This special three-part report highlights software vendor risk management approaches within energy trading systems. It looks at what functionalities commodity market participants should be considering when building or buying trading and risk management systems. Instead of tearing down the old order, or duplicating systems across services, they should be welding an in-house infrastructure to a best-of-breed external financial architecture, thus offering the best of both worlds.
Rapid advances in technology and data management have brought about new challenges in the fields of cybersecurity, regulation and compliance. Market participants should be giving more prominence to IT architects in order to benefit from advanced technology and use software in such a way that the organisation secures business continuity.
Chartis Research: In an increasingly complex marketplace, energy trading and risk management (ETRM) systems have become the flight deck from which firms pilot their entire business activity. Read the full article
BP: Businesses should consider hiring an IT architect to direct software configuration, and should use technology to monitor misconduct, prevent market manipulation and mitigate a range of risks. Read the full article