Vendor news & updates

Brady’s New CPO Sets Out New Strategies

Recently, ComTech had an opportunity to meet Ms. Libby Koehn, Chief Product Office at Brady PLC. Ms. Koehn joined Brady quite recently in October, 2017. After a year of... continue reading

Adaptive Looks to Build on it’s Commodity Trading and Risk Management Success

Recently, I talk with Matt Barrett, Director at Adaptive. Matt has presented a couple of times at various CTRM Conferences but beyond that, I knew little about Adaptive and... continue reading

VisoTech Expands on the Back of Intra-day

I wonder how many vendors can boast of having a customer up and running in 96 hours? That was one memorable take away from a call I had recently... continue reading

DrillingInfo Quick to Leverage MarketView and Datagenic – Launches MarketView Curvebuilder

When Drillinginfo acquired Datagenic in October of last year, its CEO and President, Jeff Hughes, said “we’re acquiring DataGenic because of their unique ability to extract actionable intelligence from... continue reading

Scalable on a Roll

Just recently, I had the opportunity to catch up with Mr. John Crew, Director at Scalable. Scalable has been delivering ERP solutions for the last 30-years across a wide... continue reading

Brady’s Fintrade Readied for Broader Commodity Markets

Last week, I caught up with Harry Knott, product marketing manager, at Brady to catch up on progress with the Fintrade product. A physical and financial trading and risk... continue reading

ComTech Advisory and CTRMCenter Launches New Podcast Series – CTRMRadio

Always looking to find new ways to bring quality content to our readers here on CTRMCenter, ComTech Advisory has launched a new monthly podcast series to be known as... continue reading

Powel Sees Three Important Technology Trends To act On

I spent some time on the phone last week with Arnt Sollie, of Powel, asking about trends in the industry and their own product strategy. The first thing that... continue reading

eZ-nergy Goes Intraday

I spoke to Johann Zamboni, CEO of eZ-nergy last week as a follow up to E-World. eZ-nergy is a supplier of European logistics and scheduling software and services for... continue reading

Unicorn Systems Eyes Europe with Lancelot ETRM

A couple of weeks back, I took a trip to Prague to meet with local software and service firm, Unicorn Systems. You may not have heard of Unicorn but... continue reading

Aspect post ION acquisition is business as usual…and business is good

I had the opportunity to visit with Steve Hughes, president of Aspect Enterprise, this week to get an update on their business now that the ION acquisition has closed. ... continue reading

New Cloud-Based Shipping Solution in the Offing

New cloud solutions abound in and around CTRM at the moment and a couple of weeks ago I spoke to another new venture – Singular Point. The application is... continue reading

When Not Exhibiting Starts the Rumor Mill: E-World Buzzes

Last week, both Patrick and I spend much of the week in Essen, Germany attending E-World. Last year, we gave it a miss and later heard all sorts of... continue reading

Openlink announces they are being acquired by ION

This afternoon, Openlink issued a press release announcing that they are being acquired by ION Investment Group.  Though the announcement wasn’t necessarily unexpected (see our earlier blog post here),... continue reading

And now it’s Amphora…

Its a busy time for CTRM mergers, acquisitions and divestitures…. In just the last couple of months, we’ve had 1) ION buying Aspect and a strong rumor that they... continue reading

An Analysts Take on Brady’s Divestiture of It’s US Recycling Business

There was interesting news this morning through financial market sources that Brady has sold it US recycling business to AMCS Group for up to 4.6m GBP. According to these... continue reading