It is possible, but can be difficult. Basic criteria include 1) Well thought out WBS that incorporates labor budgeting and charging at the appropriate level. This means that you will need to be able to obtain actual hours charged against the related tasks for the schedule’s planned work. 2) The PM, leads, cost account/WBS managers & etc. need to be included in the scheduling process to insure buy-in for the schedule’s planned work, labor charging, and obraining of status (% Complete). 3) Status needs to be obtained and reported upon on a regular basis, weekly or monthly, for example 4) Be sure to have an accurate reporting and charting mechanism to share the information. The simpler the better.