Our IT department records hours worked on timesheets for all assigned projects/tasks as well as non-project work. Many of our projects have areas outside IT in which the resources don’t get timesheets. What method have you used to track the progress for the entire project when there is a mix of resources like this?
Using project accounting software as part of the General Ledger – we have allocated costs to projects for time, expenses and materials – within IT and in the business areas. This does not impact the normal business planning process.