Precog’s AI-powered, no-code data integration for SAP

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⇨ As organizations confront the increasing need for data that is ready for analytics among users, partners, and customers, they frequently depend on various applications and manual integrations.

⇨ This reliance not only leads to exorbitant costs and time consumption but also contributes to a dramatic rise in data complexity.

⇨ Precog manages data integration hurdles by delivering Extract, Load, and Transform (ELT) automation, fundamentally reshaping how organizations interact with data with a simple no-code interface that allows any users to access the data they need with zero coding

As organizations grapple with the escalating demand for analytics-ready data among users, partners, and customers, they often rely on multiple applications and manual integrations. This reliance not only leads to exorbitant costs and time consumption but also contributes to a dramatic rise in data complexity. The integration of various sources such as APIs, SaaS applications, IoT platforms, and NoSQL databases, each characterized by intricate object schemas, further complicates this challenge. Consequently, this approach becomes increasingly unsustainable as data sources continue to expand and diversify, impeding scalability.

Precog manages data integration hurdles by delivering Extract, Load, and Transform (ELT) automation, fundamentally reshaping how organizations interact with data with a simple no-code interface that allows any users to access the data they need with zero coding. Precog’s platform offers customizable timeframes for delta loading, ensuring data remains current for users and synchronizes new data and modifications to existing data with user-defined intervals. The platform also automates the generation of analytic-ready tables, directly extracting data from various sources including application APIs, and creates tables suitable for analysis in SAP Datasphere, SAP HANA, and other data warehouses and databases, guaranteeing accuracy and efficiency in data processing.

At the core of Precog’s platform is AI. This approach enables Precog to easily create entirely new API connectors in minutes, without writing any code whatsoever. The Precog AI automates and manages the process of connecting to the API, making the appropriate requests, and then converting the API response data into fully analytics ready data. This includes data normalization, primary key detection, data typing, offset key detection and more. In data integration, particularly in ELT, AI can mimic tasks undertaken by human developers, to establish connections with SaaS platforms or public APIs. This approach enables a much faster process for creating connections, lower ongoing maintenance, and faster time to value than traditional coding based approaches to ELT.

As Jeff Carr, CEO of Precog emphasizes, “At Precog, we took a different approach to data integration. We are using AI and machine learning to make it easier to get data out of APIs. So, we provide an AI-driven connectivity platform that allows you to get data from all your different SAP applications like Concur, SuccessFactors, Ariba, and SAP S/4HANA. It also works with non-SAP applications.”

Precog leverages AI to streamline data integration processes, focusing specifically on SAP Datasphere and the SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP). As Carr highlights, “SAP’s business technology platform, or SAP BTP, is a key target for our data integration platform. What SAP BTP and SAP Datasphere bring is a way to keep all of that within the SAP BTP platform.  In terms of value to the customer, that allows them to keep all of their data inside their SAP universe.” Unlike traditional methods reliant on manual coding, Precog enables no-code data loading into SAP Datasphere from all your SAP data sources and also non-SAP sources like Microsoft 365 and Google Analytics, and hundreds more. Through integration with SAP Datasphere, Precog enables the creation of advanced analytics and machine learning models tailored to business needs.

With a focus on multi-source analytics within SAP BTP, Precog facilitates seamless data consolidation, allowing businesses to harness insights efficiently. And by reducing the “Time to Insight,” organizations can derive value rapidly from their diverse data sources, enhancing decision-making and operational efficiency. 

Discover how Precog is transforming businesses in this insightful video featuring Jeff Carr, CEO of Precog, as he elucidates the transformative potential of their AI-driven, no-code data integration (ELT) platform.

 

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