Dynamic Yield vs. Optimizely One

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Dynamic Yield
Score 9.0 out of 10
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Dynamic Yield is presented as an AI-powered Experience Optimization platform that delivers individualized experiences at every customer touchpoint: web, apps, email, kiosks, IoT, and call centers. The platform’s data management capabilities provide for a unified view of the customer, to allow the rapid and scalable creation of highly targeted digital interactions. Marketers, product managers, and engineers use Dynamic Yield for: Launching new personalization…N/A
Optimizely One
Score 8.5 out of 10
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Optimizely One is an operating system for marketing and digital experience platform. It powers the entire marketing lifecycle—from planning to analysis and everything in between—through a single unified workflow, and accelerates every step of the process with AI.N/A
Pricing
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Dynamic YieldOptimizely One
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
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Community Pulse
Dynamic YieldOptimizely One
Top Pros
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Best Alternatives
Dynamic YieldOptimizely One
Small Businesses
Bloomreach Commerce Experience Cloud
Bloomreach Commerce Experience Cloud
Score 8.7 out of 10
Progress Sitefinity
Progress Sitefinity
Score 7.7 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Monetate
Monetate
Score 7.0 out of 10
Tridion
Tridion
Score 9.0 out of 10
Enterprises
Monetate
Monetate
Score 7.0 out of 10
Tridion
Tridion
Score 9.0 out of 10
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User Ratings
Dynamic YieldOptimizely One
Likelihood to Recommend
9.5
(101 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.8
(20 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(47 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Dynamic YieldOptimizely One
Likelihood to Recommend
Dynamic Yield by Mastercard
Dynamic Yield is great for just about any sized organization, though to get the best bang for your buck, I recommend having a front-end web developer well-versed in JavaScript. Additionally, a front-end web designer would be advisable as well as their templates have great functions but some have lackluster UI's that can't be tweaked without developer assistance. Were it not for the above + the occassional slowness on the console/admin-side of the platform, I'd give it a 10. If you have a front-end dev/designer, then it's closer to a 9.5. Ideal utilization scenarios could include: Personalization, CRO/UX/UI testing, and audience or user-level tailored digital experience.
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Optimizely
It is well suited for heavy-duty A/B testing where management would like to see and quantitatively determine the effect of a change. It is not so efficient to try for a single page simple form, except when the form is part of a larger workflow. The security model is not very well understood, including RBAC and protection against injection attacks.
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Pros
Dynamic Yield by Mastercard
  • Provide fantastic support, both in relation to strategy/best practice and troubleshooting.
  • An easy to use interface, as a user who is relatively new to Dynamic Yield I find that it is an intuitive platform to use.
  • The ability to segment and drill down on data allows for really specific insights which, whilst not necessarily being leveraged on a testing basis, can be super valuable from a greater marketing perspective.
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Optimizely
  • Provides quicker release cycle for the way the product cards should be displayed.
  • Provides feedback for new product introduction and how it'll be perceived.
  • Allows rapid blackout from user experience changes that alters traffic flow.
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Cons
Dynamic Yield by Mastercard
  • The impact (either positive or negative) of potentially overlapping campaigns, especially the UX personalization or custom code campaigns, may not be easily identifiable.
  • It would make more sense for the new deep-learning and machine learning (ML) driven strategies be made part of the standard offering, as opposed to positioning them as add-on subscription, given that many other completing services are baking in ML as part of their platform evolution.
  • The documentation on the API and custom code implementation can be fleshed out further.
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Optimizely
  • Can use better interface for managing test, including scheduling and notification.
  • Feels too heavy for simple projects, though this isn't a factor once past the PoC stage.
  • Notification on various aspects can be made more powerful and granular if such a need arise.
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Likelihood to Renew
Dynamic Yield by Mastercard
implementation took a long time but also, DY has really proven that they are transforming and adapting their platform to be more user friendly and the right technology choice for their brand or company
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Optimizely
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Usability
Dynamic Yield by Mastercard
Setting up strategies, audiences, and experiences is simple and fast. It is incredibly easy to modify the appearance of your site and optimize every aspect with the Dynamic Yield Personalizations. However, while the data visualization on an experience level is easy to modify and analyze, exporting the data in meaningful ways is time consuming.
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Optimizely
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Support Rating
Dynamic Yield by Mastercard
Overall, the support is very good. If you are a partner (my case), they assign you a customer success manager, that helps a lot. Also, there is a technical person to provide support to the partners, again a great help.
My only "complain" is that with some complex issues, the support may delay in providing you with a solution. Sometimes that can cause some tension with your client.
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Optimizely
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Alternatives Considered
Dynamic Yield by Mastercard
  • Oracle Maxymiser is very clunky and hard to code with. Previewing changes was a challenge and development for fixes were slow
  • Optimizely - Great for coding. Fast and efficient. Everything worked great. They were limited at personalization triggers though and their costs were expensive.
  • Monetate - Evaluated but their UI was hard to use.
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Optimizely
There is a big difference between the two: Google Optimize uses Bayesian analysis while Optimizely uses Frequenting. There is a risk of counting multiple visits. Google Optimize data isn't available instantly (if I remember correctly). Optimizely's analyses dashboard is a lot richer and offers a better experience, though it may get intimidating.
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Return on Investment
Dynamic Yield by Mastercard
  • Most tests have had a positive impact on either revenue or conversion rate - quite often in double digits.
  • Dynamic Yield has also helped us to stop some particular initiatives through direct interaction with the customer base via questionnaires or by a test proving negative quicker than rolling out a permanent feature.
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Optimizely
  • Almost immediate payoff in terms of the benefit.
  • Easy to justify the TTM benefits to upper management.
  • Still somewhat hard to justify ROI, though this is not my expertise.
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ScreenShots

Dynamic Yield Screenshots

Screenshot of The Dynamic Yield Dashboard, which offers a high-level overview of personalization campaigns, site performance, audiences, product updates, and more. With customers building and managing dozens, sometimes even hundreds of concurrent campaigns, the Dynamic Yield dashboard provides a snapshot of key information and surfaces items for potential optimization from campaigns that require action.Screenshot of Dynamic Yield's customer segmentation engine, used to unify customer data across digital and offline touchpoints. Data can be onboarded from multiple sources to create one cohesive dataset from which to power experiences. Users can collect, store, categorize, and synchronize data from a CRM, ESP, DMP, APIs, or POS.Screenshot of The interface to create cross-touchpoint personalization campaigns and experiments at scale. Users can coordinate independent personalization experiences to deliver a cohesive, consistent customer journey from start-to-finish.Screenshot of Dynamic Yield's Predictive Targeting capabilities, which provides machine-learning optimization. Dynamic Yield’s Predictive Targeting engine will continuously analyze and identify opportunities to serve the most relevant content for each audience segment.

Optimizely One Screenshots

Screenshot of Admin CenterScreenshot of Optimizely Content Management System Content EditorScreenshot of Optimizely Content Management System Content PreviewScreenshot of Integrations App DirectoryScreenshot of Reporting DashboardScreenshot of Optimizely’s SSO solution allows users to centrally authenticate across and gain access to all Optimizely products without the need for repeated logins. Support for local login and multi-factor authentication is also provided.