Create a spider visualization in a list widget

To plot the scores of several indicators, use a spider visualization in a list widget.

Before you begin

Role required: pa_power_user or admin

About this task

Use this visualization to help compare the scores of several similar indicators.
Figure 1. Spider visualization - list widget
Spider web visualization of several incident indicators


  1. Navigate to Performance Analytics > Widgets.
  2. Click New.
  3. In the Name field, give the widget a name that reflects the information being displayed.
  4. In the Type field, select List.
    If you change the value of Type after you fill in other fields, those fields are cleared.
  5. In the Visualization field, select Spider.
  6. Select indicators in one of the following ways:
    • Select a group in the Indicator Group field.
    • Click Save, then add widget indicators as described in Add widget indicators.
  7. (Optional) To aggregate the widget data for a specific time period, such as applying a 7-day sum or average, select a function in the Time series field.
  8. (Optional) The following options apply only when the widget is included in a "breakdown dashboard":
    1. Select Follow element for the widget to follow the element that the user selects interactively on the dashboard.
    2. Breakdown dashboard configurations specify breakdown sources, not specific breakdowns. The same breakdown source can be used for multiple breakdowns. Select Follow breakdown to set which of the possible breakdowns to follow.
      For example, consider the indicator Number of open incidents. This indicator uses two breakdowns: Assigned to, and Created by. Both breakdowns are based on the Users.Active breakdown source. You create a widget for this indicator and you select Follow element on this widget. You also need to select Follow breakdown and specify either the Assigned to or the Created by breakdown.
    For more information, see Using breakdowns on dashboards.
  9. (Optional) Select the attribute on which to sort the data in the Sort on field.
  10. (Optional) Filter which indicators to display in the List Settings tab.
    List setting Description
    Scorecard options Select All scorecards, scorecards marked Key, or Favorite scorecards to show only those scorecards on the dashboard.
    Page size Select the number of rows to show on the list scorecard.
  11. Click Submit or Update.

What to do next

To view the widget, add it to a dashboard.