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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)

Data analysis using Python

Python is a high-level programming language that was first released in 1991 by Guido van Rossum. It is known for its simplicity, readability, and versatility, making it one of the most popular programming languages in the world. Python’s design philosophy emphasizes code readability, with its syntax utilizing indentation and whitespace, which contributes to its clean and intuitive structure.

Python has a broad range of applications and is widely used in various domains, including web development, data analysis, scientific computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation, and more. Its versatility stems from the extensive collection of libraries and frameworks available, which provide pre-built functionalities for various tasks and domains.

Python’s simplicity and readability make it an excellent language for beginners as it allows them to focus on problem-solving rather than getting caught up in complex syntax. It has a...