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Score 8.5 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics is very well suited for medium to large e-commerce companies. If you are looking to get a better, more detailed view of your audience and how they interact with your brand across multiple channels, then Adobe Analytics is a great tool for that. Smaller companies with a limited reach may not find the return they are looking for with such a robust tool.
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Lotame

Well suited for advertising business. Has a lot of links to all relevant technologies. It is also a great platform if you want to buy or sell data and look for quality here.But you need a team which knows how to handle data.Less appropriate when you expect a fully managed service.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Data Collection

Adobe Analytics
Lotame
8.5
Collection of first-party data
Adobe Analytics
Lotame
8.8
Collection of third-party data
Adobe Analytics
Lotame
8.6
Access to Third-party Data Providers
Adobe Analytics
Lotame
8.2

Data Classification

Adobe Analytics
Lotame
8.1
Audience taxonomy
Adobe Analytics
Lotame
8.2
Tag Management
Adobe Analytics
Lotame
8.5
Data Analysis Dashboard
Adobe Analytics
Lotame
7.5

Ad Network Integration

Adobe Analytics
Lotame
9.0
Data Transfer
Adobe Analytics
Lotame
9.1
DSP integration
Adobe Analytics
Lotame
8.8

DMP Analytics

Adobe Analytics
Lotame
7.7
Campaign Analytics
Adobe Analytics
Lotame
7.9
Audience Analytics
Adobe Analytics
Lotame
7.6

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.
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Lotame

  • Its ability to show different affinities of audience segments
  • Creating and customizing audience segments
  • Great reporting features to help learn more about audience segments and media performance
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Cons

Adobe Analytics

  • No proper governance on all the dashboards, users creates dozens of dashboards and leave it on the server with 100s of versions.
  • Overall implementation is cumbersome and time-consuming.
  • Need proper tagging on all of your platforms as well as all hits and instances.
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Lotame

  • So far we haven't encountered too many "needs improvement" pain points with Lotame - if we've had a problem so far it's been more a matter of needing to learn that particular action than any fault of Lotame.
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 9.8
Based on 29 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.
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Lotame

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 6.8
Based on 9 answers
It has amazing functionalities but the usability is still far from friendly. You have to really want to use the tool to learn how it works and we've had several cases of people who are not as comfortable with data and reporting who just gave up using it because they can't understand how to.
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Lotame

No score
No answers yet
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Reliability and Availability

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 9.0
Based on 5 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.
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Lotame

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 8.5
Based on 4 answers
The speed with which visualizations and data sets are returned within the tool and or data warehouse can be dissapointing.
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Lotame

No score
No answers yet
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Support

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 5.7
Based on 9 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.
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Lotame

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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
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Lotame

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.
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Lotame

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation

Adobe Analytics

Adobe Analytics 8.0
Based on 7 answers
The most difficult thing I experienced with SiteCatalysts implementation was the updating of tags on secure areas of the client's website that required another department to program and implement. If a development department is unfamiliar with how SC is implemented on other areas of the website, reporting will be affected as the two implementations won't communicate correctly.
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Lotame

No score
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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.
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Lotame

There are alternatives in the market - Visual DNA, Bluekai/Oracle/ Adobe Audience Manager, Krux.They all offer a similar offering, however, I prefer the easy UI which is very intuitive even for beginners to the DMP world.
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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.
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Lotame

  • Helped us increase data revenue via their unbranded exchange.
  • Campaign and audience reporting is used to sales discussions to justify increased spend post trial campaigns.
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Pricing Details

Adobe Analytics

General

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

Lotame

General

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

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