A common misconception is that you need to be a 'tech-y' person to work with Business Intelligence (BI). That is so far from the truth and I wish that more people got their eyes on the profession BI consultant! In this article, I try to answer the commonly asked questions I get about the profession and the required qualifications. I also give my view of the future of BI. Lastly, I've gathered a bunch of tips for all of you that are interested in a career within BI and IT. With that, I hope I've managed to inspire you to explore BI further.