Business Intelligence – An Interesting Career Opportunity
The blend of Information Technology and Business worlds certainly is an attractive evolution from one specialization to another. This special opportunity is produced when a necessity for trusty and timely information becomes an exigency from Business Units which requests for information incomes in order to be capable to make the right decisions.
Business Intelligence design, development, deployment and training areas require abundant knowledge and expertise about several information technology subjects, like core systems and its databases, infrastructure and access and security.
The nature of Business Intelligence projects permits to execute every phase of activity from the 'important' point of view: doing well with no other stress but time milestones. Most IT projects have an 'Urgent' label. This BI projects' character is very appreciated among IT professionals and is an additional advantage for business intelligence solutions specialist.
On the other hand, it is required to have business experience and deep knowledge about business rules and behaviors, financial and economics expertise, market research, government regulations, and compliance issues. Other related areas are graphical design, user interfaces interaction design, and documentary skills.
Also, this professional could scale positions on both sides due to accumulated and mixed experience working on Business Intelligence implementations.
From the Business point of view, every professional involved on a Business Intelligence implementation have a valuable additional function: research into corporate data finding answers to critical business questions, effectively improving business performance by demonstrating behaviors, trends, and strategies results with high-quality data findings and benchmarking their organization against competition companies. This kind of activity can give more potential and re-valorize any job position.