Business Intelligence Roles And Responsibilities
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What is a Business Intelligence Analyst?
A business intelligence analyst is responsible for analyzing analytical
They are involved in the following tasks:
The business intelligence analyst needs to define analytic and decision
They need to determine:
- Which facts are required for analysis;
- What questions need to be answered e.g. what
query profiles are required to satisfy the business needs; and
changing dimension data will be handled, e.g. suppose sales
representative “A” makes a sale in April. Now suppose sales
representative "A" is replaced on Jun 1.
the business want to keep track of the sales by each of the two sales
representatives, or are they only concerned with sales by sales
If they need to know sales by each representative,
then we need to account for something called a “slowly changing
dimension" and this needs to be included in the requirement
facts and dimensions may be documented in the form of a 1st draft
dimensional model. This can be done by a data modeler but is also
frequently completed by the analyst using a tool such as Microsoft
of the analysis work involves interviewing business owners and
gathering requirements. This role is similar to a business systems
analyst and/or system analyst role with a specialization in decision
support and analytical reporting.
Analysts can also be involved
with prototyping and will need a good understanding of the business
intelligence-reporting tool selected for the project.
qualifications are required for business intelligence jobs?
intelligence analysts are business systems analysts with a
specialty in analytic reporting and decision support systems--They need
analysis experience combined with an excellent knowledge of business
intelligence reporting tools.
work be done part time?
A business intelligence analyst is required 100% of the time during
requirements analysis and
involves much interaction with the business owners.
This role is not a good candidate for remote, telecommuting or offshore
management projects are data centric and require highly skilled specialists to fill business intelligence roles.
A business intelligence analyst with extensive business,
analytical and decision support experience plays a key role during the
requirements analysis phase.
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