Product Enhancements – Release Notes June 2021

We are happy to announce some new enhancements & fixes:
(Released June 4- June 30, 2021)

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Goal Grid View

  • Metrics now in column 3
  • Only metrics linked to goals on column 1 or 2 will show.
  • Projects in column 4. Will show projects linked to items column 1, 2 or 3.
  • Metrics now show background color for Red/Amber/Green indicator
  • Level 3 Goals no longer displayed in Project Column. You can still use Goal Bowling view for viewing 3+ Levels of goals.


  • NEW External Idea Form
    • Generate idea submission for specific, defined goals with a form that can be shared with users not yet inside KPI Fire
    • Promote company goal engagement, collect ideas, and add new users to KPI Fire via idea submission

Budgets & Project Benefits:

  • NEW Project Benefits functionality
  • Set annual Budgets by department
  • Create a company Project Benefit Account List
  • Workflows no longer have Project Benefits
  • Select from the benefit account list to add benefits to project
  • View benefit roll-up by account and department in the Project Benefit Reports
  • Read more details on Project Benefit changes
  • Link metric on project to specific project benefit
  • Added status field to project benefit tab

Settings –> Project Benefits

Project –> Project Benefit Tab

Project –> Charter: Status Tile


  • Navigation via main menu –> Metrics: Huddleboards
  • Add new custom or xmatrix Huddleboards
  • Organize Huddleboards by department
  • Set visibility to all departments, select departments, or just me
  • Assign roles to team members- Editor, Owner, Viewer
  • User icon at top of huddleboard modal is Owner
  • + New Tile button restricted to members of huddleboard team as Owner or Editor
  • NEW text tile formatting – add fill to the header background
  • Project Details Tile – additional charter fields
    • Problem/ Opportunity Statement
    • Goal Statement
    • Scope

Project Import/Export:

  • Updated import/export project files for required and optional fields

Project Benefit  Report:

  • Bar Chart view- updated to reflect benefits against budget values

Team Engagement Report:

  • Can sort Last Login by Newest to Oldest or Oldest to Newest


  • Performance enhancements
  • Goal Grid View – updated labels:
    • Sum (All)
    • Sum (To Date)
    • Average
    • Most Recent
  • Bowling View: NEW filter by frequency type
    • Use the view type dropdown and date selector to toggle the range displayed
    • Use the frequency type to filter out metrics included in the display

Daily Update Email:

  • Links updated to navigate within project tabs- Charter, Status Report, and Tasks

Idea Funnel & Project List:

  • Updated columns to display additional project information in the view tables
  • Reordered columns