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What does it take to become a business intelligence (BI) analyst?

Want to become a business intelligence (BI) analyst? Find out if becoming a BI analyst is a good career choice and what it takes to become a successful BI analyst with advice from a BI career expert.

What does it take to become a business intelligence (BI) analyst? I am a graduate student (masters in math and statistics) and I have OCA 10g. Is this a good career choice?

I definitely believe becoming a BI analyst is a great career choice. With all the information available and a limitless amount of data sources — BI analysts should be in high demand once the economy improves. Plus a BI analyst is a tough role to outsource. To be a good BI analyst you need strong analytical and communication skills. You also need a keen business sense to go along with a solid technical background.

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