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‎08-05-2020
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Re: Average Time spent in site
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RobertBlakeley

RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
As indicated by ForgotPassword4, the time spent on the last page/interaction is not counted. However, there is a way around this in some cases. The "last page" is typically the last one the user sees before leaving the site. So on domainA.com they click a link that goes to, say, domainZ.com. You can create a function to generate a custom link type call (pe=o) if the destination domain is different from yours. This provides an "exit" call that will allow the time spent calulation for the last (re...

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Re: Feature request for including the "login as user" functionality to the new EC Admin Console
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
I use it often to trouble shoot users (as opposed to troubleshoot tool permissions). For example:visually look what the user might be seeing based on some badly worded ticket to clarify the problemmake custom, one-off segments on a users behalf, of fix segments they have created.create custom one-off metrics on a users behalf. (Not worth sharing).review a report they have saved or have had shared with them by someone else and have questions about. fix a dashboard or report they are creating and ...

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Re: Add Usage Logs to Workspace
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
I do a similar report every year based on the Analytics logs. Takes a while, so I only do it once a year. This report goes to the management with the checkbook. It would be nice to be able to use the data as a reporting source in a standard report suite. So far as I can tell, Analysis Workspace is not tracked, or at least the tracking is not exposed to admins like SiteCatalyst usage is. As our users begin to migrate to workspace, this annual report will begin to under report activity. So my mana...

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Re: Making Segments Actually Global
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
I have a number of report suites that use a large number of the same segments. I created all these under one report suite. I have assigned these segments to the appropriate user groups. However, they are hidden under the check box that displays only the segments created under that given report suite. For most report suites, users see no segments unless they uncheck the box every time they open the segments list. There are two issues. 1) Unchecking the box all the time is a rather tedious user ex...

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Re: General Updates to ClickMap
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RobertBlakeley

RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
Perhpas just buy ClickTale

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Re: Page Load Speed Should Be A Default Metric
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RobertBlakeley

RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
The plug basically buckets the time into time bands. This is also useful. With some extra work, you can set the time to a metric and get the average page load time for a page or group or pages. I assume the latter is what is being requeste here.

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Re: Change Adobe Analytics Report Navigation Back!
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
I have also had complaints from users who are less than every day users. I think the issue is the the fly-out version allowed users to quickly scan the structure, to know both where they were and where they might need to go. The new menu requires users have a stronger pre-knowlege of the struture. The trade-off is, of course, that sometimes the fly-out ran off the bottom of the page.

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Re: Ability to set Landing Page by User Groups
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
I have seen that when you log into Analytics, the alternative dashboard defaults to the report suite that dashboard was created under, regardless of the report suite selected when the user first logged in. If you change report suites, then the dashboard will sync with the report suite you are in. However, If the user does not change report suites, the dashboard continues to display the "wrong" data. Not a good user experience.

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A “better” way to calculate total time spent and bounce for a given value when using Segments
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RobertBlakeley

RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
Total Time Spent and Bounces are not calculated as I would expect when using a Segment.Filtered out calls are not counted when calculating time spent, inflating the time spent for the given value.Filtered our calls are counted when calculating Bounces, deflating the bounces for a given value.I would like the reverse; filtered pages to be counted for calculating Time Spent and ignored for calculating Bounce. This request is to provide at least the option to count that way. Gritty Detail: Currentl...

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Hide a Custom Metric by User Group
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
We have monetized our pages with a couple of events. However, this is sensitive information we would like to limit access. We would like to be able to hide/show a custom event metric by user group.

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Re: Embed Page-tag within PDF documents
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
We embed the pfd in an html "container" page, and the tag sits in the container page.

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Re: Calculated Custom Variables
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
WebMD is using the product variable to get around the serious string length limitations of a list prop. In this case, we pass the link impressions in a concatenated string and an event. We pass clicks for that link in connection with another event. Thus, we can calculate CTR of the link. Our issue is that we pass the click event with the destination page (which gives us the links that drove to the page using a correlation) while the impressions are passed with the origination page. This means yo...

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v15 Segments and Correlations in SiteCatalyst - Getting both PV and Instances in correlations
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
We have several custom insight variables that are candidates for creating segments, alone or in combination. To get all the traffic into the segment, these values would need to be passed in both page view and custom link calls. In adding the value to custom link calls (previously only passed in a PV), we could still get PV while the instances would increase. In correlating those values, however, the correlation would now return the higher Instances, not the previous PV. So we apparently need to ...

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Provide a metric select option in the Fall Out report.
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
Currently in the v15 Fall Out report, if you go from a traffic report with Page Views selected, the Fall Out value select dialog will find PV calls and the subsequent report will produce a PV based fall out report. if you go from a traffic report with Instances selected, the Fall Out value select dialog will find Instance calls and the subsequent report will produce an Instance based fall out report. This is very good, as sometimes we need to trend PV calls and sometimes we need to trend Instanc...

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Re: Automatic, rule-based SAINT classifications based on specific criteria
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
Good to hear this is still alive. For us, this would be particularly useful, not just for campaigns but other variables as well. (I count 10 for us at this point). As you noted, St. Bernard is lacking a scheduler and (last time I checked) full regex. If this functionality can be "utilitized", it would also be useful to be able to use it in the context of processing rules.

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For correlations, provide create dates and allow admins to add notes.
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
As our implementation becomes more dynamic, the need to more carefully manage correlations is increasing. It would be useful to have the create date displayed and the ability to add some notes on what the correlation was intended to be used for. This in turn would help inform the decision about removing correlations that may longer needed (to make room for new ones or to just reduce the overhead).

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Allow Processing Rules to parse and set parsed values
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
Allow Processing Rules to parse and set parsed values. Similar to what the St. Bernard tool does, allow processing rules to parse a delimited value and set the parsed value into another variable (regular or context). Example 1: For xxxx_yy_zzzzz, look for the value between the first and second underscore and set that value into prop1. Result: prop1 = yy. Example 2: For xxxx_yy_zzzzz, look for the value from the beginning of the string until the second underscore and set that value into prop1. Re...

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Consider adding a demote option to this exchange.
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RobertBlakeley

RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Experience Cloud
Just a thought. Not very often, but on rare occasions someone suggests something that would be bad for me if implemented. Of course, I can just add a comment in the absence of a demote button as an alternative.

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Allow incidents to be trended hourly
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
One can trend PV hourly, which I use a lot for QA. However, it appears that Custom Traffic incidents in v15 cannot be trended hourly. I believe that would be useful.

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Allow Global Shared Calculated Metrics using Instances and participation/visits for props
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
Issue:Calculated metrics for Instances and Participation are available for props at the report suite level to be created by each user individually for each report suite. However, they are not available for Global Shared Calculated Metrics. This diminishes to some extend the utility of Shared Calculated metrics. 1. Although Instances in v15 is the equivalent of PV in v14 and the Custom Traffic (prop) default metric in v15, v15 does not support creating any Global Shared Calculated metrics for pro...

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Re: Segment Management in SiteCatalyst 15
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
Building upon: by lexham on 01-26-2012 09:56 AM We'd like to see: ability to hide and manage segment visibility across SC, Discover and DWto ensure that segments created by users in SC15 are only visible to those usersprovide some mechanism to share segments between users (so someone builds a super complex segment in SC15 but wants to share with their team - how can they do that?)Once a segment is built in the SC15 interface to have the list automatically refresh - at the moment we have to switc...

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Re: Segment based user permissions
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
Another way of looking at this is that there will be some segments common to all groups of users and some segments specific groups of users. E.g.. Everyone might want to see a US only segmentation but only some users need to see the Profession Type segment. This might also be accomplished with categorization folders. Id access needs to be restricted, display or hide the folder.

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Provide Total Time Spent Documentation
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
Apparently documentation is not yet available for the v15 Total Time Spent metric. Provide a Knowledge Base article that defines the metric: What it is, how it counts, when it does not count.

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Allow custom events to be populated for sub-relations
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
As a media site one of our key metrics is Page Velocity (the number of pages seen after setting the value, titled page consumption in the image below). Apparently participation metrics cannot be populated by channel because it is basically a sub-relation and participation metrics are not available in sub-relations. In the Marketing Channel reports, for example, I can't see which traffic sources is best driving this this most important metric.

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Re: Increase Functionality of Channel Overview Report in Marketing Channel Manager
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
As a media site, we want to be able to see the channels driving to various sections of the site or for a given page. In other words, broken down by custom traffic variables. So if I am the person responsible for our Health Center section, I want to see the channel report for that set of pages.In addition, as a media site one of our key metrics is Page Velocity (the number of pages seen after setting the value). Apparently participation metrics cannot be populated by channel because it is basical...

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Re: Automatic, rule-based SAINT classifications based on specific criteria
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
I suggest the ability to set the rules through regular expressions, which could be done through an admin interface.

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Re: Saint Classifications
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
The abiliity to use regular expressions in particular would be useful. I'd think ths could be done through the Classification interface.

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Re: Wrapping metric header text in Reportlets
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
The older postings show this as implemented in pre-14.7 versions of the dashboards. It is apparently not imiplemented in the current version of the dashboards. See the screen shot above.

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Re: Wrapping metric header text in Reportlets
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
Request: Word wrap column headers in dashboard reports. Current functionality: The column headers showing the tracked value can be truncated. Business impact: If you have multiple items in a trended report the values being reported on can be unintelligible, making the reportlet useless. There appears to be no work around.

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Populate the new password in the Welcome Email when the password re-set box is not checked.
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RobertBlakeley
- Adobe Analytics
When I create a new account and send the new Welcome email, the email contains the password I set. When I update the password for an existing account, click the require password re-set box, and send the Welcome email, the email contains the temporary password I set. When I update the password for an existing account, DO NOT click the require password re-set box, and send the Welcome email, the email DOES NOT contain the password I set. It would be useful to populate the new password for this las...

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