The tool, which is a web-based solution that offers a more prominent and reliable alternative to email for business communication has revealed a substantial update to its API functionality. The API changes, which are now live across all DeskAlerts user accounts, will significantly increase DeskAlerts functionality and address user requests about DeskAlerts integration with third party applications.
Roman Toporkov, Lead Developer at DeskAlerts, said, "We are on a constant mission to adapt DeskAlerts to our clients needs, allowing them even greater control over their business communication. We are dedicated to helloing our clients achieve effective communication in the workplace and following a number of requests from users for API functionality we're delighted to unveil the very latest technological advances."
API, short for Application Programming Interface, allows different applications, from different developers to talk to one another. One example of an API in action is the use of a Twitter share button implemented on the web pages of various services so that visitors wanting to share their find with others do not need to go to their Twitter page to do so.
Today more than 50% of transactions on LinkedIn, Facebook, Salesforce and eBay originate from APIs. The DeskAlerts API update is intended to enhance effective communication in the workplace in three distinct ways. Firstly, it can be used to send alerts with different parameters to desktops, email inboxes and mobile phones via SMS. Second of all, the API update makes it possible to send alerts to specified users, groups or organizational units only. Finally, it also makes it easy to add users to the DeskAlerts organization structure.
About DeskAlerts: DeskAlerts is the only alert solution that works in technologically and geographically diverse networks. It is a completely web-based solution that can be used to send desktop alerts and news updates to any employee within your organization, improving corporate communications and productivity with a more efficient communication strategy than traditional email alone.