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Business Intelligence Career Master Plan

By : Eduardo Chavez, Danny Moncada
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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)

Storytelling

Data storytelling is the process of using data and visualization techniques to communicate a narrative or a story to an audience. It involves taking complex datasets and presenting them in a way that is easy to understand and compelling for the viewer.

Data stories can be used to inform decisions, solve problems, and create change.

There are many different ways to tell a data story. The most important thing is to choose a format that is right for your audience and your data. Some common formats include the following:

  • Presentations: Presentations are a great way to tell a data story to a large group of people. You can use slides, videos, and other visuals to help your audience understand the data.
  • Reports: Reports are a more detailed way to share data. They can be used to share data with decision-makers or to provide more context for a data story.
  • Interactive dashboards: Interactive dashboards are a great way to let your audience explore the data for...