Vendor news & updates

A conversation with Jason Liu – Interim CEO of Allegro

I visited this morning with Jason Liu, the newly appointed interim CEO of Allegro who was installed following the recapitalization of the company by Vector Capital and Cerium Technology,... continue reading

capSpire plans European growth

Last October, US-based CTRM consulting firm capSpire opened an office in Dublin to allow the firm to better serve European clients. capSpire provides a range of services around CTRM... continue reading

Peter Armstrong, Triple Point’s former CEO, is joining Eka’s Board of Directors – A ComTech Interview

A ComTech Alert Article Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech) was recently informed that Peter Armstrong, founder and former CEO of Triple Point Technology, has joined Eka’s Board of Directors. In... continue reading

Trayport Acquisition of Contigo Bearing Fruit

Recently, I caught up with Mr. Tim Rogers of Trayport Contigo. Tim is a recruit from Trayport who has been drafted in by the Trayport Contigo management team to... continue reading

Brady Issue Regulatory White Paper

With regulations here in Europe still a hot issue with REMIT, parts of EMIR and other regulations in the pipeline, a number of white papers are being issued by... continue reading

Silver Lake expands their energy software & ETRM portfolio

Quorum Business Solutions (Quorum) and Silver Lake Partners, a global private equity investment firm, announced that Silver Lake and its energy and innovation strategy arm, Kraftwerk, have agreed to... continue reading

Energeya Issues New WhitePaper on REMIT

Energeya has released a comprehensive white paper on REMIT freely available from its website. The white paper examines REMIT in some detail asking and answering question such as who... continue reading

Another CTRM Vendor Video Presentation

Back in April, we wrote a newsletter article about how multimedia and video was being used more and more in CTRM vendor marketing efforts. This morning, I had a... continue reading

Will Eka succeed Triple Point at the top of the CM market?

I’m sure any number of companies would like to emulate the success that Triple Point Technology (TPT) had in the 2008 to 2012 time frame. Around 2007, the company... continue reading

DataGenic Expanding its Global Presence

I recently caught up with Richard Quigley, CEO of Datagenic, the data management company in the commodities and other industries. Mr. Quigley was in an upbeat mood as he... continue reading

CTRM Conference website up

We are very excited to be working with Commodities Now magazine on the 2014 CTRM Conference and shortly, we will have lots of news about sponsors, agenda items and... continue reading

Summer Travels

So after what seems now to have been almost an eternity I am back from my travels. Taking in Barcelona and Budapest, I first set out to be a... continue reading

2014 CTRM Vendor Perception Study Report Released

The 2014 ComTech Advisory CTRM Vendor Perception Study report has been released and can be downloaded from CTRMCenter or ComTechadvisory.com. The ComTech Advisory Vendor Perception study measures end user... continue reading

SAP and Commodity Management

A couple of weeks ago, Patrick and I had a briefing from SAP about its Commodity Management solution. We have been expecting SAP to enter the broader CTRM market... continue reading

Big Data, AI and Data Management at DataGenic’s User Forum

Last week, I was in London to be a guest speaker at DataGenic’s first ever user forum. The event kicked off with an informal dinner the night before and... continue reading

JustCommodity Spreads its Wings

We had the opportunity recently to talk to JustCommodity, a Singapore-based CTRM vendor, that has been quietly making steady progress in recent months extending its geographic and commodity reach.... continue reading