SpiraTeam has an extensive administration capability that can be accessed using just a web-browser. To reduce the burden on IT staff, you can delegate project administration to different users, allowing project managers to be self-sufficient.
SpiraTeam can be fully administered and maintained using only a web browser. With SpiraTeam, there is no need to install complicated software or have IT staff involved every time you wish to create new project or add a user to the system.
This is the same regardless of whether you are deploying on-premise or in our cloud environment. SpiraTeam allows you to easily create, edit, copy, and delete projects using a web-based interface. In addition you have the option of creating a new project using the customized settings of an existing template project.
You can delegate administrators of SpiraTeam to reduce the burden on your system administrators. That way each project have a set of owners that configure the projects, setup workflows and perform other project administrative tasks on a self-service basis:
SpiraTeam allows you to easily create, approve and manage user accounts. In addition you can link SpiraTeam to any LDAP compatible directory server (e.g. Microsoft ActiveDirectory). Once imported, SpiraTeam will authenticate those users against that server, removing the need for users to manage passwords in multiple places.
For ultimate flexibility you can have a combination of LDAP-based users and SpiraTeam managed users (e.g. for external vendors and partners).
SpiraTeam is designed to have sensible out of the box default options to make deployment easy, but for more advanced users, you can configure the behavior of the testing functionality:
SpiraTeam is designed to have sensible out of the box default options to make deployment easy, but for more advanced users, you can configure the behavior of system to match your software development process.
For example, customers may have different working days or may want to estimate based on a different number of “available” working hours per day. You can also change the system to work in a more automated mode that is simpler for smaller, agile processes or a more prescription mode where every workflow change needs to be done by hand (critical for customers working in regulated industries such as healthcare or finance).
SpiraTeam is designed to fit into your enterprise environment and support your enterprise IT policies. It gives the administrator control of the default timezone and region/language settings as well as the retention period for log messages and other configuration data:
SpiraTeam also allows you to configure the security settings to meet your IT security policies: