Push Notifications: Ability to receive notifications on my smart phone via an app
As a Notifications user I would like to receive push notifications on my phone so that I can quickly respond to the alert.
This is more efficient than receiving an email since it will quickly catch my attention.
Matt Voll commented
I find it an interesting idea . . . while push notifications vs emails on capturing attention is a subjective discussion, the fact of the matter is that push notifications have become a pervasive technology utilized everywhere. An additional notification end-point option would be nice.
We still have widespread use of pagers in our facilities due to emails not being a good notification for individuals rarely at their desk. These same individuals tend to not be computer/outlook savvy, further decreasing the effectiveness of email notifications. A push notification seems ike a more direct replacement to the function accomplished by the pagers.
Kenneth Barber commented
I still don't understand how an app is better at capturing attention than an email.