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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)

Improving Data Proficiency or Subject Matter Expertise

Now that we have explored the vastness of the business intelligence (BI) landscape and covered the constantly evolving nature of working in BI, let us start talking through how to make yourself indispensable as a BI professional.

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the world is becoming more complex and interconnected, driven by advancements in technology, globalization, and the proliferation of data. As a result, organizations are generating vast amounts of data from various sources, such as customer interactions, operational activities, supply chains, marketing campaigns, and many others. Extracting meaningful insights from this data requires the expertise of BI professionals who possess a certain level of data proficiency and subject matter expertise (SME).

Why would BI professionals require data proficiency and SME? This is because data has the potential to be one of the most powerful tools for a business...