KPI Column

Type: On-Premises





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 risk to overlook information about the status of value.

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Control productivity of your team

ArtfulBits KPI Column is created to provide users with the possibility to define and measure progress to the predefined goals and display current status with easy-to-understand graphical indicators. This is an easy-to-use tool that can be used to evaluate business data against business goals.

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Detailed information about tasks

Provide users with full details of tasks such as budget, KPI, priority, time used, and task assignee.

Modify the spreadsheet view on the highest level of personalization

KPI column settings provide users the possibility to modify the view of the spreadsheet according to their needs and get the information in the required form.

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Using KPI to track column item values

The unique feature of KPI column is that users can associate KPI column with the single item in the list. The formula can be specified in the same way as for the calculated field.

Ability to associate indicator value with values of other columns of list item using SharePoint formulas (Indicator Data Source --> List item)
Ability to associate indicator value with data of fixed SharePoint list (Indicator Data Source --> Fixed list)
Ability to associate indicator value with data of dynamic SharePoint list of a subsites which is based on URL reference value of other list column (Indicator Data Source --> Dynamic list)
Source lists and calculation ways can be specified while adding new items to list (Indicator Data Source --> User defined list)
Ability to associate indicator value with item column values
Ability to associate indicator value with data in SharePoint lists
Ability to specify indicator sources and calculation types while adding new items to list
Supports value calculation, such as sum, minimum, maximum, average value, and evaluation of column value of first or last item from subset
Supports tracking of total number of items in the specified list view and percentage of total number of items in one list view to another
Ability to set Goal and Warning values as fixed values as well as values from other columns in list
Column customization (multiple icons set; text customization; different column display modes)
AJAX support enabled
Language pack support (desired localization could be added by request)
SP 2016 SP 2013 SP 2010 SP 2007

Release Notes

(May 16, 2017)
(May 6, 2013)
(September 15, 2011)
(August 19, 2011)
(August 03, 2011)
(June 09, 2011)
(June 03, 2011)
(April 06, 2011)
(November 16, 2010)
(August 18, 2010)
(August 11, 2010)
(July 08, 2010)
(June 17, 2010)
(June 11, 2010)
(May 13, 2010)
(April 21, 2010)
(February 18, 2010)
(February 01, 2010)
(January 14, 2010)
(December 25, 2009)
New Features:
  • Added SharePoint 2016 Support
New Features:
  • Added SharePoint 2013 Support
  • Added Russian and German localization
New Features:
  • Added dynamic lists support [PRO]
  • Added support of column value for Goal and Warning
  • Added First Item and Last Item aggregation functions

  • Improved KPI value formatting

Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed minor issues
Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed "File Not Found" error
  • Removed caching values for "Get indicator value: Dynamically" option
Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed availability to use "Get indicator value: Dynamically" option for Evaluation and Professional product editions
Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed column settings update
New Features:
  • Added ability to specify source lists and calculation ways while adding new items to list [PRO]

  • Added support for new licensing model (ArtfulBits License Manager v1.4)
  • Added "Save site as template" support
  • Added Document Library support
  • Improved performance
New Features:
  • Added Russian and German localization

Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed minor issues
Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed KPI for grouped view (SharePoint 2010 only)
  • Fixed minor issues
  • Allowed assembly partially trusted callers

Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed Access Denied exception for users with Read Only permissions on item display form
Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed error with 6622 Event ID in Event Viewer (Field type DummyField has duplicated definition)
Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed KPI details link for Internet web site
  • Fixed objects disposing
  • Improved Setup Wizard
New Features:
  • SharePoint 2010 support added

Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed programmatically value getting
New Features:
  • Added UpdateRules option
  • Added UpdateValue(item) and InvalidateValue(item) methods to KPIField for programmatically indicator value updating

  • Improved performance

Bugs Fixed:
  • Fixed KPI Column for Internet zone
  • Fixed KPI Column header look
  • Fixed KPI field set/get value from Services and Console Application
  • Improved integration with site templates
Bugs Fixed:
  • Problem with product version (Setup Wizard only)
Bugs Fixed:
  • Problem with some SharePoint language packs
Initial Release

Before installation, please, check that your target server meets System Requirements.

IMPORTANT!!! ArtfulBits License Manager must be installed before you install the component. If it is already installed, you can proceed with the installation of your product. If ArtfulBits License Manager is not installed, you can do it by one of the following methods:

  • Open ArtfulBits License Manager page, download its installer on your server, run it and install

  • Download Full Package of the product, find License Manager in ArtfulBits License Manager folder and run its installer

kpi userguide 925 KB

User guide.

kpi installguide 966 KB

Install guide.

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