Understanding the Tealium Universal Data Hub
Introduction to the UDH Documentation
The UDH is the Tealium solution providing a central platform for end-to-end management of customer data across a tech stack.
Foundational Concept: The Data Layer
The Data Layer is the bedrock of your Tealium solution and serves as the one true definition of your data.
Get Building-Block Data and Normalize
Collect and Standardize
Get Data from Anywhere and Map to Your Data Layer
- Tealium Universal Tag (utag.js) for end-to-end client-side tag and data management (see mobile setup here).
- Or use Tealium Collect Tag to get data into server-side infrastructure.
Collect data from other devices (like mobile, IoT, etc) with platform libraries, SDKs, APIs, etc.
- Adding Tealium to iOS App
- Adding Tealium to Android App
- All Installations
- No matter the source or method of collection, map data to a common taxonomy.
Import offline data
Supplement online data with valuable offline data from in-store, data warehouses, data lakes, etc.
Build Customer Insights Directly into the Data
Transformation and Enrichment
Set up a Customer Data Platform to Use Data Across Your Stack
Create a rich and portable customer profile to trigger actions in downstream systems or power further analysis of the data.
- Enrich visitor profiles with Attributes to build rich insights into your data.
- Resolve customer identities with Visitor Stitching for a continuous customer view.
- Manage Audiences across all your vendors.
Validate and Maintain Data Quality
Solve the “garbage in, garbage out” problem by ensuring a high-quality data flow with specifications and tools to inspect data.
Send Data for Analysis and Action
Integrate and Activate
Send Data with Tags
Use client-side event data infrastructure for traditional tag-based technologies (this event data could have customer-level insights behind it)
Send Data with Event-based Connectors
Use server-side event data infrastructure for emerging technologies like mobile, IoT, etc
Send Data with Audience-based Connectors
Use server-side audience data infrastructure for emerging technologies that use customer-level data
Getting the Most Out of Tealium
Using the Tealium API
Getting more value out of the configuration and data in Tealium.
Working with Data Warehouses and Lakes
Move data back and forth between Tealium and your internal systems.
Didn’t Find What You Were Looking For?
The Tealium Universal Data Hub has far more features, capabilities and use cases than can be described in this space. Should you have further questions, please check out our product tour, our active user community or our full documentation.
And please don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll follow up ASAP to get you pointed in the right direction!