May 31, 2022

A Key Component to the Success of the Small Agency/IT Contractor Relationship: Cultural Understanding and Agility

Small agencies and bureaus manage billions of dollars and have missions integral to Federal government operations and services for the citizens of the United States. While Cabinet-level Departments often have tens of thousands of employees, the vital work done by…
May 18, 2022

Six Key Factors for Small Agencies Moving to the Cloud

Smaller agencies contemplating or engaged in migrating systems to the cloud have different concerns than larger agencies do. Limited IT resources, already heavily loaded with managing current systems and infrastructure are matched by limited budgets. At the same time, smaller…
April 12, 2022

UX and UI: How They’re Different and How They Work Together

The terms User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) are often used interchangeably (ex. “We provide UX/UI support”). However, these are separate and distinct concepts. UX is the process of researching and asking questions about your users in order to…
March 24, 2022

Our Social and Environmental Impact: TCG’s 2021 Annual Benefit Report

TCG became a Certified Benefit Corporation in 2019. The certification uses standards from B Lab to rigorously assess TCG’s social and environmental impact, accountability and transparency, giving us a way to evaluate the actual impact we’re having. In turn, this allows us to…
March 22, 2022

TCG Leads Environmental Sustainability for the Federal Government and Its Partners

March is B Corp Month and TCG is highlighting some of the ways that we work to improve the world around us. In December of 2021, the White House released an Executive Order (EO) to promote sustainability in the Federal government.…
October 12, 2021

5 Ways Small and Midsize Businesses Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

A recent study by Pew Research found that 80% of citizens in advanced economies are willing to make changes to the way they live and work to fight climate change. This is great news! As a B Corp and a company committed to…
August 13, 2020

Managing Cloud Spending is a Challenge; Here Are Some Ways Agencies Can Improve

By Daniel Proctor, TCG Data Analyst Over the last ten years, spending on cloud services has increased across federal agencies. In 2010, OMB made cloud computing an essential part of government’s plan to modernize IT and IT management, and early…
June 27, 2018

Hear, Hear! TCGer Cherrie Reid Graduates from the ACT-IAC Voyagers Program

Congratulations are in order for Cherrie Reid, Project Manager at TCG and Program Chair of the ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest. Recently, Cherrie graduated from the ACT-IAC Voyagers Program, a leadership development program for rising leaders in government and industry.…
April 20, 2017

What is Solid State?

If you’re in the market for a new computer, chances are you’ve came across a laptop or desktop with a specification such as “128GB SSD” or “500GB SSHD.” Let’s discuss what these specifications mean. Solid state technology has been present since the 1950s.…
April 11, 2017

White Paper: Drowning in Data — The Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) and its Potential Effects on Government Contracting

It started as a steady drip. In the late 1990s that drip became a steady pour. Today, the government is doing all it can to contain the flood. Data has become ubiquitous to everything we do. Twenty years ago the government was…