Continuous Improvement Software

Quantify the Impact of your Continuous Improvement Program with KPI Fire

Operational Excellence Software

Implementing, managing, and scaling a business improvement program such as Lean Six Sigma can be difficult and high risk. If you are not able to quantify the impact of your improvement projects you may find your program budgets cut, or a lack of engagement from business managers critical to its success.  KPI Fire makes it easier to generate predictable, scalable, and quantifiable benefits from your business improvement program or projects.

How does KPI Fire Benefit your Continuous Improvement Program:

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In effect, management buy-in will increase as you provide clear line-of-site to strategic initiatives and show visual results in a dashboard & reports.

Keys to a successful Continuous Improvement Program:

1. Capture Ideas using an Idea Funnel

Collect Ideas for Improvement: Eliminate Waste and Variation

Don’t let a good idea get past you without collecting it.

Put yourself on the floor; because this is where the action is. Talk to people doing the work and ask them for ideas to eliminate waste and variation. We do these Gemba Walks because they are a great way to solicit and capture ideas.

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KPI Fire Web App: Idea Input Form

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KPI Fire Mobile App

2. Prioritize Ideas

Evaluate Ideas with Effort vs. Impact Matrices

Meet regularly with your team to review and prioritize ideas. Evaluate each idea using the effort, impact, and risk to help visualize the best projects to work on.

KPI Fire’s Idea Funnel helps you organize and select the best ideas to turn into projects. KPI Fire also keeps team members in the loop with an alert or email if they miss the meeting.

effort vs impact matrix

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3. Standardize Your Problem Solving Approach

The best companies in the world use standardized problem solving approaches such as DMAIC, PDCA, Kaizen, 8Ds, and more. KPI Fire includes a library of these workflows that you can use out of the box, or you can create your own.  Many of these workflows include forms, and templates, and can easily be adapted to work with your own company specific training materials.

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4. Manage Projects

Quickly identify which projects are in need of extra help.

Improve project reviews with good Visual Management System that is simple to understand.

Finally, take action. Turn those great suggestions into DMAIC projects, KAIZEN events, or QUICK WINS. KPI Fire has built in workflows for common problem solving methods. Additionally, you can create your own. Upload tools and templates thus allowing everyone in your company to have a standard problem solving process.

KPI Fire is truly the most effective and intuitive Lean Six Sigma program management software on the market. We are trusted by many great companies with world class Lean/Six Sigma programs.

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5. Track Project Benefits

Celebrate Success by Tracking Project Benefits

Lastly, track the hard and soft savings from your improvement projects. Celebrating successes engages your project team and consequently creates more success.

World Class Lean/Six Sigma programs use KPI Fire

“KPI Fire has helped solved our monthly spreadsheet nightmare. We now have a single system that tracks all of the savings from our improvement projects. I couldn't be happier with how quickly our team was able to make the transition" - VP Continuous Improvement

– US Publishing Company

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