Mark Twain is quoted as saying that “History never repeats but it often rhymes”. Whether history repeats or it rhymes, it is historical data that is causing many energy trading organizations to take a look at Predictive Analytics. So, what exactly is Predictive Analytics and why do we care about it when we think about […]
With large projects in the US ramping up, and many of the Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) vendors continuing to have brisk sales in the first half of 2015, it begs the question: where have all the true ETRM experts gone? By ETRM experts I don’t mean the “Johnny come lately” types who entered […]
We have seen it coming for some time now, we knew that many of the big banks were making plans to reduce their footprint in the commodities markets thanks to increasing regulatory pressure. The banks used to be big consumers of Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) systems and services. In the ETRM space we […]
The landscape for solutions in the Energy and energy trading space has changed; it only takes a glance at the advantages that hosted solutions offer to understand why. Whether you are a newcomer to the industry or have been around for a while, you are most likely always looking for ways to simplify your process […]
In today’s progressively intricate energy trading market, businesses need sophisticated, functional capabilities to solve daily value, credit, regulatory and operational risks. Furthermore, these trading platforms must be flexible enough to adapt and respond to new challenges and opportunities that might arise. While most energy trading software focuses on catering to larger companies, smaller companies need […]
Evaluating a new system for your ETRM needs can be an overwhelming process with a never-ending list of requirements. Most ETRM firms benefit from an implementation that provides practical solutions for valuation, position reporting, logistics and scheduling and accounting. Regardless of the company’s specific needs, any system should consistently address both user and business needs.