Book Image

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)

Leveraging online tools for problem-solving

Online tools are so important for BI developers today because they can help save time, improve productivity, and create better-quality code. Online tools can be used for a variety of tasks, including the following:

  • Code editing and debugging
  • Version control
  • Unit testing
  • Continuous integration and delivery
  • Performance testing
  • Security testing
  • Documentation
  • Collaboration

By using online tools, developers can focus on the creative aspects of their work and leave mundane tasks to machines. This can lead to a more efficient and productive development process, which can lead to better-quality software.

Here are some of the specific benefits for developers of using online tools:

  • Saving time: Online tools can automate many of the tasks that developers would otherwise have to do manually, such as code linting, code formatting, and unit testing. This can save developers a significant amount of time...