Make Launch Better: The Web SDK Extension

Make Launch Better - Web SDK Extension

If I could have anything in 2024, I would like for Adobe to completely redo their Web SDK extension in Launch (Data Collection Tags). This article is not an instruction manual on how to use it. In fact, I’d like to just forget about that for now. Some friends and I were discussing AEP implementation … Read more

The AEP Mindset

The AEP Mindset

The evolution of the analytics industry has taken us through some fascinating transitions. Specifically AEP has introduced a new paradigm in digital marketing. As a marketing cloud leader, it is a model for how these SaaS products should be packaged. With that said, a new tool paradigm inherently means we have to change the way … Read more

Adobe AEP Guide: Datastreams

AEP Guide Data Streams

Let’s get straight to the point. Datastreams make sure data gets from your source (like a website) to your destination (like AEP). A datastream can also transform your data from ugly to pretty (or bad to good) with the Edit Mapping feature (AKA “Data Prep”). Additionally, the Edit Mapping section (Data Prep) lets you pass … Read more

Adobe AEP Guide: Schema Fields

Schema Fields AEP Guide

This is my follow-up to my last post about AEP Schemas. In this post, we go into specific fields in a schema. We’re going to go into gory detail. I want to direct you to Adobe’s own documentation on this, too. It’s pretty good but doesn’t quite go as deep or hypothetical as I’d like … Read more

Adobe AEP Guide: Schemas

AEP Schema Guide

This is my first article in my upcoming series of AEP guides. Before we start – it’s all been said before. There’s already the Adobe documentation and an older article from Bounteous. My goal for this series is to help AEP concepts make way more sense to front-end technical marketers at the risk of leaving … Read more

AEP Debugging Tips

AEP Debugging Tips

I’m really sinking my teeth into Adobe Experience Platform (AEP) and wanted to share a few quick tips about debugging AEP that I’ve found helpful. If you’re reading this, you are probably already using the AEP Debugger. I also recommend checking out David Vallejo’s Analytics Debugger, which is an awesome AEP object explorer. Anyway, I … Read more

Adobe Analytics & CJA in Google Tag Manager (via Web SDK)

GTM to AA and CJA

Ever want to know how to implement AA & CJA in GTM via WebSDK? Okay, that’s a lot of abbreviations. Maybe this time in English – do you wanna send data to Adobe from Google Tag Manager? Yes? Wonderful! Let’s go through the steps to do that. Step 1: Create a Schema You should be … Read more

Adobe Experience Platform (AEP) Dictionary

Adobe Experience Platform Dictionary

Adobe Experience Platform (AEP) introduces a lot of new stuff that can be tricky for folks to wrap their head around (including myself). When you look at Adobe’s documentation and presentations, they’re very buttoned up and often use industry jargon. This makes sense – it’s an enterprise selling to enterprises. Unfortunately, that’s not how my … Read more