In many cases, software that lets you keep a journal of your progress and notes on your progress is a good idea.
However, this is not always the case.
In many circumstances, it is not even a good use of time.
And if it is, it will get you in trouble.
You can learn about these pitfalls, and how to get around them, in the article “Keep Track of Your Work, and What to Do About It”.
You can read the full article here.