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ADFz Foundations Digital Badge

Badge Description

The badge holder has successfully completed the workshops and class instruction, from the IBM Developer for z Systems Remote Training Course, including:

  • Mastering elementary Eclipse terms and concepts
  • Navigating seamlessly through the product
  • Customizing preferences, views and perspectives
  • Analyzing, Editing and Debugging programs
  • Coding and testing DB2/SQL statements
  • Managing Jobs and remote files and data sets

What it takes to earn this badge

Successful completion of the ADFz/IDz/RDz Foundation training course, through Remote-Instructor-Led learning, including:

  • Content/Concepts & Facilities: Presentation + Slideware
  • Hands-on Labs and Workshops
  • Application of all ADFz/IDz/RDz skills and techniques to production application development work

Please go to the IDz/RDz Remote Training page for more information. You will receive your badge within 10 business days of completing the training curriculum. This badge can be obtained by any IBM employee or non-IBM employee.

More about the IBM Digital Badge program

IBM has established a Digital Badge Program to recognize our employees' significant achievements and skills attainment. IBM credentials are recognized, respected and valued globally in the IT industry. This program will enable you to easily and quickly share verified proof of your achievement both within IBM and externally. Where applicable, your IBM credentials will be represented by a digital image that contains verified metadata describing your qualifications and the rigorous process necessary to earn them.

Badge Queries

For questions about the IDz RDz ADFz Foundations badge program, such as a missing or incorrect badge or how to earn the badge, contact Jonathon Sayles (jsayles@us.ibm.com) or Christopher Sayles (christopher.sayles@ibm.com).

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