Commodity Technology Advisory - Author Archive

Sameer Soleja – President, CEO and Founder, Molecule Software

In this episode of Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology, ComTech Advisory’s Patrick Reames visits with Mr. Sameer Soleja, president, CEO & founder of Houston-based CTRM supplier, Molecule Software. Mr. Soleja describes his company’s market reach, the role of new technology in Molecule’s products, the impact of the disaggregation of... continue reading

SourceBook 2019

The 2019 Commodity Technology Advisory LLC (ComTech) CTRM Software Sourcebook is designed to be a useful and highly usable resource to help those seeking information regarding the capabilities and coverage of products within the ETRM/CTRM software space. It is a starting point in the product selection process - a... continue reading

CTRMRadio Edition 7 – Disaggregation of CTRM

CTRMRadio – Episode 1 of 2019 on the Disaggregation of CTRM featuring Bob Stilwell of Capco, Richard Williamson and Bruce Tozer of Gen10 and Simon Piercy of CTRMCubed along with Gary Vasey and Patrick Reames of ComTech.... continue reading

CTRM Briefing Note – EKA – Reimagining Commodity Management (CM)

Eka recently announced their results for 2018, offering the opportunity to review progress the company has made in developing and marketing their Digital Commodity Management (CM) Platform.... continue reading

Brady’s Quick Start Physical Trading Solution

In order to deal with the complexities of trading and managing multiple commodities, the software solutions devised and offered by vendors are usually designed to be highly configurable. This is particularly so when the scope of functionality includes the management of the commodity through the supply chain (usually a mandatory... continue reading

Contigo as an EnergyOne Company

An Interview with Simon Wheeler, Contigo Following EnergyOne’s acquisition of UK-based Contigo, a supplier of ETRM solutions to the western European gas and power markets, ComTech caught up with Mr. Simon Wheeler, CEO of the Contigo unit, to discuss EnergyOne’s strategy for the newly acquired business, potential client impacts and... continue reading

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