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Intro to Business Intelligence Online Training


Knox Hutchinson


Intro to Business Intelligence Online Training

This foundational CBT Nuggets Business Intelligence training prepares new IT professionals to recognize business intelligence opportunities and take advantage of them with gathering, analysis and visualization of big data.

Big Data is here and it's not going anywhere. It should come as no surprise to anyone that the volume of data being ingested and used by corporations of all sizes all over the world is not only staggering, but increasing exponentially. What that means for companies who use that data to make strategic decisions and important predictions is that they need trained experts in recognizing, analyzing and using all that data. For companies who aren't using data in those ways, it means that you have to play catch-up before your competition starts using it better and faster. This introduction to business intelligence training is meant to get anyone in on the ground floor of what business intelligence is and how it can be leveraged.

Once you're done with this CBT Nuggets skills training, you'll know how to recognize business intelligence opportunities and take advantage of them with gathering, analysis and visualization of big data.

For anyone who manages data analysis training, this CBT Nuggets training can be used to onboard new IT professionals, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a CBT Nuggets reference resource.

Intro to Business Intelligence: What You Need to Know

This Intro to Business Intelligence training has videos that cover data analysis topics including:

  • Using data to understand and control your organization
  • Recognizing opportunities that business intelligence provides
  • Identifying emerging jobs in business intelligence
  • Spotting trends within datasets
  • Taking advantage of data trends

Who Should Take Business Intelligence Training?

This Business Intelligence training is considered foundational-level CBT Nuggets training, which means it was designed for new IT professionals with six months of experience -- or no experience at all. This Business Intelligence course is valuable for new or aspiring IT professionals, experienced IT professionals looking to validate foundational skills, and non-technical professionals.

Data analysis user training. There's an almost-infinite number of ways an organization can make use of big data and business intelligence to achieve its ends. Very often, however, data analysts and IT professionals are waiting for someone in a different part of the organization to instruct them on where to find the data, or how to use it. After getting this training, you'll be prepared to direct your IT and data analyst teams to guide your organization to success.

New or aspiring IT professionals. New IT professionals, no matter what emphasis or training you draw from, have a world of available options to them. The career field for all of IT is expanding in depth and width: big data and business intelligence is part of that expansion. With this intro to business intelligence training, you'll have a top-down view of the ways that big data is shaping the IT industry and how you can use that information to shape your career to your profit.

Skills You'll Learn in this Course

  • Intro to IT: Business Intelligence

    Entry 53 mins12 videos
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    Introduction to Business Intelligence

    What is business intelligence? CBT Nuggets trainer Knox Hutchinson explains how you can use data to understand and control your business. What are Intro to IT courses? We all have to start somewhere. Intro to IT courses allow aspiring and seasoned IT pros alike to explore the different corners of the IT career field. These free, open courses are taught at a level anyone can understand by the same great CBT Nuggets trainers. Here’s how it works.