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Centralized Exchange Rates in Tempo Folio for Multi-National Companies

Did you know you can add centralized exchange rates in Tempo Folio for JIRA and add expenses in any currency to your folio? Most organizations have situations in which they need to manage costs in multiple currencies, whether it be as simple as needing to account for travel expenses, or as complicated as a multinational …

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Unleashing the Project Portfolio Management Potential of Custom Fields in Tempo Folio for JIRA

Customization is crucial to be successful with any software solution and we know our customers need tools that can perfectly fit their financial project portfolio management needs. This is why we’ve recently upped our game when it comes to custom fields.

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7 Ways to Track Financials in JIRA with Tempo Folio

If you’re new to Tempo Folio for JIRA, or even if you’ve been using it for awhile, you might get stuck in the beginning deciding for what exactly to create a folio. We define a folio as being essentially the same as a project, but use the term folio to distinguish it from a JIRA project. A folio, however, can be created for many more initiatives and track financials in JIRA other than specific projects.

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Tempo Folio Best Practices: Simple Ways to Create a Budget

It’s great to have every single cost and detail of your project planned up front, but let’s face it, we don’t always know every single expense up front and different roles will be creating budgets for different kinds of projects and perhaps they set up projects or track costs in different ways. It’s also a simple reality of project management that unexpected expenses always occur, and sometimes we simply need to get started and don’t have the time to do a lot of planning.

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Tempo Folio Tip of the Month: 5 Ways to Build a Budget with the Cost Planning Features

If you’re already using Tempo Folio for JIRA, you already know how to use the product to get real-time financial information across your projects and follow the status of your portfolios and projects, which we call folios, in real-time in. You also know how to enter the planned costs of your folio, but you might not be …

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Tempo Folio Tip of the Month: Weigh the Benefits of Implementing Unit Testing

Last month’s tip used this report to find out how much fixing bugs is costing your organization. This month, we’re going to expand on that and focus on how you can use that information to decide if you should or shouldn’t implement unit testing.

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Tempo Folio Tip of the Month: Measure the Actual Cost of Work on Bugs or Defects

When managing a portfolio or a project it is extremely beneficial to get an overview your costs and status of a particular project or folio (a folio is essentially a project, but we use the term folio to avoid confusion with JIRA projects). Did you know you can also view how much specific types of JIRA issues are costing you with Tempo Folio?

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Tempo Folio Tip of the Month: Prevent team member over-allocations using portfolio management data over multiple projects

As a product manager or portfolio manager, it is important to make sure the workload of each team member is properly allocated. When managing a portfolio, the success of the team down to the individual is essential to the success of both the portfolio and the project (A folio is essentially a project, but we use the term folio to avoid confusion with a JIRA project). It’s important to make sure that an employee is using their time efficiently, that they aren’t overloaded, but also that they haven’t been over-allocated.

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