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Holding Steady – Why There are so many CTRM Solutions

Periodically, we are asked why there hasn’t been more consolidation in CTRM. Why are there over 100 CTRM software solutions still? (See our directory). It’s a good question because... continue reading

Cadran and Arantys Making Progress in Volatile Markets

At the very end of 2022, I spoke with Sjors Oosterwaal of Cadran to catch up on its activities. Cadran is an Oracle Platinum Business Partner and reseller, and its... continue reading

2022 Vendor Perceptions Report Issued

The 2022 Vendor Perceptions Report is now available Download the 2022 Vendor Perceptions Report. It is a long and comprehensive report full of detail and charts so analysts among... continue reading

FIS Energy & Commodities Partnering for Success

FIS Energy & Commodities has been working on several partnering relationships recently, both in functional areas like North American crude oil with Egistix, and in US natural gas scheduling... continue reading

Fendahl Sees a Very Active Market for CTRM

Fendhal’s Henry Thornalley says that while it is still a very busy market for CTRM software, most inquiries at Fendahl are now originating from within Europe. He expects to... continue reading

Commotrack Pushes low-cost, capable cloud-based CTRM

A few years ago, in one of my routine searches for new CTRM solutions, I came across a solution called Graintrack, a cloud-based solution targeting grains from a company... continue reading

Energy One Europe Experiences Strong Demand

Energy One Europe is continuing with its restructuring projects around Contigo, EGSSIS and eZ-nergy Simon Wheeler, CEO, told me recently. It is consolidating support into one area and recruiting... continue reading

Brady Technology Sees Significant Interest in Credit Solutions

Brady Technology’s Ian Tobin sees an active market for credit solutions with a lot of interest in Brady’s CRisk solution. Market volatility is driving a great deal of scrutiny... continue reading

Despite all the Deals, Customer Announcements Remain Difficult

As I reflect on what appears to have been a record year for many CTRM vendors in terms of activity levels and new deals and customers, one thing has... continue reading

Amphora’s Record Year Continues

Amphora’s year continues to go well as it has signed new clients in Dubai and China in the last month bringing its record year closings to a total of... continue reading

Brady Technologies’ Ecosystem of Software for European Power

A conversation with Chris Regan of Brady Technologies is always interesting and full of detail and enthusiasm. Brady Technologies is focused on energy markets in Europe these days via... continue reading

Energy One’s enFlow Deployed for Battery Optimization in Australia

With the energy transition, batteries have become an important asset on the grid to supply some capability to store excess power to use when needed. Needless to say, software... continue reading

Early Vendor Perception Study Results Point to a Changed Market

Every two years we conduct the Vendor Perception Study and this year we have had a record response. I am about half way through totting up all of the... continue reading

Agiboo Sees Emerging New Trends Driving CTRM Demand.

There is no doubt that the market for CTRM and related software is hot this year. Almost all vendors report significant activity and signings in almost all geographies and... continue reading

As Global Demand for LNG increases, new market participants are finding they lack the right CTRM capabilities

As the war in Ukraine continues to rage, Russia has retaliated against the European governments that have supported Ukraine with arms shipments by throttling natural gas supplies or entirely... continue reading

CTRMCubed Happy With its Progress

I checked in recently with Simon Piercy, CEO of CTRMCubed and the man behind the development of the “modern cloud E/CTRM designed for the future. Lightning fast, reliable and... continue reading

NASDAQ Risk Platform Sees Massive Interest in its IM Capabilities

I spoke recently with Adrian Carr of NASDAQ Risk Platform who was keen to tell me about its initial margin (IM) capabilities. A fully-fledged cross-asset trade and risk system,... continue reading

Orchestrade’s ETRM Enters the Market – Introduction and Views

Orchestrade has been around since 2009 and today has more than 40 customers and around 100 staff. In 2017, it began a collaboration with Engie after a successful Proof... continue reading

FIS Update

Irina Reitgruber was on her way to Houston last week she told me, and indeed, it is in the USA that FIS seems to be doing well at the... continue reading

CTRM in China – It’s Early Days Says Enuit

China. It is a commodities powerhouse and certainly a major commodities consumer. Yet, when it comes to CTRM software, it is still in its early stages and experiencing a... continue reading

Energy One Europe Adds More Than 25 New Logos YTD

Simon Wheeler, CEO of EnergyOne Europe, enjoyed Commodities People’s ETW recently, he told me saying “It was really good with a lot of Europeans travelling to the UK to... continue reading