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IBM Systems Education Open Badges

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Welcome to the Systems Education badging page. At IBM, we feel it is important to recognize the commitment our badge earners have made to increase their knowledge or enhance their skills or impress us with their creativity or evangelize our solutions.

Find the details below for the badges we are currently issuing. Each badge has its own section where you can find out what the badge represents, how the badge is earned and what the next steps are.

Once you have completed a badge’s requirements, it takes approximately 5 to 10 business days for you to receive an email asking you to claim your badge. Your badge is claimed from Pearson VUE Acclaim, IBM’s 3rd party badge administration vendor. Acclaim only uses details to facilitate the badge issuing process. If you do not wish to claim your badge, simply ignore your Acclaim email.

Visit the IBM open badge website to learn more about the company's badging program.
Questions about your Acclaim account or website should be directed to Acclaim support.
Any questions about Systems Education badges should be directed to

At IBM, we think badging is a great way to build your personal brand and communicate your credentials to others. We would like to hear your story! Did badging help you get a promotion, a job or contribute to a sale? Please send a brief write-up to and you may be featured on this webpage.


I found this open badge announcement for the learning programmes very encouraging. The Badge and the Objective tests combinations gave me an achievement feel. Overall course design was very good and felt motivated after each module test. There was always a push to go for next and earn badge.

Vipin Kumar G, IBMer

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