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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)

BI developer versus BI architect versus data engineer versus data modeler versus business analyst

BI developers, architects, data engineers, data modelers, and business analysts all play important roles in the BI process.

BI developers are responsible for building and maintaining BI applications. They use a variety of tools and technologies to extract data from various sources, transform it into a format that can be analyzed, and load it into a BI database. BI developers also create reports and dashboards that allow users to view and analyze the data.

BI architects are responsible for designing and implementing the overall BI architecture. They work with stakeholders to understand their business needs and then design a BI solution that meets those needs. BI architects also work with developers to ensure that the BI solution is implemented correctly and that it meets the needs of the business.

Data engineers are responsible for collecting, storing, and processing data. They...