March 23, 2016

Tableau Awards EMEA Partner of the Year Accolade to Accenture’s Javelin Group, Recognizing the Digital Retail Capabilities of Accenture Strategy

LONDON; Mar. 23, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that Tableau, a global leader in business analytics software, has awarded its EMEA Partner of the Year accolade to Accenture’s Javelin Group, the digital retail consulting business that is a part of Accenture Strategy.

Tableau’s Partner Awards recognize excellent performance and notable achievements from its global partners. Javelin Group, Digital Retail from Accenture Strategy, won the top partner award for its dedicated approach to working with the Tableau team and its success in introducing Tableau to new retail clients.

"Our mission of helping people see and understand their data is at the heart of our partner ecosystem,” said Paul Greenspan, director of channels in EMEA at Tableau. “Javelin Group reflects that mission in the way we work together to help people uncover insights and make more data-driven decisions thanks to the ability to visualize their data. We’re thrilled to recognize their contributions with our most prestigious award.”

As part of Accenture Strategy, Javelin Group’s extensive retail and consumer experience helps retail clients to turn their data assets into actionable insight across the enterprise by using visual analytics, and then makes the tools available via a self-service platform.

“Tableau is well regarded as the global leader in visual analytics and we are delighted to be awarded EMEA Partner of the Year,” said Carl Bradbrook, associate director, Analytics & Business Insight team at Javelin Group. “The award reflects our strengths in helping our clients select and implement the most appropriate business intelligence software, as well as the quality of our training and consulting services that underpin best practice approaches and techniques.”

“Our commitment to ‘analytics everywhere’ is central to the digital transformation of retail and consumer businesses, and is facilitated by Tableau’s easy-to-use software that helps clients produce insightful real time visual analytics to inform key decisions,” added Bradbrook. “We look forward to continuing our successful relationship with Tableau into 2016 and beyond.”

As well as the Tableau EMEA Partner of the Year award, Javelin Group also currently holds the


EMEA Partner of the Year award. Both of these awards demonstrate Javelin Group’s commitment to the importance and value of analytics with the retail and consumer industries.

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About Javelin Group
Javelin Group, part of Accenture Strategy, provides strategy consulting and digital transformation services to the world’s leading retailers and consumer brands. Javelin Group helps clients improve their competitiveness by anticipating and responding to the rapid changes in customer shopping habits and retail technologies. For more information visit or email

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Valerie Goodman
Javelin Group
+ 44 20 7961 3251