Updated Articles

  1. Assign an Indicator to an Activity

    For an activity to report on an indicator in DevResults, the indicator must be assigned to that activity. First, go to the Activities  tab of the main menu, select your activity, and the go to that activity's Overview  tab. Scroll ...
  2. Add an Activity

    To add a new Activity in DevResults, click on the grey Activities  tab that exists at the top of every page. You will be taken to the Activities page, where you can click the (+) New Activity button.  Note: If you cannot comple...
  3. IATI Export

    All of the world's major donors have agreed to publish their data in the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) format, and in turn many of them require grantees and recipients to report back to them in IATI format. DevResults suppor...
  4. Pito Reports

    In DevResults, you can review all data collected on your site and create spreadsheet reports with a wide range of layout options and filter criteria. This tool works like pivot tables in Excel, allowing you to aggregate, organize, and display your i...
  5. How to Use Forms

    The "Forms" tab in DevResults offers some basic tools to help you create reports in Microsoft Word. This tool was designed for users who frequently need to produce reports or other paperwork for their activities. Forms in DevResults work ...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. DevResults User Forum

    Our goal is to facilitate a community of DevResults users who collaborate to address data and program management challenges across diverse contexts, sectors, and organizations.  We use Slack for our user forum. You can use Slack for free eithe...
  9. 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...
  10. Report 'Data Table' Data via Excel (Partners)

    There are two ways to enter data into data tables: Entering data online Uploading a spreadsheet containing all your rows of data (as shown on this page) Mix and match data entry:  You can use a combination of entering data online or upl...