Hitachi Vantara Federal Chief Data Scientist to Lead Session on Maximizing Tactical and Strategic Intelligence at AFCEA WEST 2020 Conference

Company to Host Federal Networking Reception at DiamondView Tower in San Diego

McLean, VA, [February 18, 2020] – Hitachi Vantara Federal, a leader in data-driven solutions and services for the federal government, announced today that Chief Data Scientist, Dr. Pragyansmita Nayak,  will lead a presentation on effectively gathering data for tactical and strategic intelligence at the AFCEA West 2020 Conference in San Diego, California on Monday, March 2, 2020.

What:   Innovation Showcase: Leveraging Pentaho for Tactical & Strategic Intelligence
Who:    Dr. Pragyansmita Nayak, Chief Data Scientist
Where: AFCEA West 2020 Conference
San Diego Convention Center
Room: Hall B, 1400 Aisle
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
When: Monday, March 2, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. PT

Dr. Nayak will educate attendees about the differences between tactical and strategic intelligence, with best practices on using Pentaho to gather data for predictive and prescriptive analytics to meet agency missions.  The presentation will include a demonstration using the United States Coast Guard open dataset related to marine casualty and pollution as a proof-of-concept.

In addition, executives from Hitachi Vantara Federal will host a networking reception for conference attendees on Monday, March 2, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. PT at the Skybox at DiamondView Tower in San Diego, California. Admission is given to attendees that bring their conference badge and/or business cards. Attendees can RSVP here.

For additional details about Hitachi Vantara Federal, its solutions and the company’s experiences with military agencies, visit them at the AFCEA West 2020 Conference in Booth 417 at the San Diego Convention Center, March 2-3, 2020.


About Hitachi Vantara Federal

Hitachi Vantara Federal implements data and analytics solutions that meet the federal government’s needs today and tomorrow. Hitachi Vantara Federal provides pathways to the cloud and converged IT systems through virtualization, storage and DCC to reduce IT complexity and increase the efficiency of the U.S. government. Hitachi Vantara Federal is able to offer the best information and operation technology from across the Hitachi family to provide exceptional value to government agencies. Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation is headquartered in Reston, Virginia. For more information, please visit: Follow Hitachi Vantara Federal on Twitter @HVFederal.

About Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., utilizes technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-management solutions that help enterprises improve customer experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower business costs. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates customers’ innovation advantages by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. The company’s experts work with organizations globally to drive data to achieve meaningful business outcomes. Learn more at

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, leverages its talent and proven experience in global markets to deliver innovative solutions and services to address society’s greatest challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2017 (ended March 31, 2018) totaled 9,368.6 billion yen ($88.4 billion). The Hitachi Group is an innovation partner for the IoT era and has approximately 307,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation with customers, Hitachi powers Social Innovation solutions using digital technologies to deliver a new generation of smart businesses across a broad range of sectors. Learn more at


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Hitachi Vantara Federal

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