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ComTech Advisory Kicks off new Metals CTRM Study

Part of our 2023 research program is now official and it will be to take a deeper dive in to CTRM for metals. All of our research studies are... continue reading

E-World Cometh….

Here in Europe, there is a growing buzz of anticipation around E-World, which this year anyway, is in late May as opposed to its more normal (and freezing cold)... continue reading

FIS adds Energy & Commodities to new Value Portfolio business unit for more focus.

Last week, I talked with Irina Reitgruber and Tara Winters of FIS to discuss a recent re-organisation there, and its strategy for energy and commodities going forward. As Ms.... continue reading

CTRM Boom Times?

Yesterday, I talked to an old colleague who now works for one of the major consultancy/SI firms. He told me that his firm had recently elevated it’s CTRM focus... continue reading

Enuit Hiring, Growing, and Focused on Next Version

Ganesh Natarajan of Enuit says that the vendor is growing. It is hiring staff and seeking to work with more consulting firms in a partnership role, he told me.... continue reading

Energy One Sees Early Success in 24 by 7 Services Market

Recently, I spoke with Simon Wheeler, CEO of Energy One Europe. The company just had its customer day in Brussels attended by around 50 customers, prospects, and partners.  “It... continue reading

Cognite Data Fusion Deployed for Data Management in Oil & Gas and Power.

As analysts, we often get approached by vendors in the space or looking at it, who want to alert us to their offerings. This happened recently as Cognite, an... continue reading

Enuit Increases Focus on Environmentals

I recently spoke with Seenu Kaliamurthy, Enuit’s Managing Director of Power Solutions, to get an update on the company’s efforts in the environmentals space, which encompasses low carbon trading,... continue reading

BBGC – Not Just Another Consulting Company, Says its’ MD.

BBGC is a business and technology consulting firm that is active in the commodities industries. I was recently contacted by its MD, Amir Soufizadeh, for a catch up and... continue reading

CubeLogic Sees Good Growth and the Promise of More to Come

CubeLogic enjoyed a good year in 2022, according to Ian Sloggett. It signed more than half a dozen new clients – all international or regionally significant entities, he told... continue reading

QUOR – More than a Change of Name…

By now, most people will know that QUOR is the new brand for what was known previously as Brady Commodities. However, for CEO, Tasja Botha, it isn’t just the... continue reading

CTRM Software – An Analyst View of a Dynamic Software Market

We have a new book out. Titled CTRM Software – An Analyst View of a Dynamic Software Market, it is the product of Patrick and I’s combined 40 plus... continue reading

A New Vendor is Born – Quor Group

A press announcement late yesterday saw STG (Symphony Technology Group) announce Quor Group – a rebranded Brady Commodities that had previously been spun off and acquired by STG. It... continue reading

The Rise of the Middle East

In a number of briefings with vendors and others recently, the middle east has come up as a topic for discussion. It seems this region has grown sharply in... continue reading

Agiboo Starts Out 2023 With Five New Customers

Agiboo has entered a new phase of growth and development it seems, as Jan van den Brom said that recently, it had won several new corporate deals for global... continue reading

Energy One Preparing for Customer Summit

Energy One is busy managing a host of implementation and other projects around its product suite, say Simon Wheeler, CEO of Energy One Europe. It is also rebranding, launching... continue reading

Rebrandings and Product Launches

It has been an interesting and busy week with interesting news emanating from three different vendors. First up is that Energy One Europe (Contigo, EGSSIS and eZ-Nergy) has now... continue reading

Navitasoft Focuses on Enabling the Energy Market of Things

Navitasoft’s website says that it provides energy business software solutions for the regulated electricity and gas market players such as transmission system operators, storage system operators, energy traders, shippers, and... continue reading

Attracting and Retaining CTRM Talent in 2023?

I spoke to Carl Vellenoweth, CEO of Commoditas Partners who specialise in CTRM recruitment about the current challenges hiring and attracting CTRM talent. He sees talent retention as very... continue reading

Previse Systems Innovating Market Share

Previse Systems are rapidly making a name for themselves, and not just in Europe, if the results of our recent Vendor Perception Study are anything to go by. Previse... continue reading

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