SEATTLE, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Slalom Consulting, a national business and technology consulting firm delivering award-winning solutions in business intelligence, mobility, and cloud was honored at the Sixth Annual Tableau Customer Conference. Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, recognized Slalom Consulting as its North American Alliance Partner of the Year. Slalom helps companies gain actionable insights from their data using the Tableau platform. Slalom's Tableau services include everything from enterprise Tableau implementations and best-in-class governance programs, to global training and leading-edge visual analytics. Earlier this year, Slalom won the Tableau Software Partner Challenge with its CFO Profitability Analysis solution. This Tableau solution provides chief financial officers (CFOs) with a one-stop portal to rapidly evaluate the health of their business and can be deployed at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. "We are thrilled to be named the Tableau North American Alliance Partner of the Year," said James Young, Slalom Business Analytics Practice Director. "As a Tableau partner, we bring this pioneering technology to our clients to help them see and understand their data in ways previously not possible. The product has enabled us to further capitalize on our expertise in business intelligence, analytics, and data management to create rich and robust solutions for our clients." Recently, the two companies renewed their strategic partnership for continued collaboration to help current and potential Tableau customers maximize business value from the platform. "Slalom Consulting presented us with a diverse range of solutions, services, and analysis to help our customers gain better insights from their data," said Lynn Smith, Vice President of Strategic Sales at Tableau Software. "The Tableau Customer Conference provides us with an opportunity to bring together all of our partners to get the tools and training they need and to recognize a special group of exceptional relationships." For more information about Slalom Consulting, please visit www.slalom.com. About Slalom Consulting Slalom Consulting brings together business and technology expertise to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience, and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning solutions in areas such as information management and analytics, sales and marketing, organizational effectiveness, CFO advisory, mobility, and cloud through a national network of local offices and major alliance partners, including Microsoft, Salesforce.com, and Amazon Web Services.