FAQs

Enterprise

Is Tempo Folio compatible with JIRA Data Center?

Yes, Tempo Folio is JIRA Data Center compatible along with our other Tempo suite of add-ons. With Atlassian’s JIRA Data Center compatibility, Tempo delivers flexibility, high availability, and preformance at scale, ensuring that our largest enterprise customers are not without our mission-critical time tracking, planning, budgeting, and portfolio management solutions. If you’re interested in learning more […]

What enterprise features are available for Tempo Folio?

Tempo Folio offers a number of enterprise features for the largest JIRA customers, including: Intuitive UI JIRA Data Center compatibility Data visibility control Cross-project views Roll-up of data on the portfolio level Easy import and export of data Robust API with documentation

Can I customize the overview screens in Tempo Folio?

You have various options when it comes to customizing overview screens in Tempo Folio. You can: Add wiki-style comments in every sections of the Overview screens. Comments are assigned a visibility level and their history is preserved for future reference in Steering Committee Reports. Add custom fields to your folios and have that extra information […]

Can I give a read-only access to folios in Tempo Folio?

Yes. When created, a folio is associated with a JIRA Saved Filter. The default visibility of the folio is thus driven by the shares of its associated saved filter, defined in the Tempo Folio’s configuration under the Scope tab (see Sharing a filter section from the JIRA Saved Filters documentation). JIRA users who are included […]

Can I name specific users to have read access to my folios in Tempo Folio?

Yes. Default visibility of a folio in Tempo Folio is driven by the shares of its associated saved filter, but you can instead choose to restrict the folio’s visibility to a list of specific JIRA users. This is done using the Viewers field under the Permissions tab of the folio’s configuration screen. Note that the […]

Can I use Tempo Folio for an agile project?

Yes. Tempo Folio is perfectly suited for both traditional and agile projects. If you have JIRA Agile installed, Tempo Folio will offer you the option to create new Tempo Folios based on a Scrum or Kanban board. Typically in an agile context you should create one Tempo Folio per release as it is the usual known time […]

How is Earned Value calculated in Tempo Folio?

The way Earned Value is calculated for a given Folio is determined by its Earning Rule configuration (Folio > Configure > Earning Rule). Basically, Earned Value is a proportion of the total budget of a project, determined by the status (or progress) of work items in its scope. Refer to the Tempo Folio Configuration chapter of […]

Is it possible to restrict visibility to wages for some users in Tempo Folio?

Yes. Only users with edit rights on the folio can see the wage information and modify the folio’s data and configuration. By default, only the folio’s owner (usually the creator) has edit rights, but you can also specify folio Administrators who get the same rights. This is done by specifying JIRA users in the Administrators […]

What is Earned Value Management (EVM) in Tempo Folio and how can it benefit me?

Earned Value Management or EVM is a project management technique for measuring project performance and progress in an objective manner. EVM will let you know the actual state of the project by comparing your current project performance against the plan. EVM is also very useful in project forecasting and provides quantitative data to help in […]

Who can use Earned Value Management (EVM) in Tempo Folio?

Basically, any projects in most industries can use the Earned Value Management technique. In the software development realm, it is suitable for traditional and Agile projects. Below are some well-known organizations who are leveraging Tempo Folio‘s EVM capabilities for their projects: NASA Project Management Institute (PMI) Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis Defence Acquisition University […]

Can I upgrade my Tempo Enterprise license to a higher user tier?

Yes.  You can upgrade your Tempo license at any time.  The upgrade process is very simple, and all of your data is preserved. Upgrades include 12 months of software maintenance commencing from the date payment is processed.  This will override any existing maintenance period. The cost of upgrading your Tempo license is calculated by prorating your […]

Do you offer enterprise-level academic licenses for Tempo?

Yes. Qualified academic institutions receive a 50% discount on our licenses for JIRA Server. You can complete an online Purchase form through Atlassian to determine if you qualify to purchase at this discount on the Marketplace. The following organizations are eligible for an Academic License: Educational institutions: Public or private K-12, vocational schools, correspondence schools, junior colleges, […]

Where can I buy a Tempo enterprise-sized license?

Tempo offers 500 user, 2,000 user, 10,000 user, and 10,000+ licenses for JIRA Server.  Tempo licenses are compatible with JIRA Data Center for the largest JIRA customers. available on the Atlassian Marketplace. If you aren’t currently supported by the Marketplace because you are located in India, you can purchase our Enterprise licenses directly through us.

How is a user defined?

A JIRA user is any user that can log into JIRA. Anonymous users may also be granted access and do not count against license totals. A Tempo user must be a JIRA user and be a member in a group that is selected in Tempo Users and Groups configuration.