Sapient Global Markets, a division of Sapient, is a leading provider of business and technology services to the capital and commodity markets. We are a trusted partner to investment banks, regulators, governments, energy and commodities firms, exchanges and investment managers and uniquely understand their entire environment. We can support their needs from strategy through to requirements analysis, implementation and assurance and have executed in all major technology environments and across all asset classes. Our unique model for delivery is based on proven experience, making us the go-to-partner for firms looking to manage complexity and achieve organizational goals in the face of changing market requirements.
Our clients in the commodity and energy sector are focused on growing demand, increased competition, regulatory change and price volatility. We work with market leading utilities, integrated oil and gas companies, and the commodity trading desks at investment banks, hedge funds and exchanges to recognize and react to changing market conditions, facilitate regulatory compliance and take advantage of new and existing markets to grow revenue.
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Structure is a premier provider of business advisory and systems integration consulting services to the energy and utility industries. Since 1998, Structure has worked with hundreds of organizations at all stages of the energy value chain to achieve superior performance in many areas of critical importance to their businesses including: Commodity Trading and Risk Management; Distribution Transformation (including Smart Metering, Smart Grid, Outage Management and Restoration, Distribution Automation and Demand Response program execution); Transmission and Generation Energy Management and Control; Renewables Integration; Regional Wholesale and Retail Competitive Market Development and Participation. Structure provides deep expertise and strong credentials across the Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Commercial Trading spectrum through strategy and roadmap development, operations assessment and process re-engineering, and technology solution delivery. Structure's deep domain expertise and proven delivery methodologies enable Structure to deliver the highest quality projects in the most effective manner possible, reducing risk, improving operational efficiencies, and maximizing clients' return on investment. Structure was selected as Software Advisory House of the year by Energy Risk magazine for the last three out of four years (2013, 2012, 2010). Structure was selected as 14 Smart Grid Companies to Watch in 2014 by SmartGridNews.com readers and for the two years prior. For more information, visit www.thestructuregroup.com.
Incisive Media is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.
DTCC has operating facilities and data centers around the world and, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes, and standardizes the post-trade processing of financial transactions for thousands of institutions worldwide. With 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, simplifying the complexities of clearance, settlement, asset servicing, global data management and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, derivatives, money market instruments, syndicated loans, mutual funds, alternative investment products, and insurance transactions. In 2012, DTCC's subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at approximately US$1.6 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from 131 countries and territories valued at US$37.2 trillion. DTCC's global trade repositories record more than US$500 trillion in gross notional value of transactions made worldwide.
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Ascend Analytics is a leading software solutions and services firm that has grown steadily for the past decade. We work with many of the world's leading energy companies to achieve efficient processes and superior decision analysis. Our clients are provided with software solutions that reliably capture the factors that impact their business operations and financial performance. Ascend Analytics provides a modular analytical platform to manage decision analysis from the next day to the next thirty years.
The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is the only professional membership organization dedicated to advancing the risk profession. In fulfilling its unique mission GARP has elevated global awareness of the importance of risk management through education, training and the promotion of best practices across all levels of an organization. GARP has set the standard in professional risk management certification through its Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) and Energy Risk Professional (ERP®) certification programs.
SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, provides the next generation of energy trading and risk management through its SAS BookRunner solution suite, which helps energy, financial services, manufacturing and other industries mitigate risk and optimize business value in volatile markets. The offering blends the market-leading ETRM solutions and domain expertise of its RiskAdvisory business unit with SAS' integrated data framework and superior business analytics, support services and worldwide reach. The result is an enhanced level of deal capture, advanced analytics, visualization and reporting that brings new insight to trading, risk management, compliance and strategic business decisions. Learn more at www.RiskAdvisory.com.