SaaSOptics FinOps

“We’ll fix it later.” 4 words that make even the most battle-hardened FinOps (financial operations) professionals sweat. Most in the software world have heard of ‘technical debt’ (thorough exploration here by Martin Fowler) but a short definition from Wikipedia is:  the implied cost of additional rework caused by choosing an easy solution now instead of using…

Read More

Most people in the SaaS world know MRR stands for “monthly recurring revenue.” What many do not know is that despite having the word “revenue” in it, MRR is not actually revenue. MRR could be more accurately described as “MRRR” or monthly recurring revenue representation. MRR is a normalized number that provides a good representation of your…

Read More

QuickBooks is an easy decision for a SaaS startup or SMB. However, subscription-based businesses quickly run into challenges. QuickBooks does many things well, but it doesn’t efficiently manage subscription revenue recognition or subscription billing, especially if you have sales-negotiated behavior in your contracts, which is the heart of financial operations for a SaaS business and is required…

Read More