What are the most useful certificates for analytic professionals, depending on industry and expertise? I know about SAS certified, black belt (six sigma), chartered statistician, and DataShaping Certified
. Are there any other certifications worth pursuing? Does Microsoft offer anything (database related)? What about TDWI (BI, datawarehousing, ETL)? How do you become an Actuary, or a Chartered Financial Analyst?
Also, what are the most valued certificated from employers viewpoint?