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Empowerment Through Inclusion: What I Learned at the Beyond 2019 Diversity

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 is a man’s...
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Trust and Impact: Why We Added 15 Languages to

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

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

  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

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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ThoughtSpot Nominated for Best BI & Analytics at

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

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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Gartner MQ 2019

5 Questions Male Allies Should Ask to Address the

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

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 Red Pill or Blue Pill: Why We Chose a Platform

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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Gartner MQ 2019

Evolution & Rebirth: Why Consolidation Signals a

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

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

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

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

 “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

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

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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Balance for Better: Why Diversity & Inclusion

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

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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Gartner MQ 2019

Our Journey to Becoming a Leader in the Gartner

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

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

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:

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 Win Best Enterprise Data

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 Data Breaches: What 7 Charts Tell

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 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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Are Hurricanes Getting Worse? A Story Told in 7

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 Enterprise

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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Gartner MQ 2019

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

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

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’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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Gartner Names ThoughtSpot a “Visionary”

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 LII: Analyzing How the Eagles Pull Off

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 Needs a New

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 Ever: 6 Reasons ThoughtSpot’

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 ThoughtLeaders Discuss Data Domination

  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

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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Introducing SpotIQ: The Power of 1,000 Analysts In

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 - 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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Gartner MQ 2019

Designing Multiple Layers into Search

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

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-

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 to Prioritize in Every Product Release

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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CodeX 2015: How We Killed the Keyboard with 3D,

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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