External Data for Consulting Firms: Insights and Use Cases
Many companies have achieved strong improvements in growth and productivity by collecting and using data from their own internal activities.
Now, external web data – from social media activity, product reviews, employee sentiment, and more – are helping companies unlock further improvements in business outcomes.
Read on to find out how the most innovative consultants are using Thinknum’s web data to help their clients edge out the competition.
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The most innovative corporations, investment firms and universities use Thinknum Alternative Data
Hundreds of the most innovative corporations and investment firms are using Thinknum Alternative Data data to get ahead.
"The Fifth Wall Digitally Enabled Retailer Map powered by Thinknum...will be a game changer for consumers and brands alike."
Natalie Bruss, Fifth Wall
"The tools we use and the data we pull from Thinknum help inform our equity research analysis so we can make unique, differentiated insights. The platform has been an important resource for data analysis on vehicle inventories, pricing at retailers, job openings, and various user metrics, among many other items."
Bill Pecoriello, Consumer Edge Research
"Thinknum is a crucial thought partner to our business. They provide unique insights that help us understand trends and markets in an unparalleled way."
Benjamin Liu, First Generation Capital
Track company activity like never before
Alternative datasets reveal strategic movements within companies. Track when companies are hiring or firing employees, interacting with customers, moving product, and many other metrics indicative of company performance.
Make fast queries
No longer rely on engineers to access data; build and share queries with intuitive tools, and derive insights in real time.
Bookmark queries with your team
Save and share custom queries using a private bookmarking feature, accessible to your whole team.
Be first to know with alerts
Scan data points across millions of companies and receive emails when relevant metrics cross critical thresholds.
Visualize data for quick insights
Create custom keyword-based word clouds, charts, and advanced visualizations to quickly analyze the data.
Map competitor locations
Analyze competitor presence and growth over time by overlaying store locations with the Nearby Competitor feature.
Add widgets to your dashboards
Access existing maps, charts, word clouds, and other visualizations to understand your data quickly. Or build custom widgets to view data just the way you want it.
Find keywords with Fulltext Search
Search for specific keywords across company websites to uncover trends in product strategy, hiring, and more.