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  1. Teach Yourself DevResults

    Learning DevResults? This page provides a logical progression through each topic needed to be a successful DevResults user. We are working toward providing video tutorials for every major topic so stay tuned for updates! This series of tutorials w...
  2.  Video Tutorial: Create an Activity

    Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Key points from the video Context Preparing an activity for reporting requires assigning reporting periods, indicators, and geographic places. Partner users must either share an organization with the...
  3. Why is there Nowhere to Enter Data on the Results Page?

    The Problem:  You are trying to enter or edit data on an indicator's Targets & Data tab -- but under the "Results" section, there are no rows in which to enter data: First, if this indicator is reported on by one or m...
  4. Indicator Guidebook

    Intro to Indicators 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 dat...
  5. Data Sources

    Indicators are used to measure whether intended objectives are being met. They need to be quantitative and meaningful. For more discussion on defining indicators, see our Indicator Guidebook . DevResults supports three basic types of indicators:...
  6. Data Source: From a Formula

    Formula indicators are an excellent way to handle percentages or to view various types of aggregates. If you are interested in a metric such as Percent of staff trained , the best way to manage this is to have two indicators: one for Number of s...
  7. Data Table Indicator Filters

    Indicators populated from a data table provide the option to filter a data table to include only the rows of data relevant to your indicator calculation. You might not need any filters, or you might need one or more filters depending on your data ...
  8. Enterprise Linked Site Setup Checklist

    Here are the steps to follow to report data successfully from one DevResults site to another: First, contact DevResults staff to establish the relationship between the two sites. We will need to know: What is the url for the individual project/pr...
  9. 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...
  10. Edit Multiple Locations

    To make administrative tasks easier and faster, we support bulk edits to locations. Currently, the actions we support doing in bulk are: Assigning tags Delete (don't worry, we'll confirm this is really what you want to do!) How Do I Use...