How Is Content Distributed?

Content can be distributed by means of Notifications. Notification types are as follows:

Notification Types Purpose Contents Customization Channel
Burst Sending selected Tiles to specific Users or Groups on a customizable schedule configured by a Burst owner. Recipients will receive only those Tiles to which they have access. 
  • Specific, individual Tiles
  • One or more Folders including all Elements contained in them
  • One or more Favorite Folders including all Elements contained in them
Bursts have owners who controls what to send, to whom, and when
  • Email
  • Mobile
  • FTP
  • Shared drive
  • SharePoint
  • Slack
  • Teams
Digest Sending an overview of what has been changed/updated within a specified time period A User can specify if they want to receive Digests, what they want to receive in them, and when
Alert Notifying Users about changes or deviations in Metrics based on a specified Alert Rule and distributed immediately, in a Digest, or in Metric Viewer Anything from within Metric Insights* Alert Rules have an owner who controls Rule conditions and subscription lists. In most cases, Users can self-subscribe

For immediate Alerts:

  • Email
  • SMS
  • Phone Alert

*Alert content is independent of the Metric that it is measuring. An Alert can deliver a Report, a dashboard, a JavaScript chart, or any Element defined in Metric Insights, depending on the configuration.