Commodity Technology Advisory - Author Archive

Libby Koehn

Chief Product Officer Libby joined Brady as Chief Product Officer in October 2017, responsible for leading day-to-day strategy and execution of all product-related activities and the research into and identification of long-term market needs that Brady must address to generate the highest value and return for the markets we serve.... continue reading

Disruptive and Enabling Technologies in Commodities

Interview with Matt Dolton CEO and Co-founder at Kynetix ComTech Advisory: We recently issued our disruptive technologies research report in which we discussed the massive changes taking place in the commodities sector and the new technologies such as blockchain, AI and so on that are already potentially revolutionizing how business... continue reading

Interview with Jeff Chapman – Sr. Vice President, Drillinginfo

In this edition of Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology, Patrick Reames visits with Mr. Jeff Chapman, SVP and GM of Drillinginfo’s Commodity Data Solutions group. Mr. Chapman discusses the company’s data & analytics offerings, their plans in the AI and analytics space and his view of how the data... continue reading

CTRM Vendor Perceptions 2018

The 2018 Commodity Technology Advisory’s vendor perception study was conducted to establish end-user and market influencer perceptions of the CTRM vendors to determine market leadership perceptions as well as buying criteria, demand levels, and brand awareness of the different vendors. The research comprised of a comprehensive set of questions that... continue reading

CTRMRadio Edition 6 – Disruptive Technologies and Commodity Trading and Risk

Episode 6 of CTRMRadio focuses on exploring the findings of ComTech’s recent Disruptive Technology report (available from CTRMCenter as a free download). Featuring interviews with Dr. Markus Seiser of FIS and Mr. Colin Hartley of DrillingInfo (Datagenic), ComTech explores how cloud, AI, ML and Blockchain may impact the commodity trading... continue reading

Regulatory Compliance TRADESPARENT

An interview with Mr. Alexander Regnault, Director Operations, TRADESPARENT ComTech Advisory: TRADESPARENT now offers a variety of different solutions from risk management to regulatory compliance using the same approach and software, how are you able to do this? Alexander Regnault: TRADESPARENT is an integrated Data & Analytics Solution with its... continue reading

CTRM Briefing Note – Allegro Development

Allegro Development (Allegro) is the oldest continuously operating ETRM/CTRM solutions provider in the world. Founded in 1984 by now chairman Eldon Klaassen, the company initially serviced the oil & gas producer market’s needs for a dedicated solution for tracking and managing commodity sales in the still highly regulated US energy... continue reading

CTRMRadio Edition 5 – The Changing Nature of the CTRM Procurement Process

CTRMRadio podcast 5 visits the topic of the changing nature of procurement in the CTRM and CM software space. The Cloud is helping shape a new way to procure software that uses proof of concept or trials to help shape and confirm a decision. With the help of our guests... continue reading

Commodity Trading and Risk Management in a Multi-asset Class Portfolio

After a period that saw commodity prices and volatilities broadly collapse, there is every indication that commodities are once again an attractive asset class. Prices and volatilities have been rising again across almost all commodities, and investors have been returning in droves. This was demonstrated by the S&P GSCI, having... continue reading

An Interview with Aleksandar Cvetkovic, Brady plc

In this edition of Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology, Gary Vasey visits with Mr. Aleksandar (Sasha) Cvetkovic, software engineering manager of Brady plc. Mr Cvetkovic discusses tech trends impacting CTRM solutions, the potential impact of blockchain on CTRM software and Brady’s approach to incorporating and addressing the challenges of... continue reading

ETRM and PPAs – The View from Down Under

An interview with Mr. Shaun Ankers, CEO, Energy One ComTech Advisory: Can you give us an update on Energy One? What key initiatives are you involved in? Shaun Ankers: Energy One has had a busy year, consolidating our acquisition of Creative Analytics in our home market. We are now the... continue reading

Disruptive Technologies in Commodity Trading Markets

Over the last few years, a host of potentially disruptive technologies have emerged that may yet have tremendous impacts on aspects of commodity trading and commodity supply chain business processes. These technologies join the shift to cloud deployment and software-as-a-service (SaaS) that we have observed taking on greater importance in... continue reading

Matt Bush – Bus. Dev. Director, Brady plc

In this episode of Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology, Dr. Gary Vasey visits with Mr. Matt Bush, business development director of Brady plc. Mr. Bush discusses the impact of digitalization on the market and Brady’s clients, Brady’s differentiators and his views of what makes for a good vendor/client relationship.... continue reading

CTRMRadio Edition 4 – CTRM as an Ecosystem

The 4th edition of the monthly Podcast series from Commodity Technology Advisory LLC. CTRM as an ecosystem with Neil Palmer of Beacon, Gareth Phillips and Libby Koehn of Brady, and Michael Hinton of Allegro. What is an ecosystem? What has facilitated the move to the concept of an ecosystem? What... continue reading

Happy Birthday Singular Point

Today, Singular Point celebrates its second birthday and the company is extremely satisfied with its development during its first two years. Antonio Albiero, CEO of Singular Point, is very happy with Singular Point’s performance and was willing to give a short interview When you look back over the first two... continue reading

FIS Looks to Leverage Products into Energy & Commodities

ComTech Advisory: FIS Energy & Commodities is just a part of a larger group of products and business units offering trading and risk products that have some commodity capabilities. Can you tell us more about the products FIS has to offer into commodities? Dr Markus Seiser: Recently, we have combined... continue reading