Monthly Archives: October 2017

CommCare Testing Plan

By |2019-04-04T23:28:59+00:00October 12th, 2017|Tools|

Click here for word version CommCare: How to Test Your Mobile Data Collection App! Intro This document outlines a testing plan for [ insert project name ] on the CommCare platform. Each CommCare build should adhere to the following testing plan before deploying live data collection to ensure data quality and that the objectives and purpose of the data collection are met. Mobile Data Collection Lead (This individual is the person actively involved in the building of the application): Each build must have a testing team that consists of a minimum of 2 individuals. At least 1 [...]

SAVIX Video Tutorial: EN ESPAÑOL

By |2018-03-28T17:46:57+00:00October 12th, 2017|How To's|

The Savings Groups Information Exchange (SAVIX) have created a mobile app and we have created a step by step user guide to help you. Now, we've created a video tutorial in Spanish! Emily Epsten takes us through the whole process. The video is broken into the following chapters (hyper linked for your convenience): 0:24 Eligir el idioma y descargar el SIG 1:18 Iniciar la sesion 1:52 Cambiar el tecnico o la tecnica 2:40 Agregar un grupo 4:42 Agregar datos 9:06 Editar datos 10:28 Ver informe de redimiento 11:58 Cambiar el idioma

Crowdin: Translation platform how to

By |2018-03-28T17:46:57+00:00October 11th, 2017|How To's|

Crowdin: A step by step guide This following guide will walk you through the use of Crowdin - a language translation platform - as a translator. This guide will not walk you through the admin side of assigning translations but will focus on the translators side. There's also a Youtube video that you can access here Step 1. Create an account You should have received an e-mail through Crowdin from the admin. Once you have created an account login to the Crowdin Platform. Step 2. Select Project Under your profile there is a tab that says Projects. Click on your [...]

CommCareHQ Reports: Monitor worker activity

By |2018-03-28T17:46:58+00:00October 10th, 2017|How To's|

Overview Congratulations! You've completed the build of the CommCare survey and you've done extensive testing. You've deployed the newest version on every device and you've assigned usernames and passwords. You've coordinated the logistics for the data collection and the teams are off to begin data collection. Now you anxiously wait for the data to come in... Don't worry, with CommCare's Reporting function you can see the status of data collection and even see who has submitted what forms and when. Access reports Login to CommCare HQ and you'll see reports on the top left. Click the arrow and you'll see [...]

Survey design: A CommCare Template

By |2018-03-28T17:46:58+00:00October 6th, 2017|How To's|

Intro Click here to download word (.doc) template It is best practice to not have the individual that created a survey be the same individual that actually builds the CommCare application itself (see the CommCare Testing plan to find out more!) For example: the individual that designs the "paper" survey should not be the one that builds the "digital" survey. Often the expert will miss small but crucial details or get too caught up with the details. That said, building a CommCare survey (application) from a traditional paper survey often requires a little creative license on the CommCare admin. As [...]