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Tempo Timesheets Tip of the Month: Managing Custom Team Roles

Sometimes, it’s hard to find exactly what you need from the list of designated roles within your team roster, since team members often wear a variety of hats.  Like Einstein said, “The measure of intelligence is the ability to change”...  We sure know that our users are talented and adept at adapting!

With Tempo Timesheets’ Custom Team Roles features, you can manage and account for the multitude of roles within your team.  Here’s how to do it:

To configure the custom team roles, you will need to start by accessing your Tempo Administration setting. You do that by clicking the Administration tab (cog icon: ), located in the top right corner of your JIRA instance, and select Add-ons.

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(Note: You will need to be a JIRA Administrator in order to be able to configure Tempo Timesheets).

Next, on the Add-ons page, locate Team Roles under the Tempo Timesheets section from the navigation column on the left.

Now, you’ve got the Custom Roles option open, and you’re free to define your own custom roles. Here, you can easily rename Tempo Timesheets default roles, or even set a new custom default role. Note, however, that you will need Tempo’s Team Lead permission when assigning a specific team member to your team.

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Admins can easily edit existing team member roles by clicking on the Name field to Update existing role.

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Click the Delete button next to the role if you’d like to delete the particular role, and a confirmation window will display to make sure. Click the Set Default button at the end of its line to set a new default role, and a confirmation window will likewise display to make sure. And that’s how you Manage Custom Team Roles in Tempo Timesheets!

The Tempo Teams Space also integrates with our Tempo Planner add-on for detailed reporting, and can be especially useful for organizations that are using the full suite of our add-ons for JIRA.

Check out our other Tips of the Month for more features that can help you find new uses for the Tempo suite of tools.

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