SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost 2.0 gives you the ability to optimize your default SharePoint Lookup experience with additional features and functions for sending alerts and reminders. With the SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost 2.0 add-on you get the ability to send changes notifications via SharePoint item event or customized time triggered email and SMS. Release 2.4.821.0, available from August 2012, has added some new features and has a 30 day trial period.
SharePoint Alert Me was limited to 4 functions that gave you the ability to send notifications on item creation, modification and deletion; Send notifications via SMS; Send daily and weekly notification summaries; and Specify To, CC, BCC recipients based on user/group columns. With the availability of SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost 1.0 you lost two functions, Send notifications via SMS and Send daily and weekly notification summaries, but were given additional features including the ability to Send notifications based on specified times and intervals; Define complex notification conditions; Specify To, CC, BCC recipients based on user/group columns; Highlight changes made to items in notifications; Comprehensive e-mail content customization; and Import/export Alert Reminder Boost settings as XML file. These are all excellent features that enhanced the ability of SharePoint and if you have used version 1.0 then you will already know how great these features are at sending notifications. But you are now asking what additional features do I get in the new release?
Here are some of the new features available for you in version 2.0: the return of the ability to Send notifications via SMS; the return of the ability to send daily and weekly notification summaries; customizable alternative access mappings for item URL; the ability to send notifications to users in external list columns; exclude users from receiving notifications; and inform users prior to sending notifications.
SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost 2.0 is a combination of two SharePoint alert workflows and optimizes your company’s workflow by sending detailed, fully-customizable alert emails and SMS messages to users whenever an item is created, modified or deleted. Changes made are highlighted and time-triggered reminders can be sent automatically at customizable intervals. Adding an alert to a Workflow list is fairly simple. Once you enter the Workflow Settings page you are given a place to enter content type and Workflow. You can select all content type or by selecting a different type of content will navigate you to another section. The Workflow section allows you to select a Workflow template. From this page you follow a series of very easy to navigate steps to add and activate your notifications.
Still not sure how to set something up or need more information. Not to worry, with an online tutorial, demo, and Frequently Asked Questions section you can you be on your way to sending changes notifications. With this indispensible tool you can ensure that everyone in your company is up to date and knows when an item is created, modified or deleted thus saving valuable time. So move quickly and take advantage of this powerful add-on and be on your way to full productivity. So what are you waiting for?