Organizations have made enormous investments in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications like JDE, PeopleSoft and SAP. Designed to manage the daily operations critical to their businesses, these systems are not optimized for business intelligence (BI). Accordingly, their data must be moved to an optimized BI solution for robust analysis. This concise white paper outlines a strategy for extracting data from ERP systems for use in BI systems. It also highlights how Breadboard BI Solution Slices content can help with this strategy.