Create a pivot scorecard visualization for a breakdown widget

To compare the relative proportions of breakdown elements between a number of indicators, use a pivot scorecard visualization in a breakdown widget.

Before you begin

Role required: pa_power_user or admin

About this task

If you want to see the same breakdown applied to more than one indicator in the same widget, use a pivot scorecard. You can pivot the scorecard so that the axes for breakdown elements and for indicators are reversed.
Figure 1. Pivot scorecard - breakdown
Pivot scorecard visualization of several open incident indicators by priority
Figure 2. Pivot scorecard with the breakdown on the Y-axis
Pivot scorecard visualization of several open incident indicators by priority, with the elements of the priority breakdown on the Y-axis


  1. Navigate to Performance Analytics > Widgets and click New.
  2. In the Name field, give the widget a name that reflects the information being displayed.
  3. In the Type field, select Breakdown.
    If you change the value of Type after you fill in other fields, those fields are cleared.
  4. In the Visualization field, select Pivot Scorecard.
  5. In the Pivot breakdown field, select the breakdown whose elements you want to see across several indicators.
  6. Click Save.
    The Indicators related list appears at the bottom of the form.
  7. In the Indicators related list, click New.
  8. In the slushbucket that appears, select the indicators that you want to compare breakdown elements between.
  9. Click Update.

What to do next

  • To view the widget, add it to a dashboard.
  • Once the widget is in a dashboard, edit the widget and try the Breakdown on Y-axis display setting.