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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 tutorials featured in this chapter dove into data wrangling techniques, emphasizing the use of powerful tools and libraries such as Python’s pandas. These tools provided a variety of functions for filtering, aggregating, and transforming data. Through practical examples, you have gained the skills to effectively handle missing values, eliminate duplicates, and apply essential data transformations, ensuring accurate and reliable analysis.

We also empowered you to present your analysis compellingly by offering detailed instructions on leveraging Tableau, a widely adopted BI tool. With its intuitive interface, we guided you in creating visually appealing and interactive reports using drag-and-drop functionality. Through this process, you learned how to choose suitable visualizations and personalize the appearance of your reports, ensuring you can effectively communicate your findings.

Finally, we guided you on merging your reports into a cohesive and comprehensive...