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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)

Beyond Business Intelligence

As we approach the end of this book, let’s explore the various options that lie ahead. If you’re ready to leave the business intelligence (BI) building, we’ll examine the different exits available to you. Alternatively, if you’re keen to enhance your knowledge and skills, we’ll discuss some strategies for furthering your expertise while staying put.

If you do move along the lines of BI, there are many ways in which you can find new opportunities to improve. In traditional BI, you move around the many disciplines, depending on your career preference. As we have previously discussed, you can start with data modeling and move to extract, transform, load (ETL) development, or maybe you’d prefer data analysis so that you can build comprehensive reports and dashboards. Whichever your preference, the world of BI allows you to move up and down or sideways to master more of your organization’s BI needs.

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