Bump Charts with Spotfire

Bump charts are popular for exploring the changes in rank of a value over a time, place, or any other dimension relevant to the analysis. The name originated from a boat race where each boat tries to bump their boat and move up in their respective standing. They are very useful to compactly highlight trends and are also known as junk charts. A crisscross in a bump chart indicates one entity has surpassed other in absolute terms even when comparison is based on relative ranks. […]