As defined by jumpplot.com:
The Jump Plot allows for scalable graphing of sequence event data with multiple variations to successfully visualize the performance of your workflow.
Tableau Software posted this video, as part of the “Think Data Thursday” series:
The aforementioned jumpplot.com is an obvious place to start. It links several of Chris DeMartini‘s examples, and they are included in the example workbooks below.
Datablick.com hosts a great post to walk you through the Tableau processes to follow to implement this chart type:
Chris DeMartini is the eminent force in this area: