Recurring Revenue Rising
As more companies adopt recurring revenue products, CFOs try to plan for the necessary changes in processes and IT systems.
Why and How to Transition to a Subscription Business
Such benefits as predictable recurring revenue, easier borrowing, and strong cash flow are just for starters. However, there are risks as well.
NetApp Strives to Shed Hardware-only Image
The big data storage provider still sells mostly hardware but positions itself as a key player in a "hybrid cloud" world.
One CFO’s Road to a New Career in Fintech
For Tipalti's new finance chief, successful experiences in consulting and private equity led to her entry into one of today's most dynamic industries.
Cisco Beats Estimates, Forecasts 5-7% Growth
“We’re seeing the returns on the investments we are making in innovation and driving the shift to more software and subscriptions," CFO Kelly Kramer says.
ADT Shares Drop 6% on Unexpected Q2 Loss
The security company says it "made great progress delivering across key operating metrics" and raised its revenue outlook for the full year.
Shifting Landscapes in the World of Recurring Revenue
The emergence of so many subscriber-based companies and services has created threats to their continued success.
Cisco Shares Jump on Return to Sales Growth
“We are seeing the benefits of the strategy we started executing on 10 quarters ago,” CFO Kelly Kramer says.
Tech CFOs Grow Desperate for Talent
"For literally every job we have out there, it's very hard to find people."
More companies are using a subscription-based business model, lured by the promise of recurring revenue. But for many, realizing the gains won’t be easy.
Will All Companies Go to a Subscription Model?
The economics of a subscription-based, recurring-revenue business are so compelling that the floodgates may stay open indefinitely.