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Enterprises have embraced data analytics because the right information has become critical to making the right decisions at the right time. But the process can be time consuming and complex. What if the answer could be generated instantly by merely typing a specific question into a search bar?
One company providing exactly this kind of solution is data analytics provider ThoughtSpot Inc., which boasts a $1.95 billion business. The company’s approach represents an important shift in the evolution of the analytics stack: Enterprise business intelligence is transforming into self-service and fully democratizing data — with most of it residing in cloud-based data repositories.
“Every customer interaction I have as CEO of ThoughtSpot is an opportunity to learn about business transformation,” said Sudheesh Nair in a post about the company last year. “In one meeting, I’m learning about how data is transforming a mom-and-pop restaurant business, while at the very next meeting I’m learning about the supply chain seasonality challenges of a global toy business. What we’re building at ThoughtSpot is at the center of all these, which is very exciting.”
On October 15, ThoughtSpot is hosting its “Thought.Leaders 2020” virtual event, featuring visionary speakers, industry experts and business executives. …
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