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Period Management in Tempo is used to control when users can Log Work on issues, e.g. is the period still open. 

To Open or Close a period, you will need to access the Period Management:

  1. Log in as a user with the Tempo Administrator permission.
  2. Select Administration from the Tempo drop-down menu in the top navigation bar, choose Period Management (left tabs).

The Period Management page in Tempo Administration (click to enlarge)

The current period is displayed in bold text and periods in the past are Closed by default. You can change the Status for each Tempo Role according to your needs.

Closed for Tempo Team members:

Users as team members can not add or edit work-logs within the specific period. Users with the Approve Timesheet permission can edit, split, and move work-logs in this Closed – Open state. If the Timesheet Workflow and Approval Process is enabled, users with the Approve Timesheet permission can Approve or Reject timesheets for team members.

Closed for Tempo users with Approve Timesheet permisson:

The period is usually closed for users with the Approve Timesheet permission, a few days later than for team members. This allows the users with the Approve Timesheet permission to review their team members' timesheets. When all timesheets have been approved, the period is closed. The Timesheets Status is changed to Closed and work-logs cannot be changed in the Closed – Closed state.

(warning) The period management does not affect the 2nd period if one has been selected in the Period Configuration.

Click the Help icon on the top right of the page to open the online documentation:


  1. Anonymous

    Is it possible to customize Period Management ? 

    • We have to weeks sprint and would be nice to have period equals to sprint plan.  
  2. Anonymous

    I would like to run a yearly report for analysis. Periods should be flexible and configurable. 

  3. Same requirement. Once you set a period in the planning mode by "Dates", you have to bookmark this page to easily come back.

    Would be convenient to configure periods to your needs, not just on a monthly basis.

  4. Is it possible to set a weekly period management ?

    We would like to approve account on a weekly basis. 

  5. Approving account on a weekly basis is not supported in the current Tempo Timesheets version, but it has been requested in