4 Ways Running Makes Me a Better Consultant by Joe Collins

POSTED BY Tammy To ON September 10, 2020 IN Blog

Here’s a fun fact: I don’t love running.  I’ve competed in 13+ marathons, devote 5 or 6 days a week to running, and I average 6-10 miles per day. But I don’t actually enjoy it because the journey is grueling and some days it’s hard to push through. What I enjoy about running is the …

5 Leadership Lessons I Learned from COVID-19 by Dave Webb

POSTED BY Tammy To ON July 30, 2020 IN Uncategorized

As many people can relate, my days at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic were focused on adapting to unprecedented business disruptions, charting a path forward for employees, and making sure clients would be served well for the foreseeable future. My first thought was for the safety and well-being of our team. Ahead of formal …

All about capSpire CTRM Support Services, Part 5: Continuous Improvement by Patrick Elliott

POSTED BY Tammy To ON June 23, 2020 IN Blog, E/CTRM, Featured

The energy and commodity industry isn’t static. After all, markets are dynamic. Regulations are continually updated. Businesses grow and evolve. Software vendors release new versions and patches. In response, support services for commodity trading and risk management systems need to be agile as well. Companies want to be sure they’re getting the best CTRM support …

The Oil Price Trifecta by Craig Stewart

POSTED BY Tammy To ON June 10, 2020 IN Blog

In recent months, it has been difficult to avoid exceptional events hitting the headlines, with conjecture rife around the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the subsequent increase in volatility wreaking havoc within the commodity markets, the next headline-grabbing twist always seems just around the corner. Within the crude oil world, phrases such as “price war”, …

All about capSpire CTRM Support Services, Part 2: Delivery by Scott Creed

POSTED BY Tammy To ON June 4, 2020 IN Blog, Featured

When the sophistication of a commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) system is beyond an IT department’s expertise, companies typically hire a CTRM support services partner. But often, these consultancies push their clients into following their processes and adhering to their formula of support. They may approach problems that alleviate the short-term pain but fail …