Plugin features «Hierarchy»
Benefits «Hierarchy» Against common Redmine
Just import the structure of your organization from Active Directory in two clicks! If you do not use the corporate domain, you can create or edit the structure manually
In your IT-environment will be a unified user database, the structure of the company, etc. You do not have to perform actions again. Minimizes the possibility of human error
Standard Active Directory snap-ins will be enough to create a hierarchical structure of the company (the structure of departments and structure of users). You do not have to extend the schema, or perform other additional configuration of Active Directory.
Information about the employee will be automatically updated in Redmine.
Each employee will be able to assign itself a deputy on vacation or on absence from work. Deputy will automatically get rights based on roles and hierarchical structure of the company. This function relieve the system administrator from the manual transfer of rights and to make transfer of rights more transparent.
Any employee can appoint a deputy for itself. Manager will be able to appoint a deputy to his subordinates. Redmine administrator can appoint a deputy for any employee.
Rights may be transferred for a certain period. Rights for deputy will automatically disappear after the end of the period.
Airplane icon next to the user will inform that currently the employee is on vacation.
The user will be informed that the selected employee is on vacation and will be able to assign a task to its deputy.
When trying to specify the absent employee in the field, user will be informed that the employee is absent and may need to select another employee.
The user can easily replace the selected employee with its deputy.
Any user can easily obtain additional background information about the employee by clicking on its name on any page.
Photos from Active Directory will automatically appear in Redmine. You can use them as avatars and as the photo on the page with information about the employee. Photos of employees are very helpful for newcomers, orientation in large companies will become easier.
The user will always be able to get any contact information of the employee.
Plugin «Hierarchy» is well supplement by other our plugins. For example, plugin KPI allows to complain (or praise) from employee information page.
You will be able to create rules by which employees will get into a group on the basis of position and department. This will provide additional flexibility in system configuration.
Choose a department from a departments tree.
Specify the positions of the department or its subdivisions.
Plugin «Hierarchy» is well integrated and is used by many our plugins. You can get really convenient corporate environment for management and collaboration between your employees. In the presence of «Hierarchy», rights system in our modules is based not only on the Redmine roles, but also on the hierarchical structure of the company (user hierarchy, the hierarchy of departments, heads of departments, etc.). Moreover, the module «Hierarchy» is available for free when you buy the plugin «KPI».