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ClearDox Spectrum – Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) for Commodities Operations

I recently had the opportunity to visit with long-time industry veteran Rick Nelson who is now CEO at ClearDox, a US-based provider of intelligent document processing (IDP) solutions. Rick... continue reading

Political Risk

For the last few years, we have been highlighting political risk or geopolitical risk as a key risk in commodities. As I sit here not 400 miles from a... continue reading

SigTech Probes Oil and Gas for Opportunity for its Cloud-based Platform

I recently spoke with John McCann, Chief Sales Officer with SigTech. I had honestly not heard of the company but I knew one of John’s colleagues from his time... continue reading

Tell Us How You See Risk?

We are undertaking research currently into trends in risk management in commodities and we would love to get your views. There are two ways to do that! Can you... continue reading

Exciting Days at Amphora!

Amphora is readying Alchemy, it’s all new concentrates and ores CTRM solution, for the market and the first go-live client with the software should happen in late Spring/early Summer,... continue reading

Enuit Sees Inquiries up 300% this year to date

I had a catch-up recently with Ganesh Natarajan of Enuit to see how things were going and get some insights into how he sees the market. Along with many... continue reading

Gen10 – Innovating to Success?

The beauty of being an analyst is that you get to watch the industry unfold and develop. Along the way, you collect others’ views and opinions that help inform... continue reading

Eka – Continuing to Build Strong Momentum into 2022

I recently had the opportunity to catch-up with Manav Garg, CEO and founder of Eka to get an update on recent activity with the company. In our conversation, he... continue reading

Trends in Commodity Risk Management Research Project Launched

Today we start a new research project – Trends in commodity risk management. Kindly sponsored by Amphora and the Nasdaq Market Technology Division, the study comprises a short survey... continue reading

Tradesparent and its START program

Recently, I was given at update on Tradesparent by Siavosh Arasteh from Tradesparent’s sales and marketing department. Tradesparent describes itself as “an integrated data analysis and reporting software solution for companies... continue reading

CTRMCenter Directory

If you haven’t visited the directory of software vendors on this site, perhaps you should? It is a very popular section of the website and extremely useful to buyers... continue reading

FIS – Re-Organised for Energy Success

I recently spoke with Irina Reitgruber and Alberto Coltro of FIS to find out a bit about their plans for 2022 and how things were going. Apparently, there has... continue reading

Inatech Grows and Seeks to Diversify via Product Investment and Alliances

Inatech grew at around 25% in 2021 yet its CEO, Jean Hervé Jenn, described the year as ‘disappointing” by comparison to 2020 when I spoke with him recently. “We... continue reading

CTRM Cubed Eyes Better Data Analytics as a Key Differentiator

I checked in with CTRM Cubed last week and spoke with founder and CEO, Simon Piercy to get an update. Like many vendors in the space, CTRM Cubed had... continue reading

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

Artis Works Update

Last November, we took a look at Artis Works and its Folio software – “it forms a new category of cloud SaaS product aimed at commodities trading with an... continue reading

Energy One Sees Larger Addressable Market

This morning news broke that Energy One had agreed to acquire Australia’s CQ Energy in a deal reportedly worth $36mAUS in cash and shares.CQ Eenergy is the leading provider of... continue reading

Renewables growth creates opportunities for Swiss-based Pexapark

Last week I spoke with Debbi Bavin at Pexapark to get a quick overview of the company. Pexapark says on its website that it is “Your operating system to... continue reading

Energy One Europe Emerging as A New European Brand in ETRM

Contigo, eZ-nergy and EGSSIS are all to be slowly rebranded to Energy One Europe over the next several months according to Simon Wheeler, CEO, Energy One Europe. “The eZ... continue reading

Enuit – Investing in Power and Environmental Capabilities

I recently had an opportunity to visit with Enuit’s recently hired Managing Director of Power Solutions, Mr. Seenu Kaliamurthy. Seenu is a highly experienced power and energy expert, having... continue reading

It’s a Hot CTRM Job Market!

I recently wrote about inflationary pressures and the costs around CTRM. Yesterday, a conversation with Carl Vellenoweth of Commoditas validated and expanded those thoughts. Commoditas recruits’ technologists for the... continue reading