Automation is one of the key Platform Features. Schedule Management application enables automation of virtually any system task via set of properties and Java hooks for developers.
Alerts are predefined message templates used for sending to specific users and user groups as a reaction on system or user event. Alerts can be sent via email, posted on system dashboard or distributed to mobile devices.
Alarms are templates for execution of system actions or notifying users, trigerred by system event. There are various options available in Alarm Management application to enable automation of key application actions.