New Articles

  1. IATI Vocabulary List New

    As IATI standards continue to expand, DevResults is also adding new functionality to help users easily create IATI exports of their data.  The following article will cover how to add and link IATI elements for a complete export of your repor...
  2. GDPR: Tips and Tools

    The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on May 25, 2018, is pushing organizations (private, public, and non-profit) to reconsider the ways in which they collect, store, use, and disseminate persona...
  3. Inter-Organization Collaboration

    Occasionally, new and prospective DevRevResults users ask to be put in contact with experienced DevResults users for insight into the software or internal processes that work for them. We think these collaborations are an excellent idea. Our team ha...
  4. Dates in Excel

    Having trouble with dates? Excel stores dates behind the scenes as the number of days since 1 Jan 1900. For example, 31 Dec 2020 is 44196. DevResults is only capable of reading that number or producing that number. It doesn't matter how your d...
  5. Link Data Tables

    Once you've created a Lookup Key for a table, you can use it to link records in one table to another.  Linking Existing Data Tables To link a data table to another, navigate to the data table you want to link. In this example, we'll...
  6. Lookup key

    To link tables to one another, we've introduced a Lookup Key to the Design  tab of each data table.  The Lookup Key serves two functions: It produces a unique value for each row in a table that is used to link each row of a ta...
  7. Import History

    We've been working on developing and enabling relational data tables for the past few months and have been releasing small changes every few weeks that get us closer to launching data tables that you can link to one another. One of the major f...
  8. How do I Change the Data Submission Period?

    The problem:  You are trying to enter or edit data for an indicator but the reporting period's submission window is closed: Site owners can adjust the Submission Period Dates for a reporting period to allow contributors and partners ...
  9. What is Enterprise?

    Enterprise was designed to enable seamless data flows between project-level instances of DevResults and headquarters instances of DevResults. "Enterprise" is our name for that set of linked DevResults sites. What does Enterprise offer, and...
  10. How are Activities Linked to Data Tables?

    Context When a data table is linked to an activity, it appears in the data table dropdown menu for an activity's reporting period. This allows the activity to report information in the table. Data Structure Data tables are explicitly  ...