So long, Pito old friend

The Pito tool has been serving DevResults users’ data-pivoting needs for nearly seven years. With the release of Matrix and MultiMatrix earlier this year, we migrated all existing Pito reports to the Matrix format and redirected the links in our menus and Knowledge Base. Now it is time to bid our old friend Pito adieu. But before we say goodbye, we thought it a fitting tribute to reveal the origin »

A Growing DevResults Family

I just returned from parental leave following the birth of my second daughter. I was able to do so thanks to the generous support of my company, which offers (as a norm, not a limit) 12 weeks paid leave for employees that have a new baby at home or are experiencing some other life change that requires full-time attention. This is in addition to unlimited sick and vacation time, and »

Tracking the global response to Covid-19 using DevResults and IATI

The International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) is a global initiative to improve the transparency of development and humanitarian resources and their results to address poverty and crises. Tracking the response to Covid-19 is no exception. Whether you’re required to publish IATI data by your donor or not, doing so is important, as we have learned from previous crises like the Ebola epidemic. Over ten years since its founding, IATI »

DevResults Data Challenge #1

At the end of 2018, we launched our first of many DevResults Challenges for our users. The challenge was simple: clean up previous reporting periods. If you missed out on the challenge, don't worry; organizations can work toward this goal at any time. Check out our video for details and tips. Several organizations participated in the challenge, and we're happy to announce the following winners! These programs and organizations demonstrated »

Extroverted Data: Beyond the Basics of Open Data

Here at DevResults, we believe in transparency and openness. It's in our company culture code. It's why we support things like the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), both philosophically and technically. And as part of the international development community, we just think transparency and openness make sense. That's why we've been following the development and implementation of USAID's Open Data Policy, aka ADS 579, aka the Development Data Library (DDL) »