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Preparing Yourself for the Analytics Job Tsunami

Monday, February 6, 2012

This oncoming tsunami of positions requiring analytical skills presents a solid opportunity for business intelligence (BI) professionals. Are you ready for the vast opportunities it will bring? To be able to take advantage of an opportunity, one has to be prepared.

But first, let’s start with clarifying what is involved in analytics. Is it just gathering data using software tool and creating dashboards and reports? Not really. Analytics goes well beyond data to fundamentally enable business decisions based on data. This involves working with stakeholders to understand the gaps in business, and using that as a guide to manipulate data, derive actionable insights and make recommendations.

Read more on preparing for the oncoming BI job wave here. Sourced by BeyeNETWORK

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