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ActivityTimeline and Tempo Planner Comparison

Both Jira plugins, ActivityTimeline and Tempo Planner, justly earned a great reputation as resource management platforms and they stand out from dozens of resource planning tools. They’re quite alike, but functionality differs significantly and very often some seemingly minor things influence the choice of the potential customer.

Comparison Table: ActivityTimeline vs Tempo Planner

ActivityTimeline

Tempo Planner

Core Objectives

  • Resource Planning, Capacity Planning & Time Tracking (for both in-office and remote teams)
  • Timesheets
  • Resource Allocation
  • Workload & Availability Reporting
  • Resource
    Management
    & Capacity Management
  • Reporting

Key Activities

  • Get a clear view of your resources across multiple teams and projects
  • Create/plan/assign Jira tasks and projects
  • Set estimates and priorities
  • Manage teams and teams’ workload
  • Create reports, approve logged hours, plan minor tasks and major events
  • Assign Jira tasks
  • Set estimates
  • Manage teams and teams’ workload
  • Manage reports, create customers’ profiles and link info

  

Modules

 

Planning Dashboard

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Personal Workspace

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Timesheets

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Available only with additional plugin Tempo Timesheets

Reports

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Planned vs Actual, Worklog/ Workload Reports etc.)
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Resource Planning

 

Workload management

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Availability Tracking

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Skills

ability to create and manage custom skills directly from the app
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Split task across multiple users

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Vacation / Holiday schemes

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Custom Events

Overtimes, partial or full time day-offs, placeholders, meetings, bookings
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User roles (positions)

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Bulk actions

(schedule, reschedule, assign and unassign)
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Milestones

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Creation of Jira tasks/projects directly from the app

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:minus:
Only already existing Jira tasks; possibility to create internal ones

Integration with External Calendars

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Google, Outlook, Apple, Tempo
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Google and Outlook

User Permissions

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Jira Custom Fields

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Platforms

 

Works with

Jira Software, Jira Core,
Service Desk
Jira Software, Jira Core,
Service Desk

Server/DC

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Cloud

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Other Characteristics

 

Free Trial

Yes
 Yes

Price for Cloud (per user/month)

2.5$
 1.75$

Price for Server (per 25 users/year)

690$
600$

User Rating on Atlassian Marketplace

 3.9/4
2.5/4

 

ActivityTimeline is a flexible and customizable resource planning solution and you can configure it to many use cases in real-time planning. Custom events, user skills, drag-n-drop, timesheets and time tracking, resource scheduling, and many more features and workforce operations make any planning activities pleasant and efficient.

Don’t waste time and schedule a demo with our professionals in order to get even more interesting tips & tricks for your successful planning with ActivityTimeline.






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