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Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Analytics

[Adobe Analytics] is best suited for digital analytics like web analytics and customer journey. It can handle a tremendous amount of data and the beauty of being online it will work faster than any other web analytics tool. Dashboards and reports are super easy to create with the drag and drop functionality.
Saurav Khawas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

If you feel as though your online presence isn't quite hitting where it should, Adobe Audience Manager (AAM) might provide the insights to help you identify the areas in which it is lacking (the gaps). As a result, you can adjust your approach and optimize your customer interactions. With that said, if you currently deploy software for the analysis of customer data, you should consider whether AAM will add value. I would suggest setting some strategic objectives so that you can ensure that AAM will meet your current and future needs.
Matt LeMaire, B.A., M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Data Collection

Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.0
Collection of first-party data
Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.4
Collection of third-party data
Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
7.8
Access to Third-party Data Providers
Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
7.8

Data Classification

Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.3
Audience taxonomy
Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.5
Tag Management
Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.3
Data Analysis Dashboard
Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.2

Ad Network Integration

Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.2
Data Transfer
Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.1
DSP integration
Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.3

DMP Analytics

Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.7
Campaign Analytics
Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.4
Audience Analytics
Adobe Analytics
Adobe Audience Manager
8.9

Pros

Adobe Analytics

  • Adobe Analytics is very visually pleasing and user-friendly; my favorite thing is the simple drag and drop feature that makes the workspace flexible and clean.
  • Reports are easy to read with the help of graphics; another reason why Adobe Analytics is visually appealing.
  • Customer support; while it is sometimes slow to receive help, at least customer support exists, compared to Google Analytics.
Liz Wade | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

  • Easy integration : AAM easily integrates with third party products- we were able to link Adobe audience manager with third party tools such as Gigya, janrain and Responsys.
  • Rich information: AAM provide very rich third party and first party data about each customer/visitor.
  • Intuitive user interface: With least training , one can easily start using AAM .
Gaurav Gautam | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Adobe Analytics

  • Good array of visualization options but can have more customization for some common use cases
  • The log in process takes too much time sometimes and has scope for improvement
  • The behavior flow report needs to be in a more readable format and should have some more options to customize
Nidhal Firoze | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

  • Biggest challenge we faced is teaching the use of it to our employees how to use it. The UI Should be easy and to understand for all fields.
  • The AdWords integration is not easy to do.
  • UI is sometimes slow and doesn't load Analyticals for more than 24 hours.
Muhammad Hassan Hafeez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 7.7
Based on 40 answers
We've found multiple uses for Adobe Analytics in our organization. Each department analyzes the data they need and creates actionables based off of that data. For E-Commerce, we're constantly using data to analyze user engagement, website performance and evaluate ROI.
Natasha Watts | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

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Usability

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 8.4
Based on 22 answers
The workspace interface has made it really convenient to break down dimensions and metrics for deep down analysis. The visualization and ability to build segments quickly are really powerful. Calculated metrics also help in deriving additional insights without having to move data to Excel. There is scope for improvement by adding additional visualizations for customer journeys and data warehouse extracts.
Brijesh Shirodkar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

Adobe Audience Manager 8.5
Based on 13 answers
Overall usability is great, as are most of Adobe's software. Maybe a UI refresh could make it a bit easier to do advanced functions or reporting but, overall, it works very well. This is something you take for granted with Adobe solutions because when you try another vendor you realize how bad it can be.
Ashley Willis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 9.0
Based on 10 answers
Adobe SiteCatalyst has great actual uptime in the most standard sense, but long lag times in data during critical time periods (i.e. Holidays) I would consider to be an issue with availability.
Jonathon Frampton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

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Performance

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 8.5
Based on 8 answers
The speed with which visualizations and data sets are returned within the tool and or data warehouse can be dissapointing.
Jonathon Frampton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

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Support Rating

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 6.5
Based on 49 answers
I give the rating of a 4 just because it seems more like a process that is failing. Any time I have put a request in, they have taken days, sometimes weeks, to get back to me and even then, the issue may still persist. I believe this is the biggest weakness of the Adobe Analytics tool and has a lot of room for improvement.
Nathan Normand | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

Adobe Audience Manager 8.0
Based on 13 answers
AAM has good support, but the support is not as available, due to waiting time and queue. The instructions presented are available, but it navigation is not easy between pages. However, instructions are usually direct and straightforward, but any underlying thoughts or questions won’t be easily answered without support from their service.
Kevin Sohel | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 3.6
Based on 3 answers
It was a one-day training several years ago that cost the organization several thousand dollars. There were only about 10 people in the training class. Adobe tried to cram so much information into that one-day class that none of our users felt like they really learned anything helpful from the experience. Follow-up training is too expensive
Nicholas Dragon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

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Online Training

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 8.0
Based on 4 answers
Videos of the different tools plus the knowledge base articles, but you do have to take the initiative to do them yourself. There are also a few great books on the subject. *Nod to Adam Greco's SiteCatalyst Handbook
Jonathon Frampton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

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Implementation Rating

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 7.0
Based on 17 answers
It is a large effort to implement. Throwing a developer with zero experience with Adobe Analytics with no support is a REALLY BAD IDEA!!! Having experienced developers working as a team is crucial to a strong implementation. I say this because I have experienced both scenarios. I was the only developer on an implementation project and I had no experience with Adobe Analytics. As a result I made many architecturally bad decisions which lead to a rigid fragile implementation that eventually was scraped. It took some hard lessons to learn that Adobe Analytics was not as simple as their sales reps make it sound. Using the Adobe Dynamic Tag Manager made sequential implementations incredibly STRONG. Having a DTM to manage the code was a miracle and a life saver!!! If you plan on doing a big enterprise level implementation, please seriously consider using the Adobe Dynamic Tag Manager!!! it made code maintenance super slick and easy which is super important for a developer!!!
Vagner Polund | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

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Alternatives Considered

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics runs a close 3 with Google Analytics and pales in comparison with Webtrends. I inherited management of Adobe, but if I had my choice I'd switch to Webtrends if not for their ease of SQL customization and their ability to easily create bitstream data without costly add-ons. When you work as an analyst, telling your boss that you need more money for software they've already purchased does not go over well. I could finagle it, but with so many key pieces relying on our web data, it's not worth it.
Nathan Collins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

I personally like the Adobe Audience Manager interface and it's easier to use for beginners. It also has some features that Google does not, nor do its other competitors. It is worth the money and time spent, overall. I feel like it gives a bigger and more in-depth picture to our company's audience than other programs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Adobe Analytics

  • As a direct result of some of our insights we obtained through Adobe Analytics, we focused on improving our mobile web pages which resulted in a significant increase in conversion rates for mobile devices (can't disclose actual figures here). We had no idea previously what % of our customers were going through certain processes on our website on a mobile device and the experience had been built for a desktop.
  • One of the insights the Next Page Flow and Fallout reports helped us find was that fallout rates for the first step in one of our multi-step processes on the website were over 50%! That helped us identify that the first step was too complicated, and we simplified it and that resulted in a >30% improvement.
Albert Ihm | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe Audience Manager

  • We have seen a near 20% increase in revenue on targeted customers through employing our insights from AAM.
  • We have seen a better understanding by our sales team on how targeted marketing works in addition to the use of cold calling. This has made our sales team more productive and effective in generating and securing new business.
  • We have elevated our marketing discourse in the organization, where marketing was previously relevant but not always front of mind. This has allowed members of the overall team to better understand how we can leverage data and marketing to grow our business.
Matt LeMaire, B.A., M.A. | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Adobe Analytics

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Adobe Audience Manager

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Analytics
8.4
Adobe Audience Manager
8.2

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Analytics
7.7
Adobe Audience Manager

Usability

Adobe Analytics
8.4
Adobe Audience Manager
8.5

Reliability and Availability

Adobe Analytics
9.0
Adobe Audience Manager

Performance

Adobe Analytics
8.5
Adobe Audience Manager

Support Rating

Adobe Analytics
6.5
Adobe Audience Manager
8.0

In-Person Training

Adobe Analytics
3.6
Adobe Audience Manager

Online Training

Adobe Analytics
8.0
Adobe Audience Manager

Implementation Rating

Adobe Analytics
7.0
Adobe Audience Manager

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