Adobe Launch: Adapters vs. Environments

Adobe Launch (or “Launch, by Adobe”) is now publicly accessible. It has left closed beta as-of Summit back in March 2018. If you’re like me, you are still probably getting your feet wet and trying to learn all of the features. One tricky concept I struggled with was learning adapters vs. environments. This sounds a […]

Failure to Launch – 3 Adobe Launch Gotchas

Adobe Launch hasn’t been out long, but I’ve managed to break it a few times. Okay, maybe Launch wasn’t broken. I was just doing something wrong and didn’t realize it. Before you get your hands dirty, store this in the back of your head so you don’t experience the same headache I suffered. Before I […]

Transition from Adobe DTM to Adobe Launch with Tagtician

The transition to Adobe Launch from Adobe DTM promises to be simple and painless. You don’t have to update your header/footer code and it will preserve the fundamentals you grew to love in DTM in some way, shape, or form. There will undoubtedly be automated tools that help with that process making it completely seamless. Adobe DTM […]

Google Analytics Data Quality Checklist

Google Analytics is interesting. It has the lowest barrier to entry of any analytics tool (because it’s free) but is deceptively complex. As analysts, we should understand that no implementation is perfect. You can hire a team of consultants to audit and correct low-hanging fruit of your implementation, but your business isn’t stagnant. It’s fluid. Even […]

JavaScript Compatibility

The other day I was writing a function in JavaScript. Alright, before you say it – yes, it was broken in IE7/8. However, sometimes when you use common functions like trim and innerText you don’t really think about compatibility… especially if you’re an analyst. That’s what we call “knowing enough JavaScript to be dangerous.” Now normally […]