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  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. Disaggregations

    In this page: What are disaggregations and what information do I need to define them? How do I administer disaggregations? What are my options for assigning multiple disaggregations to an indicator? Parallel disaggregation: What is a p...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Enter 'Direct Entry' Data via Excel

    There are two ways to enter indicator results: Using an Excel template (as shown on this page) Entering data online Mix and match data entry You can use a combination of entering data online or in an Excel template. For example, you might ...
  6. Report 'Direct Entry' Data via Excel (Partners)

    There are two ways to enter indicator results: Using an Excel template (as shown on this page) Entering data online Mix and match data entry:  You can use a combination of entering data online or in an Excel template. For example, you...
  7. Geographies

    As part of the Where required in the system, all DevResults indicator data must be associated with a geography. DevResults supports two types of geographies: Locations and Administrative Divisions. Locations In DevResults, Locations refer to sp...
  8. 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...
  9. Visualizations: Pie Chart

    DevResults has 3 main types of Indicator Visualizations: Graph (Targets and Actuals Graph) Map (Choropleth Map) Pie (Pie Chart) The Pie Chart produces a pie or donut-shaped graph that displays a single reporting period's data. Great For ...
  10. Should I Add Unknown as a Disaggregation Option

    This is up to you. It's more of an M&E question than a data management question. There are pros and cons to adding an "unknown" option for disaggregated data. Cons for adding "unknown": Less certainty about disaggregate...