The OLAP gauge control is ideal for highlighting business-critical Key Performance Indicator (KPI) information in executive dashboards and report cards. It lets you present values against goals in a very intuitive manner.
The OLAP gauge control enables you to retrieve multidimensional data either from SSAS or from any XML/A provider. Following is the list of data sources our OLAP controls widely support:
KPI is a collection of calculations associated with a measure group that evaluates business success. Typically, these calculations are a combination of multidimensional expressions (MDX) or calculated members. The elements of KPI are KPI value, KPI goal, KPI status, and KPI trend.
Built-in frame types are available to provide effective rim styles. Following are the frame types supported:
OLAP client supports a range of numbers being bound by minimum and maximum values.
Pointers indicate a specific value on the scale.
Ticks mark the values that are present on the scale.
Highlight a range of values. Ranges can be shown with different colors to distinguish them.
Indicators let the user view KPI status and trend, showing progress toward a goal.
Markers help to signify the KPI goal on the scale.
Easily arrange multiple gauges in a structured layout by specifying row and column count. Based on the specification, gauges will be arranged in the available space.
The control can be set with a unique title to make it self-descriptive.
OLAP gauge allows users to view detailed information about the measure values specified in the control.
The gauge figures out the category by combining the descriptions of series and category axes members.
Pointer tooltips provide value information when the mouse is moved over the pointers.
Marker tooltips provide goal information when the mouse pointer is moved over the marker.
OLAP gauge ships with built-in themes like Blend, Office, Visual Studio, and Metro.
OLAP gauge provides ability to customize the appearance of the control to any extent programmatically.
Easily customize all aspects of appearance using the Theme Studio utility.