Other documented features for PKS6: Act! & Outlook Gantt Charts | FAQs

Additional Resources: Project Management 101 | Project Templates | Trainers and Consultants | Video Demos
Project Planning Reports, Goals & More

  • Phases—describe how your project breaks down into major activities. Phase examples include: Beginning Phase, Scoping Phase, Research Phase, Approval Phase, Design Phase, Training Phase, Maintenance Phase, etc.
  • Goals—will represent what you are trying to accomplish with your project. Goals can vary according to the project, the phase of the project, and many other factors. Some typical goals revolve around time, revenue, quality, staffing, growth, product or service launch, technology, maintenance, or training.
  • People—list the individuals or groups who might provide resources or support to your project. People can be easily imported from Outlook and Act!.
  • Obstacles—obstacles and issues are an inevitable part of projects. If you can foresee the challenges, you can plan for them and, likely, overcome them. Obstacles, like goals, will obviously vary from project to project.
Project Status & Assignments

  • Individual Assignments—it's easy to manage your ongoing project with individual assignments for clear accountability and efficient use of time.
  • Task Reports—as a project lead, manager, or stakeholder you will want to see the overall tasks at some point during the project. These reports make it easy to get perspective, give input, and keep tabs on project tasks
Dashboard Reports

As a busy professional, you know that staying on top of your projects to make them successful is job one. With Project KickStart's dashboard reports, it's easy to stay up to date and keep all your coworkers on the same page.

  • What's Due Today?—Use this report daily and you'll keep on top like never before. Easily see tasks that are starting or ending today, along with % complete and cost on a line item and total basis.
  • What's Due Next Week?—use Print this out for your team meetings or for yourself every Friday to review what tasks need to get done to keep the project on time and within budget.
  • What's Due Next Month?—You, your manager, or other team members need to also look at the big picture to help keep your project running smoothly. Look no further than this report to help get all your ducks in a row for every project.

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Project KickStart Also Exports To:


ACT! is the #1 best-selling contact management solution - used by millions and praised by experts around the world. It gives you instant access to every contact detail. Project KickStart links to all versions of ACT! 


MindManager is the award winning "Visual Thinking" tool that increases your productivity and creativity. With MindManager you can visualize and organize your most powerful ideas without having to fit them into linear structures and lists. Project KickStart and MindManager link to each other. More information in the Thinking Tools Store. 

Critical Tools

WBS Chart Pro allows you to plan and display projects from Project KickStart using a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Chart. More information in the Thinking Tools Store.


RiskyProject It lets you make a risk assessment of your project, and get a handle on the risks that are present. Links with Project KickStart. Or, open a Project KickStart saved .mpx file in Risky Project. More information in the Thinking Tools Store.