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Cadran Consultancy Offers CTRM module for JD Edwards

The blurring of the boundaries between traditional ERP and CTRM is something that interests ComTech at the moment. The emergence of the SAP Commodity Management product line combined with... continue reading

Powel DeltaXE Solution is Europe-Ready!

This week, I visited with Powel in Basel, Switzerland. Powel’s Basel office used to be the HQ for Delta prior to its acquisition by Powel and now serves as... continue reading

Agiboo demonstrates technology prowess in both software and marketing

As Gary notes in the previous blog posting, while in London last week, we had an opportunity to meet with Mr. Bart Kroon, CEO of Agiboo, the European-based vendor... continue reading

Back in the UK

Last week, Patrick and I were both in the UK. We took some time out to plan next year in terms of topics for research and themes and much... continue reading

OpenLink leverages Tableau for improved data visualization

Data visualization is increasingly a “must-have” for trading organizations, particularly those that are engaged in multiple markets and actively trading large volumes of both financial and physical commodities.  With... continue reading

An Update on the Trilogy acquisition of SNG

Gary and I had the chance to visit with Dick Couron, CEO of Trilogy Effective Software Solutions, a few days ago to find out more about the company’s acquisition... continue reading

DycoTrade’s CTRM Solution on MS Dynamics AX Platform Thriving

DycoTrade is a vendor that offers a CTRM solution built on the MS Dynamics AX platform. The company was formed as a result of a management buy-out of the... continue reading

An update from SunGard Energy

I visited with the SunGard executive team recently to get an update on the company’s latest developments and activities. Andrew Bateman, the group’s president, indicated their flagship CTRM product,... continue reading

A Conversation with Mr. Bart Kroon, CEO of AGIBOO

I recently caught up with AGIBOO CEO Mr. Bart Kroon. Mr. Kroon joined AGIBOO as CEO earlier this year, and has a trading background, having held a number of... continue reading

In Search of That Elusive User!

Vendors and service providers spend significant amounts of time and money trying to connect with potential buyers, and sometimes users, of their software and services and to develop these... continue reading

News we missed – Trilogy buys SNG from OpenLink

A little late to the game here, but according to a post on LinkedIn by Jeremy Frye, President of Trilogy Effective Software Solutions, the company has purchased OpenLink’s SNG... continue reading

Catching up with DataGenic in the Americas

DataGenic, the European headquartered data management and analytics firm, recently made the announcement that they are expanding their market footprint by building out a North American presence. In that... continue reading

New Commodity Risk Management Vendor Sponsors CTRM Conference

In a number of articles recently, ComTech has talked about new E/CTRM vendors coming to our attention – 3-4 this year so far. One to to do so recently... continue reading

ABC’s – Amsterdam, Brady PLC and the Cloud

Last week I attended Brady PLC’s CAB in Amsterdam. It was extremely well attended and very well organized event that I am sure that Brady’s customers enjoyed and found... continue reading

Eka Hire Mr. Wah Chu for Key Customer Facing Executive Role

More or less hot on the heels of news that Peter Armstrong had joined the board of EKA and the appointment of Greg Taylor as President and Chief Operating... continue reading

DataGenic to make a splash in the North America market?

I had the pleasure of having a cup of coffee this morning with Mr. Richard Quigley, CEO of DataGenic.  As followers of the commodity trading space may or may... continue reading

Quorum joins the CTRM Conference as a Platinum Sponsor

We are pleased to announce that Quorum Business Solutions has joined the CTRM Conference as a Platinum sponsor. Quorum is the leading provider of software solutions and services to... continue reading

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