For anyone interested in learning more about ThoughtSpot products, use cases, and customer stories.

Data in the Cloud is Different. Analytics Should Be, Too.

The debate on whether or not companies are moving to the cloud is over. Pick your favorite analyst report, and you’ll see data growth in the cloud is far outstripping growth anywhere on premises....
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You’re Renting the Cloud, You May as Well Get the Most from It

Walking to pick up your rental car can be a fun experience, particularly if you don't know what sort of car is waiting for you. I remember once walking to the...
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Ramping the Innovation Factory with ThoughtSpot Cloud: A Builder...

As we reflect back on this year, there is a lot that can be said about 2020. Most of it, we would like to forget. 
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ThoughtSpot Admin Console - A Place called Home

If you read these lines, you’re probably already familiar with ThoughtSpot. Thanks to its intuitive search paradigm, ThoughtSpot is the easiest and simplest...
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Technology, Culture, and Why MBAs Should Stop Learning to Code

Almost exactly a year ago, I sat in a room with about 150 of my soon-to-be classmates. On campus nearly three weeks ahead of our first official day of classes...
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The Next Era of Answer Explorer: New Developments & Improvements

Ask questions with AI-assistance right from your pinboards.
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We made ThoughtSpot 6.2 just for you

ThoughtSpot 6.2 is now available, and we made it just for you.  This seems like a pretty bold claim for me to make, right?  How can I be so sure?  We...
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Experience the new ThoughtSpot Community & Support Portal

From its inception four years ago, the online ThoughtSpot Community has been the place to find answers, share solutions, and go more in-depth on the latest...
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Gartner MQ 2019

Let the Data Flow! Introducing ThoughtSpot DataFlow

ThoughtSpot’s in-memory data cache, Falcon, revolutionized our customer’s ability to search for their data at the speed of thought. It’s speed allowed...
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Nationwide Building Society and ThoughtSpot are finalists for UK...

If you joined the webinar we hosted with our customer Nationwide Building Society in June, it will come as no surprise to you that the building society was just...
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Digital Transformation ROI Requires You to Embrace Your Cloud...

Cloud adoption is unstoppable, but it hasn’t just gone mainstream - it’s gone multi-cloud. More than half (55%) of organizations are currently using...
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Government Agencies Must Put Data and Analytics Front and Center...

Government Must Transform to Meet Citizens’ Needs Even before COVID-19 struck, federal government agencies recognized the need to modernize their decades...
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How Augmented Intelligence Powers a Revenue Integrity Strategy

The revenue integrity function within healthcare organizations strives to strike a balance between operational efficiency, regulatory compliance, and revenue...
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Every Conversation Counts: Driving Business Results with Speech...

If you’re following the analytics market, you’ve probably heard analyst firms like Gartner talking about the increasing importance of new forms of...
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What do Hair Color, Consultancies, and the Need for New Analytics...

The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you – Coco Chanel
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Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice Distinction: The Voice of...

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In the Spotlight with Neil Coleman

Here at ThoughtSpot, our culture is the driving force that advances our mission to build a more fact-driven world. It’s the core of who we are. We describe...
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15 Mobile App Design Best Practices

As the world continues to move faster and faster, business people, from executives to the frontlines to the analysts that support them, need the ability to...
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A Mobile Design Case Study

Overview Since our inception ThoughtSpot has been focused on creating a more fact-driven world by bringing the power of search and AI-driven analytics to...
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Top tips for driving end user adoption at Nationwide Building...

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A Day to Make a World of Difference

This weekend we, in America, saw millions of people protesting for their right to breathe, their right to live, and their right to just exist. The reality...
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Mission-Critical Insight to Personnel and Workforce Management in...

The Status Quo Imagine that the head of your agency asked you to prepare an emergency report for him/her on resource management and contingency planning.  They...
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Gartner MQ 2019

Introducing ThoughtSpot Mobile for Android

After we launched ThoughtSpot Mobile for iOS last August, we saw our customers do amazing work to transform their businesses with the app. Putting the data...
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4 Ways to Surface ThoughtSpot Data in Your App

Since day one, ThoughtSpot has had a deceptively simple vision: create a more fact-driven world by empowering anyone with the ability to analyze data. We’ve...
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Connecting ThoughtSpot to SAP with DVW Analytics & Alteryx

Data is everywhere. From public clouds, to private clouds, to on premises, organizations are storing and leveraging data throughout their organization. As...
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Forecasting COVID-19 Impact Over the Next Two Years

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” -William A Ward. I start with this...
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Bringing ThoughtSpot Directly to Google BigQuery with Embrace

At ThoughtSpot, we have always believed that anyone should be able to utilize their data and find insights to make better decisions, wherever and whenever...
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Get Hands on with the New Analytics Stack: ThoughtSpot Joins...

My entire career, I’ve loved building cutting edge technology that advances the way the world uses data. In fact, building the modern analytics stack was...
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The Women Who Inspire the Leaders of ThoughtSpot

With International Women’s Day this Sunday, it’s important to take time to recognize the contributions of women. These contributions span every industry...
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My Second Chance at Democratizing Data: Why I Joined ThoughtSpot

One way or another, I’ve been directly involved in the analytics industry for more than two decades. In 2012, some mutual friends in the industry introduced...
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Searching for Love with ThoughtSpot

We here at ThoughtSpot are romantics, and this year for Valentine’s Day, we wanted to search for answers of the heart. Online dating has become a way of...
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ThoughtSpot’s a Magic Quadrant Leader - Again!

February is named after the Latin word februum, representing a time of purification. For ThoughtSpot, February is a time to reflect and celebrate our...
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In Cloud We Persist: Lowering Cloud Deployment Costs with Changes...

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Back to Building: Why I Joined ThoughtSpot

Recently, I did what I always thought would be unthinkable for me. I made the decision to leave Cisco and join ThoughtSpot. Making the decision to leave a...
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Same Mission, New Company: Why I Joined ThoughtSpot

When I look back at the last few months, I’m overwhelmed somewhat by how much has changed. Late last year, I was working at Tableau, leading corporate...
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The Chance to Transform Another Industry: Why I Joined...

I don’t consider myself an analytics expert, and in fact I’ve spent the last decade in fintech, so many people found it surprising when I decided to leave...
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Gartner MQ 2019

The Dawn of the Modern Analytic Stack: Why I Joined ThoughtSpot

I’ve been lucky enough to be at the center of the analytics industry for the past 7 years, but my exposure to the industry started much earlier. As a native...
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A Partner’s Perspective: How ThoughtSpot Helps Organizations...

This is the second part in the “Partner’s Perspective” blog series from Greig A. DeSautel, Senior Consultant at Pandata Group. You can read part one...
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5 Ways ThoughtSpot 6.0 Makes Analytics Even Easier for Business...

If you are responsible for driving adoption of BI and Analytics for your organization, then you understand how difficult it can be to shift an organization to...
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TSGroups in Tampa: The 3 Takeaways from Our First User Group

Back at Beyond 2019, I was honored to make the exciting announcement that we were launching our global ThoughtSpot User Group program in the months to come...
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Creating a More Perfect Union: What ThoughtSpot Can Do to Live Up...

When a company is named to the top ten of the prestigious Glassdoor list of best places to work, it’s customary for the CEO to write a post saying what...
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3 Ways to Build a Company People Want to Work For

Over the course of my career, I’ve been lucky enough to have been a part of some incredible companies. From fast growing startups to industry leaders, I’...
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What a Difference a Year Makes for ThoughtSpot: A Partner’s...

It’s been a year since I had the privilege to speak at the very first ever ThoughtSpot customer conference, Beyond 2018. In a space that moves as fast as...
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Don’t Let the #MeToo Movement Keep You from Working with Women

For most of us, relationships define our lives and give us meaning. This isn’t true just in our personal lives, but in our professional lives. Some of the...
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Empowerment Through Inclusion: What I Learned at the Beyond 2019...

A few years ago, I wrote a blog on International Women’s Day suggesting that achieving gender parity is no more or less a woman’s responsibility that it...
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Trust and Impact: Why We Added 15 Languages to ThoughtSpot

Would you trust someone you don’t understand? I’m sure most of you answered “No.” To establish trust in something, we expect it to be true and...
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ThoughtSpot 5.3: Power to the Business People

We all know that BI is the key to unlocking your data and presenting actionable insights.  But if you’re the “B” (Business user) in BI, are those...
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We can Put a Man on the Moon But We Can’t Keep Women in Tech

I started my career in data and tech accidentally in 1988. I had always loved math, but not science so at that time, my writing abilities seemed my most...
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Clarity Travels to the Future with AI-driven Analytics from...

  The UK travel industry faces enough challenges these days - from Airbnb to Brexit to growing security threats. Travel Management Companies (TMCs...
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3 Boxes to Check: Why I Joined ThoughtSpot to Lead the EMEA Team

As a sales leader at AppDynamics, the last 6.5 years have been amazing for me professionally. Over these past 6+ years, I have been able to be part of an...
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Gartner MQ 2019

ThoughtSpot Nominated for Best BI & Analytics at Computing Tech...

There’s a lot of speculation in the UK these days about elections, but I promise that with this one, the choice is easy. Today, ThoughtSpot was...
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Why Beyond is The Analytics Event of the Year: A Partner’s...

Over 20 years in the analytics space, I have attended many industry conferences as an attendee, speaker and sponsor. Although there have been a lot of great...
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5 Questions Male Allies Should Ask to Address the Gender Gap in...

Much has been written about the diversity problem prevalent in the tech industry, especially when it comes to gender diversity. Competent women continue to...
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The ThoughtSpot Mobile App is Here: 5 Features We Know You’ll...

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The Red Pill or Blue Pill: Why We Chose a Platform Approach to...

As I woke up last week to the reality of our $248M Series E funding, I couldn’t help but look back at the amazing adventure that last seven years have been...
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A New Era in Analytics and BI

It’s an exciting week for ThoughtSpot and for the data and analytics industry as a whole! ThoughtSpot’s latest funding round of $248M and valuation of $1...
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ThoughtSpot Families - Dedicating Our Series E to You

Two months ago, I ran into one of our team members in the parking lot. We exchanged the usual “how’s it going” pleasantries but something didn’t seem...
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Purpose, Faith, Knowledge, and Courage: Learnings from...

I woke up this morning with the realization that, with $248M in new funding, more than $350M in the bank, and zero debt on the balance sheet, ThoughtSpot has...
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Modern BI Requires AI: ThoughtSpot Named a Top Vendor by...

New report from Enterprise Management Associates names top 3 vendors innovating business intelligence and analytics with artificial intelligence and machine...
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6 Reasons Beyond is The Must Attend Analytics & AI Conference of...

No matter what industry or role you’re in, everyone is talking about data. It’s become the most important asset for companies. Those using it effectively...
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How We Crafted Our Product Principles

We have a big vision at ThoughtSpot: To be the simplest, yet most powerful data insights platform for everyone. Bringing this vision to life presents a few...
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The Ecosystem Imperative: Why Startups Should Partner with...

Here at ThoughtSpot, we’re committed to helping organizations around the globe use data to make better decisions and build a more fact-driven world. It’s...
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Deploying ThoughtSpot in the Cloud Using Terraform and Ansible

This is the second blog in Cloud Thoughts, a series delving into the details of deploying ThoughtSpot in the Cloud.
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The Keys to Successful Digital Transformation: 5 Takeaways from...

I recently returned from London and Frankfurt, from our first European Thought.Leaders events. It was the first time I represented ThoughtSpot publicly, so I...
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Gartner MQ 2019

The Data of Cricket: ODI, the Batsman’s Game?

This is part of our ongoing SpotOn Sports: The Data of Cricket series, where leading pundits tackle the toughest questions in cricket by using data &...
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Cloudy with a Chance of Low Cost

This is the first in Cloud Thoughts, a new series of blogs that will delve into the details of deploying ThoughtSpot in the Cloud.
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Evolution & Rebirth: Why Consolidation Signals a New Era in...

There’s a scene in the opening of the Avengers: Endgame, where after the action and madness of Infinity War, Thanos is sitting and watching the sunset...
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6 Features You Can't Miss in ThoughtSpot 5.2

When it comes to analytics, the industry moves fast. Enterprises are always identifying new ways to use data to make decisions and delight their customers...
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The Data of Cricket: The Keys to Kohli’s Success

This is part of our ongoing SpotOn Sports: The Data of Cricket series, where leading pundits tackle the toughest questions in cricket by using data &...
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Bain Leaders to Keynote at ThoughtSpot’s Thought.Leaders London...

The analytics space is one of the fastest moving, most innovative fields in technology. And for good reason. Insight-driven businesses, where data and...
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The Data of Cricket: Is Kohli the Kingmaker?

  This is part of our ongoing SpotOn Sports: The Data of Cricket series, where leading pundits tackle the toughest questions in cricket by using data &...
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What a Difference a Year Makes for ThoughtSpot EMEA!

As I look back on my first year at the helm of ThoughtSpot EMEA, I wanted to take a moment to celebrate, give thanks, and share some recent highlights. First...
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The 5 Questions to Ask Before You Accept an Engineering...

For a grad student in engineering, landing the right summer internship is incredibly important. It provides an opportunity to apply your education, exposes...
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Introducing ThoughtSpot’s Product Principles

Design principles are a set of guidelines that articulate a vision, philosophy, or beliefs on how to best design anything. Design principles have been used in...
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Three Reasons I’m Excited Cindi Howson is Joining ThoughtSpot

 “With the invention of the internet, any subliterate cretin can be Michiko Kakutani.” When I heard that Cindi Howson was interested in joining...
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Smarter Analytics for Everyone: Why I Joined ThoughtSpot

After 17 years as an industry analyst, I’m joining a vendor - ThoughtSpot. Surprised? Shocked? Me too. In some respects, it feels like a sudden, crazy...
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The Data of Loneliness at the Gartner BI Bake Off

Last week, ThoughtSpot participated in the 5th annual BI Bake Off at the Gartner Data and Analytics Conference in Orlando. Like years past, Gartner selected 4...
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6 Ways ThoughtSpot Differs from Ask Data & Power BI

Imagine a world where in year from now, Google (Waymo really) or Apple comes out with self-driving cars that actually work. You simply speak your destination...
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Gartner MQ 2019

Balance for Better: Why Diversity & Inclusion Improve Business...

Balance for Better: Why Diversity & Inclusion Improve Business for Everyone International Women’s Day dates back to 1911. For over a hundred years...
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It's MQ Season. How Do you Know if You Should Invest in Change?

Earlier this week I received the amazing news that ThoughtSpot has been recognised as the first new vendor to join the Leaders quadrant in this year’s...
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Our Journey to Becoming a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant

The 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms has been published! We are absolutely thrilled that Gartner has named...
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New Logo, Same Mission: Meet the New ThoughtSpot Brand

Today marks an exciting new day for ThoughtSpot. We’re officially launching a new brand identity for the company. While we’re excited to unveil our new...
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Homelessness in America: A Story in 10 Charts

Homelessness in America: A Story in 10 Charts The other day I was scanning the SF Chronicle and came across an article which looked at the top 2019...
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Moonlight & Dewdrops: Reflecting on 2018

This message was originally shared with the ThoughtSpot team. Since I believe fully in transparency, I wanted to share it with all of you, as well.  In...
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The Fab 5 in ThoughtSpot 5

We’re extremely excited to have launched ThoughtSpot 5 a few weeks ago during our very first customer conference, Beyond 2018. Given the response that we...
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Beyond 2018: 5 Takeaways from Our First Customer Conference

A few weeks ago, ThoughtSpot hosted Beyond 2018, our first ever customer conference. While an exciting milestone for any company looking to build a...
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Analytics Don’t Have to be Mission Impossible: Why I Joined...

For twenty years, I have worked in the analytics space and supported government customers. Earlier this month I told a friend, who is not in the tech industry...
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Building a Community: Why I Joined ThoughtSpot

In the past week I had the opportunity to attend Beyond, ThoughtSpot’s first-ever customer conference and to my pleasant surprise I met a lot of data...
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ThoughtSpot and BT enterprise Win Best Enterprise Data Project...

At the UK IT Awards in London in mid-November, ThoughtSpot and our customer BT won the award for Best Enterprise Data / Analytics Project for the “BT...
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The Data Behind largest Data Breaches: What 7 Charts Tell Us ...

In light of last month’s Facebook data breach, which affected over 50M users, and recent reports on the Google+ security breach, which resulted in the...
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Value & Impact: Two Reasons I Joined ThoughtSpot

Throughout my career, I have been super blessed to work with great people and to build great companies that have had tremendous success commercially, and even...
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How to Design for Long Term designing for Behavior Change ...

As designers, we’ve been designing for behavior for a long time now. At its very heart, design promotes behaviors. Think of a door. The very design of it...
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Gartner MQ 2019

Are Hurricanes Getting Worse? A Story Told in 7 hurricane...

As Hurricane Florence barrels into the Atlantic seaboard, causing widespread evacuations and millions in expected damages, I’m reminded of the other...
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5 Reasons to Consider Interning at an e Enterprise Tech Startup...

My journey in the IT industry started 3 years ago when I joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) as a Technology Consultant. After 2 years at HPE working in...
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Welcome Sudheesh Nair! ThoughtSpot’s New CEO

Over the past six years, we have been busy building an incredible foundation for ThoughtSpot - an analytics product built from the ground up like no other, the...
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What Analytics Tells Us About Belgium’s Chances Against Brazil...

The knockout round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup has begun, leaving the group stages behind in an exciting and peculiar fashion with the focal point being on VAR ...
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We Raised $145M. So What.

By now you’ve probably heard the news ThoughtSpot raised a $145M Series D funding round as we take search & AI-driven analytics to every enterprise...
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Our Hockey Stick Moment: ThoughtSpot’s Record Breaking Year

It’s that time of the (fiscal) year. Companies far and wide have closed their books on another year, reflecting on what the last twelve months means for the...
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No Luck Recruiting AI Talent? You’re not Doing it Right

 
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Gartner Names ThoughtSpot a “Visionary” Analytics and BI...

It’s that time of year. The highly anticipated Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms was just released, and we’re...
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Super Bowl upsets LII: Analyzing How the Eagles Pull Off the...

It’s my favorite time of the year! On Sunday, the New England Patriots will be taking on the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis. It’s no...
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Searching for Disruption: Why the DoD data Needs a New Data...

A few months ago, I started a new job at ThoughtSpot and took my first vacation this Christmas. My family and I took a trip to see my brother and his family in...
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Our Biggest Quarter spot Ever: 6 Reasons ThoughtSpot’s Q3 Was...

Life at a startup moves fast. When you’re a startup in a space as white hot as data, analytics and AI, the pace quickly reaches breakneck speeds.  Here at...
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5 Amazing New Additions in ThoughtSpot 4.4

Release planning is more art than science. With each release, there is constant combat of choices among innovative features, customer requests, technical debt...
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Analytics Thoughtspot Leaders Discuss Data Domination in NYC...

  Last week, we hosted the inaugural Analytics ThoughtLeaders event at the Conrad Hotel in NYC, bringing together over 200 data disruptors and industry...
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Not Your Ordinary Internship - My Summer at ThoughtSpot

I joined ThoughtSpot as a Product Marketing MBA intern in the summer of 2017. Hailing from Israel A.K.A “Start-Up Nation”, I was excited to spend my...
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Gartner MQ 2019

Introducing SpotIQ: The Power of 1,000 Analysts In Every Business...

Today, we are thrilled to announce the debut of AI-Driven Analytics and the launch of SpotIQ. Most of you may know ThoughtSpot as the world’s first pure play...
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Simplify your UI layer - Uncover Functionality in Layers ...

ThoughtSpot can handle extremely complex use cases ranging from schemas like chasm trap, creating arbitrary formulas, perform calculations on top of TBs of data...
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Designing Multiple Layers into Search bar design | ThoughtSpot

On the Product team at ThoughtSpot, we spend a lot of time thinking about search. When a user is searching their data from our Relational Search bar, what’s...
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A Platform Approach to Building the ThoughtSpot Product

In 2012 as ThoughtSpot was born, we started evolving the idea of search-driven business intelligence (BI). Our vision was to raise the bar on ease of use of a...
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7 Requirements for an Enterprise-Class Search-Driven BI Solution

Search-driven BI has emerged as an important trend in our industry. According to Gartner,  “by 2020, 50% of analytic queries will be generated using search...
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Storytelling through charts - how to lie with story chart data ...

I spent more time than you would expect thinking of a good tagline for “storytelling through charts”. This post’s initial goal was to discuss how useful...
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Calling all Entrepreneurial Computer Scientists of India

At ThoughtSpot, we have set out to solve the grand problem of Human Data Interaction. While Steve Jobs imagined computers as bicycles for the mind, we don’t...
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Self-Service Learning with Search Replay company | ThoughtSpot

ThoughtSpot’s search driven interface makes it easy for business users to self-serve many of their reporting and analytics needs.    ThoughtSpot’s search...
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Escape from Powerpoint: Make Live Data analysis powerpoint...

ThoughtSpot’s search-driven BI solution makes it incredibly easy to ask questions about your data and get insights. These insights are presented together as...
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Founding ThoughtSpot - Why We Picked The BI Market and The Data...

In my ten years in the valley, I have learned that a fairly reasonable order to approach things while starting a company is:
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What Software Products Can Learn from Vertical Integration...

Over the past few centuries, the world economy has grown dramatically more complex. The array of products and services available in the market has skyrocketed...
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Embedded Analytics for the “Data Hungry” World

The past decade has seen a resurgence of interest in data. To name a few, there are poll trackers for elections, sports blogs that dissect the performance of...
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3 things how to prioritize product features in every product...

Product management at a high growth startup is a high stakes, high rewards role. This is especially true at a place like ThoughtSpot where the engineering team...
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Voice CodeX 2015: How We Killed the Keyboard with 3D, Motion...

The cornerstone of our engineering ethos at ThoughtSpot – the Arc Reactor to our Ironman – is our ability to perform the spectacular feats of engineering...
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