How to prepare for MCSE: Business intelligence

Certification: Microsoft MCSE - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer


Microsoft is one among the leading names in the information technology field. Becoming a part of this valuable community allows the candidates to be recognized throughout the worldwide. The old MCSE certifications are mainly focused on the server based technologies and administration. Whereas the new MCSEcertification takes more on the multidisciplinary approach to resolve business IT issues with the strong focus on database administration, business intelligence and cloud computing. The MCSE: business intelligence is the best pathway to a better business decision making. This is the reason behind why most of the professionals selecting this valuable certification for their career enhancement. This certification assists the candidates amass the techniques and skills needed to provide a valuable business solution intelligence services such as current evaluations, future projection  and historical analysis views of the business operations. Gaining the MCSE business intelligence certification will sure qualify the candidates for the positions as a reporting engineer as well as BI.

This certification is recognized globally for the IT professionals. It helps to prove the skills required to build, deploy and design solutions, which delivers more data to more peoples throughout the organization.  

This BI certification validates the candidate’s ability to:

  • Design and plan BI infrastructure
  • Design a transform, load and extract solutions
  • Build and design data models and reports
  • Manage, troubleshoot, maintain and build the SQL server analysis service database

Preparing the MCSE business intelligence certification is the significant one whether the candidates just out of their education or working experience in the IT field. It requires continuous updates about the exam pattern and syllabus. This certification mainly focuses on hands on experience as well as percentage of marks gained in the examination. Planning well before the exam on how to prepare for it will raise confidence, saves preparation times and also increases the chances of passing the certification exams.

Assess yourself

To answer the questions of whether you are mostly ready to get the MCSE certification, it is important to examine the entire questions from the recent or latest MCSE certification examination to determine the gap between what you have learned already and what you have to learn within the remaining time period. Learn the format of the exam. The candidates can expect multiple choice type, fill in the Blanks type as well as drag and drop option questions in the MCSE certification exam. Examine which area you are weak and which topic you are strong. Likewise, concentrate more on those weak topics.

Prepare and plan when you will be ready

There are many solutions available for the MCSE Business intelligence exam preparation such as MCSE Braindumps, MCSE videos, MCSE start camps and much more which delivers huge information which will help you to prepare for the certification. There are several training materials available and be careful and select the one which is updated with the new versions.

Keep planned and there are Microsoft business intelligence practice tests available to make sure that you are ready to take the final exam or requires more preparation. This sample tests are available at free of cost.

Besides reading resources and certification guides there are many resources published by the authorized person or vendors. Make use of the computer based training software, which is the effective method to speed up the MCSE preparation.

Scan all topics

It is important to learn the necessary topics for the exam according to the distribution of the marks. Concentrate more on the topics which has more weightage of marks. Listed below are some of the important topics in the MCSE certification, which will help in the preparation.

  • Data mining solutions with the help of SQL server analysis service
  • Implementing the multidimensional database with the help of SQL server analysis service
  • Create a visualization of data with the help of power view
  • Implement reporting solution with the help of SQL server reporting service
  • Creating the tabular semantic data model for the analysis using a SQL server analysis service

Go through all the topics and chapters included in the exams and make a detailed plan and schedule a separate time for it.

Learn all the chapter or topics necessary to take the MCSE certification exam. Make use of the materials as you like and summarize all the entire chapters. Learn well to take the lab exam and its methods.

Take the sample exam:

Before going straight away into the final exam. Just take the sample test which was offered by most of the vendors at free of cost and some at cheaper rate. Take the necessary steps and concentrate on the weak spots.

The candidates who already hold the business intelligence developer 2008: MCITP certification can upgrade to a business intelligence certification: MCSE by clearing the below 3 exams.

Transition the MCTS on the SQL server 2008 to the MCSA: SQL server which is part 1.

Transition the MCTS on the SQL server 2008 to the MCSA: SQL server 2012 is part 2

Transition the MCTIP on business intelligence developer 2008 to the MCSE business intelligence.

It is intended for the IT professionals with minimum 3 years of hands on administering database system and implementing experience. The system engineers, technical consultants, system analyst and data administrators who have already finished the MCSA on SQL server 2012 certification or/ and must have equivalent knowledge. Basic knowledge of a Microsoft windows operating system as well as its core functionality is the recommended prerequisite for the MCSE business intelligence certification.

It is necessary to choose a reputed authorized organization for the preparation. The study materials available in online as well as offline. By acquiring this MCSE: Business intelligence certification, one can able to perform their job related tasks with less assistance or without any assistance from peers, vendors and customers. 


Related IT Guides

  1. 10 questions to ask your MCSE: Business intelligence tutor
  2. 2 weeks study guide for MCSE: Server Infrastructure
  3. 4 week study plan for MCSE Desktop Infrastructure certification
  4. 4 weeks study plan for MCSE Private Cloud certification
  5. 5 myths about getting online MCSE Messaging certification
  6. 5 Myths About Getting Your Online MCSE: Business Intelligence Certification
  7. 8 Study tips for MCSE: Communication exams
  8. Latest question pattern of MCSE: business intelligence exam
  9. MCSE Communication: which one is the easiest exam out of all?
  10. MCSE: Business intelligence is likely to undergo some changes?
  11. The best order of appearing for MCSE Exam
  12. Which skills does MCSE: Server Infrastructure check?