Technical documentation updates for Adobe Analytics

Content updates for the Adobe Analytics documentation set since January, 2019.

Details on major documentation updates

2024 24

Feature
Description
April 2024
Removed collapsible sections in documentation about configuring cloud import and export locations
Removed collapsible sections in Configure cloud import and export locations for information explaining cloud account types.
March 2024
AppMeasurement update
Release notes on AppMeasurement update v2.26.0.
Includes reference to and update of cookieDomainPeriods config variable documentation.
Usage information regarding the “Used in” column is available only starting in September 2023.
Clarified that usage information regarding the Used in column on the projects landing page goes back only as far as September 2023.
February 2024
Updates to information about managing Data Warehouse requests
Clarified that, by default, users can view only the requests they create when managing Data Warehouse requests.
Updates to project sharing documentation

Added information about how to view shared projects.

Also streamlined information about sharing individual or multiple projects.

Added permission requirements for uploading files to Azure SAS and Azure RBAC in Data Warehouse and Data Feeds
Added exact permission requirements for uploading files to Azure SAS and Azure RBAC when configuring destinations for Data Warehouse and when configuring destinations for Data Feeds.
Added permission requirements for uploading files to Amazon S3 and GCP buckets in Data Warehouse and Data Feeds
Added exact permission requirements for uploading files to Amazon S3 and Google Cloud Platform buckets when configuring destinations for Data Warehouse and when configuring destinations for Data Feeds.
January 2024
Component migration applies to individual IMS orgs
Clarified that component migration does not support cross-IMS org migration.
Clarified that certain information is available only to administrators
Added information stating that the “Last used” and “Used in” columns that are described in Calculated metrics manager and Segments manager are available only to system administrators.
Updates to Media average minute audience documentation

Updated information in Media average minute audience panel to improve clarity.

Improvements include:

  • Improved organization of information
  • Added steps to indicate task-based information

2023 23

Feature
Description
December 2023
Improved bot rules documentation

Updated information in Understand and configure bot rules to improve clarity.

Improvements include:

  • Updated article title to be more descriptive
  • Improved organization of information
  • Added steps to indicate task-based information
  • Added more details about CSV file requirements when uploading bot rules
New Reports section
Added a new Reports section that includes information about using pre-built reports and creating and managing company reports.
Updates to Anomaly Detection and Contribution Analysis documentation

The documentation for Anomaly Detection and Contribution Analysis was previously located in a section about Virtual Analyst. The following changes were made:

  • The term Virtual Analyst was removed from the documentation.
  • The section about Anomaly Detection was moved directly beneath the Analysis Workspace section.
  • The Contribution Analysis documentation was merged into the Anomaly Detection documentation.
"Attribution IQ " changed to “Attribution”
Changed all instances of “Attribution IQ” to “Attribution” throughout the documentation.
November 2023
Updates to Activity Map activation/enablement topic
Added Web SDK (both manual and via Adobe Experience Platform tags extension) content.
October 2023
Added log information to Reporting Activity Manager
Added information that any cancellations and subsequent restrictions of reporting activity in the Reporting Activity Manager are captured in the Logs.
Updates to Data Warehouse component support

Added availability for some components and removed availability for others for Data Warehouse. These changes are reflected in Component support in Data Warehouse.

  • Added support for the Visit Depth dimension (removed Visit Depth from the list of dimensions not supported)

  • Removed support for Participation metrics (added Participation metrics to the list of metrics not supported)

  • Added support for the following time-based dimensions: Year, Quarter, Month, Week, Day, Hour, and Minute (removed these dimensions from the list of dimensions not supported)

    Previously, Data Warehouse supported these dimensions only in the first column of a Freeform table when Granularity was selected. Now these dimensions are always supported.

    However, the output of dates is non-standard when using these dimensions. The year is offset by 1900, and months are zero-based.

September 2023
Updated structure of articles for the Media Playback Time Spent panel

Removed the folder called Media Playback Time Spent, and combined the contents of the folder into a single article: Media Playback Time Spent panel.

This change is more in line with the documentation for other panels.

Get started content enhancements

Added information outlining key getting-started tasks and resources for administrators, analysts, end users, and developers. The following new articles are now available:

Improvements to Media Analytics Reporting documentation

Reorganized some of the content in the Reporting section of the Streaming Media guide, including consolidating the API documentation in its own section and adjusting the order of some articles.

Renamed the Media Workspace Templates article to Media reports in Workspace to better align with the in-product naming.

August 2023
Data feed clarification
Updated the definition of Start & End dates to clarify that when processing data feeds for historical data, you can set the start date to any date in the past when data is being collected.
Adobe Experience Platform Edge Network data handling
Added content around how Adobe Analytics handles data from the Edge Network.
Media Playback Time Spent panel
Updated content for Media Playback Time Spent panel to improve readability.
Moved content about managing scheduled projects
Created a new article in the Analytics Components Guide called Scheduled projects. This content was previously located in the Schedule projects article in the Analytics Tools Guide.
Compare implementation methods
Updated documentation that compares different implementation methods. Learn more
Clarified that configuring SFTP for Data Feeds does not require Adobe Customer Care

Clarified in Send Adobe data to an external FTP account with SFTP that customers do not need to engage Adobe Customer Care in order to configure SFTP for Data Feeds.

Also added a note that SFTP is no longer recommended, and that customers should use a cloud destination when configuring Data Feeds.

Documentation improvements for Streaming Media

The following documentation improvements were made for Streaming Media:

  • Updated the general overview to improve clarity and to include information related to Customer Journey Analytics.
  • Updated the implementation overview to clearly differentiate between Edge implementations and Analytics-only implementations. Also included diagrams to illustrate the various implementation methods.
  • Added prerequisites specific to Edge implementations and Analytics-only implementations. Also updated the general prerequisites.
  • Updated tables in the Get Media SDKs, Extensions using Tags, and OTT SDKs article to include new columns for Supported solutions and Implementation method.
  • Streamlined content and organization of articles in the Implementation area of the documentation. This included categorizing implementations by Edge implementations and Analytics-only implementations.
  • Removed an extra level of hierarchy that wasn’t needed under Tracking and added redirects for changed URLs in this section.
July 2023
Adobe Experience Platform Edge Network Server API
Added more comprehensive documentation on when and how to implement data collection with Adobe Analytics using the Adobe Experience Platform Edge Network Server API. For example, implementing data collection with Adobe Analytics in desktop applications, IoT devices, set top boxes.
Global company ID
Documented how to find the global company ID for the Analytics company you are logged into. This ID is required for Analytics 2.0 APIs.
Updated FTP size limit
Changed the default FTP data storage limit to 100 GB.
New AppMeasurement variable
The variable decodeLinkParameters accommodates edge cases where implementations encode multi-byte characters in link tracking variables. Learn more
Configuring cloud account storage locations for ingesting classification data
You can now manage cloud account storage locations that are used for classification set automation. Learn more
Data Repair filter enhancements
Three filtering improvements were added to Data Repair. Learn more
June 2023
New features for classification sets

Classification sets have been updated with several new features:

  • Consolidations: Combine classification sets into a single consolidated classification set. The consolidated classification set can be used like other classification sets or as a lookup data set in Customer Journey Analytics. Learn more
  • Rules: Automatically classify values based on rules in the classification set. Learn more
  • Automated import: Automatically import classification data from cloud storage destinations. Learn more
Calculated metrics updates
Updates were made to various articles related to calculated metrics, including updating screen shots and steps in procedures. These changes were made to bring documentation inline with current Adobe Analytics functionality.
Secure destinations for data feed export

Data feeds can now be sent to the following cloud storage destinations:

  • Amazon S3
  • Azure RBAC
  • Azure SAS
  • Google Cloud Platform

Destinations that were previously available (FTP, SFTP, S3, and Azure Blob) are no longer recommended. Learn more

Bot reporting in Workspace

Bot reporting is now available in Analysis Workspace. This feature comes with several additions:

The new dimension and metrics contain data that is backfilled starting in March 2023.

May 2023
Deep Linking (Mobile App) documentation
Allows users to send links to scorecards that will lead them directly to the scorecard project in the app. Learn more
Documentation for updated Home screen for the Analytics dashboards app (Mobile App)
The new updated Home screen allows you to view all of your scorecards in one consolidated scorecard list. Learn more
Spectrum icons
Replaced, where appropriate, screenshots of user interface icons in the documentation with references to the equivalent icons in Adobe’s Spectrum Design System.
Reporting Activity Manager
Updated this beta documentation, specifically the section on Viewing reporting activity for individual report suites.
Analysis Workspace overview
Updated Analysis Workspace overview to include more general overview information and links to relevant content.
Create projects
Created a new article that explains in detail how to Create projects in Analysis Workspace.
Sort components in the left rail
Added information about sorting the list of components in the left rail. See the “Search, filter, and sort the component list” section in Components overview.
Delete rows containing dynamic dimensions from a Freeform table
Added information about how to quickly delete specific rows that contain dynamic dimensions using the x icon. See the “Quickly exclude specific rows from a table” section in Filter and sort tables.
Button to add a visualization within a panel
Added information about a new button at the bottom of each panel in Analysis Workspace that allows you to quickly add a visualization. See the “Add visualizations to a panel” section in Visualizations overview.
April 2023
Transfer user assets and set account expirations
Added information about how to transfer user assets and set account expirations.
2 new endpoint guides for the Adobe Analytics 2.0 API
Project segments (Ad hoc and quick segments)
Streamlined docmentation about project segments and removed duplicated information. The steps for creating ad hoc segments are now combined with the steps for creating quick segments.
Dynamic lookups
Additional information around Dynamic lookups is added. Previously, Information only existed for mobile attributes, which is one of several dynamic lookups.
March 2023
Web SDK support for Activity Map
Updated Implement Adobe Analytics and Enable Activity Map.
Traffic variables (props) overview
Added sections and step-by-step procedures to clarify and improve article content. Merged content from an article titled, “Enable traffic variable reports” and removed that article. See Traffic variables (props) overview.
Internal URL filters
Added sections and step-by-step procedures to clarify and improve article content. See Internal URL filters.
Create data stories in mobile scorecards
A data story is a collection of supporting data points, business context, and related metrics built around a central theme or metric.
Default calculated metrics
Added content explaining the default calculated metrics provided by Adobe.
Data Dictionary

Added new documentation for the Data Dictionary, including an Overview, Viewing, Editing, and Monitoring the Data Dictionary.

Information in Adding component descriptions was updated to account for Data Dictionary functionality.

Link sharing for projects (no login required)

Updated existing documentation to explain how to share a read-only link of a project with people who do not have access to Analysis Workspace.

Updated user documentation includes Share projects and Create shareable links.

Options for administrators were added to Preferences.

February 2023
Implementation
Updated content on how to implement Adobe Analytics for web and mobile.
Workspace calendars and date ranges
Updated content to describe relative date ranges, formula calculation updates, and calendar UI changes. See About relative panel date ranges.
Mobile scorecards
New documentation section to describe how to show and hide comparison date ranges. See Show comparison date ranges in Customer Journey Analytics.
1.4 API
The Adobe Analytics 1.4 API received a full rewrite, and is now published on Adobe Developer.
Tracking across implementation types
Updated the use case Track across different implementation types to accommodate the Experience Cloud ID Service.
January 2023
Filter and sort tables
Updated content (including adding procedures and explaining available options) in the Filter and sort tables article. Renamed this article from “Pagination, filtering and sorting tables.”
Folders
Dedicated pages for Folders management.
User preferences
Many additional user preferences are now available in Preferences.
Auto-save for projects
Updated content to include auto-save functionality in Save projects.
Landing page
New landing page updates

2022 22

Feature
Description
November 2022
Consent management variables
Dedicated pages for Consent management opt-in and Consent management opt-out.
Multi-currency refresh
Pages around Multi-currency support are updated.
October 2022
Data Workbench
End-of-life announcement
Client hints
New overview and FAQ.
Key Metric Summary
New topic on the Key metric summary visualization.
Classification sets
The new user Classification sets experience provides a single interface to manage classifications and rules and improves visibility of customer-owned classification data.
Mobile app: Custom detail views
New topic on custom detail views.
VISTA
New page explaining the basics of VISTA rules.
September 2022
Combo charts
New topic on the combo charts visualization.
Updated plugin
Updated version of the getvalonce implementation plugin.
New configuration variable
Documentation on collectHighEntropyUserAgentHints
High-entropy client hints
New topic on how Adobe is using client hints in addition to User-Agent to determine device information.
Processing order
Various help pages have been aggregated to provide a single help topic on Processing order.
August 2022
Support for List Variables in XDM for Edge Collection
Enables customers collecting data using the Web SDK to use XDM to specify list variable contents. Learn more
Use of SKU field in XDM for Edge Collection when setting product string Variables
Enables customers collecting data using the Web SDK to use the SKU value to set the product field in the products variable. Learn more
June 2022
Merchandising variables in XDM for Edge Collection
Documentation on support for Merchandising variables in XDM for Edge Collection
Experience Platform Edge documentation
New articles on Adobe Analytics implementation via Web SDK, Mobile SDK, and Edge API.
Updated Flow visualization documentation
Based on the new UI
Documentation on sharing annotations in Mobile scorecards
You can display annotations that are created in Workspace—in Mobile Scorecards.
May 2022
Populate Lifecycle dimensions and metrics through the Edge Network
Mobile Lifecycle data sent to the Edge Network now appears in Analytics reporting. See Analytics variable mapping for details on which XDM fields map to existing mobile Lifecycle reporting.
April 2022
Adobe Analytics landing page updates
Updates to the joint Workspace/Reports & Analytics landing page that improves usability and ease of navigation.
New topic on Page Summary panel
Page summary panel
New topic on Next/Previous item panel
Next/previous dimension item panel
March 2022
New topic on supported HTTPS encryption algorithms
Supported HTTPS encryption algorithms for customers with cipher security level set to “High”.
New documentation on Annotations in Workspace
Annotations in Workspace enable you to effectively communicate contextual data nuances and insights to your organization.
Adobe Analytics landing page updates
Updates to the joint Workspace/Reports & Analytics landing page that improves usability and ease of navigation.
Next item or Previous item Workspace panel
This panel allows you to explore items that follow or precede a dimension item of your choice.
Page Summary Workspace panel
This panel provides a deep-dive analysis for a page of your choosing.
New topic on pausing older scheduled reports
Effective April 15, 2022, Adobe intends to pause all scheduled reports that have a creation date greater than two years
February 2022
Mobile scorecard project preview mode
The preview mode allows you to preview the experience before you save and share a scorecard.
API projects endpoint
Add, edit or delete Analysis Workspace projects using the API. Learn more
Updated topic on pausing older scheduled Report Builder tasks
Effective April 15, 2022, Adobe intends to pause all scheduled Report Builder tasks that were created more than two years ago.

2021 21

Feature
Description
October 2021
October 21, 2021
New documentation on Quick Segments in Analysis Workspace
October 21, 2021
New documentation on the Media Playback Time Spent panel in Analysis Workspace.
October 7, 2021
New documentation on visualizations for mobile scorecards
August 2021
August 18, 2021
Revised top-level structure and consolidated to a single Landing page
August 18, 2021
New topic on A4T and virtual report suites
August 18, 2021
New topic on Attribution best practices
August 5, 2021
New topic on Count repeat instances
August 5, 2021
Updated classifications documentation on templates, browser import, and browser export to indicate options unavailable for report suites that are enabled for the New Classification Architecture.
August 2, 2021
Updated multiple pages to reflect the re-branding of Adobe Experience Platform Launch
July 2021
July 23, 2021
New in-depth discussion of Merchandising eVars
July 15, 2021
Added new documentation on the new Adobe Analytics landing page
June 2021
June 15, 2021
Updated Marketing Channels best practices
June 3, 2021
Updated the documentation to better explain Data Feed Implementation and here.
May 25, 2021
Updated the documentation on eVar case sensitivity in reporting.
May 13, 2021
Updates to Data Warehouse API requests. They now support “Hours”.
March 2021
March, April 2021
Updates to Adobe Analytics dashboards Executive guide and Curator guide
March 25, 2021

New documentation on the Components > User preferences page. It enables you to manage Analysis Workspace settings and its related components for your user. User preferences applies to all new projects and panels.
Note: the following settings have moved to the User preferences page:

  • Report Settings: Thousands separator (now called Number format)
  • Report Settings: CSV separator
  • Workspace projects: Help > Enable tips
  • Workspace projects: Blank panel Start new projects with this panel option
March 25, 2021
Histogram Smart Bucket Prediction helps with high-cardinality-metrics histograms by automatically identifying the right width and number of buckets for your data spread. For low-cardinality metrics, the visualization behaves the same as it did previously.
March 25, 2021
Data Repair API updates (filtering for URLs, query strings, at signs, and more)
March 25, 2021
New Usage Log API documentation
February 2021
February 4, 2021
Component Selection: The drop-down/drop zone component found in Quick Insights was added to all drop zones in Workspace. This enhancement lets you pick from a drop-down list of compatible components or continue to use the space as a drop zone.
January 2021
January 14, 2021
Added language selection option to Analytics dashboards documentation.
January 14, 2021
Added documentation on how you can add images to Workspace projects by referencing a public image URL.
January 14, 2021
Combined source & settings manager for Workspace visualizations: The Data Source manager (dot) and settings manager (gear) for visualizations have been combined into a single popover, so you can easily manage your source and settings from the same location.

2020 20

Feature
Description
December 2020
December 7, 2020
Amended all relevant pages to include or substitute the “adobedc.net” endpoint.
December 8, 2020
Updates to the Create new project page in Workspace.
November 2020
November 24, 2020
Updates to Panel Overview page in Workspace.
November 24, 2020

New implementation review documents:

November 24, 2020
Updated Analysis Workspace Visualizations overview page.
November 12, 2020
New page on Inherited Adobe Analytics Implementation.
November 2, 2020
Updated document on FTP for classifications.
October 2020
October 23, 2020
Workspace Line visualization: Moving average trendline option: This setting was added to Line visualization trendline settings. Also known as a rolling average, a moving average uses a specific number of data points (determined by a Periods selection), averages them, and uses the average as a point in the line.
October 23, 2020
The Workspace Performance Help page shows the different factors that impact project performance and links to tips for optimization.
October 23, 2020
Added enhancements to Adobe Analytics dashboads documentation. In the mobile scorecard in Workspace, the styling of the scorecard now matches the app.
September 2020
September 17, 2020
Download 50K items for a single dimension: You can now download 50,000 items for a single dimension in a freeform table, with segments and filters applied. This allows you to access more than the 400 rows of data outside of Analysis Workspace.
September 17, 2020

Enhancements to Line visualization:

  • You can show or hide the X-axis and Y-axis of any Line visualization. This can be especially helpful when your Line visualizations are more compact.
  • You can overlay a minimum and maximum value label on any Line visualization to quickly highlight the peaks and valleys in a metric.
  • You can overlay different regression trend lines on any Line visualization to more easily see the trend in the data. Options include Linear, Logarithmic, Exponential, Power and Quadratic.
September 17, 2020
New date ranges in Workspace: We added 5 new date ranges so you can choose from date ranges that do not include partial day data from today: Last 7 full days, Last 14 full days, Last 30 full days, Last 60 full days, Last 90 full days
September 17, 2020
New documentation on Media Concurrent Viewer panel in Workspace
August 2020
August 31, 2020
Added enhancements to field-based stitching documentation in Cross-Device Analytics.
July 2020
July 21, 2020
Major updates and revisions to Cross-Device Analytics. Added Field-based stitching.
July 16, 2020
New date range presets in Workspace. Added 4 new date ranges: (This week/month/quarter/year (excluding today)). This lets you choose from date ranges that do not include partial-day data from today.
June 2020
June 25, 2020
New documentation for Quick Insights panel in Workspace. It provides guidance for non-analysts and new users of Analysis Workspace to learn how to answer business questions quickly and easily.
June 25, 2020
New documentation for Analytics for Target panel in Workspace. It lets you analyze your Adobe Target activities and experiences, with lift and confidence.
June 18, 2020
New documentation on Attribution: Algorithmic Attribution
June 18, 2020
New documentation on Attribution: Custom Lookback windows
June 18, 2020
New documentation for Project roles for shared Workspace projects. When sharing a Workspace project, you can now place recipients in one of three project roles, depending on the project experience you want them to have: Edit, Duplicate and View.
June 18, 2020
New documentation on “View only” Workspace projects. Projects can be shared to users as “Can view” only. When a View recipient opens the shared project, they receive a more restrictive project experience, with no left rail and limited interactions.
June 18, 2020
New documentation on Project roles for shared Workspace projects. When sharing a Workspace project, you can now place recipients in one of three project roles, depending on the project experience you want them to have: Edit, Duplicate and View.
June 18, 2020
New documentation on Co-editing Workspace projects. Recipients added to the “Can edit” role can save over a project that has been shared to them. This extends to both admins and non-admins.
May 2020
May 31, 2020
New documentation on Bulk Data Insertion API
May 21, 2020
New documentation for Adobe Analytics dashboards
May 21, 2020
New documentation on accessibility improvements to Analysis Workspace, including improved keyboard navigation, color contrast, and screen reader support.
April 2020
April 28, 2020
Added documentation for the Content Velocity metric.
April 16, 2020
Documentation on how to automatically build Freeform Tables from a blank state. Previously, you could not drop components directly into a blank project or blank panel; you had to add a freeform table first. You can now drop components directly into a blank project or panel, and a freeform table will automatically be built for you in a recommended format. Additionally, improvements were made to how mixed component types (e.g. dimensions & metrics) are handled when dropped into a blank Freeform Table together.
March 2020
March 12, 2020
Added updates to Publish segments to the Experience Cloud.
March 12, 2020
Updates to CDA stitching latency.
March 12, 2020
Support for multiple report suites in Workspace. You can now bring in data from multiple report suites into a single project to view side by side. Learn more…
March 12, 2020
Training Tutorial template in Workspace. This new standard template walks you through common terminology and steps for building your first analysis in Workspace. It is available as a standard template in the New Project modal and replaces the sample project that exists today for new users that do not have other projects in their list. Learn more…
February 2020
February 27, 2020
Added documentation for Adobe Analytics Labs.
February 25, 2020
Added useLinkTrackSessionStorage variable.
February 20, 2020
New Workspace template for organizations using Cross-Device Analytics. This template shows how effective CDA is at stitching visits together and educates you on CDA-exclusive dimensions and metrics. A report suite using CDA is required. See Set up Cross-Device Analytics for more information.
February 20, 2020

New hotkeys in Workspace:

  • Collapse/Expand All panels: alt + m
  • Collapse/Expand Active panel: alt + ctrl + m
  • Search left rail: ctrl + /
  • Move to next panel: alt + Right Key
  • Move to previous panel: alt + Left Key

Learn more…

February 20, 2020

Workspace enhancements:

  • When a panel or visualization is dropped into Workspace, the left rail will now auto-switch to components for a more seamless workflow.
  • Template components can now be actioned upon (e.g. tagged, favorited, approved).
  • Filtered metric and segment lists offer the + button to add a new component if you don’t find what you need.
February 20, 2020
Workspace debugger was added to the Help menu, giving you a more seamless way to enable it for debugging Workspace requests. Learn more…
February 18, 2020
Added writeSecureCookies variable.
February 12, 2020
Updates to and reorganization of the Marketing Channels documentation.
February 12, 2020
Added new hotkeys to this Workspace page
February 7, 2020
Updates to Setting up Cross-Device Analytics and FAQ
February 4, 2020
Complete rewrite of the Implementation user guide.
January 22, 2020
Updated Freeform Table page to include information on the new Freeform Table Builder.
January 2020
January 24, 2020
Updates to the Row Settings page in Workspace.
January 16, 2020

New documentation on Freeform Table Builder. With Table Builder enabled, you can drag and drop in many dimensions, breakdowns, metrics and segments to build tables that answer more complex business questions. Data will not update immediately. Instead, updates occur after you click Build, saving you time once you know what table you want to construct. Additionally, this feature offers:

  • Preview: You can preview the format of a table before spending time to render real data.
  • Flexible Row and breakdown settings: You can set your row and breakdown levels for every dimension row. Previously, Workspace imposed defaults that could not be changed until after the data was returned.
  • Breakdown by position: You can set dimension rows to always breakdown by position instead of by specific item (the default).
  • Manual static row ordering: You can manually order static rows so that the table rows are displayed exactly as you need them. Previously, static rows could be sorted only by a metric column or alphabetically.
January 13, 2020
Added Adobe Analytics and browser cookies.
January 13, 2020
Modified the Which Adobe Analytics Tool should I use page.

2019 19

Feature
Description
December 19, 2020
Changed the default FTP data storage limit to 10 GB.
November 29, 2019
Overhaul to the Data feed documentation
November 25, 2019
New topic on End-of-life for Enforce IP login restrictions.
November 21, 2019
New documentation set for Customer Journey Analytics
November 21, 2019
Updated Audience Analytics Workflow FAQ to indicate availability in LiveStream.
October 25, 2019
Updated Adobe Analytics Key Concepts page.
October 10, 2019
Update to Freeform table totals: they now include two totals, a Table total and a Grand total. The Table total row accounts for report filters applied. Previously, only segmentation impacted totals. Learn more
In addition, Show Totals and Show Grand Total options have been added to Column Settings.
With this change to Freeform totals, dependent visualizations will be updated (e.g. linked Summary Number visualizations), as well as exported CSV and PDF data.
October 10,2019
In Workspace, the ability to easily remove ‘Unspecified (None)’ was added as an option to report filters.
October 10,2019
In Workspace, purple granularity components (Minute, Hour, Day, Week, Month, Quarter, Year) were deprecated. No action needs to taken if you previously used one of the purple time components.
With this change, the purple Time section has also been renamed to Date Ranges.
October 1, 2019
New article on Workspace totals.
September 28, 2019
New articles on configuration variables for Javascript implementation
September 19, 2019
Revised segmentation documentation to explain Logic Group containers.
September 12, 2019
New documentation for Journey IQ: Cross-Device Analytics
September 12, 2019
Update Calculated metrics totals document.
August 28, 2019
New article on Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) for Analytics
August 8, 2019
New article on Calculated Metrics Totals
August 8, 2019
Clarification on timestamp-enabled session data
August 2, 2019
Major update to Analytics glossary
July 22, 2019
Added Magento: Marketing and Commerce template to the Analysis Workspace templates documentation.
July 18, 2019
Updated Cohort Table settings.
July 18, 2019
In the left rail in Workspace, users now have the option to Show items from last 18 months. Previously, the lookback period was a maximum of 6 months. This makes it easier to compare to pages or campaigns from last year, up to 18 months ago.
July 18, 2019
Documentation on a new Workspace template called “Magento: Marketing & Commerce” to Analysis Workspace. It is designed specifically for Magento e-commerce customers, but any retailer can use it to get unique insights into their commerce activities.
June 13, 2019
Added new out-of-the-box filters to the left rail search in Workspace. Beyond what you see today (Dimensions, Metrics, Approved, etc.), new filters such as Calculated Metrics, Customer Attributes, eVars, Props, Video, etc. were added to make it easier to find the components you need.
June 4, 2019
New guide authored, titled Transitioning from a third-party analytics platform to Adobe Analytics.
May 30, 2019
Overhaul to the Data Feed Column Reference.
May 09, 2019
A new setting was added to the Flow visualization settings: Include Repeat Instances. See Flow Settings
April 11, 2019
Enhancements to Workspace optimization best practices: Optimizing Performance
April 11, 2019
Updates to Optimize Workspace Performance.
March 14, 2019
Major Update to Regional Data Collection.
February 7, 2019
Minor update to the “Replace the last octet of IP addresses with 0” and the “IP Obfuscation” settings in General Account Settings.
February 1, 2019
Major update to the getPercentPageViewed implementation plug-in.
January 17, 2019

Cohort Analysis - Major improvements to Cohort Analysis let you:

  • Apply a segment inclusion and return metrics separately.
  • Show churn instead of retention.
  • Show latency tables (time elapsed before and after an inclusion event).
  • Customize cohort dimension (to group visitors based on an eVar, not just time).
  • Do a rolling cohort calculation: calculate retention/churn based on prior time period, not original cohort.
  • Add in multiple metrics in inclusion & return fields, as well as apply segments. (Calculated metrics are not supported)
January 17, 2019
View Density. This new setting lets you see more data on a single screen by reducing the vertical padding of the left rail, freeform tables and cohort tables. Accessible via Project > Project Info & Settings.
January 17, 2019
Support for multi-valued variables in Attribution. Some dimensions in Analytics can contain multiple values on a single hit, such as listVars, the product variable, list props, or merchandising eVars. Analysis Workspace lets you apply Attribution to any of these types of variables at the hit level.
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