Workfront has several types of notifications:
Email: Users can receive an email when work is assigned to them, they are included in a communication, or to indicate a shift in work.
Event Notifications: These notifications indicate change in work items, whether its a change in status, work being assigned. This notification occurs automatically based on actions occurring in the system. Users may also opt out of receiving these notifications via email.
Reminder Notifications: These are attached to a specific object. They inform users before or after a set time period to do complete an action. For example, user can be reminded to mark a task complete 1 day after the projected completion date.