Business analysts and their enablers are a fascinating bunch, to generalize extravagantly. In your first two minutes with one, you might recognize the tiny sparks of brilliance on an otherwise ordinary appearance. Keep watching, and you might see those sparks ignite nearby fuel.
Look again, and your analysts again appear ordinary. They want what everyone else wants: to do the work they do best, and without interruption, hassle, or undue tedium. And when they succeed, they really don’t mind recognition. Some might even crave rock star status.
Naturally, such people find their way into highly skilled, well paid crafts like data analysis.… Read the rest “Business analysts tell about Vertica”