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Business Intelligence Career Master Plan

By : Eduardo Chavez, Danny Moncada
Book Image

Business Intelligence Career Master Plan

By: Eduardo Chavez, Danny Moncada

Overview of this book

Navigating the challenging path of a business intelligence career requires you to consider your expertise, interests, and skills. Business Intelligence Career Master Plan explores key skills like stacks, coursework, certifications, and interview advice, enabling you to make informed decisions about your BI journey. You’ll start by assessing the different roles in BI and matching your skills and career with the tech stack. You’ll then learn to build taxonomy and a data story using visualization types. Additionally, you’ll explore the fundamentals of programming, frontend development, backend development, software development lifecycle, and project management, giving you a broad view of the end-to-end BI process. With the help of the author’s expert advice, you’ll be able to identify what subjects and areas of study are crucial and would add significant value to your skill set. By the end of this book, you’ll be well-equipped to make an informed decision on which of the myriad paths to choose in your business intelligence journey based on your skill set and interests.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)


As this ebook edition doesn't have fixed pagination, the page numbers below are hyperlinked for reference only, based on the printed edition of this book.


academic programs, BI 167

business acumen 167

communication skills 168

continuous learning 168

hands-on experience 168

strong foundation in data analysis techniques 167

technical skills 167

universities 168, 169

administration department 139

advanced data visualizations 54

bullet chart 56, 57

decision tree, for picking 59

Pareto diagram 58, 59

Sankey diagram 54, 55

taxonomy diagram 57, 58

aggregations 31, 32

AI chatbots 164, 165

Airflow 107

features 107

Amazon DynamoDB 102

Amazon Kinesis 99

Amazon Redshift 105

Amazon Web Services (AWS) 98

analytical thinking 158-160

additional tips 160

analytics tools 18

Anomalo 110

Apache Hadoop 98

Apache Spark 98

application programming interface (API) 101