Cardinal rules for using HourStack
Follow rules when using HourStack to sync timesheet with Asana tasks and standardize reporting for billing.
Getting started: integrations
When you first start HourStack, you will need to integrate Asana to pull in tasks (Cardinal Rule #1). Once your timesheet is set up, easily use slack commands to start and end timers.
How we use labels + projects
Our set up inside HourStack is to use labels as client names (i.e., we match labels to client's slack channel name) and projects to identify what work we are doing for client (e.g., Scott is reviewing the tax return, he books time to project #Review)
Projects are used to track the type of work being done. Projects include:
Labels are used to track work by client or internal project. Internal labels are colored BLUE and client labels are colored GREEN. Internal projects include:
One quick note on Asana integration: The default behavior for this integration is to use the project from Asana as well as use the last tag as the label. We use a different convention in HourStack and Asana. You will need to update the Asana integration defaults with our label and project convention in HourStack to override the default behavior.