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Data Structures
If you've gone through DevResults training, you know that all pieces of data in DevResults need to have four characteristics defined: Who What When Where It's easy to remember these words, but understanding the concepts they align to ...
Activities and Organizations
Activities and Organizations define who carries out an activity, reports indicator data, or is associated with specific results.  In this article: What Is an Activity? What Is an Organization? How Should I Organize My Activities and...
Geographies
Geographies define where activities take place and results are achieved. All DevResults indicator data must be associated with a geography. In this article: What Are Geographies? How Are Geographies Used? How Do I Map Other Geographic Da...
Disaggregations
In this page: What are disaggregations and what information do I need to define them? How do I administer disaggregations? What are "cross-disaggregation" and "parallel disaggregation"? Parallel disaggregation: What...
Data Sources
Indicators measure progress toward objectives. This page describes the three sources for an indicator's results in DevResults.  Direct Entry : for entering numbers each reporting period (e.g. once per quarter, per year, etc.) Strengt...
 Video Tutorial: Data Sources
Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Key points from the video Context There are three indicator data sources: direct entry, data table, and formula. When creating an indicator, the first thing to define is the indicator's data sour...