Commodity analytics experts from Thomson Reuters and Eka will present exclusive research on using data and analytics to make faster, better, fact-based decisions.

Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, will host the webinar, “Are You Ready for Commodity Market Changes?” on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 11:00 AM ET. The webinar will feature leading commodity experts from Thomson Reuters and Eka Software Solutions. Leigh Henson, global head of commodities, customer & supply chain risk at Thomson Reuters will discuss the new white paper, “Commodities Markets: As the Sector Rallies, Are You Ready?” and explore how commodity trading companies can best use technology to navigate changing commodity markets. Preeti Ramesh, associate vice president of product marketing at Eka, will discuss the importance of advanced analytics with the influx of structured and unstructured data in today’s commodity trading.

The presentation will cover:

  • Results from Thomson Reuters exclusive survey of 743 commodity professionals on the tools and solutions needed to drive insight and make better decisions
  • The effects on supply and demand being driven by China’s growth, Trump policies, infrastructure investment, European elections, and more
  • Price performances across various asset classes
  • Price projections for 2017 and beyond
  • Best practices for blending and leveraging all data – including external, internal, social, IoT sensors, drones, etc.
  • How the right big data and analytical platform can be the difference between winning and losing

“As commodity markets rally, commodity traders search for advantages to maximize profits,” said Preeti Ramesh, associate vice president of product marketing, Eka. “The volume, variety, and velocity of data available to help companies exposed to commodity risk has never been greater, but they need sophisticated analytical tools to interpret the information to make better, fact-based decisions. Eka Analytics aggregates and analyzes the explosion of data available from throughout the value chain, including new streams of data from IoT sensors, drones, and social media.”

About Eka Software Solutions

Eka is a global leader in providing digital commodity management solutions driven by Cloud, Blockchain, Machine Learning and Analytics.

The company’s best-of-breed solutions serve the entire trading value chain across agriculture, energy, metals and mining and manufacturing markets. Eka is reimagining commodity management with a new age architecture that breaks monolithic ETRM and CTRM systems into bite-sized chunks of powerful, enterprise-grade apps, thereby enabling faster implementation, adoption and decision making. Eka’s mobile-first, enterprise apps are embedded with commodity-specific algorithms that empower businesses to stay on top of volatile markets by letting them scale at will, go live faster, and achieve better value for their investments.