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HAKOM Time Series pivoting its business focus towards new decarbonized energy world.

In our rapidly transitioning world towards a decarbonized energy landscape, numerous well-established software vendors are reevaluating their strategies... continue reading

Visionary changing the future of distribution grids

Visionary, as a startup, belongs the group of companies playing a crucial role in supporting the energy transition by facilitating the modernization of... continue reading

Orchestrade Making Waves

Orchestrade is making waves. Targeting the top tier in energy and commodities with a modern scalable event-driven architecture and deep ETRM functionality courtesy of its sponsoring client in energy, it is winning significant new customers in Europe... continue reading

Software Solutions for Decarbonized Energy

Today, the energy industry is focused on achieving Net Zero emissions and a transition to renewable power production is taking central place. However, wind and solar power production... continue reading



Interview Corner

BBGC – Specializing in CTRM Implementations – An Interview with Amir Soufizadeh, Managing Director, BBGC

Published 21 September 2023

ComTech Advisory: Tell us about BBGC – how it got started, your role in it and its objectives? Amir Soufizadeh: BBGC represents the next generation... continue reading

Volatility Drives Interest in Credit Solutions – An Interview with Ellen Stars, Practice Lead, Risk, Brady Technologies

Published 12 July 2023

ComTech Advisory: How does the market for credit solutions look at the moment? Ellen Stars: Having a credit solution in place allows for cohesion and... continue reading

Industry Voices

Riding the Wave: Strategies for Hiring and Retaining the New Generation of CTRM Talent

Published 24 February 2023

As the year 2023 begins, the Commodity Trading and Risk Management (CTRM) industry faces the challenge of attracting and retaining top talent. While resignation rates... continue reading

Assoc Prof Simon Michaux – The quantity of metals required to manufacture just one generation of…

Published 20 September 2022

The quantity of metal required to make just one generation of renewable tech units to replace fossil fuels, is much larger than first thought. Current... continue reading

Archive What happened this week, 3 years ago

Enuit’s Substantial Chinese Operations Show Promise

Published 10 September 2020

Recently, the Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC) in China issued an interesting notice essentially calling state-owned businesses to coordinate, integrate, and digitalize their... continue reading

Silly Season

Published 15 September 2020

It is that time of the year when we receive emails from various media outlets telling us its our ‘lucky day’. We have been selected... continue reading


Premium Listings

CTRM Community

Tackling the challenges of the modern market – Biofuels & Agiblocks

Published 28 September 2023

Agiboo is probably best known for its prowess in the... continue reading

#2: The Crucial Role of Design Systems and UI Kits in Financial System design

Published 28 September 2023

Part of the new blog series: Exploring UX/UI Design in... continue reading

Sibos 2023: Top takeaways for trade from Toronto

Published 27 September 2023

Each year, Sibos brings together the global financial community to... continue reading

Maritime trade to grow in 2023, ship emissions up: UNCTAD

Published 27 September 2023

The volume of global seaborne trade is projected to grow... continue reading


Commodity Technology Advisory is the leading analyst organization covering the ETRM and CTRM markets. We provide the invaluable insights into the issues and trends affecting the users and providers of the technologies that are crucial for success in the constantly evolving global commodities markets. Our team is headed by Patrick Reames and Gary Vasey, a team whose combined 60-plus years in the energy and commodities markets provides depth of understanding of the market and its issues that is unmatched and unrivaled by any analyst group.