Ideas Forum

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Ideas Forum

The Ideas Forum is your space for logging and managing product enhancement ideas. You can view, vote and comment on existing ideas, and even submit new ideas. 

Submit, vote and comment on the ideas you'd like to see included in our products

Share your knowledge with other Kinetic customers and discuss industry best practice

Track what we’re working on, from ideas through to development and live features

Frequently Asked Questions

Simply contact your Account Manager and request an invitation then follow the account creation process within the email and start contributing!

No... all ideas will be considered at the product analysis phase before we plan any development. 

You’re welcome to submit any product ideas, however bespoke work is still available via KxSupport and may be a more suitable solution for things like custom reports.

Simply log an “Ideas Forum” request on KxSupport and a member of the Products Team will be in touch.

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