Before starting this I realize I should have looked at Ingo Hilgefort’s Visual BI Extensions Feature Highlight

He explains the features of the DSX KPI tile.  I created the following KPI Dashboard for the iPad without any scripting or any CSS

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The above shows a design time view of using the 3 Visual BI DSX KPI tiles.  They include the use of microcharts – the first one one the left is a column chart, the middle is a line chart, and on the right is “spline”.  I had to look up what spline charts were.

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Above shows the design time view of the properties for the spline microchart part of the KPI tile.

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The above image shows how the KPI tile looks at run time on the desktop on Chrome.  It is a little big because I selected the iPad as the target device.

On the iPad, here is how the KPI dashboard appears:

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Also on the iPad I can “over” over the microcharts to see the actual numbers:

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So as you can the KPI tiles can be used without any coding or CSS knowledge.  It has the alerts based on conditions created inside the properties.  You can download a DSX trial yourself here.

Reference

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