“Data Lab’s founder Justin Marsico, product Manager for Research and Analytics at the bureau, said the platform is meant to help make federal spending data interesting for people. Using visualizations and a standard data set for submissions are key to making it user-friendly.”
“Our thinking was it’s really good to provide all of this data so that people can use it and understand it and build their own use cases but we want to look …”
“Looking ahead, Cain said Data Lab is meant to provide more transparency for tax payers about where their dollars are being spent. This requires a bit of education.” Listen to the podcast here.
Source: Treasury’s Data Lab makes federal spending numbers more accessible, engaging – By Amelia Brust, August 21, 2018. Federal News Radio.