Standardizing Revenue Recognition

How services business should think about revenue recognition


ASC 606 and IFRS 15 were introduced to combat revenue recognition complications brought on by industry-specific norms and complex, fragmented practices across companies. They provide a common framework for businesses to recognize revenue consistently.

Public companies were required to comply with these standards as of January 2018; private companies must comply with these standards by January 2019.

Challenges for Services Firms

Number of Contracts

revenue recognition for PSA software

33% of companies

have over 5,000 contracts
that must conform to the new

63% of companies

plan to leverage internal
to implement the

standardizing revenue recognition
revenue recognition benefits

35% of companies

described the disclosure
requirements as “very

“We have before us a perfect accounting storm, the likes of which has not been seen since the late 1990s.

– Denis Pombriant, Beagle Research, to Forbes

>50% of

worry they ultimately
won’t see any
business benefits

45% of

are concerned
about making the

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