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CRisk Powers Brady’s Risk Strategy

Brady Technologies is seeing a lot of interest in its credit solution that is being driven by market events that have focused attention on credit and liquidity once again. It seems that volatility – not just in commodity prices but FX and IR, is here to stay for...
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Trilogy Rebrands and Refocuses after Acquisition

I recently caught up with Jeremy Fry, President at what was previously known as Trilogy Effective Software Solutions, and now as Trilogy Energy Solutions.  The name change and rebranding comes in the wake of the acquisition of the company’s assets by Crude Street, a Chicago-based boutique investment firm...
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Topaz Technology Adding Customers and Capabilities

Topaz Technology is thriving, having added a bunch of customers and with a full pipe of prospects, CEO, Jon Fox told me last week. I hadn’t had a briefing from Topaz in a while so there was a lot to cover, including many significant enhancements that had been...
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Agiboo Sees Traction for Version 4.0

Agiboo remain extremely busy, says CEO Jan van den Brom. Despite hiring and almost doubling in size in terms of staff, he still works an 80+hour week to service the demand. Not only is there an impressive level of demand for new CTRM solutions, but quite a few...
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ION Aspect Generating Significant Sales Across the Industry

Recently, I had a demonstration of Aspect by ION. Aspect has apparently been selling extremely well across an array of commodities including oil, metals, concentrates, ores, and so on, and I wanted to see why. Sources had told me that Aspect had sold in double figures in 2022...
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EnPaas Targets Energy Suppliers and Others with SaaS and Manages Services

EnPaas (Energy platform as a service) began in 2015, according to its website, “with a group of energy veterans who recognized that the energy industry was not keeping pace with fast changes in technology and regulations.” Enpaas is the technology arm of Pozitive Group, which has helped to...
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2023 CTRM Sourcebook

Patrick and I have finalised the vendor materials for the 2023 CTRM Sourcebook and have been distributing them to vendors who may wish to list as well as consultancy firms that might like to advertise. Last year’s Sourcebook was downloaded over 500 times and widely distributed. It remains...
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SAP Update on its Commodity Management Business

I recently had a briefing from the SAP Commodity Management solution management team led by VP, Anja Strothkaemper – the first update in over a year. There was a lot of news to take onboard including that SAP says it closed 20 new name customers in 2022 for...
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Water, CO2, Hydrogen – Alternatives to Batteries and a Hydrogen Future?

Usually, blogging on CTRMCenter involves a lot of material about software and market trends. All valuable and useful to many in the industry given the statistics for the website. However, occasionally, I like to have a little fun and go a bit off target. This article is one...
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Energy One’s European Operations Growing on the Back of SaaS and Managed Services

Simon Wheeler is happy with progress at Energy One citing a ‘really busy year, a terrific E-World and the general increase in activity in the market’. To emphasize that, Simon also  reported that it had just signed a larger ETRM deal for its Contigo software in the UK...
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