Smarter Time Tracking with 88 Miles
A while back I wrote about Harvest, an excellent web based time tracking tool.
However, after a few weeks of using it, I noticed one small but serious flaw: I use time tracking so that I don't have to think about how much time I spend on various projects because the tool is doing to job for me. However, Harvest requires you to write in your total hours – invariably you end up having to use scraps of paper to write down when you started and finished, then do the calculations yourself and type in the final number. For the tremendously organised or mathematical, this is a none issue, but for the likes of me, it meant giving up on time management.
88 Miles solves that problem. With a 'punch in' 'punch out' system, you simply click a button when you start working on a project, then click another one when you've finished. It does the rest for you.
88 Miles is very, very simple; you add companies, projects and then click the relevent start/finish buttons as you make your way through the workday. And this guy 'eats his own dog food' – 88 Miles was made to sort out his own time management issues, and he's giving it away for free.