This time-management software system that helps you get organized, increase your productivity, and make better use of your time. It features a hierarchical (multi-level) project/task outliner with a weekly calendar to schedule meetings, appointments and allocate time to projects. Use priorities (ABCD) to focus your time on what is most important; keep track of effort estimates for projects/tasks and record your actual work. Save time by becoming better organized and working more effectively. Additional features include reminders, filters, customizable views, password/encryption, keyboard shortcuts, project/task notes, and project planning. The Pro edition includes: automatically compute start/end dates for projects/tasks, weekly & daily planning wizards, Outlook (2003/XP) synchronization, RTF notes outliner, paper file organizer and contacts organizer.
Achieve Planner is a practical Windows time management software system that helps you get organized, increase your productivity and make better use of your time.
The best part is, it's easy to use. Just install it and within minutes you'll be able to...
Work With Multiple Projects Without Feeling Overwhelmed
If you work with multiple projects, you'll now be able to capture, organize and manage ALL of them in one central place.
You can break down large projects into smaller steps using as many levels as you need, and you can easily zoom out to get a bird's eye view of all your projects without getting overwhelmed by all the details.
Then you can zoom in and FOCUS on your most important projects, the ones that will make a real difference to your bottom line, and get them done!
Get Your Life Organized
Achieve Planner uses outlines (multi-level lists) to help you organize everything that you need to do. You'll feel less stress and overwhelm because you're more organized and you've taken control of your time, rather than letting time control you.
Use a More Effective To-Do List
Achieve Planner separates your projects from your tasks. This helps you focus on outcomes and not just actions.
You'll end up with a smaller and more manageable Master Project List and you'll be able to zoom in on a specific project without getting distracted by everything else on your plate.
You'll finally have a to-do list that really works!
MAKE Time For The Important Projects You're Neglecting
You know what I'm talking about. Whether it's getting traffic, networking, writing newsletter articles, or creating products, we all have important projects that we KNOW can make a difference, but we just can't seem to find the time to do them!
Achieve Planner uses color-coded priorities to help you focus on what is most important and a Weekly Planning Process to help you MAKE time for your top projects each week.
You'll be able to make significant progress on the projects that you KNOW will grow your business and take it to the next level!
Plan Your Weeks & Days For Maximum Productivity
When you wake up each morning, you'll KNOW exactly what you need to do that day and you'll know where and how to get started.
You can design your ideal day for maximum productivity and plan your weeks to balance your important long-term projects with your pressing short-term tasks.
Feel More Focused and Productive While You Work
When you stay focused on what's most important instead of wasting your time with trivia or the tyranny of the urgent, you'll get to the end of a busy day feel great about everything that you accomplished and all that you got done!
Save Time and Dramatically Increase Your Productivity
You'll take CONTROL of your tasks, your schedule and your life and accomplish more in less time because you are working more effectively.
Taking control means you can MAKE time to spend with your family, play golf, catch up on your hobbies or do the things you really enjoy.
Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan
Achieve Planner is very flexible and supports different styles of planning.
Whether you prefer detailed weekly planning or planning as you go, Achieve Planner helps you get the right things done because you are planning your work and then working your plan.
Make steady progress on your most important projects and goals... instead of feeling like you are just spinning your wheels!
Find What You Need When You Need It
Powerful filtering and advanced search helps you find the information that you need when you need it. You can even take snapshots of your filters so you can quickly use them again later.
Manage Your Deadlines, Meetings and Appointments
You can easily see all your upcoming deadlines at a glance so that you never again are caught by surprise or let something really important fall through the cracks.
Find The Best Tasks To Work On Across ALL Your Projects
The Task Chooser gives you a sorted and filtered list of the best tasks to work on across ALL your projects using criteria that you specify like priority, deadlines, and contexts.
Achieve Planner is ideal for fans of David Allen's Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology. In fact, some users have called Achieve Planner a "killer" GTD application because it supports GTD-style Contexts and Next Action Lists.
Use Project Templates To Save Time and Effort
Do you have recurring projects that always have the same set of tasks (like product launches or events) Would you like to use checklists to help you perform routine tasks consistently
Achieve Planner provides extensive support for Project Templates so you can quickly and easily create new projects based on your templates. You can even adjust task deadlines automatically from your project's deadline.
Easily Capture And Organize New Work
The Quick Task Capture feature lets you easily capture new projects and tasks as you think of them by using a Hot Key that you can activate from any application.
The New Task Organizer Wizard helps you process and organize your captured tasks quickly and easily.
The "Ultimate Productivity Process"
Achieve Planner works so well because it's designed from the ground up with effective time management principles in mind.
The Overview tab helps you see the Productivity Process behind Achieve Planner and provides easy links to the different parts of the software.
You'll also get access to the Achieve Planner Training Center, which includes a time management training course that walks you through this productivity process step-by-step.
Two-Way Sync With Microsoft Outlook
If you use Microsoft Outlook (XP/2003/2007), Achieve Planner can keep your appointments and tasks synchronized with your Outlook calendar and tasks folders.
Since Outlook synchronizes to most PDAs, Smartphones and Blackberries, you can use it to synchronize your data and take it with you.
You can even track action-oriented emails as projects/tasks in Achieve Planner.
Comprehensive Life Planning System
Achieve Planner is more than just a productivity tool, it is a comprehensive life planning system. In the end, being more productive doesn't matter unless you are heading in the right direction and creating the kinds of results that you really want in your life.
The Productivity Suite edition of Achieve Planner also includes several life planning and goal setting tools like:
Your strategic life plan
* Capture, organize and plan your goals and dreams
* Break goals down into projects and tasks
* Track your progress on your different goals
* Metrics that help you track progress and results
* Daily goal review
* Link motivational images to your goals
The license of this software is Free Trial Software, the price is $49, you can free download and get a free trial.