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RadarRadar sees growth opportunities in energy

Risk management is crucial in the energy and commodity sectors due to numerous factors such as geopolitical tensions threatening supply routes and contributing to price volatility or regulatory pressure... continue reading

Orchestrade Sailing Ahead

At the back end of last week, I spoke with Dale Emmerson of Orchestrade. It has just signed a very large deal apparently with an oil and gas entity... continue reading

Artis.Works Collaborative Valuation Platform Finding Success

It’s been some time since I spoke with Sebastian Ferraccu at Artis.Works. He had set up Artis.Works a couple of years or so ago to develop a fully integrated... continue reading

ION’s Strategic Planning and Procurement (SPP) Solution Aids Producers with Margin Risk

I recently read a blog article by ION regarding its Strategic Planning and Procurement (SPP) solution, a commodity management solution (CMS) for raw material procurement, promoting its use alongside... continue reading

2024 Vendor Perception Survey and Study

Every two years, we test your perceptions of the vendors and products in the CTRM and related software category. Unlike other surveys this one is all about YOUR views... continue reading

Brady ETRM Revitalized

Back in the day, the old Brady PLC acquired two competing ETRM vendors active in Scandinavian power markets and beyond. Eventually, Brady settled on one of the platforms –... continue reading

Project Evolution – Quor’s strategy For Success

Last week, I was treated to an update from Saeed Patel, Chief Product & Technology Officer, and Harry Knot, Chief Business Architect, of Quor Group. “Quor had strong revenue... continue reading

Topaz Technology Expanding its Footprint Amid Growth

Early in the new year, I had a chance to catch up with Jo Finnigan and Justin Howat of Topaz Technology. Topaz continues to grow and add new customers,... continue reading

Industry Views and the Importance of Surveys

This year will see ComTech doing another Vendor Perception Study (VPS) to see how vendor’s are faring and what the users and consultants in the industry think of them.... continue reading

ION Strengthens Its Presence in the Middle East as the Region Emerges as a Commodity Trading Hub

CTRM and related software markets certainly appear to be booming now and one geographic region stands out as being very active. The Middle East and UAE have seen a... continue reading

CTRM Cubed Seeing Success

CTRM Cubed is a UK-based solution provider that got started a couple of years or so ago under the leadership of Simon Piercy. Simon has been involved in E/CTRM... continue reading

Phlo Systems Ready opsPhlo for the Broader Commodity Management Software Market

I always enjoy getting a demo of CTRM and related software and, over the years, I think I have seen almost every solution available. So, I was pleased to... continue reading

AgFlow Has New Leadership as it Moves into Market Intelligence Provision

AgFlow has a new CEO as reported at the end of September. Sacha Prost now has the position and will lead the business going forward as Nabil Mseddi has... continue reading

Looking back at 2023 with Enuit

I recently visited with Ken Han, CEO of Enuit and Ganesh Natarajan, COO, to find out their perspective on what has been an interesting year in the CTRM marketplace.... continue reading

An Update on Brady’s PowerDesk Family of Solutions

I recently had a catch-up call with Chris Regan at Brady. It seems that much has transpired since we last spoke including a refreshed website and branding. I wanted... continue reading

Amphora Looks back … and forwards … after a busy year.

David Glasspool of Amphora sees value in support outsourcing he told me after listening to the most recent CTRMRadio podcast however, he was quick to point out that Amphora’s... continue reading

Innovation Driven by Change

With so many change drivers going on at once in our industry, one could be forgiven for having some despair – it is hard to take it all onboard... continue reading

ETRMServices Continues to Expand

ETRMServices now has more than 135 people operating out of eight global offices in the US, UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Italy, India, and Singapore and it has grown to this... continue reading

WinRisk Thrives in UK’s Base Metals Commodities Markets

In a recent webinar appearance, I had mentioned that CTRM and related solutions often emerge from ‘five guys in a garage.’ So, as if to prove my point, I... continue reading

Revolutionary spirit of software vendors for energy transition at ENLIT

I recently attended ENLIT in Paris, and it was truly an exhilarating experience! The event gathered numerous innovative companies with smart ideas, demonstrating a revolutionary spirit driving the energy... continue reading

Agiboo Has a Vision for the Future

It’s always interesting to chat with Jan van den Brom over at Agiboo. With a long history of consulting and, over the last several years, providing software to the... continue reading