by Engineering Consultants Group, Inc

A monitoring and reporting platform that allows users to monitor process data and view reports from any mail client or connected mobile device.

Solution Overview

E-Notification is an end-user administered alarming and reporting platform for OSIsoft PI System. E-Notification allows end users to monitor process data and view reports from their mail client or connected mobile device.

E-Notification is a user friendly, web-based, alarming and reporting platform built for your operational PI System data. These notifications can let you know when any value in your operational process deviates from its normal operating bounds. Event alerts can be customized to include process deviations, interface problems, bad quality tags, etc.. With E-Notification, users can sign up to receive event notifications using e-mail, pagers, or SMS. E-Notification has flexible recipient scheduling for report generation, allowing your existing Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to be published and transmitted inside and outside the network.

Solution Approach

Seamlessly combine your plant's existing OSIsoft PI System data infrastructure with ECG’s E-Notification. With E-Notification, your existing PI ProcessBook displays and Excel® PI DataLink reports can be sent via e-mail, pushed to a web server via FTP, or pushed directly to a connected mobile device. Numerous users across many industries, including Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Food & Beverage, Chemical Processing and Pharmaceutical industries have implemented and utilized the system for years.



  • Allows users to quickly respond to significant alarm events
  • Easily search for PI tags and view real-time data
  • Use an e-mail client or connected mobile device such as iPads®, iPhones®, Android™ phones, and tablets
  • Provides scheduled and event-based reporting options


  • Allows end users to monitor process data and view PI ProcessBook and PI DataLink enabled reports
  • No separate client licensing required for end users

PI System Requirements

PI System version 3.4.390 or later, PSA Server

Solution Type

Data Collection, Data Validation, Event/Batch Analysis, Process Optimization, Visualization, Data Center Infrastructure Management


  • Mining, Metallurgy & Material
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences
  • Power Generation
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Water & Wastewater
  • Transmission & Distribution
  • Engineering Services
  • Information Technology

Business Impacts

Optimize Processes, Increase Asset Health & Uptime, Manage Risk & Regulatory


Applications for the PI System