A Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is a visual cue that communicates the amount of progress made toward a goal.

A Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is a visual cue that communicates the amount of progress made toward a goal.

Key Performance Indicators are valuable for teams, managers, and businesses to evaluate quickly the progress made against measurable goals. By using SharePoint KPIs, you can easily visualize answers to the following questions:

What am I ahead or behind on?

How far ahead or behind am I?

What is the minimum I have completed?

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