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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 DTM

If you're on the Adobe stack at all, you absolutely need DTM. It will make your life infinitely easier. It's so simple to update your Adobe Analytics code and have version control, and when we implemented Adobe Target, it took literally less than 15 minutes for me to do. I also think it's significantly simpler than Google Tag Manager. I went through all manner of difficulty when implementing tags on that and have not had similar problems on DTM. If you're frequently placing pixels, it's a great tool that will speed their deployment.The only situation in which I think a tag manager is not appropriate is if you have a dev with too much time on their hands. Otherwise, get a TMS and get DTM.
Gitai Ben-Ammi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
10.0
Role-based user permissions
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
10.0

Tag Management

Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
9.3
Tag library
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
8.9
Tag variable mapping
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
9.9
Ease of writing custom tags
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
9.9
Rules-driven tag execution
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
9.0
Tag performance monitoring
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
10.0
Improved page load times
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
10.0
Mobile app tagging
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
10.0
Library of JavaScript extensions
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
7.1

Data Management & Integrity

Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
7.6
Event tracking
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
10.0
Mobile event tracking
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
10.0
Data distribution management
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
7.0
Universal data layer
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
10.0
Automated error checking
Adobe Analytics
Adobe DTM
1.0

Pros

Adobe Analytics

  • Adobe Analytics makes it very easy for anyone to quickly get in and get the information that they are looking for and pull a report if necessary.
  • Adobe Analytics allows us to tag thousands of events that we want to track and then see the data that is tracked based on these events. The set up is lengthy, but incredibly worth it once completed.
  • The audience segmentation tools in Adobe Analytics are great. We are able to get an incredibly detailed view of our customers and how they interact with our brand across our many channels.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe DTM

  • It is a rules based tag management system that allows the application of tracking pixels much easier than hard coding.
  • By placing 2 pieces of code on the top and bottom of each page of a website, we can create rules that track certain events and relay the information back to Adobe Media Optimizer and Google analytics.
  • It has simplified the coding process so one doesn't have to generate tons of gory javascript to deploy on each individual page to get tracking.
Jay Corcoran | 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 DTM

  • It is only available with Adobe Marketing Cloud so you can't buy it as an independent product.
  • It is easier to use than Google Tag Manager, but not nearly as popular.
  • Whereas Google Tag Manager is free, Dynamic Tag Management must be purchased as part of Adobe Marketing Cloud.
Richard Perroset | 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 DTM

Adobe DTM 10.0
Based on 1 answer
As it interfaces so well with AMO, we shall be utilizing the DTM for any future client additions.
Jay Corcoran | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 8.4
Based on 22 answers
I am relatively new to Adobe Analytics (less than 1 year of use), and it has been a short period for ramp-up. The most complicated part is on the business side - understanding how my company has set up the deployments and figuring out how each sites differ in what is being measured.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe DTM

Adobe DTM 5.0
Based on 2 answers
It is easy to use at a basic level, however without JavaScript resource you will struggle.
Barry Mann | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 9.0
Based on 10 answers
Adobe SiteCatalyst has a good up-time track record, but there are cases in which the interface reports a "Network Acceleration" issue, which can be frustrating. There are also times when data can be "latent" for customers, but most of these cases are due to spikes in traffic or temporary server issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe DTM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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 DTM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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 DTM

Adobe DTM 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Although it is a newer product to Adobe, they seem to truly care about our challenges and are very proactive in making sure that we have the most knowledgeable support available in a timely manner.
Jay Corcoran | 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 DTM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Online Training

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 8.0
Based on 4 answers
The online training for Adobe SiteCatalyst consists of short product videos. These are ok, but only go so far. For a while Adobe charged a fee for this, but recently made these available for free. There are many great blog posts that help users learn how to apply the product as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe DTM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 7.0
Based on 17 answers
I can't say that the implementation of this product went much different than the implementation of just about any other product within the cloud. Granted there were times that things crawled to a slower pace because of the program, knowledge of the program, and connectivity. But these are all issues that one would expect when rolling out a release of a new cloud-based product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe DTM

Adobe DTM 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It was quite seamless with the outstanding support from our Adobe account manager.
Jay Corcoran | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Adobe Analytics

While both platforms are powerful, the biggest differences that impact me in comparison are: Adobe Analytics is less user-friendly (has a steeper learning curve and requires more ongoing research), and it is much more expensive than Google Analytics (which is free). But one area where I prefer Adobe Analytics is in customer support, though that feature is lacking as support can be slow to respond.
Liz Wade | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe DTM

Adobe DTM provides a more secure data analytics solution. It is customized and best used on large scale deployments of websites with pages 10,000+. The Adobe Analytics tool, once learned, is very easy to use and provides more robust, customized graphics and ability to export data to "securely" via FTP from the cloud to SQL database.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Adobe Analytics

  • The ability to segment, classify data coming from different sources for making decisions that are not driven by just your marketing intuition but concrete insights.
  • I can aggregated statistics on an almost endless number of variables while still being able to dive deep and isolate individual pieces of content that may or may not be helping the webpage's overall statistics.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Adobe DTM

  • This tool means we can provide better customer service by delivering on time
  • With a small group of people, we can get the work done accurately without technical support
  • Improvements from an efficiency perspective
Abishek Kumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Adobe Analytics

General

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

Adobe DTM

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 DTM
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Analytics
7.7
Adobe DTM
10.0

Usability

Adobe Analytics
8.4
Adobe DTM
5.0

Reliability and Availability

Adobe Analytics
9.0
Adobe DTM

Performance

Adobe Analytics
8.5
Adobe DTM

Support Rating

Adobe Analytics
6.5
Adobe DTM
10.0

In-Person Training

Adobe Analytics
3.6
Adobe DTM

Online Training

Adobe Analytics
8.0
Adobe DTM

Implementation Rating

Adobe Analytics
7.0
Adobe DTM
10.0

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