Committed Monthly Recurring Revenue (CMRR) Defined

Committed Monthly Recurring Revenue Chart

What is Committed Monthly Recurring Revenue (CMRR)? Committed monthly recurring revenue (CMRR) is a forward-looking SaaS metric that combines actual monthly recurring revenue (MRR) data with known bookings and churn data.  It begins with your existing MRR (say, last month’s recognized MRR), adds known new bookings, and subtracts known cancellations and downgrades. For businesses who […]

The SaaS P&L Explained – Where Metrics and Margins are Born

SaaS P&L Explained

The SaaS P&L Explained – Where Metrics and Margins are Born You can’t manage a SaaS business by only using the standard financial statements.  To really understand the underlying economics of your business, you must have a properly structured “software” P&L (Profit and Loss Statement), and you must calculate the relevant SaaS metrics and margins […]

Top SaaS Model Downloads of 2016

Top SaaS Model Downloads

Top SaaS Model Downloads of 2016 I started The SaaS CFO blog in April, and it has grown faster than I thought.  Thank you to all who have visited my blog and provided feedback.  With over 2,000 model downloads, what were the top SaaS model downloads for 2016?  Below I recap the top SaaS model […]