No magic: SAP knowledge transfer at the push of a button

Customer Need The need to access data from SAP has become a common scenario and is indispensable for the biggest companies in the world. In the past, the responsible people had to have at least a basic understanding of SAP to know where the data is stored in the SAP system. This could quickly become a showstopper, especially if the SAP knowledge is not available or the relevant people do not have the resources to support the business user. This is about to change! Automation The Xtract Business Content Manager (BCM) will do…continue reading →

Integrating SAP data into a Snowflake data warehouse

Our team at Theobald Software has recently partnered with Snowflake to build a showcase for integrating SAP ERP data into a Snowflake cloud data warehouse. The solution was based on an actual customer case and is described in this blog. Customer Need The customer was looking to replace an existing on-premises data warehouse and analytics toolset with primarily cloud-based services. Critical business data would have to be sourced from SAP ECC (on-premise), in addition to data stored in various databases or flat files. The customer was also looking for a fully automated process to…continue reading →

Invitation to the beta program for Xtract for Alteryx

You are invited to the beta program for Xtract for Alteryx, our newest product for SAP integration with Alteryx. Xtract for Alteryx makes the experience of extracting SAP data in your Alteryx workflow. This beta release is made available to allow a broad user base to test and evaluate the first major version, but is not recommended for production use at this stage. Here you can download your trial version: https://theobald-software.com/en/download-trial/ 1633continue reading →

Cloud scenario for SAP user account creation

This blog post is about how to create SAP user accounts from the cloud. To realize this business scenario the following platforms and tools were used: SAP ERP or BW system on-premise ECS Core as SAP integration platform Nintex Workflow Cloud as workflow solution With ECS Core, Theobald Software provides a connector which enables code and no-code SAP integration for cloud environments and solutions such as Office 365, Nintex Workflow Cloud, Microsoft Flow and many more. For this scenario, ECS Core in combination with Nintex Workflow Cloud (NWC) was used. NWC is a very sophisticated workflow solution for process…continue reading →

Connection Scope for Nintex Workflow Custom Actions supported

Some SAP integration scenarios require several function modules to be executed in a row in order to complete a process successfully. This is particularly the case for HR processes, where a personnel number must often first be locked and then unlocked  after some changes have been in the personal administration. However, this series of function calls must always take place in the same so-called "connection scope". The connection scope ensures that the functions are related. Setting up and using a connection scope is now available as a new feature in the Nintex Workflow Custom Actions in…continue reading →