Broadcom Software

Broadcom Software Digital Badges

 The Modern Credential that Validates your Skills and Achievements

  • Overview
  • Benefits
  • Earning Your Badge
  • Receiving Your Badge

What is a Digital Badge?

A digital badge is a simple way for you to share your accomplishments. It is a way for your colleagues to see – and trust – the qualifications you’ve achieved. You can attach your badge to a website mail signature, or social network, and with one simple click, employers and other interested parties can easily view and verify your skills and experience required to earn it.

How can Digital Badges help you?

Digital badges keep your credentials centralized and up to date in a web-based world. With digital badges, employers and peers are provided with concrete evidence of the skills you accomplished to earn your badge and what you are capable of. Broadcom has partnered with Credly so you can quickly and easily manage, share, and verify your competencies online using their badging platform.

How do I earn a badge from Broadcom?

Our digital badges are available for customers, Broadcom business partners and employees to earn. The Broadcom page on the Credly platform lists the currently available badges that can be earned. Each badge has defined "Earning Criteria" and requirements for earning the specific badge. Additional badges are being created regularly so be sure to check back often.

How will I know if I’ve earned a badge?

You will receive an email notification from Credly ( with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account. When creating your account on Credly, we recommend providing a secondary email in addition to a primary email in your Credly profile settings to allow you to access your earned badges in the event that your primary email changes.

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You Earned It - Share It!

Digital badges allow individuals to be recognized when achieving new skills or competencies. Once Broadcom issues the digital badge, you have earned it and should share it with LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and email to promote your brand. In addition to managing your badges, the Credly platform gives you access to a variety of labor market data based on your skills.  Start earning your digital badges now.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an open badge?

Open badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification, or learning outcome which can be verified in real-time, online.


Who can earn a Broadcom digital badge?

Our digital badges are available for customers, Broadcom business partners, and employees. 


Why did Broadcom decide to issue digital badges?

As a worldwide leader in Mainframe infrastructure software products and solutions, Broadcom knew that a digital badging program is an essential part of the overall learning experience which validates the achievement of new skills and competencies to ensure that each learner is recognized and awarded a credible and verifiable digital credential.



How does my newly earned credential get displayed as a badge?

We have partnered with Credly to translate the learning outcomes you’ve demonstrated into a badge, issued and managed through Credley's platform. The technology used is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share, and verify your competencies digitally.


What are the benefits of a badge?

Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted, and can be easily verified in real-time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of. Credly’s platform also offers labor market insights, based on your skills.


How do I share my badges on social media?

Once you accept your earned badge in Credly, you have the option to share it on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.   If you’re adding your new badge to your LinkedIn Profile, remember to also select the option to share it in your LinkedIn Newsfeed!


How do I know what a badge represents?

The design of the Broadcom digital badge comprises 3 components: the role, the qualifier, and the level. The specific earning criteria and requirements can be found in the description on the Broadcom badge website.

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