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Dynamic Tag Management

39 Ratings
Score 8.1 out of 101

Decibel Insight

3 Ratings
Score 8.1 out of 101

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Dynamic Tag Management

It specifically saves tons of time by allowing you to use a tag based system for implementation of tracking pixels, in our case Adobe Media Optimizer, where before, we would have to write page specific javascript calling out each individual point of conversion, for the entire website. Now we can apply the universal tag management code throughout the site and simply create rules that trigger tracking pixels within AMO.
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Decibel Insight

It doesn't replace traditional analytics tools like Google Analytics, but works best alongside them. Google Analytics is ideal for number crunching and stats, but it can't tell you why the stats are they way they are. DI helps answer those questions, it does things that Google can't do - showing information about clicks or scrolling on a specific page, and showing how much each page element contributes to your bottom line. The user playback tool is very very useful. In combination with the interaction maps, it's a great way to highlight key site issues quickly, and develop strategies of dealing with them.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Dynamic Tag Management
10.0
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Role-based user permissions
Dynamic Tag Management
10.0
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Tag Management

Dynamic Tag Management
7.7
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Tag library
Dynamic Tag Management
5.0
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Tag variable mapping
Dynamic Tag Management
7.1
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Ease of writing custom tags
Dynamic Tag Management
8.3
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Rules-driven tag execution
Dynamic Tag Management
8.4
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Tag performance monitoring
Dynamic Tag Management
8.4
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Improved page load times
Dynamic Tag Management
9.0
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Mobile app tagging
Dynamic Tag Management
8.0
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Library of JavaScript extensions
Dynamic Tag Management
7.1
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Data Management & Integrity

Dynamic Tag Management
7.0
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Event tracking
Dynamic Tag Management
9.0
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Mobile event tracking
Dynamic Tag Management
9.0
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Data distribution management
Dynamic Tag Management
7.0
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Universal data layer
Dynamic Tag Management
9.0
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Automated error checking
Dynamic Tag Management
1.0
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Pros

  • Rules: There are a wide variety of native triggers that are included for both plain vanilla HTML and single page applications that allow for many specific combinations of triggers.
  • QA: The plugin that allows for QA within the console makes it easy to tell if a rule is firing or not without the creation of a separate environment.
  • Version Control: It is mercifully simple to roll back to an earlier version if something goes awry. Remember, no matter how good your QA, something will eventually slip through. It's much better to be able to roll back with a couple clicks.
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  • Easy and intuitive. The interface isn't overly complex.
  • Information is presented clearly.
  • Easy to find the information I'm looking for. Again, this is due to the simplicity.
  • The user playback tool is very powerful. It's like a video recording of where the client goes throughout the site.
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Cons

  • Single Page Applications: While it's greatly improved over the years, being able to accurately target certain actions on single page applications. In particular, applications built on React are difficult. The addition of a hash change trigger was quite useful, but more is definitely needed.
  • Data Elements: Great new tool, but I need it to be easier to create. I'm not an inherently technical individual, and the main benefit of tag management is reducing the need for technical people.
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  • Being able to create groups of segments would be useful.
  • The interface for selecting page types needs more options, it can be difficult to use if you have lots of similar pages.
  • Would be good if top level stats were presented in different ways, or in a more visual way (ie pie charts, graphs).
  • Generating reports - it would be nice if I could export charts and graphs instead of just CSV files.
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Likelihood to Renew

Dynamic Tag Management10.0
Based on 1 answer
As it interfaces so well with AMO, we shall be utilizing the DTM for any future client additions.
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Decibel Insight7.3
Based on 1 answer
I've heard about some new features that are coming online soon to do with tracking forms. They also offer a lead tracking package that we haven't tried yet, but I'm keen to check out.
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Usability

Dynamic Tag Management5.0
Based on 2 answers
It does exactly what it is designed for in a very user friendly fashion.
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Support

Dynamic Tag Management10.0
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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.
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Implementation

Dynamic Tag Management10.0
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It was quite seamless with the outstanding support from our Adobe account manager.
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Alternatives Considered

The one thing GTM has over DTM is that there are a bunch of hosted pixels by companies like Facebook. Otherwise, it's incredibly inferior. The DTM UI is easier, more intuitive, and more comprehensible. Debugging is easier as well, and the triggers are better defined in DTM. Version control is far superior and it's so easy to tell what tags are firing and when. I went from DTM to GTM when switching jobs and was so relieved when my new company made the switch to DTM. I'm much happier and it's much easier now.
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Doesn't replace Google Analytics, but serves as a complement to them. Does things that Google cannot do. Other products are quite narrow in scope - they only do one kind of heatmap, or only track visitors. DI is more fully featured as a suite of tools.
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Return on Investment

  • Excellent ROI investment "if" strategy and roll out are prioritized appropriately. Because this is a custom solution, Adobe does not provide this level of guidance.
  • From a project management timeline perspective, if the team rolling this out tries to tag everything, then they will quickly run out of time and overextend resource hours.
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  • Helps clients buy-in to our redesign proposals.
  • Helps create trust with our clients when they can see clear evidence of our claims.
  • Clients are impressed by it.
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Pricing Details

Dynamic Tag Management

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

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