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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)

Summary

The path to self-training is a complex one, but it can be rewarding. It is important to consider your skills and desired career path when choosing a path. It is also important to remember to learn concepts rather than tool functions. Nowadays, data tools are quite capable of the same features, making it easy to learn the concepts and then learn how to implement them with a specific tool.

Don’t forget to practice. By practicing, you materialize the training you have received. The relationship between training and practicing is an iterative one. You get educated and then you implement such concepts over and over. At the same time, once you practice, you unlock new obstacles, which then become training opportunities – only this time, instead of this being general BI training, it becomes more specialized and more focused on the needs and roadblocks you have. Compartmentalizing your education can help you learn efficiently without trying to absorb everything at...