August 14, 2018

Ready or Not, Here it Comes: Prepare for Technology Business Management

What is TBM? IT supports most aspects of a modern organization’s performance but it’s historically been difficult to correlate IT investments to business outcomes. Technology Business Management (TBM) is a way to address that challenge. TBM is an expense and…
December 7, 2016

A Case for Embracing Shared Services

Keeping track of an $81.5 billion IT portfolio across 26 agencies with staff spread throughout the nation and, in some cases, overseas, is hairy, to say the least. There are bound to be duplication of efforts, systems, and software. For…
July 23, 2016

Quickly Change Windows 10 Resolution with AutoHotkey

I use a 39″ 4K monitor for my computer display because I appreciate a large work surface. Meanwhile, I also like to step away from my desk and use Chrome Remote Desktop on a small 14″ Chromebook to continue my…
June 23, 2015

Accept-All Bookmark for Google Docs Suggestions

Have you tried Google Doc’s suggestion capability? While it’s great for collaboration, unfortunately they forgot to add an “Accept All” button! I wrote a bookmark script that allows you to accept all suggestions at once in Google Chrome. To use…
February 15, 2015

Google Hangouts Development Sandbox is not Down, but Hiding

If you are developing a Google Hangout App, don't be surprised if you press the "Enter a hangout in developer sandbox" link and get an ugly 404 error.  Take the resulting URL, that looks like: https://hangoutsapi.talkgadget.google.com/hangouts?authuser=0&gid=110709744297 grab the GID (in…
January 28, 2015

Nina Preuss, Mover and Shaker, to Talk NITRC at NIH

Coming soon to NIH’s Building 50, room 1328/1334 – Nina Preuss! Marvel as she talks about how “Researchers Openly Share Tools and Data for Neuroimaging Research”! Gasp when she describes the Neuroimaging Informatics and Resources Clearinghouse (NITRC)! Cheer when it…
April 16, 2014

MAX.gov Reaches 100,000 Users

MAX.gov is a system very close to TCG's heart, and we're thrilled that the Budget Formulation and Execution Line of Business (BFELoB) Program Management Office, which oversees MAX.gov, announced that 100,000 users are now using the system. MAX.gov, which was…
March 18, 2014

TCG CTO Dr. Butch Honored at 2014 Washington SmartCEO Executive Management Awards Ceremony

TCG’s Chief Technology Officer, Robert “Butch” Buccigrossi, Ph.D., was honored as a winner at Washington SmartCEO’s 2014 Executive Management Awards ceremony. “Dr. Butch” and the other award winners were feted at the ceremony, which was held on March 13, 2014…
January 14, 2014

XEyes: an Old Friend for a Modern Problem

Do you lose your mouse pointer? As we move to 2, 3, or 4 monitors, or use massive 4K monitors (I admit I want one!), our mouse pointers become ninjas hiding among the windows, icons, and desktop graphics. Microsoft provides…
October 8, 2013

Google Chrome 30: Improved XSS Protection Breaks Google Maps with IFrames

Let's say you used your LottsaMoneyBank web site to access your account but didn't log out. It's possible for another unscrupulous web page to create a hidden "IFrame", load up a LottsaMoneyBank page, and since you aren't logged out, attempt…