Tag: Energy

FIS Gear Up to Launch Multiple Product Strategy into Commodities

Commodity Technology Advisory asks Dr. Markus Seiser, COO, FIS Energy, about FIS’s strategy and plans for Energy & Commodities...
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Capcos Energy Practice post-FIS – A Conversation with the Leadership Team

FIS announced their intention to spin-off the company’s Capco consulting business in May of this year. With the transaction completed in August, we recently visited with leadership team of Capco’s Energy Solutions group to gain insights into what a newly independent Capco means for their energy clients, and...
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Commodity Markets – A Headhunter’s View

ComTechAdvisory: Given all of the turmoil in commodity markets this last year or so, how has the job market been impacted? James Richmond: The markets have been slow in the past year in the prime locations (London and Geneva in particular). There has been a lot of divestment in...
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2017 CTRM Software Sourcebook Released

Houston, TX, USA and Prague, Czech Republic, July 24th 2017. Commodity Technology Advisory LLC (ComTech Advisory), the leading analyst firm covering energy and commodity trading and risk management (E/CTRM) technologies, has released the 2017 Sourcebook of CTRM Suppliers and Software (CTRM Sourcebook). Featuring coverage of 35 products from...
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ETRM in a Low Commodity Price Environment

The collapse in wholesale energy prices, which began in earnest mid-year 2014, has resulted in a prolonged period of declining profits, declining trading volumes, bankruptcies in the up-stream markets, and a general malaise in the global wholesale energy markets. Though low prices are a benefit for consumers, this...
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Next Generation Integrated Treasury and Trading for Energy and Commodity Companies

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Responding To Continual Energy Market Change

The European power and gas industry is currently going through a period of very rapid change that has potentially far reaching consequences. While change is certainly no stranger to the industry, it requires players in the industry to constantly re-evaluate their business process and technology infrastructures in order...
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A Managed Services approach to Trading IT Excellence

How Delta Energy Supports Its Best-in-Class Trading Operations Companies that trade, or buy and sell, commodities face a myriad of complex business and technical challenges these days. One typical conundrum is often around Information Technology (IT). A trading firm is, after all, a trading firm and not an IT...
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An SAP Update – A Strong Q4 and Enlarged Ags Footprint

SAP’s VP for Agribusiness and Commodity Management Forum last year. Apparently, SAP’s Q4 was pretty strong with a sizeable number of new deals closed across the entire gamut of Ags & Softs, Metals and Energy including a number of household names. Several of these deals were replacements of competitive...
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SunGard Adaptiv Eyes Regulatory Changes in Energy and Commodities

Last week, I took a briefing from SunGard regarding its Adaptiv software product line. The software was originally designed for the capital markets that are already highly regulated and already fall under regulations such as MiFiD. With an eye of MiFiD2 and CRD IV impacting energy and commodity...
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