Site Setup & Configuration

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Setup Template Instructions
Overview The DevResults Setup Template forms the structural foundation of your DevResults site. DevResults is happy to help organize this information, but ultimately, you are responsible for the content provided. This Excel file has thirteen tabs, ...
Branding your Site
You can configure a bit of the site as you see fit. To do so, you must be part of a group that has View & Edit privileges on Program Settings . Things you can change: Program Info : change the site organization and program name in the uppe...
Adopting DevResults
Before launching your DevResults site , our goal is to acquire a set of program information to set up a site that is fully functional for reporting indicator results. The better organized this data is, the faster a client will be ready to launch. ...
Can you complete my new DevResults site by X date
Long story short: The timeline for creating your new DevResults site depends on you more than it depends on us. When we receive a completed setup template from you, it takes us 10 business days to create your live site. However, a full first draft ...
DevResults API
An API (Application Program Interface) lets you access components of one application for use in another. DevResults' API allows you to pull information from your DevResults site to use or display in another application or website. How do I use ...
DevResults Information Requirements
System Setup: We provide a setup template that captures the program information needed for setup of your DevResults site. These templates are designed specifically for each client based on your geographic areas of focus. Once we begin the setup pro...
Edit Language Translations
DevResults allows users to edit the language translations on their site. To do so, the user will need to have permission to edit language translations. You can set this permission for a group of users under the Administration > Groups menu. ...
Dropbox Integration: Frequently Asked Questions
DevResults allows you to continue using Dropbox for your document storage, but to integrate that storage with your DevResults site so that documents in Dropbox appear within DevResults. This page provides answers to frequently asked questions about ...
Dropbox Integration: Enable it for your site
DevResults provides unlimited document storage, but we also offer integration with Dropbox. Currently, this integration is available for: Documents (Global Documents): Site-wide documents accessed through the global navigation at the top of every ...
Dropbox Integration: Linking Individual Activity & Indicator Documents tabs to Dropbox folders
Once the Dropbox integration is configured for your site, you can link the Documents tabs for individual activities and indicators to subfolders in your Dropbox account. Go to the Documents  tab for the activity or indicator.  If...
Email Notifications
Three types of actions trigger an email from DevResults. 1) New password: If someone resets your password, or you reset your own password, DevResults will send you an email. Occasionally these end up your spam filter -- please check there if you ...
Feature requests
How to Request a Feature: Development of DevResults is driven by the requests and needs of our clients. Our best features are inspired by you, so we love hearing your ideas about how we could improve the site. If you would like to submit a suggest...
Find Help Site
The help site is linked from every page of DevResults Click on the Help button in the top right hand corner. You will see a dropdown menu of options for your account. You can either: Search for help pages directly in the search bar or Click on...
Getting Support
DevResults endeavors to provide user-friendly data and program management tools. If you run into any issues using the software, we're here to help. Main Reasons to Seek Support You have a question about using the site ( e.g. why am I no...
Integrating Mobile Data Collection Tools
DevResults can work with your mobile data collection tool (MDCT) to import information from the field directly into DevResults. Some MDCTs include: Magpi Ona iFormBuilder ODK CommCare The Idea: Your MDCT creates a spreadsheet behind-the-sc...
Pre On-Site Consultation
Before an on-site consultation , DevResults' goal is to acquire a set of program information to set up a functional site. This information should be sent and explained prior to an on-site consultation, so that the visit can be spent finalizing ...
Remote Training
Remote Training Considerations Our goal is that DevResults users have the proper training and support. Our long-term plan is to design a complete, online, self-serve training program, but this is a significant engineering effort that will not be d...
Training
DevResults has a ton of cool features that go beyond entering indicator results and managing activities. Below, we've provided a comprehensive list of topics that a DevResults expert can do and explain. When we visit your country or headquarters...
Submitting Help Tickets
There are two ways to submit DevResults help tickets: Send an email to help@devresults.com . Submit a help ticket directly through your DevResults site. (To do this, click on Help > Contact Help Desk from any page.)  When yo...
Training Sites
For every devresults.com site that we create, we also create a training site. This is a "sandbox" environment where you can try out new settings, changes, etc., without impacting your live site. Accessing your Training Site The address f...
Sample Setup Template
Click here to download a sample setup template. Details about the steup template can be found on the Setup Template Instructions page.  Note: This sample uses geographic information for a program in Zimbabwe. All clients receive a setup t...
Clear DevResults Cookies
When DevResults makes software upgrades or rebuilds your site, you should not need to clear your cookies or site data. However, sometimes there's a traffic jam in the interwebs that gives you an error like this: If DevResults or your supervi...
Why Can't My Partners See ___?
Your copy of DevResults is not designed to be a program management tool for your partners -- it's a program management tool for you. You have the ability to share some of your site with partners (like indicator definitions and activity overviews...
Meetings
Requesting Meetings with DevResults Team Members: To request a meeting with a DevResults team member, please email help@devresults.com with a detailed list of all your questions or topics you'd like to discuss. We cannot schedule meetings wi...
Integrating Single-Sign On
Many IT departments have configured some kind of Single Sign-On (SSO) for users to have a single set of credentials to access common applications. If you're looking to integrate DevResults more fully with your existing IT environment, you now ha...