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Market Sweeps

If you are looking for a CTRM solution then ComTech can help. As the leading analysts in the space with almost 30-years in the CTRM space per partner, and... continue reading

Enuit India Reaches 25+ Staff and Sees Local Opportunities

Enuit recently set up an Indian entity with a focus on services. Kumar Manickam runs that entity for Enuit and I spoke with him recently to discover more about... continue reading

Value Creed Looks to Europe

I recently bumped into Value Creed, a CTRM-focused consultancy and services firm, at E-World. This was a bit of a surprise as I was not aware that the company... continue reading

The Biggest Website Omission Ever

This is undoubtedly one of those blogs I get to rewrite periodically and many will question it. Yet here we are again. I am constantly looking for new vendors... continue reading

Datapred Targets Energy Procurers with SaaS Solution

It strikes me as an analyst in the space that energy procurement activities at large industrials and other energy-intensive firms are overdue a specific solution. Yes, they could use... continue reading Sets Sights on European Energy Markets is a seven-year-old company that provides what CEO, David Leevan, calls “robust simulation-based analysis of assets, contracts, portfolios and more.” He describes it as a “PhD and quant-driven... continue reading

Brady Technologies Sees Good Traction for Igloo SaaS ETRM

Brady Technologies acquired Igloo in 2021 as a part of its stated focus on technology to enable the energy transition. Since then, the Igloo team has grown extensively and... continue reading

SaaS and Services – Are Services About to Take Off?

As software as a service grows in popularity in energy and commodity trading and risk management, will other services also take off? For many years, GMSL basically ran a... continue reading

Visit E-World With Me?

When I visited E-World last week, I took my camera and recorded relevant aspects of the tradeshow and got some quick soundbites from various vendors…. join me as I... continue reading

CTRM Cubed – The Toyota of ETRM?

CTRM Cubed continues to add new users and build out the platform, says Simon Piercy, CEO. The vendor, and its SaaS CTRM platform, TradeCube, has gained traction within its... continue reading

E-World Extremely Busy

I spent yesterday at E-World in Essen only returning home this afternoon. Yesterday was the first day of E-World and it was absolutely mobbed! There were far more people... continue reading

Orchestrade Powers into Energy on the back of Performance and Scalability

A week or so ago, I caught up with Dale Emmerson of Orchestrade. He was keen to tell me how things were going, and how they had achieved an... continue reading

ComTech Advisory Kicks off new Metals CTRM Study

Part of our 2023 research program is now official and it will be to take a deeper dive in to CTRM for metals. All of our research studies are... continue reading

E-World Cometh….

Here in Europe, there is a growing buzz of anticipation around E-World, which this year anyway, is in late May as opposed to its more normal (and freezing cold)... continue reading

FIS adds Energy & Commodities to new Value Portfolio business unit for more focus.

Last week, I talked with Irina Reitgruber and Tara Winters of FIS to discuss a recent re-organisation there, and its strategy for energy and commodities going forward. As Ms.... continue reading

CTRM Boom Times?

Yesterday, I talked to an old colleague who now works for one of the major consultancy/SI firms. He told me that his firm had recently elevated it’s CTRM focus... continue reading

Enuit Hiring, Growing, and Focused on Next Version

Ganesh Natarajan of Enuit says that the vendor is growing. It is hiring staff and seeking to work with more consulting firms in a partnership role, he told me.... continue reading

Energy One Sees Early Success in 24 by 7 Services Market

Recently, I spoke with Simon Wheeler, CEO of Energy One Europe. The company just had its customer day in Brussels attended by around 50 customers, prospects, and partners.  “It... continue reading

Cognite Data Fusion Deployed for Data Management in Oil & Gas and Power.

As analysts, we often get approached by vendors in the space or looking at it, who want to alert us to their offerings. This happened recently as Cognite, an... continue reading

Where is Risk Headed?

Last year, we issued a report on trends in commodity risk. This year, I seem to have talked to no end of risk vendors and risk managers as well,... continue reading

Commodity and Currency Wars?

Reading Reuters or any other ‘mainstream’ media outlet promoting the prevailing western narrative, you would be hard pushed to figure that we are entering a new era. I happen... continue reading