Remember when mobile was an afterthought? You know as well as we do, mobile importance went from last to first. Given the critical priority of a well done mobile experience, it is imperative you choose a partner with extensive digital and responsive experience. Zilker consultants carry technical skills that range across all the major mobile technologies like IBM MobileFirst, Amazon Web Services, Ionic, Native and React.

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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 However, in 2016, their online shop was outdated, had poor mobile support, and lacked the modern tools their business users needed to maintain the site efficiently.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]


REDUCING THE PAIN OF THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE

 
Hybrid Cloud Accelerator for Process Transformation
Providing quality care and a superb patient experience is the key to any health care provider. For a nationwide kidney care provider, their goals are no different. Whether it be at home or “in-center”, their objective is to provide a world-class patient experience that reduces unnecessary paperwork and reduces costs. Utilizing Zilker’s Hybrid Cloud Accelerator for Process Transformation, they were able to do just that. Using Zilker’s technology and health care experience, [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]


BUILDING ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS THAT BRIDGE THE GAP

Leveraging Enterprise Service Bus, APIs, DevOps, & Message Driven Technology
Being able to offer debt management and recovery solutions for consumers and property owners is what Encore Capital is known for. In an effort to ensure those solutions remain competitive and continually updated with feature enhancements, Encore decided it needed to build a flexible and secure business platform that would allow it to effectively serve its huge customer base and engaged Zilker to do so. [more]


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Deploying IBM UrbanCode Deploy Blueprint Designer Cloud Applications Part 1 – Connecting to the AWS Cloud

This blog series is about deploying your first IBM UrbanCode Deploy Cloud application using UCD, the Blueprint Designer, and Amazon Cloud Services. IBM used to refer to the Blueprint Designer extension with UCD as UrbanCode Deploy With Patterns (UCDP) but seems to have dropped that distinction after bundling the applications post version 6.1.1.  It is now simply referred to as the Blueprint Designer (BPD). To begin, we assume that you already have the BPD product components installed and you have an AWS account.  [more]


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]


InterConnect Exclusive Giveaway!

InterConnect is quickly approaching, and we would love to give you the opportunity to win some extra swag while at the conference! Visit us at the Zilker Booth during InterConnect and in addition to the FREE t-shirts, you will also receive a FREE special edition Zilker Hat.  You help us, we reward you. Here are the rules to earn the supplemental giveaway:

Follow us on twitter (@ztechus)
Tweet @ztechus a picture of you wearing any Zilker shirt you have OR take a picture in front of our booth. [more]


Zilker Technology Wins 2017 IBM Beacon Award for Outstanding Cloud Integration Solution

IBM Beacon Awards recognize select Business Partners for delivering innovative IBM-based solutions to help clients prevail in today’s market
AUSTIN, TX – February 15, 2017 – Zilker Technology was named a winner of a 2017 IBM Beacon Award for their Outstanding Cloud Integration Solution. This honor is awarded to select IBM Business Partners that deliver outstanding solutions across IBM’s broad product and service portfolio to drive business value for customers. The 2017 awards recognize achievements across a wide-range of growing solution areas, [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 UrbanCode Blueprint Designer Value Proposition: Eliminating Manual Configuration in IBM UrbanCode Deploy

Over the last couple of releases, IBM UrbanCode Blueprint Designer has undergone significant evolution to become a real enterprise scale cloud deployment tool extending the “traditional” use cases of UrbanCode Deploy. There are now examples of some very complex implementations between Apple and IBM dealing with dozens of cloud instances. To date, the use of IBM Blueprint Designer is relatively small and completely new within enterprises currently using IBM UrbanCode Deploy. This blog entry talks about identifying the value proposition of using IBM UrbanCode Blueprint Designer over “traditional” UrbanCode Deploy when deploying applications to the cloud. [more]


Zilker Technology Wins Prestigious Award at IBM’s Partnerworld Leadership Conference

ZILKER TECHNOLOGY NAMED TOP PERFORMING NEW BUSINESS PARTNER
Orlando, Florida – February 18, 2016   Zilker Technology (“Ztech”) was just named by IBM as its 2015 top performing new business partner from its largest distributor, Avnet, Inc.  The company was honored for its achievements in the areas of revenue performance, strong replicable solutions and excellence in customer success.
Zilker Technology is an IBM Software Solution Provider and Premier Business Partner focused on Hybrid Cloud and Digital Solutions, [more]


Zilker Technology Hires Jim Whitehouse to Vice President of East Sales

STRATEGIC HIRE TO DRIVE  SOFTWARE & SERVICES GROWTH IN EAST
AUSTIN, TEXAS – February 10th, 2016  – Zilker Technology, one of the fastest growing IBM Software Resellers and Service Providers in North America announces the addition of Jim Whitehouse as the Vice President of East Sales.
“We are very excited to announce the hiring of Jim Whitehouse. I have had the privilege of working with Jim for almost 20 years,” said Rob Thomas, CEO of Zilker Technology. [more]


Zilker Technology Hires Shilpa Kotiyan to Chief Architect – eCommerce

STRATEGIC HIRE TO DRIVE E-COMMERCE GROWTH
AUSTIN, TEXAS – May 16, 2016  – Zilker Technology, an Austin-based expert integrator, announces the addition of Shilpa Kotiyan as the Chief Architect – eCommerce.
“We are very excited to announce the hiring of Shilpa Kotiyan. I have worked with Shilpa for over 10 years,” said Sean Wyrick, CTO of Zilker Technology. “She is an expert in eCommerce implementations and the associated technologies. She provides Zilker and our customers with the technical leadership and experience to deliver any size eCommerce solution.”
Shilpa has over 13 years of experience working in eCommerce.   [more]


Zilker Technology Hires Tony Thallman to Director of Central Region Sales

STRATEGIC HIRE TO DRIVE SOFTWARE & SERVICES GROWTH IN CENTRAL REGION
AUSTIN, TEXAS – November 14, 2016- Zilker Technology, one of the fastest growing IBM Software Resellers and Service Providers in North America announces the addition of Tony Thallman as the Director of Central Region Sales.
“We are very excited that Tony is joining the Zilker team,”  said Rob Thomas, CEO of Zilker Technology.  “He has a sustained track record of building and maintaining client success, [more]