There are three distinct tracking methods within Microsoft Project Online and Project Server. Understanding these practices – and how they relate to the way you plan your tasks – will help you choose the tracking level that adequately meets the needs of your project.
Figuring Out the Level of ‘Task Progress’ Detail that is Appropriate for Your Organization.
As an administrator, you may have noticed that Microsoft PPM allows you to specify which tracking method you would like to use. The options are shown under “Task Settings and Display.”
Deciding which method is best for your organization can be a tough and multi-faceted decision. To choose wisely, you need to know the three widely-accepted levels of detail that you can go into while planning tasks.