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Email Notification possible for date changing on task

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Hi. I am new-ish to Workfront and am wondering if anyone knows if it's possible to send out an email notification to a specific person or group any time the Start On or Due On date changes on a task. We have Project Leaders outside of our organization who want as much visibility into the project as possible. Therefore, they want to be notified if anything changes on a task. Thanks! Kim Lange Logitech International SA
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Hi....I implemented a solution for this using the Workfront API. I query the Journal object for changes to certain task dates and then send out email alerts. Below is a link to the API explorer if you want to investigate that. "https://support.workfront.com/hc/en-us/articles/220633507-API-Explorer">https://support.workfront.com/hc/en-us/articles/220633507-API-Explorer Workfront does have the Subscribe feature but it currently only distributes comments from items to Workfront users. Perhaps in the future they might allow you to get notified about other changes, such as dates. David Cornwell

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Thank you so much for this valuable info! Kim Lange Logitech International SA

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Thank you for sharing, David - very valuable information. Using the API like this, were you able to setup an alert to go out each time a certain task had a date change, when that task was part of a project created from a template? I guess what I'm curious about is if you can set this up for a template, essentially, and have it "work" for each project created from that template, or if there is custom setup to do each time. Thanks. Mike Clark