BI Leadership

What is Search-Driven Analytics?

No matter where you work, no matter what you do, we all want to make smarter decisions.

The secret is fast and easy access to data - but that’s easier said than done. Most business people don’t have time for a 3-day training class on how to use complex analytics technology, and waiting days for highly trained analysts to build reports and dashboards slows down decision-making.

We all want answers now, not weeks from now.

At ThoughtSpot, we set out to solve this problem by building the world’s first relational search engine designed for anyone to use with zero training. With search-driven analytics, non-technical business people can build reports and dashboards in seconds. No more waiting weeks for answers. And data analysts no longer have to spend hours building simple, one-off reports that go stale the second they send them out.

Search has become such an transformational part of our personal lives, but when it comes to our data at work, it’s been a very different story. Until now. As one of our customers puts it, “It’s a product that people expect, but that hasn’t been in the market yet.”

There are a number of different types of search technologies out there, and we often get asked what we mean when we say “Search-Driven Analytics.” So we put together this short video to explain it:

 

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