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RE: [webanalytics] Adobe's Processing Rules

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  • Craig Scribner
    Thanks Matt, I didn t know this. I ll check to see how to do this with the companies I consult-it would definitely have saved me some serious headaches! -Craig
    Message 1 of 7 , Feb 16, 2013
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      Thanks Matt, I didn't know this. I'll check to see how to do this with the
      companies I consult-it would definitely have saved me some serious
      headaches!



      -Craig



      From: webanalytics@yahoogroups.com [mailto:webanalytics@yahoogroups.com] On
      Behalf Of Matt Curtis
      Sent: Friday, February 08, 2013 5:58 AM
      To: webanalytics@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [webanalytics] Adobe's Processing Rules





      You also can reset the cache through your CDN.

      I have to do this a lot with AB testing.

      On Thursday, February 7, 2013, Craig Scribner wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > Thanks Kevin! I hadn't noticed the issue of Events not being available as
      a
      > condition for a rule, but I agree that the Products rule omission is a
      real
      > kicker. The other issue I've had to work around is that Processing Rules
      > can't tell the difference between a normal (page view) call and a tracking
      > link call.
      >
      > But even in its unfinished state I've had some amazing wins with it. One
      of
      > the most painful things I ever did in Omniture was taking a variable and
      > deciding to use it for something else. The Javascript was clean, but I
      > forgot that some people will keep browsing the site using a cached version
      > of the JS code, and as a result I had a mix of values in my reports that
      > were really hard to back out in the dashboards we had set up. With
      > processing rules the switch would have been clean and immediate.
      >
      > Do you have any of those kinds of experiences I could share?
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Craig
      >
      > From: webanalytics@yahoogroups.com <mailto:webanalytics%40yahoogroups.com>

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      > On
      > Behalf Of VaBeachKevin
      > Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2013 11:24 AM
      > To: webanalytics@yahoogroups.com <mailto:webanalytics%40yahoogroups.com>
      'webanalytics%40yahoogroups.com');>
      > Subject: [webanalytics] Re: Adobe's Processing Rules
      >
      > I was one of the beta testers for Processing Rules, and have been using
      > them
      > extensively since they launched. The three biggest things I have found
      that
      > people are unaware of regarding Processing Rules are:
      > * Processing rules can not do anything with the products string at all.
      > * Even though Processing Rules can set events, they can not use an event
      as
      > a condition for a rule.
      > * There is no "else" condition with Processing Rules, so it may take
      > several
      > rules to set a single variable if its value can vary depending on the
      > condition. I once had to use 24 rules just to set a single variable,
      simply
      > because of a lack of understanding of what processing rules were capable
      of
      > by the business owners. (that was later removed and new code added to the
      > page).
      >
      > Good luck!
      >
      > Kevin Rogers
      > @VaBeachKevin
      > http://keystonesolutions.com
      > http://webanalyticsland.com
      >
      > --- In webanalytics@yahoogroups.com
      <mailto:webanalytics%40yahoogroups.com>
      'webanalytics%40yahoogroups.com');>
      > , "Craig" wrote:
      > >
      > > I'm presenting at the Adobe summit in March on Processing Rules. If you
      > haven't used them already I strongly recommend learning how--especially if
      > the company/companies you assist have a lot of red tape around their site
      > update process, and if you have a long list of things you wish you could
      > fix
      > in your Omniture implementation.
      > >
      > > But for those of you who have already had experience with the tool,
      could
      > you please let me know of any successes or pitfalls you've encountered?
      > I've
      > got some pretty good ideas already, but I'd hate to miss some obvious
      ones.
      > >
      > > Also, if any of you are still thinking about coming out to Salt Lake
      City
      > for the conference, they gave us (presenters) a promo code for a $200
      > discount. Contact me directly for that: craig at trackingfirst dot com.
      > >
      >
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      >
      >
      >

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      Matt Curtis
      matt.a.curtis@... <mailto:matt.a.curtis%40gmail.com>
      http://www.linkedin.com/in/mattacurtis

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