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2021 CTRM SourceBook

The 2021 CTRM SourceBook was published earlier this week. It contains a record number of listings – 57 different products from 42 different vendors. It also contains a list... continue reading

Busy Days at ComTech

The last few months have been incredibly busy at ComTech. Patrick has been really under the kosh with multiple project on the go but in the end, the fact... continue reading

Energy One Puts Up Some Good Numbers

Energy One has issued its annual report for the financial year ending June 30, 2021. It was a good year for the group growing revenue by 35% and EBITDA... continue reading

European Summers Are Back?

Over the years, I have found myself writing articles around this time of year maligning the August slowdown in Europe while the entire continent vacations – often for up... continue reading

AR and Disruptive Technologies

A broad survey of disruptive technologies by Global Data suggests that AR or augmented reality is outpacing AI as the most disruptive technology emerging. It’s an interesting piece of... continue reading

Disruptive Technologies Report Advertising – Last Call!

We are in the process of finalizing this report. It still has to go to layout and design and we wait on sponsors’ materials so we anticipate release sometime... continue reading

Blockchain – Still Far Off?

By now no one has escaped the overhype of blockchain. When something is so overhyped, I for one get suspicious. I am writing up the disruptive technology report now... continue reading

Green Focus on Supply Chains and More

The recent announcement by Brady of a partnership with Carbonchain was a timely reminder that supply chains are a major focus for the push on the environment. In fact,... continue reading

New Look CTRMCenter

Welcome to the CTRMCenter’s new look. It may look a bit different but under the hood, the site is still pretty much the same with all the content as... continue reading

Disruptive Technologies in Commodities

Three years ago, the disruptive technologies report found that cloud was broadly accepted, that data management and AI/ML were being invested in and that blockchain was still years away.... continue reading


We have been making and issuing the CTRMRadio podcast for about two and a half years now. There are already twenty-two episodes to listen to! The idea behind the... continue reading

OPINION – Just the News?

Is it just me or is it getting harder to get just the news? When I say the news, what I mean is factual coverage of newsworthy events in... continue reading

CTRM Sourcebook for 2021

The CTRM Sourcebook has become one of the staple tools people use to help them do software selections – if not THE tool. It gets downloaded more often than... continue reading

Still Asking For Input

We are still looking for your input into our disruptive technology research. If you have 5 minutes to spare, might you give us your opinions as to how technologies... continue reading

How to Get CTRMCenter in your Inbox EveryDay!

Do you love to keep up with the goings-on in CTRM and CM software? CTRMCenter is the place to visit for news, views, insights, research, and tools in these... continue reading

Disruptive Technology Use Cases

Right now, we are hard at work on the latest disruptive technology research kindly sponsored by Beacon, Kyos, and Invensoft. To that end, we are engaged in research around... continue reading

New CTRM Vendors Emerging During Period of Transition

Having been deeply involved with ETRM, CTRM, and CM software since its inception, I have seen countless vendors and products come and go. Patrick and I must have seen... continue reading

Redditors, Robinhood, Google and CTRM

Recently, I wrote an article about the Redditors, Robinhood, and the impact on commodity firms. I also participated in a Commodities People webinar on the same topic. My thinking... continue reading

Have Your Say?

A few years ago, we looked at the role of disruptive technologies in commodities and issued a report on the topic. Back then, there was a lot of buzz... continue reading

Perspectives on Disruptive Technologies in Commodities – Part 2

We continue today with the input from the CTRMCenter Thought leader panel’s view on disruptive technologies in CTRM and CM software. ComTech is looking at the role of technology... continue reading

Perspectives on Disruptive Technologies in Commodities – Part 1

If like us, you keep an eye on what is going on in the world of CTRM then you will have seen the constant reminders that technology is one... continue reading