Whenever, we are travelling, we are always checking are mails to make sure we do not miss out on any important communications. Now, if we could set up some kind of notification service, where we can communicate to the user's phone and send him/her some kind of notification on the important mails.
Then is it time to explore the concepts behind the Mail and Calendar Services (MCS), a component of the Intelligent Notification Services used to access mail files, monitor for new e-mail messages, and to provide events based on these new e-mails to users' preferred delivery channels.
Check out the basic details here.
Mail and Calendar Services and WebSphere® Everyplace Access