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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

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

The New Book

This morning my shipment of our new book arrived. Two hard backs and 10 paperbacks in all. It is always a thrill to hold a book you wrote and... continue reading

Five Years of CTRMRadio

I was looking back this morning and the first episode of CTRMRadio went out 5-years ago. We innovated podcasting in the space and continue to do so with our... continue reading

CTRM Software – An Analyst View of a Dynamic Software Market

We have a new book out. Titled CTRM Software – An Analyst View of a Dynamic Software Market, it is the product of Patrick and I’s combined 40 plus... continue reading

Is Your Marketing Working?

At ComTech, we are constantly reaching out to the vendors and others to ensure that we are up to date with developments. Often, these calls are reported on to... continue reading

2022 Vendor Perceptions Report Issued

The 2022 Vendor Perceptions Report is now available Download the 2022 Vendor Perceptions Report. It is a long and comprehensive report full of detail and charts so analysts among... continue reading

Happy Holidays and Here is to a Safe and Prosperous 2023

From all of us at CTRMCenter.com and Commodity Technology Advisory LLC, Happy Holidays!... continue reading

Looking Forward to 2023

2022 turned out to be quite the year for commodities. Volatilities and prices surged in many commodities and trading firms made good profits by and large as the hedge... continue reading

2022 Vendor Perception Study Drafted

With a big sigh of relief on my part and after literally hours and hours of spreadsheet analysis and graph making, the 2022 VPS report is drafted and gone... continue reading

CTRMRadio – News and Views on the Move

I’m not sure how popular audio podcasts are in the commodities industry to be honest. Ours though is likely one of the oldest to have emerged and be launched... continue reading

Credit Risks on the Rise

The US Federal Reserve hiked interest rates again by 0.75% this week saying it was “”very premature” to think about pausing and that the peak for rates would likely... continue reading

Early Vendor Perception Study Results Point to a Changed Market

Every two years we conduct the Vendor Perception Study and this year we have had a record response. I am about half way through totting up all of the... continue reading

$2.5 billion is a Large Number!

According to Reuters, the CFTC pursued 82 enforcement actions in fiscal 2021, with fraud cases representing the largest number of actions and imposed over $2.5 billion in fines and... continue reading

CTRMRadio – An ad hoc podcast from ComTech Advisory

A couple of years or so ago, we started what may well have been the first podcast in the CTRM space – CTRMRadio. There are now some 32 back... continue reading

Trends in Commodity Risk Management Technologies

Our new mini report on trends in risk management technologies has been released and can now be downloaded here. This research was kindly sponsored by Amphora, Commodities People and... continue reading

Busy Times

It is busy times at ComTech as we have just issued the 2022 CTRM Sourcebook update and will shortly issue the 2022 research report – Trends in Risk Management... continue reading

The 2022 CTRM Sourcebook is now available

We are pleased to announce that ComTech has just released the 2022 Sourcebook of CTRM Software Suppliers and Products.  This year’s edition contains 42 detailed product listing from all... continue reading

Last Call!

We have had a good response to the 2022 Vendor Perception Survey so far but we will keep it open until September 15th after which it will be closed... continue reading

Don’t Forget to Give us Your Opinion!

Every two years since 2004, ComTech or its predecessor has conducted the Vendor Perception Survey. Unlike anything else in the industry, as neutral analysts we get users to tell... continue reading

Reminder: 2022 Sourcebook Submission Deadline is Nearing

If you are a vendor of CTRM/ETRM solutions, your opportunity to be found by early stage buyers in the 2022 CTRM Sourcebook is quickly coming to a close.  With... continue reading