My first survey of architectural accounting methods collected 400 responses. These responses form the basis for this update. That first survey is effectively closed. I started to notice that I was asking different questions when I interviewed someone. So I cloned the first survey and deleted the questions that weren’t helping to understand the methods being used. Then I added a few new questions. Survey 2 is two questions shorter, but offers more opportunities to comment. I plan to publish the results of Survey 2 when the number of participants are similar to the first survey. But here’s what I have learned so far.
Key things I have learned, or had confirmed, are:
Compare your firm with others of the same size
In the charts above and below I have arranged the data for nine different firm sizes. Each chart shows the popularity of the four most-used methods by firm size. If you would like to dig deeper, the whole report can be downloaded.
In case you want a recap of the Corbu journey so far, here are the previous posts to catch you up.