Integrated Capabilities – Impressions from the MBAS 2019

Last week, our team from Theobald Software was at the Microsoft Business Application Summit which took place in Atlanta, GA from June 10 – 11. For us, it was the first time as a sponsor and as attendees at the Summit, and it exceeded our expectations in many ways. This year’s event brought together over 3,500 experts, users, and business leaders from 30 countries to connect and learn about all things related to Dynamics 365, Power BI, Excel, PowerApps, Flow, and even Mixed Reality. Keynote takeaways James Phillips, Corporate VP of the Business…continue reading →

SAP data extraction using Xtract Universal and Pentaho Data Integration (PDI)

Xtract Universal is a standalone SAP connector that enables you to extract data from SAP (e.g. ERP and BW) systems to different destination environments, and thereby significantly reduce development time, thanks to a high degree of automation. Xtract Universal can be easily integrated with different ETL tools, especially when customers are using the ETL tools for data transformation and the integration of non-SAP source systems. In this blog, we will discuss the integration with Pentaho Data Integration (PDI).   Pentaho Data Integration, codenamed Kettle, is a data integration product with many built-in capabilities.…continue reading →

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 →