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Subject [Incubator Wiki] Update of "jamespruett" by jamespruett
Date Thu, 25 Apr 2013 18:34:20 GMT
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+ '''Proposal'''
+ 
+ Improved Apache version of "IF THIS THEN THAT"
+ 
+ [[https://ifttt.com|if this then that]]
+ 
+ If you haven't tried it, ifttt is a wonderful service. It will call you if the weather changes,
+ or send flowers to you mom on mothers day (probably does by now).
+ 
+ '''Motivation'''
+ 
+ My company sends emails internally to sales to notify them of customer changes.
+ I send hundreds of emails per day and its getting worse. The sales people hate getting the
email and 
+ always want them "different", researched, expanded...
+ 
+  
+ '''Why is this an improvement?'''
+ 
+ I would like to move to a more PUSH type technology like IFTTT.
+ 
+ I have noticed our competitors are allowing linking to Facebook, opening up a bit to the
outside world. 
+ 
+ '''What could the project be called?'''
+ 
+ Perhaps it could be called aIFTTT.
+ 
+ '''How would it be used?'''
+ 
+ On our internal or [any] webpage, they would see an aIFTTT-icon.
+ Click on the icon and you setup the alert.
+ 
+ The cool part is that the rules are flexible. They can get notifications via facebook, email,
text, phone, digest.
+ 
+ '''Why do it on Apache?'''
+ 
+ Our company would use aIFTTT if it were an Apache project, probably not so if it were just
a say sourceforge or codeplex project.
+ We would probably sponsor it as well.
+ 
+ '''Landscape'''
+ I don't know what competitors there are. 
+ 
  
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