Simon Wheeler, CEO at Contigo, is busy working with his team on finalizing the roadmap for its products and promises a big reveal in August. They are preparing for a user forum that will likely be virtual and take place later this year. “Interest in attending has been good,” he told me. I will be attending that event as well. “It is busy,” he tells me. Not only are they preparing for the user forum but also Energy One financial year-end was about to take place when we spoke, and results should be issued in a few weeks. Additionally, Contigo has also been putting together a new website, he said.
Contigo is still also busy with two large projects that are both slated to end around the end of 2021. “This is keeping us very busy as well. Then, add to that that we closed a couple of deals recently for enTrader in the UK retail side and, have been working on a lot of enhancements,” he said. Among the enhancements was the recently announced VaR module which will be in the next release and for which Contigo already has customers. Other enhancements include performance, new features, accessibility, and UI tweaks.
“We have had a flurry of requests for work with existing customers and we are always busy responding to tenders,” he said. “The custom work is usually around things like interfaces, reports and other bespoke functionality.” Overall, it has been a nice balance of work so far this year getting through quite a lot of product enhancements as well.
Finally, eZ-nergy is also busy, he told me. Contigo and eZ-nergy have pretty much completed the back-end integration and worked on other product synergies while eZ-nergy is getting ready to launch the auction bidding enhancement. The user forum will this year be a joint event as will E-World in early 2022 if it moves forward.