Subscription Billing Auto Forecast for SaaS Companies using Dynamics 365 Business Central

    This article describes the Subscription Billing Auto Forecast Report that is included with Solver’s SaaS model for users of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central ERP and Binary Stream’s Subscription Billing Suite (SBS). It is part of a library of more than 150 ready-to-use reports, budget models and dashboard templates that Solver provides to SaaS companies as part of its cloud Corporate Performance Management (CPM) platform.

    Transform Your SaaS Company with Subscription Billing Auto Forecast Models

    In today's fast-paced SaaS environment, accurate and timely forecasting is crucial for making informed decisions that drive growth and ensure financial stability. Modern Subscription Billing Auto Forecast Models offer a powerful solution for SaaS companies, enabling them to automatically forecast upcoming subscription sales with precision and ease. When integrated into a comprehensive Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) platform like Solver, these models empower CFOs and sales executives to make data-driven decisions that propel their businesses forward.

    The Pain Points of Manual Subscription Billing Forecasts

    SaaS companies face several challenges when relying on manual Excel spreadsheets for forecasting subscription revenues. These include:

    • Time-Consuming Processes: Manual data entry and consolidation consume valuable time that could be spent on strategic planning and analysis.
    • Inaccuracy and Errors: Human errors in data entry and formula calculations can lead to inaccurate forecasts, affecting decision-making.
    • Lack of Real-Time Insights: Manual processes do not provide real-time visibility into subscription revenue trends, hindering timely responses to market changes.
    • Inefficiency in Collaboration: Sharing and updating spreadsheets among multiple stakeholders can be cumbersome and prone to miscommunication.
    • Difficulty in Scaling: As the company grows, managing and analyzing increasing volumes of data manually becomes increasingly challenging.

    Benefits of Modern Subscription Billing Auto Forecast Reports

    Implementing a Subscription Billing Auto Forecast Report as part of a sophisticated FP&A platform like Solver brings numerous advantages:

    • Automated Forecasting: Eliminate manual data entry and reduce errors with automated, real-time forecasts integrated with your subscription billing systems.
    • Enhanced Accuracy: Leverage advanced algorithms and historical data to produce highly accurate forecasts, improving decision-making.
    • Real-Time Insights: Gain instant access to up-to-date subscription revenue forecasts, enabling proactive adjustments to sales, marketing, and retention strategies.
    • Improved Collaboration: Streamline collaboration with centralized, cloud-based reports accessible to all relevant stakeholders.
    • Scalability: Easily scale your forecasting capabilities to accommodate business growth and increased data volumes without sacrificing accuracy or efficiency.

    About the Subscription Billing Auto Forecast Report

    This reports shows the last 12 months of actuals by order type, including: New Subscriptions, Renewed Subscriptions, Add-ons, Cancellations and Removals, and then uses algorithms to automatically project the subscription billings for the next 6 months. The trend chart displays both the history and the forecast.

    For this and many other ready-to-use templates from Solver, visit our web-site Marketplace page and download the free SaaS eBook.

    Subscription Billing Auto Forecast Report for SaaS Companies using Dynamics 365 Business Central

    Why Choose Solver for Your FP&A Needs?

    Solver’s Subscription Billing Auto Forecast Report, combined with its robust suite of over 150 pre-built reports, dashboards, and budgeting templates, offers SaaS companies a comprehensive solution for financial planning and analysis. Integrated with Binary Stream Subscription Billing Suite and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, Solver provides a visual and efficient way to manage subscription revenue opportunities, ensuring that executives have the critical decision support they need to drive growth and achieve financial targets.

    By adopting Solver’s FP&A solution, SaaS companies can transition from cumbersome manual processes to streamlined, automated forecasting. This shift not only enhances accuracy and efficiency but also frees up time for strategic initiatives, ultimately leading to better business outcomes. Consider Solver for all your financial reporting, analysis, and budgeting needs to transform your approach to subscription revenue forecasting and achieve sustained success in the competitive SaaS market.

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    About Solver
    Solver is a global leader in Corporate Performance Management (CPM) and comes with out-of-the-box integrations to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and the Subscription Billing Suite from Binary Stream. Solver includes more than 150 reports, dashboards and budget templates for SaaS companies that provide in-depth analysis of subscription revenues, financials, human capital/payroll and CRM pipeline.