Westat has extensive experience managing, delivering, and working with large data systems and data sets. We have developed software tools to enable our clients to more effectively use these data while offering quality assurance and promoting standards for best practices. We provide a comprehensive and structured approach to managing data sets and associated metadata, such as data dictionaries, codebooks, annotated instruments, and decision logs.
Our data science teams are highly skilled at using open source software to build data processing pipelines as well as to explore, process, and link data. And our data scientists are skilled in applying a range of analytical approaches to extract knowledge from data, including machine learning, natural language processing, and data visualization techniques.