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  1. Is there a DevResults User Forum?

    Yes: our user forum is at  helpdesk.devresults.com/discussions . Our goal is to facilitate a community of DevResults users who collaborate to address data and program management challenges across diverse contexts, sectors, and organi...
  2. Data Table Row Locking

    One of the reasons people want to use DevResults is to provide a way to formalize data submission, review, and approval processes--and to guarantee that approved data can be "finalized" and become the data of record moving forward. We pro...
  3. Data Submission & Approval Process

    One of the reasons people want to use DevResults is to provide a way to formalize data submission, review, and approval processes--and to guarantee that approved data can be "finalized" and become the data of record moving forward. We pro...
  4. Stakeholder Buy-In Guide

    Download the Stakeholder Buy-In Checklist. Download the Stakeholder Expectations Worksheet. Cultivating stakeholder buy-in In order for your organization to adopt DevResults fully, you will need the people involved to embr...
  5. Permissions Matrix

    We've created an Excel file to help you assign permissions to your various groups of users. (See  Permissions Overview  for more information on permissions.) Tab 1 provides you with our default user groups and permissions se...
  6. Change Management Toolkit

    Change management is hard. We've developed a range of tools to help with the people-side of implementing DevResults. Permissions Matrix : To help decide which groups of users should have which permissions, we've assembled...
  7. Add Multiple Reporting Periods

    If you need to add many new reporting periods at once, instead of creating them individually, you can create new reporting periods in bulk by uploading a spreadsheet containing all their information. For the bulk import, you can upload all columns...
  8. Calculating Averages

    Averages of indicator results are properly weighted when you aggregate data by activity, time period, disaggregation, or geographic place.  Let's look at an example. Say we're looking at the indicator "% people who passe...
  9. Roadmap for Data Management

    The most challenging element of our work is helping organizations implement plans for using our software. Rolling out data systems across an organization requires aggressive change management processes and a big investment in making them work. We co...
  10. Find and Merge Duplicate Locations

    Chances are that sometimes, you or other users accidentally create duplicates of existing locations--maybe a slight difference in how the location is spelled, or its coordinates, or maybe its code. Our  Merge Duplicate Locations tool will help...