Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Heather Nelson

Heather Nelson
Senior Solution Architect, Silicon Valley Data Science


Heather Nelson is a senior solution architect at Silicon Valley Data Science, where she draws from her diverse background in business and technology consulting to find the best solutions for her clients’ toughest data problems. A problem solver by nature, Heather is passionate about helping organizations leverage data to drive competitive advantage.


11:50am12:30pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Data, Big and Small
Location: Ballroom F
Level: Intermediate
Heather Nelson (Silicon Valley Data Science), Gary Dusbabek (Silicon Valley Data Science)
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Configuring a data platform and data science environment can be a tedious, error-prone process. Heather Nelson and Gary Dusbabek explain how to create a cloud-agnostic environment combining cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure with Terraform and Ansible that spins up quickly and is easy to configure as required. Read more.