CTRMCenter News

The Year of Geopolitical Risk

The commodities business is risky enough but this year, it has gotten even riskier. BREXIT, Russian sanctions, renewal of Iranian sanctions, trade wars, Syria, Venezuela, and more. All of... continue reading

Trade Data Integration – Is it an Issue?

A lot of the research we have done over the years continues to suggest that managing trading and risk management activities and data can be a struggle. Many firms... continue reading

Disaggregation of CTRM

About 3-years ago, Patrick and I were chatting over breakfast at our E-World hotel. We were talking about CTRM in the cloud and about how the industry seemed to... continue reading

2019 CTRM Sourcebook

As Gary previously noted, we’ve just released the 2019 CTRM Sourcebook!  This latest addition includes 38 detailed product listings from 31 different vendors and covers the vast majority of... continue reading

We’ve Been Busy….

Yesterday we released the all-new 2019 Sourcebook – the must-have tool for any CTRM software shortlisting exercise. You can find it for FREE download on this site. We also... continue reading

A Brno First!

When I rejoined Patrick at ComTech, I was based in Prague having just resigned as Executive Director of a group of power trading firms. Everyone it seems likes to... continue reading

Next Stop – Essen

Next week both Patrick and I will be at E-World and Water in Essen, Germany. We hope to meet a lot of colleagues there and we may try to... continue reading

CTRMCenter Gets a Job Board

Before the Christmas holidays, we wrote a blog about how to get the best out of the functionality embedded within CTRMCenter. In that blog, I mentioned we were adding... continue reading

Happy New Year!

Here is to a Happy and prosperous 2019 to all of our readers. Normal services will be resumed very shortly…..... continue reading

Happy Holidays!

Patrick, Andrew and I wish you all a very happy and safe Holiday!  ... continue reading

Using CTRMCenter

CTRMCenter – this website – is actually quite a powerful and information packed website. It may have a number of features and content that some readers are unaware of... continue reading

Perception is Everything

Looking at LinkedIn this morning, it seems like everyone recently won some kind of award from one publication or another. Congrats to all. ComTech, being an analyst firm, doesn’t... continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving

A Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers!... continue reading

The Combined Brand Strength of ION Now Dominates CTRM

In the soon to be released 2018 CTRM Vendor Perception Study by Commodity Technology Advisory, the strength of the combined ION acquisitions has been measured for the first time... continue reading

New CTRMRadio Podcast

We have just issued another episode of CTRMRadio available at this site and also over at soundcloud.com.  The episode looks at disruptive technologies in commodity trading & risk management... continue reading

2018/2019 CTRM Sourcebook Underway

Just about the most popular report that we produce is the CTRM Sourcebook. Last updated in 2017, we are now in the process of revisiting and updating it and... continue reading