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Taking The Next Step In CTRM Cloud Solutions, September 2014, by ComTech Advisory

In the last decade, a quiet revolution has occurred in the E/CTRM software category as vendors and users have increasingly adopted the cloud model. This move has been driven by demand for affordable E/CTRM software and lower total cost of ownership. Increasing regulatory and shareholder scrutiny has driven even smaller commodity traders to abandon spreadsheets in favor of robust solutions with audit tools. Read this special report to discover the benefits and costs associated with cloud trends.

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CTRM In The Cloud: A Research Report By Commodity Technology Advisory January 2014

Download this 29-page report filled with data, charts and analysis revealing industry insights and trends for today’s CTRM buyers. Discover why and where there is resistance as well as advantages to today’s technology cloud trends.

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The Cloud & The Importance Of Physical Operations In Oil Trading

This guide explains why today’s trading companies need operational as well as transactional solutions, and how the market is changing.

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The Shale Boom: Understanding The Short & Long Term Implications of Shale’s Effects On Commodity Trading

Get your copy of this popular report to uncover how shale supply has impacted the price of crude and correlations with other benchmarks in oil and commodities trading.

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Increasing Profit And Reducing Risk For Bulk Distribution Companies In Africa

This executive brief explains how bulk distribution companies (BDCs) play a key role in African downstream oil supply, the importance of juggling stock valuation and pricing against safety, distribution/logistical problems and economic risk.

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10 Things You Should Know Before Buying An ETRM System For Oil Trading

Before you commit to buying any ETRM solution, download this energy traders buyers guide and find out what 10 key things you should consider first.

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10 Things You Should Know Before Buying A CTRM System For Metals

Before you commit to buying any CTRM solution, download this metals traders buyers guide and find out what 10 key things you should consider first.

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Managing Price & Spread Risk For Refined & Scrap Lead

This white paper sets out the basic principles of using hedging instruments to mitigate exposure to commodity price movements. Examples illustrate: How hedging works to measure and manage spread risk; and how AspectCTRM supports price risk management and hedging.

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Understanding AspectCTRM & ERP Best Of Breed Integration

Best practice dictates that a company engaged in commodities should utilize both ERP and CTRM systems. Learn how companies are successfully integrating systems such as SAP, Oracle, Baan, and others to leverage the advantages of full visibility and reporting of your trading operation.

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Managing Steel Price Risk

This white paper sets out the basic principles of using hedging instruments to mitigate exposure for commodity price movements using the LME Steel Billet Futures contract as an example. Learn how hedging works, and how AspectCTRM supports price risk management and hedging.

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Oil Trading & Risk Management Success In Bunkering

Download this guide featuring key measurements that are tracked to help bunker trading companies monitor and improve efficiencies in trading, risk and inventory management.

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The Time Has Arrived For Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) Web-Based Applications In Commodity Trading & Risk

This short paper aims to give an overview of SaaS CTRM, showing how it has positive implications for speed of implementation, cost of ownership, operational flexibility, trading safety, and efficiencies. The C-level decision maker will be better equipped to make a judgement about how and when his or her organization should plan a move to SaaS CTRM, and to ask informed and critical questions of contending CTRM solution vendors.

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How Cloud Apps Dramatically Reduce The Price Of Business Planning Software For Metals Markets

Download this paper, to learn about changes in metals trading markets and the impact cloud is making through business planning tools that are now available and affordable to companies of all sizes.

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Technical White Paper: Configuration Through Scripting

Discover how to get a customized ETRM and CTRM Software solution in the cloud through Aspect Enterprise Solutions’s innovative AspectCTRM Scripting Tools without paying for development to get the perfect fit your company needs.

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CIO Review Names Aspect Enterprise Solutions 20 Most Promising Oil & Gas Technology Companies

CIO Review (www.cioreview.com) has chosen Aspect Enterprise Solutions for its 20 Most Promising Oil & Gas Technology Solution Providers 2015. Read CIO Review’s story on why Aspect Enterprise Solutions was chosen based on an evaluation of Aspect Enterprise Solutions’s commodity trading, risk and operations ETRM offering for oil trading and supply companies.

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Analyst Survey: Evolving CTRM In The Cloud

Against a backdrop of rising costs and decreasing margins and a requirement to comply with a variety of regulations, CTRM in the cloud has found a broad appeal in a cost-conscious market and is rapidly gaining ground. In this paper ComTech Advisory explores the pros and cons of cloud delivery along with flexible options available.

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Ernst & Young Report: Commodity Trading and Risk Management Systems Overview 2016

Download the Commodity Trading and Risk Management Systems Overview 2016 by Ernst & Young. This report includes CTRM system vendors with product information and technical aspects. Its purpose is to provide an objective overview of vendor capabilities. It provides a clear picture of the CTRM system landscape and challenges organizations face when choosing a solution.

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CTRM For Agriculture And Soft Commodities Report

Commodity Technology Advisory identified 34 potential vendors in the CTRM software space for agricultural and soft commodities that meet specific market and software requirements. Several trends emerged including how ERP solutions are extending into trading and risk management, and CTRM products are being extended into ERP in commodities that have a long and complex supply chain.

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Trade & Risk Software Vs. True Cloud: The Argument Is Won

The wind of change has blown through the world of commodity trading software. Enterprise software vendors who have had the market to themselves for years are losing customers to a new generation of players that use the cloud to deliver more agile, more responsive solutions.

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Integrating Accounting With ETRM & CTRM Software

Learn how ResourceFueled, an Aspect Enterprise Solutions Premium Partner, integrated an accounting system with our ETRM software. You’ll get an in depth look at the process of how they automated data flow between the accounting program and AspectCTRM.

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