The KPI library is an account-wide library that stores all KPIs that you wish to save. It allows you to store all KPIs in a single location, and apply them to any company. 

Note: Only ‘Admin’ level users have access to create or edit Library KPIs. For more information on User access, see User roles and permissions.

Using the KPI library

There are several uses for the KPI library.

Quickly create predefined non-financial KPIs

Fathom provides a number of predefined non-financial KPIs.

You can quickly add these KPIs to your company by selecting them from the KPI library. Some commonly used KPIs are absenteeism, customer satisfaction, new customers, and more.

Note: Fathom does not automatically pull in data for these non-financial KPIs. For more information on how to import non-financial KPI data, please view this guide.

Save your custom KPIs

If you wish to use a custom KPI in the future with other companies, you can save it to your KPI library.

You can then easily select a previously created KPI from the library, rather than having to recreate it.

This saves time when setting up a new company.

Use custom KPIs in consolidation/benchmark groups

Custom KPIs MUST be saved to the KPI library in order to be used in your consolidated and benchmark groups.

A Library KPI must be added to at least one underlying company in order to flow through to the consolidated group. See below for instructions on adding a Library KPI to a company.

Adding custom KPIs to the KPI library

You are able to add any custom KPIs to the KPI library when you first create them in 'Step 4 - KPIs'. 

Select 'Create a KPI', and create any Non-financial, Account watch, Formula, or Tracking KPI.

In the following window, you will see a checkbox option to 'Add this KPI to your library'.

Note: Only Admin level users will have access to this option


KPI Library location

The KPI library can be accessed from 2 locations.

Within Step 4 - KPIs

You are able to access the KPI library within 'Settings > Step 4 - KPIs > Create a KPI > KPI Library'. 

Accessing the KPI library from Step 4 enables you to quickly add a KPI saved in your KPI library to the company.

From the Administration menu

Note: This option is only available to Admin level users.

Admin users can access the KPI library from the Administration menu (cog icon), located in the top right of Fathom.

Accessing the KPI library from the settings menu allows you to:

  • Edit KPIs in the KPI library
  • Delete KPIs in the KPI library
  • Add a new KPI to the KPI library
  • Create new folders in the KPI library

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