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Business Intelligence Career Master Plan

By : Eduardo Chavez, Danny Moncada
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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)

Conventions used

There are several text conventions used throughout this book.

Code in text: Indicates code words in text, database table names, folder names, filenames, file extensions, pathnames, dummy URLs, user input, and Twitter handles. Here is an example: “Inspect the first five rows of the dataset using the head() function.

A block of code is set as follows:

def plot_salary_distribution(df):    plt.figure(figsize=(10, 6))
    sns.histplot(data=df, x='Average Salary', kde=True)
    plt.title('Distribution of Salaries')
    plt.xlabel('Average Salary')

When we wish to draw your attention to a particular part of a code block, the relevant lines or items are set in bold:

Biotech & Pharmaceuticals                  66IT Services                                61
Unknown Industry                           60
Computer Hardware & Software               56
Aerospace & Defense                        46
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions    43

Bold: Indicates a new term, an important word, or words that you see on screen. For instance, words in menus or dialog boxes appear in bold. Here is an example: “ Drag the Longitude and Latitude marks into Columns and Rows, respectively.”

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