How to Setup a Data Lake and Start Making SQL Queries with Adobe Analytics, AWS S3, and Athena

Follow @BikerJaredThe phrase “big data” is used so often it’s almost trite. These days, nearly all large enterprises have established a data science or data integration practice that is used for analysis projects. In my experience, however, many smaller companies (or often smaller teams within large enterprises) have yet to adopt any sort of big data […]

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Attribution Theory: Cross-Device Marketing Attribution with Apache Spark and R

Follow @TrevorHPaulsen Over my last few posts I’ve been focusing on how to do better marketing attribution using Adobe Analytics Data Feeds and Apache Spark coupled with R. You can read all about those attribution techniques here: Multi-Touch Attribution Using Adobe Analytics Data Feeds and R The Two Best Models for Algorithmic Marketing Attribution That said, […]

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Attribution Theory: The Two Best Models for Algorithmic Marketing Attribution – Implemented in Apache Spark and R

Follow @TrevorHPaulsen In my last post, I illustrated methods for implementing rules-based multi-touch attribution models (such as first touch, last touch, linear, half-life time decay, and U-shaped) using Adobe Analytics Data Feeds, Apache Spark, and R. These models are indeed useful and appealing for analyzing the contribution any marketing channel has to overall conversions. However, they […]

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Multi-Touch Attribution Using Adobe Analytics Data Feeds and R

Follow @TrevorHPaulsen One of the hottest topics in the digital marketing space has always been marketing attribution. If you’re unfamiliar with this problem space, (I’d be surprised, but) there are lots of excellent explanations out there including this one. In a nutshell, companies have a lot of marketing outlets – search, display ads, social networks, email, […]

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How to Use Classifications With Adobe Analytics Data Feeds and R

Follow @TrevorHPaulsen Adobe Analytics Classifications is one of the most useful and popular features of Adobe Analytics, allowing you to upload meta-data to any eVar, prop, or campaign that you may be recording in Adobe Analytics. Classifications are useful when you need to do things like: Classify your marketing campaign tracking codes into their respective marketing […]

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