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Reddit-onomics Webinar

Next week, I will be a panelist on a CommoditiePeople webinar titled Reddit-onomics – Impact on Commodity Trading. It should be fun and if you’d like to join us,... continue reading

Change and Education in Commodity Trading

One thing that is more obvious each and every day is the interest in ecosystems as it relates to commodity trading, risk management, and supply chain software. In fact,... continue reading

Not a Packaged Software Market?

Since my days at TransEnergy Management in the late 1990’s, I have made an argument (and repeated it periodically) that the CTRM software market is not a traditional packaged... continue reading

CTRMRadio – Trends in CTRM/CM in 2021

We have issued the first CTRMRadio podcast of 2021 and chose to look at trends in CTRM/CM software in 2021 to support our new white paper. In the podcast,... continue reading

New Research Around Disruptive Technologies Proposed by ComTech

Back in 2018, ComTech released its definitive report on disruptive technology in commodity trading that concluded the cloud would likely be the most disruptive technology followed by others such... continue reading

3 Trends in CM/CTRM Software for 2021

We have issued a new ComTech white paper titled Three Trends of CM/CTRM Software for 2021 to kick off the year. The paper is as usual a free download... continue reading

Market Dislocations and the CTRM Software Category

In our book (published over a decade ago and now mostly well out of date) and many different papers and blogs over the years, Patrick and I have talked... continue reading

Risk Management Webinar

From time to time, Patrick and I get invited to participate in webinars or various kinds. Next week, is one such occasion as I have been invited to moderate... continue reading

Looking for a Vendor – Try Our Directory

Yesterday, I added three new vendors – ones I had not heard of previously. This morning I added another that I had found in the data aggregation arena. We... continue reading

Happy Holidays

On behalf of everyone at CTRMCenter and at Commodity Technology Advisory LLC, we wish you a happy holiday season and best wishes for 2021!... continue reading

2020 Vendor Perception Study Report Now Available…

The 2020 Commodity Technology Advisory’s Vendor Perception Study is a biennial survey and analysis conducted to establish end-user and market influencer perceptions of the CTRM vendors, and to determine... continue reading

Important Note Regarding the CTRM Sourcebook

We received a mass mailed email this morning from a vendor who said that “ComTech Advisory gave us top marks for platform functionality across asset classes…”.  The links associated... continue reading

This August is Different

It is about the time that I usually write the purposeful Europe is on vacation post for my US colleagues. Having lived both sides of the pond, I much... continue reading

CTRMRadio Podcast Series Growing Audience

A couple of year’s ago, we decided to give podcasting a try and in the process, created what was probably the first podcast in the CTRM software space……. CTRMRadio.... continue reading

The 2020 CTRM Sourcebook is now available

We have just released the 2020 Sourcebook of CTRM Software Suppliers and Products.  This latest addition, with a newly enhanced layout, contains 39 product listing from 31 different vendors... continue reading

Getting the Best Out of 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

Plethora of CTRM Deals Show CTRM Software Demand Remains Strong

Despite everything 2020 has thrown at us, we continue to see CTRM/CM vendor doing deals. Arriving back after a holiday, I found a couple of things in my email... continue reading

Digitalization and Commodities – CTRMRadio

On Thursday next, a new CTRMRadio podcast will be released dealing with Digitalization in Commodities and the role of CTRM/CM software in it. It will ask the questions what... continue reading

Buyers Seeking More Choice?

The Vendor Perception Study results are currently being analyzed (the report will likely appear in late August timeframe). One thing that seems to be suggested by the data and... continue reading

Upcoming Webinar July 1st – CTRM in Metals

On July 1st, I will be the guest speaker on a webinar by Enuit on CTRM in Metals. Please do join us and register at the link below …... continue reading

Upcoming webinar – 5 best practices to ensure you are ready for the next trading disruption

I’m looking forward to participating in a joint webinar with Eka’s Colin Cooper next week, Thursday June 25, in which we will look at 5 best practices to ensure... continue reading