Author Archives: Pragyan Nayak

Leveraging Pentaho for Tactical & Strategic Intelligence

October 13, 2020

Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Chief Data Officer Dr. Pragyansmita Nayak, led a session as part of NLIT 2020 on Tuesday, October 13. 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… Read More

AI Systems are Dumb

July 7, 2020

The usage of the term AI is so prevalent today that you literally should have been living under the rock to not have heard it yet! A large part of its use has been its misuse to create sensational news articles or generate rapid interest in a given product or… Read More

SearchBusinessAnalytics Feature: Data scientist vs. machine learning engineer careers

May 6, 2020

Hitachi Vantara Federal Chief Data Scientist Dr. Pragyansmita Nayak recently met with Maria Korolov from TechTarget’s SearchBusiness Analytics to discuss two trending career paths in the world of data: Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers. Inside Korolov’s post-interview article, Dr. Nayak dives into the nuanced differences between the two roles,… Read More

Interpreting Groundhog Day Data with Pentaho 9.0

February 12, 2020

To celebrate the official public release of Pentaho 9.0 and the proximate occurrence of Groundhog Day, we implemented an analysis of Groundhog Day data from 1898 – 2020. For over 100 years, thousands of people have gathered annually at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania on February 2 to witness Punxsutawney… Read More

AI & RPA Panel Discussion: Platforms and Digital Assistants

December 11, 2019

GovernmentCIO Media & Research’s AI and RPA in Government CXO Tech Forum brought together on December 5 at the International Spy Museum government leaders to discuss the initiatives agencies are making in incorporating emerging AI and robotic automation technologies to improve workflows and processes. Dr. Pragyansmita Nayak, Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Chief… Read More

Back to School with AI: Clearly Understanding the Roles of AI vs. ML vs. DL

September 25, 2019

As back to school season is upon us, it provides a great framework for achieving a better understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it relates to machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL). These terms are often incorrectly used interchangeably, but they are in reality very distinct and different… Read More