4 Highlights from the 10th Argus Americas Crude Summit

POSTED BY Brian Busch ON February 8, 2018 IN Blog

Last month, hundreds of senior-level participants from across the entire crude supply chain gathered at the 10th Argus Americas Crude Summit in Houston, Texas, to discuss the state of the industry and crude markets around the world. At capSpire, we are pleased to report that the mood of the industry is very upbeat and the …

capSpire and Blubaker Help Government of Canada Personnel Redefine Content Management in OpenText Content Server Seminar

POSTED BY Emily Fixter ON February 7, 2018 IN Blog, ECM, Events

This month, capSpire and Blubaker will host a complimentary seminar and luncheon—focusing on improving content-management processes in OpenText Content Server and overcoming issues commonly experienced in the GCDOCS environment—for Government of Canada personnel. If you’re interested in attending this event, register here to save your seat. “The event will take place February 15, 2018, at …

capSpire Appoints Paul Norris as Managing Director, Analytics in Europe

POSTED BY Trent Amos ON February 6, 2018 IN Blog, News, Optimization, Press Release

capSpire has expanded its European presence with the addition of Paul Norris as Managing Director, Analytics. In this role, Paul will spearhead the expansion of capSpire’s analytics practice in Europe, and will set and execute this strategy for European clients. Paul is based in Cork, Ireland. “I’m delighted to welcome Paul to the senior-management team …

6 Reasons Why Online Trading Platforms Are The Future

POSTED BY Mike Scharf ON January 4, 2018 IN Blog, CTRM

We live and work in an on-demand world in which we expect information to be available whenever and where we want. This is especially true for the fuel-buying industry in which market dynamics that affect commodity prices shift from moment to moment. No commodity-marketing company wants to delay getting critical information to its buyers. And …

capSpire Helps to Boost Children’s Spirits This Holiday Season

POSTED BY Trent Amos ON December 20, 2017 IN Blog, News

For most children, the holidays are typically a joyful and magical event looked forward to each year for time spent with family, the abundance of treats and delicious food, the anticipation of Santa Claus delivering gifts, and the excitement for a new year ahead. But for other children, the holidays can be a sad time …

Managing Pricing Uncertainty for Renewables

POSTED BY Joseph Collins ON November 22, 2017 IN Blog

Especially in Europe, renewable energy generation—specifically, wind and solar energy—comprises a significant percentage of the overall energy-generation mix. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, newly installed renewable capacity was at 138.5 gigawatt (GW) in 2016—an increase from 127.5 GW in 2015 and 106 GW in 2014. Electricity prices, which already exhibit large intraday variations because …

First Question Answered By CTRM Analytics: Where Am I Making Money?

POSTED BY Scott Creed ON November 15, 2017 IN Blog, CTRM

Commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) systems are data rich but information poor. They do a great job of capturing detail and ensuring transactional fidelity—meaning that you have clean, accurate data that can be used across the lifecycle of each transaction, including accounting, settlements, invoicing, and payables. However, it can be difficult to obtain meaningful …

We’re Hiring Technical Software Consultants! Learn More about a Career with capSpire

POSTED BY Megan Coger ON October 30, 2017 IN Blog

capSpire is a global consulting and solutions company that creates, customizes, and implements meaningful technology for commodity-focused organizations. Since 2013, capSpire has been recognized on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. It is with this foundation and this same energy level that we expand our European team as well. At capSpire, …

The Top 5 Areas of Digitalization That Will Impact Commodity Trading

POSTED BY Amrik Sembi ON October 24, 2017 IN Blog, CTRM

Earlier this month, capSpire participated in the EMART Energy Conference 2017 in Amsterdam. A premier educational and networking event for traders from utilities and energy companies across Europe, EMART is a platform for disseminating the latest industry news, trends and market insights to help traders thrive in the dynamic power and energy markets Held on …

4 Reasons Why Allegro Users Should Upgrade to Allegro Horizon

POSTED BY Larry Loocke ON October 17, 2017 IN Blog, CTRM

Right now, it’s a great time to upgrade to Allegro Horizon. This newest version of the software has been through several successful implementations since it was introduced more than a year ago. A big differentiator for Allegro Horizon is that the software lets you buy modules in a piecemeal manner so that you only get …