SMS/MMS Manager contains a powerful rule editor which can be used to automate message processing. This allows deploying common scenarios such as SMS voting polls, but also much more complex schemes.
The rule scripting API documentation can be downloaded here.
To help test the more complex rules, create rule tests. They can simulate events like a message being received, or a connection being dropped, so you can be sure that your rules work correctly.
The following demo shows how to use rules to create a voting poll. (running time 3 minutes)