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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

“It’s shaping up to be a nice year,” – Fendahl.

Fendahl is having a bumper year, says Henry Thornalley. With eight new customers so far this year, he and his colleagues have been remarkably busy. “It really took off... continue reading

Proof of Concept vs RFP?

Around a month ago, I wrote wondering about the procurement process and whether with migration of systems to the cloud, companies might start abandoning the expensive and risk prone... continue reading

Amphora Has A Busy Year End

Amphora remains very busy with lots of product demonstrations planned before year end says David Glasspool. “July and August were quieter but now we are really busy as year-end... continue reading

Artis Works Points to Word-of-Mouth Success Around its Folio Product

A week or so ago, I had a chance to visit with Sebastian Ferraccu of Artis Works. Back in May, Artis Works released Artis Folio and so I was... continue reading

Previse Systems Sees Success with its Innovative Ecosystem.

Last week, I caught up with Messrs. Marc Zumstein and Asbjorn Hansen of Previse Systems to find out how things were going and to hear the latest news. Previse... continue reading

Enegen’s Successful First Year with More to Come.

Almost everyone is aware of the recent energy issues in the UK (and elsewhere) in which prices have surged and there have been many casualties on the retail side.... continue reading

Virtual Reality Anyone?

I saw a press announcement on Monday in which GlobalData provided an estimate of a $51billion market for VR by 2030. Rupantar Guha, Associate Project Manager for the Thematic... continue reading

More on Risk

In a recent blog post titled Risk Management Software Should be Booming, I made the case for the emergence of two software classes in commodities – Commodities Advanced Risk... continue reading

When Will CTRM Procurement Approaches Change?

Periodically, we talk about procurement at ComTech. For example, we had a CTRMRadio podcast episode on it back a couple of years ago and we have written about it... continue reading

Enuit’s CPO focused on advanced technology deployment

Enuit’s Chief Product Officer, David Rao, is focused on several initiatives including work on delivering Entrade v7 and Entrade Unite. In terms of Entrade v7, the next major release... continue reading

CTRM Cubed Building Out It’s Ecosystem of Partners

CTRM Cubed founder and CEO, Simon Piercy sees some potential issues emerging for smaller vendors in energy markets like the UK as on the retail side, there have been... continue reading

Brady’s All New Approach – A Conversation with Bernard Delahaye, CEO, Brady Technologies.

In August, Brady Technologies announced the appointment of its new CEO, Mr. Bernard Delahaye. Mr. Delahaye has an extensive background in trading software and commodities having held senior executive... continue reading

FIS Cross Asset Trading and Risk Energy Business is Having a Record Year in North America

We have been watching as vendors across the commodities space reported good sales pipelines and activity in CTRM and related software markets. Amongst those vendors doing well under such... continue reading

iRely – Four Key Points to Success

We recently visited with George Olney, President of iRely, the US based provider of CM/CTRM solutions specializing in coverage across multiple categories.  According to Mr. Olney, the company is... continue reading

Enuit – An Active Year for CTRM Implementations

We recently caught up with Robert Balinski, VP of Services for Enuit, the Houston based vendor of ETRM/CTRM/CM solutions for the global commodities markets. Enuit has been one of... continue reading

Risk Management Software Should be Booming

For quite a while, we have been suggesting that advanced risk analytics and enterprise risk management platforms should be benefiting from industry trends. It is a truism that many... continue reading

Another Round of Acquisitions in CTRM

Periodically, there are a round of acquisitions in the E/CTRM space. Today, Brady announced it was acquiring Igloo following on the heels of its acquisition of cRisk and I... 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

Critical Thinking in ETRM Implementation

I participated this week in what I though were two excellent panel discussions at Commodities People’s Energy Trading Week events.  The first panel was on Technological innovations in risk... continue reading

Enuit Expands Customer base and Staffing

Ganesh Natarajan, Enuit’s COO, is a busy man and plainly enjoying it. I managed to grab a little of his time last week for a catch up on his... continue reading