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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)

Potential business cases and solutions

Now that we’ve covered an approach for building a business problem and data solutions matrix, we’ll turn our attention to one of the most challenging components of any interview process – behavioral or situational questions.

Behavioral interview questions are a type of question that asks candidates to share examples of situations they have been in (typically at work but sometimes in daily life) where they had to use certain skills or are asked to demonstrate how they navigated certain types of scenarios. You have likely heard these via a prompt that starts with “...tell me about a time when you…”. The reason for the popularity of these questions is that it gives interviewers a better sense of how potential employees would handle situations that they will inevitably encounter while working at the organization.

While behavioral-type questions can cause a lot of stress for potential interviewees, there...