December 10, 2019

Healthier, Safer Code with Static Analysis

By Al Crowley, TCG Principal Engineer Sometimes good people do bad things. Occasionally a person even commits an API key to a public GitHub repository. Once in a while, that person is you—but last month that person was me. The good news is…
October 31, 2019

Baby Sharks, Home-Run Dance Parties, and Gov’t Contracting? Lessons on Culture from a World Series Champion

by Peter Fedders, Employee Happiness Associate All Major League Baseball clubs use analytics these days, and none more than the Houston Astros. The Astros fired most of their scouts and replaced them with data- and video-based analysts. And it worked…
July 15, 2019

Our High Road Story So Far…

Last year, TCG made a pledge to be a High Road Employer. A High Road Employer supports a set of principles developed by the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) that encourages businesses to better serve their employees and the world around them by making…
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…
December 15, 2016

Information Sharing as a Key to Efficiency

By Chelsea Dicus Information sharing is good! Or maybe it’s bad? Perhaps, like everything, it depends on the situation and can have some murky areas. One example is open source technology, which TCG incorporates into most of our projects. We…
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…
August 30, 2016

6 Reasons Why We Think TCG is the Coolest Company in DC

This election season we have a tough decision to make. However, we hope your vote for the Coolest Company in DC is an easy one! TCG is a finalist in the Coolest Company in DC race and we need your vote to…
August 18, 2016

The company you keep

Mama always warned us to pick our friends carefully because we would be judged by the company we keep. And now we find ourselves in great company yet again, as Inc. magazine has ranked us on its prestigious Inc. 5000…