Tag Archives: data quality

Is Someone Not Telling the Whole Truth about USASpending.gov?

One of my favorite phrases when discussing numbers is the familiar refrain “lies, damn lies and statistics.” It seems as if statistics can be interpreted in any fashion to make a certain point. Such is the case with USASpending.gov.


The Quest for Higher Quality Data

If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing correctly! Dot the Is, cross the Ts and get the numbers right! This seems to be the growing mantra in the federal government concerning reporting on federal awards.