There are those of us that nature has very much designed as anal retentives. We need forms, structure and that sort of thing.
I use a variety of things including software for mindmapping and other things. I have just discovered what appears to be a nifty electronic means of tracking your novel in progress. It is a freebie courtesy of author Simon Haynes. Get it here
Having had a bit of a play, I think it would be quite useful for the other control freak authors out there like me. :)