I would like to be able to create a processing rule that starts/ends at a specific point in time without needing to manually create and deactivate. Which is extremely inconvenient if I want a rule to deactivate in the middle of the night.
I really need histograms in Discover (Ad Hoc), I need to apply them to any dimension, and I need the option to set my intervals or use predefined intervals (e.g. st.dev or or x intervals of equal size). The only way to make a histogram is to import data into excel, and pivot, which significantly red...
We are actually attempting the same thing (custom visitor ID in an eVar separate from v_id), and the problem for us is in the segment-ability, because you can't segment on equal eVar values without some definition of specific values.
Can't agree more! #1 complaint from my marketers is "Why the &$#( doesn't my clickmap work anymore!" We've had to resort to Crazy Egg, but I need to be able to tie conversions, and I'm tired needing a tracking code for every single button we want to track conversion to.
To get around this we have a second variable (prop) that is set to the previous page name. I can then correlate the search term with previous pages and find out which page someone is on when they search a specific term.
We get around this particular segmentation limitation by populating a prop with the previous page. Then I can build a segment using that prop in the page bucket. But I agree, segmentation on pathing would be nice., and has been an idea for a few years