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Adobe Analytics

I've found multiple scenarios where Adobe Analytics (AA) is well suited. For example, the integration of AA with Optimizely. Instead of limiting our A/B test evaluation with the pre-set Optimizely metrics, I can use a checkbox within Optimizely Options to set an eVar that will integrate almost seamlessly. Within a few hours, I can collect data such as Orders (Participation), Profit (Participation) and Time Spent on Page (examples), which provides a more in-depth analysis of how successful one variation is compared to another.
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Moat Analytics

Moat is well suited to implement into digital placements that are being served through third-party ad servers (Campaign Manager, Flashtalking, etc). It holds your publishers accountable from a viewability standpoint. If you are running high dynamic or site serving placements with 1x1 or click trackers, you aren't able to measure viewability and are at the mercy of publishers providing viewability metrics.
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Pros

  • Once you learn how Adobe Analytics looks and is implemented on the page, it's fairly easy to spot issues with it that can be fixed. This is a strength in that it doesn't take a largely technical person to call out any issues during implementation.
  • Adobe Analytics is good with adding tracking to the page and providing strong and accurate analytics data for analysis.
  • There are numerous online tools to help with checking Adobe Analytics data for verification on a site. Firefox plugins such as Firebug, Omnibug, as well as any proxy debugger such as Fiddler and many others can be used.
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  • Moat offers a number of granular metrics that you’re not be able to track with 3rd party ad servers.
  • The interface of the platform is relatively easy to navigate and drill campaigns down to the placement level.
  • Moat allows you to completely customize a report in any particular way you’d like to export.
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Cons

  • User interface is not intuitive. Personally I have no issues because I have used it for so long. All new users have a long learning curve to get up to speed and comfortable running reports to meet their needs.
  • Support has become abysmal over the years. Omniture used to offer great support, fast and helpful. Adobe support has errored very quickly with extremely long response delays, unhelpful responses. To be fair, certain support cases are resolved quickly and efficiently. But the majority over the past 2 years have been a dreadful experience with many of those tickets still outstanding and unresolved.
  • Improve consistency in user experience. Many tools that Adobe offers are seemingly built upon different platforms which result in a very disjointed user experience and inconsistent usability.
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  • I’ve experienced some issues exporting reports into an Excel doc and have to manually copy and paste data with can be very time-consuming.
  • You have to manually wrap video tags with the MOAT pixel which can be a tedious process.
  • Video and display are in separate interfaces so you have to export separately and then consolidate into one report.
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Analytics9.8
Based on 29 answers
We've already done the hard work of implementing. We will certainly renew to continue to be able to see insights into our business and ways that we can improve our website
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Usability

Adobe Analytics6.8
Based on 9 answers
Based on new user feedback, everyone has found it challenging to find what they need and customize reports to meet their desired outcomes. Different interfaces have inconsistent presentations and layouts which compound the challenge.
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Reliability and Availability

Adobe Analytics9.0
Based on 5 answers
I have never experienced downtime with this product
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Performance

Adobe Analytics8.5
Based on 4 answers
I have never experienced any sort of problem with this products speed or throughput
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Support

Adobe Analytics5.7
Based on 9 answers
Not very many companies get this one right, but I will say that although I may not like their standard technical support, they do make it very available and with the help of a good account representative service issues can be handled well.
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In-Person Training

Adobe Analytics3.6
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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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Online Training

Adobe Analytics8.0
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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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Implementation

Adobe Analytics8.0
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I have found that initial SiteCatalyst implementations are too basic to be useful. Adobe professional services is usually tasked with the initial implementation using their "Fusion" methodology. This is good for vertical-based basics, but I find that many clients fail to go beyond this. This has the negative effect of selling SiteCatalyst short within the organization, since first impressions can be long-lasting.
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Alternatives Considered

Adobe Analytics and Google Analytics are most often compared. Google Analytics has become a favorite for ease and cost. But Adobe Analytics still is the most advanced for robust enterprise implementation. I recommend GA for smaller clients and Adobe Analytics when it is the legacy system or a much larger organization that has the internal resources to manage the software.
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Moat and IAS seem to be front-runners to measure viewability in the digital media space. Using Moat allows you to measure a number of different metrics but is limited to viewability. IAS offers the same capabilities when it comes to viewability but in addition offers brand safety and ad fraud.
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Return on Investment

  • Adobe Analytics is a great tool to leverage as Agency or Consultant partners to glean valuable insights to be better business partners.
  • Performance reporting can help show positive ROI from work with clients.
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  • It has given the media and analytics team more granular metrics to measure for campaigns that may have awareness objectives and no KPIs.
  • Measuring view ability ensures that clients media dollars are being viewed by the targeted audience.
  • Moat allows you to gain metrics that can be very insightful and how users are interacting with placements, creative, etc.
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Pricing Details

Adobe Analytics

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

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