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Bumper Traffic Year for CTRMCenter!

2021 was a bumper year for traffic to CTRMCenter. Google Analytics tells us that traffic was up a whopping 23.5% in 2021 over 2020 and you have to bear... continue reading

Shall We Meet?

The first 2022 edition of our innovative CTRMRadio podcast turned out to be timely as in it we address the future of events, information dissemination and networking in the... continue reading

CTRMCenter Sponsors New Podcast Miniseries on ETRM from Insider’s Guide to Energy

Many of you on the energy side of things will be listening to the excellent podcast – Insider’s Guide to Energy. For those of you that are still unfamiliar,... continue reading

Acquisitions and Investments

Perhaps missed in the run up to the holidays were two interesting announcements. The first involved the acquisition of Lacima by EEX and the second involved Dycotrade in which... continue reading

Here is Wishing A Happy and Prosperous 2022!

Happy New Year! 2022 is poised to be an exciting year from a ComTech point of view. We are just finishing up the 2021 revisit to the market sizing... continue reading

A CTRM Primer Video

A few months ago, a vendor approached us asking if we could make a video on the topic of what is CTRM software? I agreed especially as the purpose... continue reading

2022 ComTech Projects

As the year end rapidly approaches, we have been planning some activities for 2022. CTRM Market Sizing, Outlook and Trends The first thing we will be getting out will... continue reading

New – Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology with Chris Mudry of Amphora

We just released a new video in our series “Conversations with Leaders in CTRM Technology”. In this latest video, I spoke with Mr. Mudry about the latest product developments... continue reading

Spreadsheets Revisited

Although it is now a little old, the work that we did back in 2015 on spreadsheets is always worth a revisit and still relevant. With so many new... continue reading

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