Cloud has turbocharged the growth of data products. Growth that has a hidden run cost that is rarely considered by Data teams.
Data products are being deployed at an alarming rate — especially in the Enterprise. Data products can take any number of forms; a once-off analysis, monthly dashboard for the exec team, or power mobile apps used by millions of users.
Whilst Data teams focus on launching or improving their data products, one KPI they typically do not consider is the cost of running their data product.
Before cloud, the cost of running a data product had minimal focus…