Time-Tracking Software is a category of computer software that allows its users to record time spent on activities. This software is used by employees and employers in many industries, including hourly workers and also professionals who bill their customers by the hour, such as lawyers, freelancers and accountants. It is an electronic version of the traditional paper timesheet. Tracking time can increase productivity, as businesses can better understand what practices lead to wasted time.
This type of software encourages accountability for large businesses, and allows business owners to keep all time data in a central location which allows easier data analysis by relevant departments.