Commodity Technology Advisory Kick Off Two New Research Projects to Close Out 2017

Advisory Firm to Research Disruptive Technologies in Commodity Trading and Risk Management

Sugar Land, TX and Prague, Czech Republic. Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech Advisory), the leading analyst firm for energy and commodity trading and risk management (E/CTRM) technologies, has announced two new research programs to close out 2017. The first is a review and analysis of emerging disruptive technologies in commodity trading and risk management (, while the second will review the landscape of ETRM solutions serving the Central and Eastern Europe energy markets (

“Over the last year or so, a whole host of potentially disruptive technologies have emerged that may have tremendous impacts on commodity trading and risk management. These join the shift to cloud and software as a service that we have observed, taking on greater importance in the delivery of CTRM solutions,” said Dr. Gary M. Vasey, Managing Partner. “Technologies such as block chain, automated trading, AI, and machine learning, big data and social media, microservices and opensource have all caught the imagination of software providers and industry players and we are keen to understand the implications of this.”

Meanwhile, the advisory firm is also researching ETRM solutions in the Central and Eastern European power and gas markets looking specifically at local vendors and solutions. “Given the still heterogeneous nature of the power and gas markets in the region, this study will review the current landscape of regionally-oriented ETRM providers and provide insights for end-users as those markets harmonize with the broader European energy markets,” according to Patrick Reames, Managing Partner.

Both research projects remain open to sponsorship and interested parties should contact the firm for more details. When complete, both research reports will made available as a free download.

About Commodity Technology Advisory, LLC

Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech Advisory) is the leading analyst organization covering the Energy and Commodity Trading and Risk Management (E/CTRM) technology markets. Led by Patrick Reames and Dr. Gary M. Vasey, ComTech Advisory provides invaluable insights, backed by primary research and decades of experience, into the issues and trends affecting both the users and providers of the applications and services that are crucial for success in markets constantly roiled by globalization, regulation and innovation. For more information, visit