Use Comparison charts to compare two or more entities over different parameters.
The following are the various Comparison charts that are available in Dashboard Designer:
Box and Whisker
Use the Box and Whisker chart to compare data distribution between multiple data sets. The chart displays boxes and whiskers that show five-number summary of a data set, such as Lowest value, Median value, Highest value, Quartile 1 value, and Quartile 3 value. The lines extending out from the boxes are known as whiskers.
A bullet chart displays performance comparison of an entity with its target value. The chart also shows qualitative ranges of performance.
- Stacked Bars
- Stacked Columns
- Clustered Bars
- Clustered Columns
Calendar Heat Map
A Calendar Heat Map displays data in a tabular, calendar view. The table columns display months of the year and the table rows display days of the week, similar to a calendar. The data is highlighted in different colors to identify measurable differences in the data throughout a calendar year. Use Calendar Heat Map charts when you want to compare multiple performance indicators over a calendar year.
A Grid is a tabular view for a set of values that are related to a specific attribute. A tabular view enables comparison of related information.
A Heatmap displays data in a tabular view. The data is highlighted in different colors to identify measurable differences in the data. Use Heatmap charts when you want to compare multiple performance indicators.
A Quadrant Motion chart displays data in four quadrants. Quadrant charts can be used to plot data that contains three measures by using an X-axis, Y-axis, and motion value.
- Data sets with large number of series can be complicated to read with radar chart.
- For a chart to be legible, it must contain maximum three axes.
A Range Column chart shows a range of floating columns, where each column shows two values on the Y-axis, a minimum value and a maximum value for a single entity in a category.