The goal of this series is to provide a brief list of the top news stories each month for the energy and commodities trading and risk management industries. These stories come from some of the industry’s top sources, spanning from Bloomberg Businessweek to Oilprice.com.
As a result of several years of economic hardship, companies have been forced to rethink how and where to invest like never before. Organizations in the energy trading industry are no exception to this pattern. Many have set their sights on cost (of trading) management in an effort to simultaneously become more efficient and reduce cost. Surprisingly, this cost efficiency may be partially realized in the back office. Now, the question is: Are you leaving money on the table?
How You Can Contribute to Earthquake Relief for Nepal
Having both strong connections with the country of Nepal and our Asian office, based in Kathmandu, Pioneer Solutions is truly deeply saddened by the devastating effects caused by the massive earthquake on April 25, 2015. On behalf of our entire global staff, we are expressing our heartfelt condolences to the people in Nepal and their families. Although communications are limited, we appreciate our customers, prospects and business relations for reaching out to us and keeping our local staff and their families in their prayers. Despite the terrible, far-reaching effects of this tragedy, we are thankful to report that our employees are safe. Continue reading
This article is aimed to provide a brief overview of the middle office business processes Commodities and Energy Trading Risk Management (C/ETRM) software solutions are designed to encompass. This is the second of a three part series that separates C/ETRM systems’ functionality into three categories and defines the business processes involved in each. Continue reading