Indicators

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Define an Indicator
DevResults offers several tools for defining indicators: Create or edit a single indicator Create or edit multiple indicators using an Excel upload Edit multiple indicators from the indicator index Note:  Any user whos...
 Video Tutorial: Create an Indicator
Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Key points from the video Context At a minimum, defining an indicator requires identifying the data source, indicator type, number format, disaggregations (if applicable), reporting level (geographic...
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...
Indicator 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...
Data Source: Populate from a data table
After you have created a data table , you can design indicators that pull results directly from the data table. This article covers how to:  Define a data table indicator Configure one of four calculation types: Count all Count uniqu...
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 passed the trai...
Indicator Guidebook
Indicators must be precisely defined so that results can be compared between locations, reporting periods, and activities. We've studied performance data and designed DevResults to enforce indicator definitions that make data useful and mean...