Hitachi Vantara Federal was proud to be a Silver Sponsor for this year’s WEST 2020 conference in San Diego, California. This premier sea services conference and exposition, co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, brought military and industry together to explore current and future naval platforms and technologies.

Pragyansmita Nayak, Ph.D., Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Chief Data Officer, led a session as part of the Innovation Showcase on Monday, March 2. Her presentation,¬†Leveraging Pentaho for Tactical & Strategic Intelligence,¬†discussed strategic versus tactical intelligence in a data science environment, and included a demonstration of Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Pentaho data analytics and intelligence platform, utilizing a US Coast Guard open dataset related to marine casualty and pollution as a proof-of-concept. Her analysis studied the incidents by a variety of factors including vessel or facility type, injuries, fatalities, pollutant details, location, and date.

You can view Dr. Nayak’s presentation slides here.