What is a Spider Report?
The Spider report displays learner performance in a spider chart. Multiple performance measures (e.g., KPIs, competencies, or assessment scores) are plotted on the same scale. You can quickly compare how different individuals and groups are performing on the selected performance measures.
- User Types
- Any user with access to the report builder (Global Admins, Area Admins, and some Users) can edit a Spider report. All users can view a Spider report.
- Available on paid plans (Analyst, CLO, and Enterprise).
- Anybody (both beginners and experts) can use this feature.
Creating and Editing a Spider Report
Use the report builder to create new Spider reports and to configure existing Spider reports.
Spider Report Filters and Options
Beyond the typical report builder filters and options, the Spider report provides options that are unique to the Spider report.
Select Spider from the report selection menu and then click Spider in the filter menu:
In the Spider filter, you’ll use the different menu items to customize your report.
On the Organized menu, you’ll choose what you’d like to rank on the Spider report. Choose an option from the Organized menu and the shapes on the Spider report will be you’ve chosen. On the Leaderboard below the spider chart, each row will also be what you've chosen (each row represents a shape on the spider chart).
On the Measures menu, you’ll choose how you’d like to rank what you chose in the Organized menu. You need to choose at least 3 measures for your Spider report.
Related: What are Measures?
To add a measure to the Spider report, choose a measure from the Select a Measure menu and click the Add Measure button next to the menu. The Report Builder will not preview the Spider report until you've selected 3 or more measures. To deselect a measure, click the X next to the Measure in the Measures section.
The Scale menu allows you to choose the scale of how the measures are represented on the Spider report. You have two options:
- Normalized - When you choose Normalized, each individual measure is charted on a scale of the greatest value of that measure.
- Exact - When you choose Exact, each measure is scaled on a scale of the greatest value of amongst all of the measures.
Using Spider Reports
Each Spider report has a spider chart at the top and a leaderboard at the bottom. Choose which values are represented on the chart by selecting the Add to Chart column. The Average is an average of all values for each measure. The Benchmark is determined on a measure by measure basis in the Measure Editor.
Advanced configuration is designed to be used by expert users who understand JSON and the properties of xAPI statements.
Check out our Advanced Configuration guide for more information on customizing your reports.