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Tableau Public Wins Stevie(R) Award for 'Best New Product - Software as a Service' in 8th Annual American Business Awards
Jun 22, 2010 (01:06 PM EDT)


Free product helps blogs and web sites start conversations with interactive visual data

SEATTLE, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software won a Stevie Award for its free product Tableau Public in the "Best New Product – Software as a Service" category. Tableau Public is a free tool that lets anyone who posts content to the web easily create interactive visualizations and publish them to blogs, web sites, or anywhere online. Instead of viewing static charts or tables, Tableau Public lets people answer questions and share data interactively on the web.

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"Winning this award is a real honor. Tableau Public was launched less than six months ago and already we've seen thousands of bloggers and websites using Tableau Public," said Ellie Fields, Director of Product Marketing. "People use Tableau Public to tell compelling stories with data. And what they've produced is amazing – we've seen where foreclosures are heaviest, which banks are at risk of shutting down, comparisons of countries' World Cup statistics, and even how milk production by cows in Wisconsin has doubled in the last 50 years." These visualizations and dozens more are featured at http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/gallery.

The awards were presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.  The ceremonies were hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network and broadcast nationwide on radio by the Business TalkRadio Network.

More information about Tableau Public is available at http://www.tableausoftware.com/public.

About Tableau Software

Tableau Software is the leading provider of fast analytics and data visualization software. Ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of the 500 fastest growing U.S. companies and one of the 25 fastest-growing software companies, its award-winning business intelligence applications can be downloaded at http://www.tableausoftware.com/trial. They enable anyone to easily create and share interactive data visualizations, dashboards and analytics, and they can scale to organizations of any size or reach. For more information, please visit http://www.tableausoftware.com.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.

SOURCE Tableau Software