The Alert module represents the active information component. As soon as a predefined event occurs, a message (email or text) will be sent, allowing for swift and immediate response.


All sorts of events that trigger a predefined response once they occur may be defined. The applications are manifold.

Examples for events:

  • Every Monday at 8am
  • If setup takes longer than X
  • In excess of a downtime of X
  • Initial use of material X

These may be responded to with a reaction.

Examples for reactions:

  • Carry out the following report using these parameters
  • Store the result in the data system
  • Send a text message
  • Send an email with information to the following people …
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