BIME Features

BIME

Build reports and dashboards with multiple data sources

3.91/5 (11 reviews)

BIME Features In Depth

Plug-and-play connectors

Plug-and-play connectors serve as the backbone of BIME’s platform. BIME by Zendesk offers more than 65 of these connectors. Connectors make it possible for users to connect the data from disparate applications.

As soon as you’ve started using BIME, you’ll want to start connecting data from business apps like Salesforce and Google Analytics, social platforms like Facebook and Twitter, various flat files, and data warehouse solutions like Redshift and BigQuery, among many, many others.

Customizable metrics

BIME transforms data into metrics and KPIs. Not just any metrics and KPIs, but those that add value and meaning to an organization. Users have the ability to make basic calculations within BIME. They can also create their own custom metrics without relying on SQL.

BIME is designed for both technical and non-technical users, which means anyone within your organization should be able to use the platform. Start joining data sets with other members of your team based on the data you’re seeing generated within the applications your company uses. The possibilities are endless, since the specific visualizations and dashboards you generate will be based on the unique combination of connectors that your team is using.

Data visualization

The key to making data useful is choosing the right way to display it. Visualizations bring data to life, and they tell stories in ways that raw numbers cannot. BIME gives users more than 25 visualization types to choose from. Combined with 65+ plug-and-play connectors and customizable metrics, there’s an unlimited number of ways that organizations can bring their data to life.

Scroll through some of BIME’s data visualization examples, and you’ll get a clearer picture of all that is possible with the platform. Impactful charts, detailed graphs, and interactive dashboards will all serve as tools for you to showcase the results of your efforts. BIME’s data visualization tools are all point-and-click, which means you can create the most detailed charts without any prior technical experience necessary.

Team collaboration

Once data has been broken out of its silo, it needs to be shared. BIME provides its users with a number of sharing and collaboration features. Dashboards can be distributed amongst team members, outside consultants, and customers. Users can also share dashboards and charts with links, and they can embed them on their websites and blogs. BIME enables users to schedule email reports and dashboards to deliver straight to the inbox, which is a useful way to stay on top of data with minimal effort. KPI alerts can also be setup to trigger emails and notifications into channels such as Slack and Flowdock.

When you’ve taken the time to generate insightful dashboards and make meaning out of your organization’s data, you’ll want to share the news. BIME offers collaboration features meant to improve the customer experience and boost internal operations. You can also drive more meaningful engagement with your customers by posting your visualizations publicly on the web.

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Compliance Tracking
Content Management
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BIME Feature Reviews

10 reviewers had the following to say about BIME's features:

Jason H.

Great tool

2010-09-07

super useful tool with great features

Pros

-google analytics connector -export options -nice interface -PRICE!!!

Cons

free trial has limited connections

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Adrian Br

Fast and easy, very agile

2014-01-17

This tool is incredibly easy to set up, taking you from datasource to good web-published dashboards in MINUTES. Data source changes?

Pros

Easy for non-tech Password-protection, easy user mgmt Minutes from data source connection to published dashboards.

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Harrison J.

Verified Reviewer

A real disruptor in the BI dashboard space

2016-05-11

Building data connections only takes a few seconds, and there are more options for visualizations, refinements and calculated metrics that I rarely ever come across limitations.

Pros

-Very easy to use and teach non-technical people.

Cons

-Documentation hasn't caught up to improvements/features with the tool

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
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Time used: Less than 6 months

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Larry A.

Verified Reviewer

Easy Use

2014-04-22

I've always found that basic analytics tools are handy, but will only show you so much and most of the data isn't needed.

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Anonymous
(Market Research company, 11-50 employees)

I would use BIME again

2018-11-12

If you are stuck in the ice ages of excel reports and lots of copy paste then i definitely recommend.

Pros

With BIME we had a great start each month with an auto-generated deck of performance results.

Cons

The integrations were tricky and we had a lot of sources to include.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
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Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

7/10
Source: Capterra
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Evelyn T.

Basic functionality and nothing more

2018-01-02

Not worth the time investment - use your time wisely and implement a better BI tool.

Pros

It gets the job done, I guess. Visualizations come out pretty nicely, although it takes a LOT more work than it should to set it up.

Cons

It's basic, and good for making dashboards that NO ONE touches, but not very good as a BI tool in my opinion.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

2/10
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Adrienne H.

I do not like the interface of this tool

2018-03-16

Pros

I like that you can add data in from any channel.

Cons

The charts that generate are clunky. The interface isn't as visually appealing as I would like it to be.

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Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

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Heriberto P.

BIME is a BI producto with the right focus on how easy BI should be.

2017-05-16

Solved my dashboard needs... published information to several types of users and they can interact with their information very easily.

Pros

Very nice visualizations (charts), very intuitive, elegant simple approach to BI.

Cons

There are a few features that need to mature a little bit. There are other products that offer lower pricing than BIME.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
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Nicolas P.

Verified Reviewer

Aucun support

2020-10-07

Pros

Quand ça fonctionne c'est cool, les reportings sont clairs, l'utilisation est relativement aisée après une prise en main de quelques heures et cela fait gagner bcp de temps

Cons

Depuis plus de 5 semaines, il est impossible d'avoir de réponses de la part du service support, alors qu'ils ont été racheté par Zendesk spécial support client... Motif la solution n'est plus mis à jour - pour un logiciel à 450 euros par mois, c'est honteux

Rating breakdown

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Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

0/10
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Anonymous
Customer Value Manager (Media Production company, 11-50 employees)
Verified Reviewer

Digital Reporting by BIME

2018-05-10

Pros

Since it's very easy to use, you don't spend too much time to implement.

Cons

It's more digital marketers tool than BI tool.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Free Trial

Frequency of use: Occasionally

Likelihood to recommend

6/10
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