Updated Articles

  1. How is Data Table Information Assigned to Reporting Periods? Updated

    When an indicator's results are calculated from a data table, rows of the data table get assigned to a reporting period based on:  The date in the data table row (in the column defined as the indicator's date column ) The activity r...
  2. Resetting an Activity Reporting Period Updated

    Imagine a scenario where information was incorrectly added to an activity for a certain reporting period and you'd like to delete all of that information and return to a blank slate. For this, you can use the  Reset activity reporting perio...
  3. Define a Reporting Cycle Updated

    Reporting cycles let you establish the frequency with which different activities report on different indicators. For example, imagine that your DevResults site has only annual and quarterly reporting cycles, but you have a new indicator that should...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Activity Metadata

    To quickly visualize general activity metadata, navigate to Data  > Activity Metadata - beta .  Click on the list menu on the far right-hand side. You'll be given options to visualize information either in a Matrix or a Pie Ch...
  8. DevResults to Power BI

    You can now import DevResults results data directly to Power BI using our custom connector. If your organization uses Single Sign-On to access DevResults, you'll need an API Key to connect using Power BI. Installing the DevResults Custom Con...
  9. Training Sites

    For every devresults.com site that we create, we also create a training site. This is a "sandbox" environment where you can try out new settings, changes, etc., without impacting your live site. Information never moves from your training...
  10. Renaming Terms in DevResults

    New DevResults users often ask about renaming terms on their DevResults platform. This article is a complete guide to what you can and can't change, and why.  Configuration vs. Customization : Our approach to tailoring our software Ren...