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Managing FinOps at Equifax

  • 18 MIN WATCH

Equifax CTO, Data Fabric & Decision Science Technology, Kumar Menon has a 1-on-1 discussion with Unravel CEO and Co-founder Kunal Agarwal about how Equifax controls its Google Cloud data costs through deep observability.

The conversation, Managing FinOps at Equifax, was held at a recent Untap event in New York and hits upon top challenges, lessons learned, and insights on:

  • Understanding how much data products and innovations really cost
  • Enabling Engineering to be more cost-conscious
  • Driving to a unit cost model for data products
  • Managing operational pipelines alongside innovation pipelines
  • Making FinOps a team sport among Engineering, Finance, Business, Operations, Governance and Product teams