Summary of SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost Features
Get automatic reminders of important dates with customized SharePoint alerts. Keep track of document modifications and status with email updates. SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost is a perfect web part which helps you to stay connected with your SharePoint content and to be reminded of particular dates and events.
Features in details
SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost contains two parts: SharePoint Alert and SharePoint Reminder. Alert is more focused on events, such as modifications of items and updating of status while SharePoint Reminder raises responses to changes in SharePoint. By combining these two parts into one web part, SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost brings your SharePoint Alert to a new level.
SharePoint Alert of SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost is designed to introduce a more powerful Alert Me, allowing you to set smarter alerts for more documents. Moreover it significantly expands the range of alert triggering in SharePoint. It also introduces fresh and better look and feel of SharePoint alerts, highlighting the changes as well as providing more information about the changes.
With its upgraded version, users can set sophisticated conditions to alerts. As such, you could keep yourself updated with subtle changes, and by the same token avoid unimportant alert emails to keep you email inbox clutter free.
Recipients of alerts are extended to user/group columns, email addresses, columns containing email address and AD users/groups. Setting up or subscribing alert is easier than ever before with SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost.
Unlike SharePoint Reminder, SharePoint Reminder of SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost is a lightweight yet an additional feature to SharePoint. It is a date-triggered alert and basically designed for dates-related events. Simple ones like special dates, appointments and meetings as well as sophisticated ones like time ranges, date ranges and patterns.
With this feature, you could treat SharePoint like your secretary, and ask it to do things like “remind me to xxx at xx” or “do not forget to tell me to do xx”. A difference though, it will do a better job if you check your email on time. No complaints please!
Upgraded SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost also allows users to export its settings as a XML file. It would save a lot of time should you implement comprehensive conditions to your reminder and alert.
Send notification via SMS
Since Apple’s introduction of IPhone, mobile computing is changing business landscape. Employees may no longer stay in their office or check their email on computers. SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost has upgraded to support sending notification SMS, enabling users to receive emails anywhere, anytime and on any devices.
A famous strategic consulting firm has deployed SharePoint to do content management, collaboration and others. It has a lot of branch offices around the world with over 500 consultants. Quite like other consulting firms, they maintain a fairly big resource center kept by analysts.
Since most of their clients do business around the world, consultants need to travel a lot and to keep connected to their supporters in offices.
After evaluating several SharePoint web parts that enhance SharePoint Alert functionality, this firm chose SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost from us. They were particularly impressed with reminder and SMS features.
After having deployed SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost, they have relied on SharePoint reminder feature to notify appointments and interviews rather than asking assistants to send email notifications to consultants. Consultants can receive emails with their mobile devices even if they are on the way. One admin at the firm told us that SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost has improved their productivity and simultaneously decreased the workload of assistants.
In addition to that, they use SharePoint Alert features of SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost to enhance notification of updates to their resource center, which is also based on SharePoint.
As strategic consultants, they rely on a resource center to keep updated with industry information. SharePoint Alert allows consultants to subscribe alerts based on their specific requirements. SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost keeps unimportant emails away from their inbox while highlighting changes.
This concludes this general introduction of SharePoint Alert Reminder Boost. It supports SharePoint 2007 and 2010, and is available as a 30-day free trial. If you are interested, please jump over to download your trial version.
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