Indicators

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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 meanin...
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), geographic disaggregation, ...
Disaggregations
In this page: What are disaggregations and what information do I need to define them? Create a disaggregation Edit a disaggregation Upload new disaggregations Assign disaggregations to indicators What are "cross-disaggregati...
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...
Create a Data Table
On this page: Data table overview and requirements Creating a data table by uploading a spreadsheet Creating a data table by designing it online Creating a data table from a custom query Data table overview and requirements Data ta...
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...
Count Unique Sets Examples
Count Unique Sets is a useful calculation tool to count unique data table rows based on user-defined criteria. This help page walks through a few practical count unique sets examples.  How Does 'Count Unique Sets' Work? Where Count Al...
Calculating Averages
Weighted Averages Averages of indicator results should be properly weighted when you aggregate data by activity, time period, disaggregation, or geographic place. DevResults facilitates this with formula indicators .  Let's look at an ex...