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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)

Data behavior in academia

In an academic context, data challenges can arise in various forms. Students conducting research projects may struggle with data collection, management, and analysis. They may encounter issues related to data quality, sample size, or statistical techniques. Similarly, educators may face challenges in effectively teaching data-related concepts and methodologies to their students. Navigating through complex datasets, understanding data visualization techniques, or applying appropriate statistical analyses can be overwhelming for those who are new to the field. In the next portion of this section, we will go through some data challenges in the academic world and give our advice on how to address them.

One of the challenges faced in academia is the registration period. To put it simply, it is a chaotic period that consists of students registering and deregistering many times during months, weeks, and sometimes even during a single day. The whole operation of...