TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Slalom, a global consulting firm helping people and organizations dream bigger, move faster, and build better tomorrows, is honoured to announce it has won three 2022 Microsoft Canada Impact Awards for Analytics, Co-Sell, and Public Sector. The Microsoft Impact Awards recognize the top Canadian technology partners that have delivered innovation, transformation, and outstanding implementation during the past year. Microsoft Canada presented these awards in 32 categories on July 5, 2022 as part of a lead-up to Microsoft’s Inspire conference.
“We are both humbled and grateful to be recognized by Microsoft Canada for this incredible honour. When Slalom expanded into Canada in 2015, we knew that our unique approach to technology transformation would help organizations realize value faster,” said Wayne Ingram, President, Slalom Canada. “While our rapid growth and client feedback confirms that our fresh approach is welcomed, our decision to partner strategically with Microsoft has been key to our success. Together, we are helping Canadian organizations drive innovation and growth, enabling them to compete and lead in their respective industries.”
“We are pleased to recognize Slalom as this year’s Canadian recipient of the Analytics, Co-Sell, and Public Sector Impact Awards,” said Suzanne Gagliese, Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, Microsoft Canada. “Our partners have demonstrated excellence in innovation and harnessed Microsoft’s solutions to enable customers to achieve more. We take great pride in the diversity of our ecosystem and look forward to celebrating their outstanding achievements."
More about the awards:
Winner: Analytics Impact Award
This award recognizes Slalom as a leading Canadian partner for delivering cutting-edge Azure-based data and analytics customer solutions. Slalom’s Data & Analytics practice helps enterprises rapidly transform through intelligent use of data to drive better decisions, become more productive, identify risks, and uncover new market opportunities.
In one example, Slalom designed a fully transparent dashboard built on advanced Microsoft technology to deliver real-time data across a global network of corporate real-estate holdings, generating millions in annual savings, while also unlocking millions in new revenue streams. In another, Slalom’s Azure Data Platform Accelerator combined dozens of internal and external data sources to deliver real-time insight across datasets exceeding 400 billion records. This agile solution can grow seamlessly for this public sector client, allowing new data sources to be added in less than an hour.
Winner: Co-Sell Impact Award
This award recognizes the level of trust that Microsoft Canada has in Slalom to tackle some of the most complex and challenging customer scenarios for immediate and quantifiable value to our mutual customers. Slalom’s thought leadership, technical capabilities, industry expertise, and solution accelerators align to Microsoft’s mission “to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more,” resulting in a seamless experience for customers as Slalom and Microsoft engage to deliver measurable results.
Winner: Public Sector Impact Award
This award recognizes a partner organization that excels at providing innovative and unique services or solutions based on Microsoft technologies to public sector customers (including Government & Education), demonstrating thought leadership in their industry. Slalom created a new model enabling public sector organizations to leverage the best of Microsoft Azure with the best of Slalom’s data strategy and data analytics practices while supporting public sector procurement governance and guidelines. This innovative approach accelerated government project timelines and offered value from project inception and evaluation through to full roll-out with useable results at each stage. Multiple public sector clients were able to benefit from this approach saving time and taxpayer dollars, while realizing practical benefits within weeks.
Slalom is a global consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In 43 markets around the world, including Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver, and Calgary, Slalom's teams have autonomy to move fast and do what's right. They are backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world's top technology providers. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 13,000 employees, with 1,000 employees based in Canada. Slalom has been named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For seven years running and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com.