Tag: IT

ProCom Broadens its Focus on Europe

ProCom is a German company that offers both consultancy and IT tools throughout the energy value chain from production to trading. With over 100 employees, ProCom’s headquarter is in Aachen with one subsidiary in Berlin, Germany. Until recently, its focus has been on the German market, as is...
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Viruses, Worms, and Other Strange Internet Creatures

A few years ago, I was in charge of the operations of a power trading in firm in Prague reporting to the Board of Directors. I discovered just how stressful a job can truly be and I learned a lot about the realities of commodity trading and businesses...
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A Never Ending Frustration

I think I probably write this article about once a year and always get a couple of people inquiring – “Is it us?”. Funnily enough, those that do the inquiring are often the best at responding and the most efficient software marketers too! It’s CTRM Sourcebook time and...
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CTRMCenter Resources

The CTRMCenter includes a ‘resources’ area that we continue to improve and build up. It is a searchable list of vendors and IT services companies in the space which will soon have at least basic contact information for each listing in the next week or so. It does...
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ComTech releases the 2016 CTRM Market Update

New report provides an interim review of market trends and market size ComTech has just released our 2016 CTRM Market Update report, which is an interim update to our biannual in-depth review of the CTRM software market space last published in April of 2015. This new update is...
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Three CTRM Trends for 2016

As we commence a new year, commodity prices remain largely depressed and trading profits hard to find. The pundits sentiment seems to be sided with increased commodity prices through 2016 and the oil price has responded to mid east tensions as one might expect. The regulatory machine in...
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Three CTRM Trends for 2016

As we commence a new year, commodity prices remain largely depressed and trading profits hard to find. The pundits sentiment seems to be sided with increased commodity prices through 2016 and the oil price has responded to mid east tensions as one might expect. The regulatory machine in...
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The Low Commodity Price Challenge

A quick peak at our lists of vendors and their clients is enough to see that many top tier firms in commodities such as the big marketers, for example, have at one time, procured many different CTRM solutions or built their own. The large marketers have complex operations...
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The Low Commodity Price Challenge

A quick peak at our lists of vendors and their clients is enough to see that many top tier firms in commodities such as the big marketers, for example, have at one time, procured many different CTRM solutions or built their own. The large marketers have complex operations...
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Catching Up With Powel’s New GM

On August 17th of this year, Powel announced that it had appointed Dr. Josef Janssen as General Manager for its Swiss office. Following on from the acquisition of Delta Energy Solutions, Powel has continued to focus on the broader European markets for its range of software products and...
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