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Sydney Power BI User Group – Power BI Roles and Career Paths

Power BI Roles and Career Paths

In the September meetup, Iman Eftekhari and Matt Allington spoke about Power BI roles and career paths.

A few years ago, there used to be only a few roles in the data analytics space, like BI Developer, DBA, Data Analyst, data architect. But Business intelligence has evolved, and it becomes a core part of the decision-making processes of companies of all types and sizes. Self-service BI tools have become more popular and Power BI has emerged as the leader in the business analytics space. Today, there is high demand for Power BI professionals in most organisations.

- But is there only one role for Power BI?

-Is there only one path to learn Power BI?

-What are the roles, responsibilities, and skills required in each of the below roles?

o Power BI Consultant

o Power BI Developer

o Power BI Report Builder

o Power BI Administrator

o Power BI Data Analyst

o Power BI Data Modeller

o Power BI Architect

o …

During this session, Matt and Iman shared their own personal journeys and experiences, and discussed market demand and learning paths for each of the above roles.

Speakers BIO:

Matt Allington is a career expert in BI and has had more than 30 years’ experience in using data to deliver business value. Matt is a Microsoft MVP that specialises in Power BI, Power Query and Power Pivot for Excel. He combines his business and IT experience together to deliver training, consulting and general business data problem solving to clients worldwide. Matt is the author of the best-selling book “Supercharge Power BI – Power BI is Better When You Learn to Write DAX”.

Iman Eftekhari (MCSE BI / Charter) has over 18 years of consulting experience in Data Analytics and BI. Since the release of Power BI, Iman has been an evangelist, running regular sessions at Microsoft. He has also used his experience to run training courses for over 100 organisations. Iman is the founder and co-organiser of the official Power BI User Group in Sydney, and is a regular speaker at user groups and seminars in Australia and internationally.

Meetup Sponsor: Agile Analytics is a leading Power BI consulting firm and a Microsoft Gold Partner in Data Analytics. At Agile Analytics, we consult, design and deliver end-to-end data analytics solutions using Microsoft cloud technology including Power BI.


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