In the public sector – ministries, government corporations and parastatals – resources are often used to manage several programs at once. Thus, an agency can be required to simultaneously ensure the application of a law and run one or more social programs. That same agency may also have to maintain a database used by other ministries, agencies government corporations, research groups, and so on. This makes it difficult to ascertain the cost of operations and administrative and IT support attributable to each program.
A proven methodology and a software solution have to be used to segregate costs.
The Decimal Suite makes it easy for these organizations to perform this essential task; it also enables them to clearly and easily explain cost allocation to the Treasury Board, relevant ministries, business partners and clients.