ArtfulBits KPI (Key Performance Indicator) column provides users withthe ability to define and measure progress toward predefined goals anddisplay current status by using easy-to-understand graphicalindicators.
Components use MOSS 2007 KPI idea, but with reworked functionality. Unlike MOSS 2007 KPI, ArfulBits KPI could be added to any custom list as a column, can use both List View and List Item as data source and supports different indicator icons: flags, traffic lights, shapes, marks and other.
You can use traffic light icons to indicate that predefined satisfaction is exceeding, meeting, or failing to meet goals. If predefined satisfaction exceeds a preset goal, the KPI is displayed with a green traffic light icon. If customer satisfaction is failing to meet minimum goals, the customer's satisfaction KPI is displayed with a red traffic light icon. Otherwise, it is displayed with a yellow traffic light icon.
- Displaying indicator for each individual item in list using standard SharePoint calculated formulas
- Calculating value by using data of associated SharePoint list (a count of items in the list; a computing of Total, Average, Maximum, or Minimum of a numerical column in the list)
- Column customization (multiple icons set; text customization; different column display modes)
- Predefined set of site columns (KPI Issue Status, KPI Priority, KPI Task Status, KPI % Complete)
- AJAX support enabled
ArtfulBits KPI (Key Performance Indicator) column is simple graphical scorecards that can be used to evaluate business data against business goals. With this column you reduce the risk to overlook the information about the status of the value, the column take the trouble. The column automatically calculates the results, and displays one of 3 indicators (OK, Warning, or Problem).
You can also show the actual value, and target value if desired, and there are multiple icon sets to select from, so you can choose the one that best fits your application. KPI can show indicator based on each individual item in SharePoint list. It is a handy feature for all users that are using SharePoint on daily basis to use this column as a simple way of identifying visually critical items within their lists.