Increase Communication & Collaboration
A hallmark of successful and efficient project management is timely and accurate
communication. Project KickStart provides real-time reports and information
to keep you and your team informed. Choose reports for each phase of
your project: including project planning, project management, and advanced
Gantt chart reports to keep you informed of the latest project assignments,
status, schedule and more. If your reporting or analysis needs can be
better served by another software application that you use, we provide
exports to the following: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,
Microsoft Project, ACT!, MindManager, and WBS Chart.
Dashboard Reports (new)
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
- 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
- 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.
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—Project KickStart makes it
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.
Advanced Project Management Reports
Gantt Charts—a powerful chart that displays the entire
project, all tasks, timelines, phases, etc. Many people use this chart
as a daily touchstone for:
- Overall project status and timeline
- To see the tasks that need to be done today or in the coming days
- To view dependencies between tasks
- To view milestones
Gantt Chart Reports to Communicate the Schedule
- Wall Chart—prints the Gantt chart information spread across many pages, which you can tape together to make a wall chart. Good for a birds' eye view.
- Fit to Page—reduces the size of the entire Gantt chart so it fits on one page, if possible.
- Standard—lists the task columns on each page of the report, which is useful for handouts to team members.
Collaborate & Communicate with Colleagues
- Email—easily collaborate with colleagues by emailing reports to
- Save—save off reports as an ongoing practice to preserve state of project for a certain point in time.
- Print—convenient for viewing larger projects, printing assignments or to use
in a project status meeting.