Building enterprise needs on top of Kafka are exorbitant
While you have succeeded in Kafka's mass adoption internally, you are also faced with implementing custom security, governance, and gitops solutions to account for business needs and integration. These are Enterprise must-haves, but the cost to develop and maintain them is significant.
Avoid Kafka issues leading to catastrophic cost implications
Kafka is a mission-critical component in your system architecture. Don't let your CTO lose faith in such a brilliant technology through avoidable production incidents.
My engineering and operational costs of Kafka are excessive
Excessive overengineering of basic data transformations in organizations leads to wasteful practices, resource-intensive solutions, and undesirable repercussions.