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ComTech Advisory Visits E World 2024

Commodity Technology Advisory LLC visits E-World to look at the CTRM and related software offers at the trade show. It seems to have been a record turnout this year... continue reading

CTRM – The Next Generation

There is no doubt that technology has undergone a sea-change over the last decade or so potentially making it possible to build and deploy software faster and more cost-effectively... continue reading

Season’s Greetings from Commodity Technology Advisory LLC

Commodity Technology Advisory wishes our clients, friends and all their families our very best wishes for a happy holiday season and wonderful New Year.... continue reading

E/CTRM Knowledge Transfer – New Books – CTRM Radio 40

As many veterans leave the commodity trading and risk management industry as they reach retirement age, they take their knowledge and expertise with them. Newcomers are desperate to learn... continue reading

Metals in Motion: Navigating the Volatility and Value in the Global Metals Market

The surge in interest in metals seen over the last few years is set to continue spurred by the global renewable energy transition combined with increased industrialization and electrification... continue reading

CTRM For Metals – A Brief Review of Metals Solutions

According to Commodity Technology Advisory’s (ComTech’s) most recent market sizing research, the metals side of the global Commodity Trading and Risk Management (CTRM) software market remains the smallest of... continue reading

Outsourcing in Energy & Commodities – CTRMRadio 39

We cover the topic of outsourcing in Energy & Commodities looking at both outsourcing of ETRM, CTRM and other application support services as well as the emergence of operational... continue reading

Leveraging Technology To Improve Market Operations

In an industry continually forced to adapt to significant and fundamental change emanating from all directions, innovation is both necessary and to be expected. Many energy and commodity trading... continue reading

Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology Video – Michael Snayd – Fendahl

In this episode of Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology, we visit with Mr. Michael Snayd, Director of Sales with Fendahl. Michael provides an overview of Fendahl’s Fusion product... continue reading

Managing Supply Chain Complexity & Exposures

The supply chains for bulk commodities, including agricultural, metals/ores and some energies, are complex – usually necessitating transportation and storage using trucks, trains, ships, barges, pipelines, and terminals/storage facilities.... continue reading

The Future of CTRM Software – Evolve or Die? A Panel of Experts divine its future

Commodity Trading and Risk Management (CTRM) software is at the centre of any organisation dealing with commodities. However, it hasn’t always lived up to its potential, often proving complex... continue reading

CTRM SourceBook 2023

The Commodity Technology Advisory LLC (ComTech) CTRM & RM Sourcebook of vendors and products is designed to be a highly! usable and informationally rich resource for those seeking insights... continue reading

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

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

Global Sugar – A Complex Market that Requires a Fit for Purpose CTRM Solution

Sugar is a global commodity, with almost 180 million metric tons being produced in more than 120 countries each year. Though much of the sugar produced by these countries... continue reading

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

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 collaboration internally to enable... continue reading

Putting Data at the Heart of Energy Trading

In a digital world, data is King, and while energy and commodities have been going through a period of digitalizing for the last several years, there can be no... continue reading

Quor – A New Name and a New Focus – CTRMRadio 38

In CTRMRadio 38, we talk to Quor, the new entity formed by the spin off of what was called Brady Commodities acquired by STG. Patrick Reames talks with Quor... continue reading

Andre Jaeger – ION Diversifying into Renewables

In this episode of Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology, Mr. Andre Jaeger, SVP of Product Management at ION discusses the ongoing diversification into renewables by various non-renewable companies... continue reading

E-World 2023

ComTech visited E-World this year as usual. Join us for a sweep through the show with particular focus on ETRM and Risk Management software vendors…... continue reading

Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology Video – Chris Regan – Brady

In this episode of Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology, Mr. Chris Regan, Managing Director – Energy, with Brady Technologies discusses the company’s increased focus on the energy markets,... continue reading