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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)

How to Talk Data

Data visualization is a vital aspect of data analysis and decision-making. It involves presenting data in a visual format, such as charts, graphs, and maps, to make complex information more accessible and easier to understand. Data visualization plays a crucial role in understanding trends, patterns, and relationships in large datasets. In today’s world of big data, knowing how to present data effectively is essential for businesses, governments, researchers, and individuals to make informed decisions.

By presenting data in a visual format, it allows us to see patterns and relationships that may not be apparent in a raw data format. Effective data visualization can also provide a competitive advantage to businesses. In today’s data-driven world, companies that can analyze and interpret data quickly and accurately can make better-informed decisions. Effective data visualization can help businesses identify trends, patterns, and relationships, which...