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How this CFO turned budgeting at SmugMug, Inc. into an easy, practical, and fair process

Budgeting at SmugMug was a tangled mess, even after restructuring their departments. But things...

How enhanced transparency in FP&A helps Unqork make agile, informed decisions and fuels rapid growth

With a single source of truth giving them total confidence in their numbers, Unqork champions both...

How the CFO of Masterworks used Cube to forecast for and attain a unicorn valuation

Learn how Nigel used Cube to keep Masterworks as lean as possible until the company was ready to...

How Kristina Uses Cube to De-stress her FP&A Process and Achieve Peace of Mind

1Rockwell no longer spends all their time closing the books, nor do they chase down data...

How this One-Person FP&A Team Helped Secure Another $131M in Funding for Novo

Learn how Novo's one-person FP&A team reclaimed their time and took control of their FP&A processes...

What's Rolling On? When is a Rolling Forecast Right for my Business?

A rolling forecast evolves with your business. It’s a living, breathing document that is always...

Not All Metrics are KPIs - Best Practices

If you have a 2-page list of “KPIs,” we’re calling them the wrong thing. Not all metrics are KPIs,...

What is Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Software?

Financial Planning and Analysis Software allows a team to manage the financial planning, budgeting,...

What is Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Software?

Financial Planning and Analysis Software allows a team to manage the financial planning, budgeting,...

How to do Cash Forecasting in a SaaS Business: The Complete Guide

For finance teams at SaaS companies, cash flow forecasting is fundamental to help executives manage...

Getting Buy-In for Your Next Finance Transformation Project

So you're ready to start a finance transformation project, but how do you convince your team that...

Scenario Planning: Move Beyond the Basics

Scenario planning is a method of forecasting and analysis that takes a variety of assumptions to...

Keep Your Best Customers: Track (and Control) Revenue Churn

Learn how to calculate, interpret, and improve your SaaS business's revenue churn in this quick...

LTV/CAC Ratio: Your Secret Technique to Measure Sales & Marketing ROI

How do you measure your sales spend? What do the numbers say about spending more on marketing? The...

[Template Included] Calculate + Improve Gross & Net Revenue Retention

Gross Revenue Retention (GRR) and Net Revenue Retention (NRR), sometimes called GDR and NDR, are...

Strategic Budgeting: Are You Getting it Right? A Guide for 2022

Strategic budgeting is a real time commitment and should be viewed as a project and be treated as a...

Top-Down or Bottom-Up Budgeting: Which Should You Use?

Top-down vs. bottom-up budgeting...which should you choose? As many with things, it depends. In...

[Updated] The 15 Best Financial Forecasting Software Tools for Budgeting & Planning (in 2023)

Updated for 2023! These top financial forecasting tools help make financial projections to predict...

[Updated] The 15 Best Financial Forecasting Software Tools for Budgeting & Planning (in 2023)

Updated for 2023! These top financial forecasting tools help make financial projections to predict...

The Rule of 40: What is it and why is it so important?

Evaluate your business's sustainability with the Rule of 40 by using profit margin and growth rate...

Cohort Analysis: Tell the Secret Story Behind the Numbers

Learn some simple cohort analysis techniques (like acquisition vs. behavioral cohorts) so that you...

Are Your Marketing Efforts Paying Off? Your Look at the CAC Metric

The Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC) metric calculates the sales and marketing costs it takes in...

The Definitive Guide to FP&A Software Implementation in 2022

When working on a financial implementation, it’s important to win and create a seamless transition...

SaaS Magic Number: The Single Most Important Growth Flag in SaaS

Your SaaS magic number is a powerful indicator of when it's time to grow. Learn how to calculate...

G2 ranks Cube high performer, easiest to do business with (Spring '22)

Cube was awarded 4 G2 badges for the Winter 2022 season: Budgeting & Forecasting, Corporate...

Chart of Accounts: The Basics & Best Practices

Learn the basics and best practices to setting up and maintaining a chart of accounts for your...

[Updated] The 15 best financial management software tools for businesses in 2023

If you’re not using modern financial management software, you don't have the most accurate view of...

What's the Difference Between a Plan, a Budget, and a Forecast?

While a company’s plan, budget, and financial forecast are often discussed in the boardroom, these...

Customer Lifetime Value (LTV): Quantify Your Customers (in Revenue)

Customer Lifetime Value (LTV) is an essential metric to for any SaaS business. In this blog post,...

In a New Finance Leadership Role? Here’s a Guide for a Successful First 90 Days

How should you prepare for a new role in finance leadership? Use this guide to set your team up for...

How to Speed Up your Annual Budgeting Process in 2022

Many businesses dread the annual budgeting process as the fiscal year comes to a close. However,...

The 13 Best Business Budgeting Software Tools in 2022

Business budgeting software is essential for any business looking to create budgets, forecasts and...

The 13 Best Business Budgeting Software Tools in 2022

Business budgeting software is essential for any business looking to create budgets, forecasts and...

Feel the Burn: A Guide to Gross Burn vs. Net Burn

Gross burn and net burn each contribute to a company’s understanding of how long the company can...

The 6 Best Cash Flow Management Software Tools in 2022

Cash flow management software tools manage the flow of incoming and outgoing cash flows within a...

The 6 Best Cash Flow Management Software Tools in 2022

Cash flow management software tools manage the flow of incoming and outgoing cash flows within a...

Quick Ratio vs. Current Ratio: The Quick Difference

Learn the quick difference between the quick vs. current ratio and when you best use each metric in...

Why I Joined Cube: A Product Person’s Perspective

Learn why Rob Baesman joined Cube was the VP of Product and what's next for Cube's growth, from a...

What is Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)? A Guide for 2022

Financial Planning and Analysis, or FP&A, is the budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis...

A Full Review of Adaptive Planning by Workday [2022]

This is a full, complete, and honest Workday Adaptive Planning review, formerly Adaptive Insights....

A Full Review of Adaptive Planning by Workday [2022]

This is a full, complete, and honest Workday Adaptive Planning review, formerly Adaptive Insights....

The 10 Best FP&A Software Tools: A Guide for 2022

Finance teams use FP&A software solutions to streamline and automate their work. Here's an overview...

The 10 Best FP&A Software Tools: A Guide for 2022

Finance teams use FP&A software solutions to streamline and automate their work. Here's an overview...

The Complete FP&A Software Evaluation Checklist for 2022

This is the most complete FP&A software evaluation checklist on the planet. In this guide, you'll...

How to Empower Non-Financial Executives to Understand the Numbers

Explaining financial numbers to non-financial executives can be a voyage riddled with rough waters...

Becoming a “have” in B2B SaaS starts with FP&A

OpenView released a report in 2021 that tells the difference between a B2B SaaS "have" and a "have...

How WizeHire saves 90% of the their time (and does stronger FP&A work)

When WizeHire raised their first round, they suddenly had a new problem: fast growth forced them to...

The 5 Best Planning Tools for Mid-Market Companies (in 2022)

With so many FP&A planning tools on the market, how do you know which one to choose? Read this post...

Spreadsheet-Native: The Clear Approach to FP&A

The office of the CFO has evolved, but its tools no longer keep up. Enter spreadsheet-native: the...

Pitching VCs? Here's the deck we used to raise $30M with Battery Ventures

Pitching VCs? Here's the deck we used to raise $30M with Battery Ventures, as featured in Business...

Cash flow: What's the difference between the direct vs indirect method?

Learn when to use the direct vs indirect method for calculating your business's cash flow.

What is budget forecasting?

Learn all about budget forecasting and how it's different than a traditional budget or a...

8 must-do steps for your month-end close process

Is your month-end close process taking too long, or do you think you should be doing more? Here's...

14 Best Budgeting Software Tools & Apps [updated for 2023]

Budgeting can be a long and dysfunctional process. That's why we've pulled together this list of...

The 13 Best Financial Reporting Software Tools [2022]

Financial reporting tools are essential for any business...but there are a lot out there. So we...

The 8 Best Financial Planning Software Tools [updated for 2023]

Companies today are getting the same message: Plan B is not enough. This list of financial planning...

21 Best Finance Software for Businesses & Personal Finances [2022]

Finance software is essential for any business there are too many choices to sift through. Here's...

Datarails Reviews: What it does, Pricing, Competitors, & More

Get the inside scoop on Datarails. We've collected Datarails reviews, datarails pricing, and even...

Anaplan vs. Adaptive vs. Planful vs. Vena vs. Datarails vs. Cube

Picking the best FP&A tool can be a challenge. That's why we wrote this guide comparing Anaplan vs...

15 Best Financial Statement Software Tools [2022]

Financial statements are an important part of your reporting process. But which financial statement...

Corporate Performance Management: What is it and strategies to improve

Corporate performance management (CPM) describes the methods and processes of measuring a company's...

The Top 10 Financial Close Software Tools

Your financial close is important. To ensure you're doing the best job possible, look at these top...

G2 recognizes Cube’s customer service, high performance, and ease of use (Summer ‘22)

Cube was awarded 6 G2 badges for the Summer 2022 season: High Performer (Mid-Market + Summer),...

NetSuite Reviews: Competitors & Alternatives

NetSuite is one of the most well-known tools in finance. But how does this multipurpose ERP stack...

Net dollar retention: why NDR is your new north star

Net dollar retention (NDR) or net revenue retention (NRR) is a north star metric for SaaS companies...

What is Workforce Planning?

Workforce planning is a large part of your budget and determines the trajectory of your company:...

The 23 Best Corporate Performance Management Software (for 2023)

Corporate performance management software is critical to help FP&A teams better understand employee...

What's an FP&A job?

How do you get an FP&A job? From the analyst position to director of strategic finance, FP&A can be...

7 of the best financial modeling software [for 2023]

There's a lot of financial modeling software out there today. That's why we wrote this guide to...

Driver-based planning: let the numbers lead the way

Driver-based planning is one of the best paradigms for your next budgeting cycle. What drives...

What is Anaplan? Reviews, pros/cons, and alternatives (for 2023)

What is Anaplan? It's an enterprise-grade FP&A solution. But there's a lot more to it. Here you'll...

Our review of Jirav: how does it measure up?

Jirav is one of the myraid FP&A solutions promising to replace spreadsheets for good. But how does...

16+ best Anaplan competitors & alternatives for FP&A teams [in 2023]

Anaplan is a popular FP&A tool, but is it the best for your strategic finance team? Review 16+ of...

What-if Analysis: A Beginner's Guide to Scenarios + Goal Seek in Excel

A simple introduction to what-if analysis in Microsoft Excel. We cover scenarios, data tables, goal...

The 20+ Best Forecasting and Budgeting Software Solutions (in 2022)

Forecasting and budgeting software is a dime a dozen these days. What's the best fit for you? We...

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