K4’s database has a wealth of data. An analysis of the data can offer insights as to when people and completing their tasks. Unfortunately we cannot produce reports directly from K4 but need to import the data into other applications. Once freed from K4 you can be creative in display this data. The picture below shows when articles reached various status’ and was generated by a database built in 4th Dimension. See Graphical View of K4 Data for more information on this application..


You can access K4’s data via ODBC. Once you have ODBC drivers installed on your local computer you can view data in the K4 database through Excel, FileMaker Pro, 4th Dimension and any database or report writer that supports ODBC. Because there are fewer options for ODBC on Mac OS X than under Windows I am providing instructions on ODBC installation on Mac OS X for K4.