Athena’s EDI Center was a ground-breaking tool for its time. When this version was released, most appraisers did not have their own e-mail tools. Or if they did, they often came with severe limitations on the size of attachments. So the EDI Center and our Proj2000 e-mail services made a lot of sense.
Prior to the release of Aurora, though, the landscape shifted. Now, an overwhelming majority of appraisers utilize tools like Microsoft Outlook to handle all of their e-mail. Even now, WinTOTAL can automate report delivery through Outlook or your other default e-mail program in much the same way that Athena did with the EDI Center. There are two primary methods of delivering e-mail through e-mail:
The method you choose depends entirely on the intended recipient of your report.