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What About the Cost of Procuring CTRM?

One of the takeaways from the CTRM Conference was the need to obtain value from every dollar (or Euro) of spend on software and technology. A lot of the discussion revolved around the economic environment, reduced trading profits, lower commodity prices and lower volatility and increasing costs, including...
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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 senior executive positions in finance, procurement and trading, amongst others at Grontmij NV, Nutreco Holding, Continaf B.V. and Amtrada...
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What’s Hiding in the Cornfield?

As I was doing a little online research this morning, I came across an amazing story on AgWeb. Apparently, there is so much corn planted these days in the USA that its almost impossible to walk those corn fields periodically to check the plants and the crop. Farmers...
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The CTRM Vendor Landscape in Ags and Softs

The Ags and softs CTRM vendor landscape resembles the ETRM vendor landscape of a decade or so ago. It’s pretty crowded with many vendors who either currently occupy or originated in a specific geographic or vertical niche. It has vendors that started in a specific agricultural commodity and...
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ComTech Advisory Announces Early Sponsors for CTRM Conference

Houston, TX, USA and Prague, Czech Republic, July 15th 2014. Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech), the leading analyst firm covering the energy and commodity trading and risk management (ETRM/CTRM) technologies markets, announces that the CTRM Conference in London on October 2nd, 2014 in partnership with Commodities Now magazine, is...
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Generation 10 Unveiled as Platinum Sponsor, CTRM Conference 2014

Houston, Prague, London, July 9th 2014 Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech), the leading analyst firm for energy and commodity trading and risk management (E/CTRM) technologies, is pleased to announce that Generation 10, a leading supplier of Commodity Management software, is a PLATINUM sponsor of the 2014 CTRM Conference in...
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October Conference to Examine $1.6 Billion Commodity Trading & Risk Management (CTRM) Software Category

Commodity Technology Advisory and Commodities Now Magazine Team Up Houston, TX, USA and Prague, Czech Republic, June 30th 2014. Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech), the leading analyst firm covering the energy and commodity trading and risk management (E/CTRM) technologies markets, announces that it will be hosting the CTRM Conference...
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Commodity Technology Advisory Announces TRM Vendor Perception Report Release

Houston, TX and Prague, Czech Republic (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech), the leading analyst firm for energy and commodity trading and risk management (E/CTRM) technologies, has released its 2014 CTRM Vendor Perception Report. The report may be downloaded at the ComTech Advisory website (https://www.comtechadvisory.com) or...
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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. According to Ong Lay Kian, EVP of Operations for the company, although JustCommodity had predominantly been focused in the...
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Interesting stuff from (and about) Aspect Enterprise Solutions

Gary and I had a update from Aspect Enterprise Solutions yesterday.  Though not the most well-known company in the ETRM / CTRM space (having changed their name from Oil Space a few years ago), they have certainly been recording some good success over the last couple of years...
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