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Risk Management

Traceability May Be The Hot Issue For 2017

Traceability is rapidly becoming or is already a major issue for many commodities. The widely accepted definition of traceability from the International Organization for Standards (ISO) is as follows, “The ability to identify and trace the history, distribution, location and application of products, parts and materials, to ensure the reliability... continue reading

Solving Risk Reporting Issues in Heterogeneous CTRM Environments

I had a fascinating call with TRADESPARENT last Friday. TRADESPARENT provides a platform-independent Risk Management Solution for commodity traders & processors that supports the analysis of commodity-related risk, margins and performance primarily in the ags and softs space. Norbert Verhagen (Managing Director) told me that it too is seeing an... continue reading

Increasing Role of the Internet Threatened by DDoS Attacks

Last week, a French hosting company experienced the largest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack ever recorded. The attack was conducted by a botnet composed of at least 150,000 Internet of Things devices and it reached over 1Tbps. In fact, the company was hit by multiple attacks of over 100Gbps... continue reading

Risk Edge Innovating With Predictive analytical Tools

I recently had a call with Nitin Gupta with Risk Edge as he is currently in London working with a client. Risk Edge is an Indian vendor that specializes in developing web-enabled risk analytical tools in areas like credit risk, market risk and pricing. More recently, it has been focused... continue reading

What Happened to Credit Risk?

After the collapse of the merchants, credit risk was the bogeyman of the energy sector. The collapse of Enron and other merchants really had the industry focused on credit and credit risk and looking for solutions. Around that time, a couple of vendors emerged in the form of Raft and... continue reading

Paragon and the Energy Credit Risk Marketplace

I sat down with Paragon Consulting’s president, Kevin Gerold, and  SVP of sales and services, Jason Wells, last week to get their take on the current state of the market for credit risk systems in light of the recent commodities roller-coaster. Though their company name might imply something else to... continue reading

VuePoint Solutions – Multi-Tenanted ETRM in the Cloud

A week or so ago, I talked to Mr. Mark Taylor and Mr. David Hirst of VuePoint Solutions. VuePoint is a software development company based in Hampshire, England that specializes in providing energy trading companies with software to gain access to accurate and up-to-date information for the power and gas... continue reading

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