ICE Program
- The Badge will be issued within three weeks after IBM ICE team receives the information of the Student from his/her institution. Three weeks is the time taken for approvals for badge issual, send requests to Acclaim, etc.
- The Student will receive an email from ‘Acclaim’ who is the third party organization responsible to Badge issual
- The Student will have to open the mail and Accept the Badge as per the instructions in the mail
- This Badge can be used in Social media like Facebook, Twitter, etc. and in the mail closing info
Contacts and FAQ's
Email ID : firstname.lastname@example.org
Email ID : email@example.com
For questions related to your Acclaim badge earner account and profile, as well as issues related to claiming your badge after receiving a notification, go to Your Acclaim support
All questions related to the IBM ICE Badges can be directed to the above email ID.
Link : http://support.youracclaim.com
General Badge Program inquiries:
For general inquiries related to the IBM Digital Badge Program, contact Badge email
All questions related to the IBM ICE Badges can be directed to the above email ID.
Email ID : firstname.lastname@example.org
For Frequently Asked Questions about the IBM Digital Badge Program Visit link
NOTICE: IBM leverages the services of Credly's Acclaim platform, a 3rd party data processor authorized by IBM and located in the United States, to assist in the administration of the IBM Digital Badge program. In order to issue you an IBM Digital Badge, your personal information (name, email address, and badge earned) will be shared with the Credly’s Acclaim platform. You will receive an email notification from Acclaim with instructions for claiming the badge. Your personal information is used to issue your badge and for program reporting and operational purposes. It will be handled in a manner consistent with IBM privacy practices. The IBM Privacy Statement can be viewed here:
Integrated Specialization Courses for 4 year Undergraduate Programs
The badge earner has an indepth knowledge on the Commerce and Retail business models, their Processes and Standards. The Individual possesses knowledge on various applications under eCommerce and Retail business, such as Retail ERP, Store Design, Visual Merchandising, Supply Chain Management, CRM, eCommerce, Payment Systems and Digital Marketing. The individual also has excellent skills on Retail Analytics and Mobile Application Development (for Retail Industry Use Case).
The badge earner has an indepth knowledge of Virtualization techniques and Cloud computing concepts and assisting clients in Data Centre Administration. They have a thorough understanding of Cloud Reference Architecture of NIST, IBM, etc. & different Cloud Deployment Models like Private, Public and Hybrid along with IAAS, PAAS and SAAS delivery models. They have expertise in setting up & administering Open Stack Private Cloud, Cloud Security & Management, & Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery Procedures.
The badge earner has excellent Critical Thinking, Visual modelling and Analytical skills and can apply Statistical, Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics to Business situations to define Business Solutions. The individual has a substantial knowledge of Visual Modelling, Process Mapping and Risk Assessment. The badge earner also has an in depth knowledge on Data Warehouse, Big Data & Hadoop and also knows the usage of several Analytical Tools.
The Badge earner has an indepth knowledge of ITIL process, and a thorough understanding of IT Service Management models & benefits. The individual also has an excellent knowledge of IT Infrastructure Management Framework, Service Delivery HelpDesk, IT Application Discovery and Dependency Management, Data centre Transformation and Green Data Center.
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The badge earner has an indepth knowledge on the Telecom business model, Processes and Standards, IT Framework for Telecom Industry and possessess knowledge of Application development and maintenance of Telecom applications such as Business Support Systems (BSS), Operations Support Systems (OSS) and Business Analytics (BI) applied to Telecom Business. The individual has excellent knowledge in Mobile Communication Networks, Mobile Internet Protocols, Wireless and Ad-hoc Networks, GSM & TDMA Techniques and RTOS.
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The badge earner has excellent knowledge of the 3-D Complexity Techniques for Graphics Modelling & Animation and also Advance Game Programming. The individual has a thorough knowledge of XML and PHP programming as also Computer Animation Algorithm and Techniques. The badge earner also has a very good knowledge on the Methodology Tools and Application of Gaming & Simulation
The badge earner has excellent knowledge on how to develop mobile applications on iOS and Android platforms as well as how to manage Enterprise Mobile Applications. The individual also has a good knowledge on Game programming. The individual has a good knowledge of Security for Mobile technology and Mobile Communication Protocol.
The badge earner has excellent knowledge on Wireless Sensor networks, Sensor technology and Instrumentation, Embedded Technology for IoT and to perform Ipv6 Analysis and Applications. The individual can also perform Descriptive Analytics and Big Data Analytics for IoT. The individual has a good knowledge on Cloud Architecture and deployment models and is very skilled in the development of Mobile Applications.
The badge earner has excellent Critical Thinking, Visual modelling and Analytical skills and can apply Statistical, Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics to Business situations to define Business Solutions. The individual has a substantial knowledge of Process Mapping and Risk Assessment. The badge earner also has an in depth knowledge on Data Warehouse, Big Data & Hadoop and also knows the usage of several Analytical Tools.