Since 2015, Adobe stopped upgrading their professional grading software Adobe Speedgrade, and started working on an in-app solution, the Lumetri panel in Premiere Pro and After Effects.
In the beginning, we directors & editors loved this concept, it sounded like an easier and faster workflow, something like what resolve users already has.
But what really happened, is that adobe instead of creating a full page or interface dedicated to color grading, they just added a very simple panel that only capable of doing some basic color correction (not Color Grading!).
They tried to mimic Light Room tools inside Premiere, to make the process easier for all type of users, and to be honest it did, a lot of people are now able to edit and color correct their footage even if they are not professional colorists, using few sliders and LUTs. …