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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)

Building a business problem and data solutions matrix

During BI interviews, you will often be presented with a business problem or scenario that the interviewer would like you to solve using a technology solution. Presenting a solution to a business problem allows you to showcase your technical proficiency in BI tools, data manipulation, and data visualization. It provides an opportunity to discuss the specific techniques, methodologies, and technologies you used to address the problem effectively. Discussing a business problem and solution helps you showcase your ability to identify and understand the needs of different stakeholders. You can discuss how you align your analysis with their requirements, tailor your solution to address their concerns, and deliver valuable insights that drive business value.

The best approach for dissecting a business problem is to follow a systematic and methodical process. This will help you identify the root cause of the problem and develop an effective...