Omniture Usage Stats
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Every once in a while, I will get questions about how often people are accessing Omniture SiteCatalyst. In case this happens to you as well, I thought I’d write a (really) quick post with instructions on how to do this. Currently, there isn’t that much you can report on (I have requested more here) so this will be one of my shortest posts ever!
Usage Reportlet on Dashboard
The only way I know of to get usage metrics is by adding a usage reportlet to a SiteCatalyst Dashboard. To do this, open a new or existing Dashboard and add a “Usage” element. Through this element you can get information on Users, Reports Viewed, Suites, etc… as shown here:
Unfortunately, you don’t get much detail and basically are stuck with one metric “Views.” (which I assume is similar to Page Views). Once there, you can fill out the rest of the dashboard items. In the example below, I am adding a report that will show me the Top 500 users.
Once the reportlet is on the Dashboard, I tend to export it to excel and do some charts/graphs there. Here is an example of how you can trend how often people are engaging with your SiteCatalyst reports:
Well, that’s it. Short and sweet…