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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)

Conclusion

The field of BI is constantly evolving, driven by advances in technology, changes in business needs, and increasing demands for data-driven decision-making. This book has explored the foundations of BI, including data warehousing, data mining, and data visualization, as well as the latest trends and techniques for extracting insights from data.

We have seen that successful BI initiatives require a clear understanding of business goals, strong collaboration between IT and business units, and a focus on delivering actionable insights. The importance of data quality, security, and governance cannot be overstated as they underpin the reliability and trustworthiness of the insights generated.

We took a look at the next steps to improve your career and even go beyond traditional BI. As with everything in life, BI, analytics, data science… it’s all iterative and requires continuous improvement and learning. Your skills are going to improve if you focus your...