The book promises to be a single source of introductory knowledge on business intelligence which can be taught in one semester.
It will provide a good start for first time learners typically from the engineering and management discipline. Business Intelligence subject cannot be studied in isolation.
The book provides a holistic coverage beginning with an enterprise context, developing deeper understanding through the use of tools, touching a few domains where BI is embraced and discussing the problems that BI can help solve. It covers the complete life cycle of BI/Analytics project: Covering operational/transactional data sources, data transformation, data mart/warehouse design-build, analytical reporting, and dashboards.