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2018-11-29 | Tempo Planner for Server 6.0.0 Release

In Tempo Planner for Server 6.0.0 we've improved the navigation by introducing the Tempo sidebar and we've also started moving Tempo configuration to a dedicated Tempo Settings page.


Tempo Planner 6.0.0 is compatible with Tempo Timesheets 9.0.0 and Tempo Budgets 12.0.0. Earlier versions of Timesheets and Budgets are NOT compatible with Tempo Planner 6.0.0

At the bottom of the release notes you can view a detailed description of the changes occurring in Tempo Planner 6.0.0, see Changes in Tempo Planner 6.0.0.

  • New Features

    • New permission settings. New permissions give you flexibility to control who can view and manage personal data, while ensuring that external stakeholders have the level of access they need to get their job done. Access to worklogs can now be granted directly from Tempo using the new Team Permissions. These permission changes help you to comply with local privacy legislation. Learn more about the new permissions here.
    • Tempo sidebar. We've made navigation improvements by introducing the Tempo sidebar and simplifying the Tempo drop-down menu to make it easier for users to find what they’re looking for. Now you have single click access to Tempo core features from everywhere in the product. This change also improves the performance of the UI. For more information about navigation changes, see Navigation changes in Tempo Timesheets 9.0.

      • Team planning and resource planning are found under Planning in the Tempo menu or in the Tempo sidebar.
    • Tempo Settings page. We've also started to move Tempo configuration to a dedicated Tempo Settings page, making them more accessible to the people that need them. With this release the following global configuration settings for the following categories have been moved to Tempo Settings, accessible via the new Tempo sidebar navigation


      • Configuration: Internal issues, Permissions, Work Attributes, Expense categories.

      • Working days: Holidays, Workload. We've also made changes to who can access the Working Days configuration, to include users that have the global Tempo Team Administrator permission.

      • Periods: Period configuration.

      • Teams: Roles.

      • Accounts: Import/Export, Categories, Price Tables.

Changes in Tempo Planner 6.0.0

  • Teams Browser: We have added a create another option to the Create Team dialog box to help creating many teams in succession.
  • Team Overview:
    • The Team overview page design has been improved and consolidated to a single page, where users can view all attributes of the teams and make configuration changes. The permission configuration page is still a separate page and is accessed via the cogwheel in the page header.
    • Workload and holiday schemes are no longer available through the Team page.  Instead, users can view and manage these settings through Tempo settings.
    • Deactivation of team memberships is not supported. A membership can be deleted when it is no longer relevant/required.
    • Creating multiple memberships for the same user in a single team is not supported.
    • Creating placeholder memberships for non-Jira users is no longer supported. NOTE: anonymous members that were added to Tempo Teams before upgrading to Planner 6.0.0, will still exist as team members of those teams.
  • Creating Teams: We have added a “create another” option to the create Team dialog to help creating many teams in succession.
  • Accounts Browser
    • Accounts settings previously accessible via the Manage drop-down in the Accounts Browser, are now accessible via Tempo Settings in the Tempo sidebar. This includes Account Categories, Import / Export Accounts and Price Tables.
    • Predefined search filters are no longer available in the Accounts browser.
  • Account Overview
    • The Accounts overview page design has been improved and consolidated to a single page, where users can view all attributes of the accounts and make configuration changes.
    • Teams linked to same projects as an Account are no longer displayed in the Accounts overview page.
  • Creating Accounts
    • Users can now link project to Accounts directly in the Create Account dialog box.
    • We have added a “create another” option to the Create Account dialog box to help creating many accounts in succession.
    • Creating Customers and Categories on the fly is no longer supported. Users can only select from already existing Customers and Categories. Customers can be created in the Customers browser. Account Categories can be created in Tempo Settings.
Tempo Settings

A number of Tempo settings previously accessible through the Jira Administration page or the Teams or Accounts Browsers, have been moved to the Tempo Settings

 accessible on the Tempo sidebar.

  • Configuration
    • Permission Overview provides an overview of how permissions are used in Tempo.
  • Working Days
    • Workload and Holiday schemes. We’ve added the functionality to search for scheme members to make changes to scheme memberships easier.   
    • Users with the Tempo Team Administrator permission can now view and edit Tempo Working Days.
  • Teams
    • Team Roles
  • Accounts
    • Import / Export Accounts. This was previously accessed through the Accounts Browser.
    • Account Categories. This was previously accessed through the Accounts Browser.

Upgrading Tempo Planner is free for all customers with an active Tempo license. Upgrade Tempo by using the JIRA Universal Plugin Manager (UPM).

This release is compatible with products listed in the Compatibility Page, and bundled with the following Tempo System Plugins:

Click here to view plugins bundled with this release...
  • Tempo Core 5.0.0
  • Tempo Accounts 4.0.0 Plan Core 4.0.0
  • Tempo Teams 4.0.0
  • Tempo Planning API 4.0.0
  • Tempo Budgets 12.0.0 Platform 2.0.0
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