Zilker consultants are consistently staying on top of the rapidly emerging application frameworks. Our deep development skills (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and knowledge of the latest tools (Angular, Node, Backbone, etc) make us a great partner when you need to go off script and create applications that are outside of the box and completely custom to your requirements.

INSIGHTS FEATURING THIS SERVICE

Case Studies

WINNING SOLUTIONS ON & OFF THE FIELD

World class solution based on Magento Enterprise
Being competitive and winning the big game are what the Packers are known for. They have one of the biggest fanbases in all of the professional sports. However, in 2016, their online shop was outdated, had poor mobile support, and lacked the modern tools their business users needed to maintain the site efficiently. Zilker was brought in to provide a modern, mobile-first e-commerce site that their most loyal fans could be proud of. [more]


A SOLUTION TO HELP RAISE AWARENESS & SAVE LIVES

 

Custom Global Patient-Centered Portal
FH Foundation partnered with Zilker to build a robust, cost-effective WordPress portal solution and to provide ongoing support, maintenance and development services. The portal streamlines collection, storage and reporting of patient data in a HIPAA-compliant cloud system, while keeping physicians, researchers and patients informed of the latest development in the field of FH diagnosis and treatment. This global portal is I18N enabled to operate seamlessly in Mandarin and French languages. [more]


TECHNOLOGY KEY TO START-UP’S SUCCESS

Idea to App and Portal in under 4 months
KEY is a five-star concierge service that leverages technology in curating seamless personalized experiences in America’s most celebrated cities from coast to coast. KEY partnered with Zilker to build its flagship mobile application and web back-end from the ground up in under 4 months to help them successfully launch at SXSW. The solution allows KEY’s professional concierges to provide its members with a personalized, expertly curated experience in a highly scalable fashion and showcased Zilkers unique combination of enterprise experience and start-up agility. [more]


Insights

Watson Visual Recognition & Product Recommendation

Integrating Watson’s visual recognition service with Watson Commerce enables customers to quickly look for product recommendations and matching products based on an image of a product previously seen in an advertisement or in use elsewhere; for e.g. a style of a dress or any other unique apparel accessory worn by someone else.
IBM Technologies used in this demonstration are IBM Watson Commerce and IBM Watson Visual Recognition API. [more]


Never Dull in the ZT Bus Series: It’s Time for a Change

Matt “Never” Dull has been a technology consultant for over 15 years. With a brain that can “never” say no to solving the strangest of business requirements, he has successfully delivered some of the most interesting and seemingly impossible integrations involving content management, search, social, portals, security and mobile solutions to a client list a mile long. In November of 2015, he bought a bus. His two kids and dog put up with him and will join him on cross-country bus trips when they can.   [more]


Can it Core an Apple (or Android)?

With the prevalence of Smart Phones, there are various strategies to consider when it comes to supporting these devices while dealing with web design. Two common buzz phrases are “Mobile First” and “Responsive Design”. These approaches have gained popularity, and as is often the case with technological solutions, are used without much analysis about whether or not they are the best approach.
To start, let’s look at the Mobile First approach.
What is Mobile First? This approach focuses on creating the “harder” design for small screens first, [more]


IBM Script Portlet and AngularJS

New frameworks are emerging at an increasing rate and these frameworks offer unprecedented value and speed of development. Start-up culture is predominately using web development frameworks and college graduates want to use familiar frameworks and tools as well. Also, responsive design is now a baseline requirement in any portal project. So how do you leverage these lightweight, powerful new tools while still taking advantage of what WebSphere Portal has to offer?
Script Portlet, introduced in version 8, [more]