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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, IBM Global Training - May 2014

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk
Cover Story: Partners in Training: IBM taps five worldwide partners to deliver client training
Feature: Wise Investment: Why training must be part of your company's culture
Training Providers: LearnQuest
Training Providers: Arrow
Training Providers: Ingram Micro

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