1. Look at potential BI career opportunities within your current organization. Your current employer already knows...
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you and hopefully will invest in your career aspirations. I would image you interact in some capacity with your company's BI group. Approach your manager and the BI group and investigate any potential path you may be able to follow. Pehaps suggest to your manager that he or she send you to BI training to develop the skills you will need for your target role.
2. Go to school and/or training on BI technologies. I would suggest training in either the Microsoft suite of BI tools or beginner training on one of the big BI tools out there i.e., Business Objects, Cognos, Microstrategy etc.
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