Bridging the Data / Content Gap: Bringing Adobe Analytics into AEM

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As marketers we work tirelessly to extract meaningful data from our digital experiences, but how often do we actually close the loop? In this blog post, we'll walk through a simple example showing how to retrieve Adobe Analytics Workspace report data from Adobe Experience Manager using Adobe I/O. Our use case is that we want to prompt the user of a search component in AEM with the top search terms as reported by Adobe Analytics. Step 1: Setup AEM & Adobe Analytics I/O Integration To get started, we can use the excellent Adobe I/O APIs feature available in the ACS AEM Commons. With this API we can avoid the tedious step of creating the JWT authentication with Adobe I/O. We do still, however, gather the required credentials to connect to Adobe I/O. First, in AEM navigate to the OSGi Configuration Console and open ACS AEM Commons - Adobe I/O Integration Configuration. You should get a screen like this: