Some consulting methodologies are too overbearing for organizations to execute in a cost effective manner. Others are too lightweight to provide useful guidance. ZIM utilizes a series of capability maps, project skeletons, and health checks to set clear expectations about the challenges our customers will face during an IT initiative.

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Zilker Announces New Offering for Customer Engagement and Digital Experience

Looking to upgrade your IBM WebSphere Portal™, Web Content Mangement™ or Watson Commerce™? Is it the “right time” for a migration? Can’t determine if on-prem or Cloud are right for you? Zilker Implementation Methodology (ZIM) for Customer Engagement & Digital Experience (DX) is a proven repeatable implementation methodology for guiding customers to successful product upgrades.  ZIM for CE & DX is the latest of a long list of offerings Zilker is bringing to market.
Our process starts with a Blueprint phase that evaluates our customer’s current deployment, [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]


Tech Diversity and the Digital Divide

Today many companies are making strong efforts to address the issue of lack of diversity in the tech sector.  It has been the elephant in the room for a long time, but despite any efforts to increase diversity the problem still remains on a whole. I believe it’s time to look at the potential root cause of this gap and how we can help solve the issue in years to come.  There are barriers that exist early on in society that can result in the lack of opportunity coupled with less ability to compete once entering the job tech job arena.  [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 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]


DevOps – A Lot More Than Just Deployment Automation

Companies that incorporate DevOps practices deploy code up to 30 times more frequently than their competition and less than 50% of their deployments fail. In this webinar, Zilker Technology will provide an overview of what DevOps means in 2016, what IBM is doing to address the latest trends and how clients are using IBM tools to achieve the full DevOps cycle. Also in this webinar, Zilker will introduce a special guest to give you an in-depth look at IBM’s Urban Code. [more]