Adobe Experience Manager Reviews

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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Adobe CQ is used by the entire organization for document reference and employee information and interaction.
  • Handles huge content
  • Well managed content management system, easy to create and use custom templates and components.
  • User friendly interface for authors and developers.
  • Huge support with responsible mutimedia implementation
  • Out of the box (OOTB) component customization should be more versatile. Many time extending/overlaying components are faster but tweaking OOTB components are cumbersome due to the way the jsps and code is handled.
  • Can increase performance with huge content.
Adobe CQ is a very good product for huge content and fast changing content.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 30, 2014

Why Adobe AEM(CQ5)?

Score 9 out of 10
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We are a services company, and implement Adobe AEM (CQ) for our customers.
  • Authoring instance of CQ is just awesome.
  • Great workflows
  • Flexibility to customize
  • Robust Architecture
  • Integration with third party tools
  • Better integration for Email, text campaigns
It's the best CMS solution if you can afford it. Key questions to ask would be:

  • Are you looking for a Portal, CMS, or both?
  • What are some of the challenges that you have with your current platform?
  • What are your expectations from the new product?
  • What is your budget?
  • What is your timeline?
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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We used Adobe CQ for a client who wanted to migrate away from their old CMS. It was a global site with more than 15 countries and 20 different languages. Adobe CQ allowed us to roll out different regions and languages of the site very quick and easy saving time and money which all business love.
  • Very easy to use and understand. Adobe CQ already has many components and a developer can build off these components or develop new ones.
  • Authoring content is a breeze. After a developer has completed a component all an author has to do is click and drag the component onto the page and start putting their content in.
  • Publishing content so the customers can see the content be done with a click of the button.
  • CRXDE is not a very good platform
  • If CQ had better out of the box multilingual support
  • The out of the box components are not customizable enough so we ended up having to override them
  • Environment kept crashing because it is such a memory hog
Adobe CQ is a CMS for a large site. I would not recommend this for smaller sites since there is so much Adobe CQ can do that the small site will never use. Key questions can include: How big is the site you are building for the customer? Is this a global site? How comfortable are you with Java since CQ is Java based.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Role-based user permissions (23)
8.8
API (17)
7.3
Internationalization / multi-language (18)
8.2
WYSIWYG editor (20)
7.3
Code quality / cleanliness (20)
7.1
Admin section (20)
7.7
Page templates (22)
7.1
Library of website themes (15)
5.1
Mobile optimization / responsive design (21)
6.5
Publishing workflow (21)
7.2
Form generator (17)
6.9
Content taxonomy (18)
7.1
SEO support (20)
6.1
Bulk management (22)
6.6
Availability / breadth of extensions (20)
5.1
Community / comment management (18)
5.3

About Adobe Experience Manager

Adobe Experience Manager is a content management system from Adobe designed to help businesses manage their marketing and web presence, and track customer data to optimize the visitor experience and conversion. It allows businesses to create customer profiles for site visitors using both authenticated and anonymous data, dynamic tag management, mobile services and accessibility, and connection with third-party data and applications via the Adobe Marketing Cloud Exchange. It features multi-site management with regionalization and localization and editing, templates to ensure consistency across sites, and pre-built integration with other Adobe tools and services. Marketing campaigns and assets are centrally managed, and out-of-the-box integration with Adobe Analytics, Target, and Adobe Campaign help expand features. E-commerce systems can be integrated and product information can be synchronized, allowing Experience Manager's analytic features to test and improve the online shopping experience. Pricing varies considerably as implementation needs will vary.

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