Westat technologists keep up with the most current technologies, enabling us to offer highly innovative solutions. No matter the challenge, we have the skills and creativity to solve our client’s problems.

Cloud Computing

Some problems are best solved using services in the cloud. Westat routinely works with a wide variety of cloud service providers, allowing us to scale solutions at warp speed. We also know where to look for the speed bumps (e.g., security requirements) and know when to proceed with the necessary level of caution.

Data Analytics & Big Data

With a diverse and expanding variety of new data sources, traditional data problems have now become Big Data challenges. Westat has the platforms, tools, and skills to turn Big Data into knowledge and knowledge into action.

Data Visualization

Visually dynamic and informative methods to communicate key insights are crucial for gaining value from data. Westat uses visualization tools to present clear and vivid graphical displays that reveal the hidden message in your data.

Geospatial Systems

Analysis of geospatial data can help shine a spotlight on hidden truths. Westat’s geospatial skills and tools help analyze, visualize, and uncover insights so you can learn and take action.

Human Factors & Emerging Technologies

Westat researches how people interact with technology and uncover opportunities for improvement. Using industry best practices in our usability lab and remote testing configurations, we optimize the user experience.

Mobile Apps

Want the benefits of more convenient and timely data collection? Westat’s got apps for that! We can tailor our mobile apps so your projects gain the benefits of user convenience, real-time data capture, and other powerful smartphone features. 

Social Media

From research to communication, Westat has the skills, insights, and tools to successfully leverage social and digital strategies and technologies to achieve our clients’ aims.


Looking for a web solution? Westat’s developed and hosted hundreds of websites, supporting a wide range of study- and research-related capabilities. We actively keep up with the latest web technologies, enabling us to always provide our client’s with innovative web solutions.


Westat has extensive experience developing survey instruments using a wide range of CAI products: computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI), computer audio-recorded interviewing (CARI), and audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI). Coupled with our survey methodology expertise, we can develop surveys for any survey mode and device type at all levels of complexity.

Statistical Software

Working with our statisticians and survey methodologists, Westat developers can implement software solutions that address project challenges, while meeting the high scientific standards of survey research.    

Advanced Technologies

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