I hope you know the option to use DeepSee analytics portal for Developer Community stats. You can find it in Community-Analytics menu.
Let me introduce the beta of new analytical dashboard 'Articles' Views', which is available in Authors folder.
It consists of two dashboards, first shows the running total of the views for the articles (to see the impressive growing curve).
The second shows the daily additions in unique views (to analyze the dates of spikes).
Use the filters of Author, Article name, Publishing year and year timescale of analysis.
E.g. here is the screenshot for Murray Oldfield's 3 articles: