No-code integrations save teams time and accelerate the path to value creation from analytics.
The best data teams don't start from scratch. They are system integrators.
They understand the power of leveraging the best tool for the job, so they can focus their time on creating valuable insights.
I used to run Business Intelligence at LiveRamp (NYSE: RAMP). What was my job? It was to leverage data from across our company to generate unique insights, so our executive team could make better strategic decisions.
Instead of spending my time deploying virtual machines (VMs), managing open source software, or troubleshooting scripts, I was fortunate to spend my time interviewing stakeholders to identify the most valuable problems to solve with data across the company, and then solving the problems with data.
For analytics, you should spend time answering the questions that matter to your business:
To spend your time on the things that matter, you should delegate or outsource the rest of the tasks whenever possible. You don't build a visualization tool from scratch. Why would you build a connector from scratch?
ELT stands for extract, load, transform. ELT connectors sync raw data from systems across the enterprise into a data warehouse or data lake to power analytics and process automation.
It's extremely simple to get started replicating data with ELT connectors. You just configure your data warehouse, authenticate with your data source, and set the data flow live.
Every data team runs into this issue.
You get your major systems connected to your analytics environment, and then you find a bespoke application that isn't supported by the vendor.
Unfortunately, the largest ELT vendors have never ending product backlogs, bigger customers than you, and won't prioritize your urgent request to help automate the data flow you need
At that point, you're stuck. You're left with bad options:
As I said above, effective data teams are system integrators. No one wants to have ten data integration vendors, but if you can address 95% of your systems with two, that can save you countless hours and provide you with a nearly complete set of data to answer the questions that matter to your business
Portable focuses on long tail ELT connectors. For example, we connect less popular data sources like Chargebee to Snowflake
At Portable, we don't differentiate our solution based on the most commonly used connectors - we build and maintain the long tail, custom ETL connectors that matter to your business.