SpiraLinks Focal Review v9.1

Release Notes

The SpiraLinks team is proud to announce the release of Version 9.1 of our flagship software, FocalReview®. Here are a few of the newly added features:


HRIS systems integration extended

BambooHR, UKG (UltiPro & Kronos) and ADP – use of RESTful APIs, PGP encrypted with SFTP protocol, upstream and downstream

User dashboards configuration extended

User control of their dashboard including but not limited to graphs, charts, widgets

Chart types extended

Area, Radar, Polar, Speedometer for the dashboard, including widgets to create more data indicators

Admin control extended

To include column configuration

Search facility extended

To include the configuration shuttle on the worksheet configuration page

Client code hooks introduced

For customized calculations, minimizing the need for enhancements

Compensation Module

Budget modeling/forecasting based on different dimensions

(I.E. rating, grade level, compa ratio, legal entity, company, business function) With the snapshot option, users can save the scenarios and run the report at the organization, job title, level, division, business function, location and ethnicity – just to name a few

Grand Total configuration

Now available for any worksheet number column

Manager input popup configuration

Now available for every column in the Worksheet

Stack chart configuration

For budget vs recommendation in summary

Employee’s historical performance forms and employee letters

Are now accessible from the dashboard

Performance Module

Improved navigation

For sections and subsections

Standard report extended

Including charts

Goal sharing by managers

To other managers or employee colleagues

Comments activity stream as a slider

At section and subsection levels of the performance form

Printing features extended

I.E. when printing the performance form provided you can to select/deselect the sections

Historical comments edit capability extended

Can allow comments after manager/employee submits

Comments extended

A new chat model vs a single enter per manager & employee

Employee Portal

Employee acceptance workflow

For total rewards statements


Adhoc reporting UI improved

Functionality with more features and flexibility including multi-dimensional charts (e.g., line, curve, pie, bar, stacked bar, and donut)

Bulk download

Of historical statements by year

Color options

In the statement chart

Performance module

Standard reports extended

Implement Wage Gap Analysis

Report based on Job, Level, Rating, Gender and Ethnicity