Core to Ascendant Technology is our strategic partnership with IBM. We possess deep business and technical expertise on a variety of custom, packaged, and fully managed SOA, Portal, and Business Process Management solutions. Ascendant provides solutions built upon proven methodologies and custom software artifacts packaged as patterns and reusable assets. Our IBM specialization and asset based consulting model provides a comprehensive set of capabilities and technical expertise across the Lotus, WebSphere, Tivoli, Rational, and Information Management software brands. This expertise allows us to blend components of different brands (cross-branding) to create superior performance as seen in our Exceptional Web Experience and Social Commerce project tracks.