Seattle, WA — Slalom today announced it has won the 2018 Microsoft Power BI Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
“Microsoft’s Power BI and related Azure data services enable us and our clients to derive insights and make better decisions, faster. A big congratulations to James Phillips and his teams on driving such an impactful evolution of this toolset over the past three years,” Tom Chew, general manager, Slalom.
Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 2,600 entrants from 115 countries worldwide. Slalom was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Power BI.
“Our ecosystem of partners is crucial to delivering transformative solutions, and this year’s winners have proven to be some of the finest among their peers,” said Gavriella Schuster corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft Corp. “We are pleased to recognize Slalom for being selected as winner of the 2018 Microsoft Power BI Partner of the Year Award.”
The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.
Slalom has built a Microsoft technology center of excellence and has over 400 Power BI and Azure data services experts. From client trainings and advanced topic workshops to driving enterprise scale deployments and legacy platform conversions, Slalom provides a full range of services to meet client needs. All of Power BI’s capabilities are supported, including custom visualizations, embedding, R and machine learning integration, and creating API connectors to other SaaS tools. These services provide competitive advantages in terms of scale, cost, and highly flexible capabilities.
More than just implementing Power BI and Azure solutions, Slalom helps companies understand—and plan for—how that software will impact their people, processes, and existing technologies. Whether companies are just getting started with Power BI or fine-tuning deployments across their enterprises, Slalom helps them get the most value out of Microsoft solutions and equips them for success. “We have Microsoft experts in every region and deep relationships with Microsoft’s own engineering team, enabling us to solve clients’ most demanding business needs,” says Erik Johnson, director of the Microsoft technology center of excellence at Slalom. “Power BI has been our fastest growing community in the past three years.”