Understanding the difference between Basic and Enhanced Calendar connections

Note

This feature is new and not yet available to all customers.

Connecting your Google and Office 365 calendars to My Work is useful for when you're trying to log time. You have two options when connecting your external calendar to Tempo. You can either select the Enhanced Calendar connection with Tempo Automation or the Basic Calendar connection to view your activities in My Work.

Enhanced Calendar connection

Basic Calendar connection

Definition

Connects an external calendar to allow Tempo to provide you with improved accuracy in logging and planning time.

See Logging Time using the Activity Feed for more.

Connects an external calendar to Tempo and allows you to log work on your calendar events.

See Logging Time in My Work for more.

Connection

To use the Enhanced Calendar, you will need to click on Sign In, proceed with the default calendar and allow access in the subsequent steps.

To use the Basic Calendar, you will need to click on Sign In, allow access and choose a calendar of your choice.

Security

The calendar information is not shared or reportable by anyone except you. Only you will be able to see the information from your calendar.

The calendar information is not shared or reportable by anyone except you. Only you will be able to see the information from your calendar.

Tempo Automation

The Enhanced Calendar connection employs Tempo Automation to deliver advanced features.

N/A

Information collected/stored

The following will be collected/stored:

  • Masked User ID that is untraceable.

  • Event ID (associated to your calendar events and activities)

  • Calendar title and description

  • Rejected and Accepted events

  • Duration and time of calendar event

N/A

Deleting Activities

Yes

N/A

Note

The above information is stored in Tempo for a period of 6 weeks. Information such as browser history, screenshots and screen recordings will NOT be stored or collected.