Improving your organization's time tracking and project monitoring system is a vitally important but often challenging undertaking. To help, we have assembled a series of time and project tracking best practices articles available here.
Selecting and Deploying an Effective Project Tracking System provides an argument for implementing such a system in the first place, and suggests criteria for selecting the best system for you.
Claiming Government Research Credits: Time Tracking Software Eases the Pain describes how effective time tracking can help you better take advantage of government research and development credits (such as Canada's SR&ED program) available to your organization.
The Value of Earned Value introduces the Earned Value method for project tracking and measuring progress against plan, and explains why Earned Value techniques make sense for quick, accurate project monitoring.
The Practical Use of Earned Value delves deeper into the Earned Value methodology and provides a specific example of its application using time tracking tools such as TimeTiger.
Project Tracking: Are you using the right metrics? explains why most approaches to project tracking tend to misrepresent actual project status, and why the simple indicators Earned Value provides are all you need for an accurate picture of project health.
Lame Excuses From Smart People: PMI's Earned Value Standard catalogs the common objections voiced against implementing time tracking and Earned Value-based project tracking systems, and offers candid, compelling counter-arguments for each.