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…
June 8, 2016

How to Save Time with Email

In the continuum of communication techniques — from texts to meetings — email has a specific niche. Phone calls are immediate. Meetings have significant overhead and must be highly structured. Chat services (texts, GChat, and Slack) can be brief and efficient,…
May 23, 2016

Making the First Day Positively Distinct for New TCGers

by Dan Turner, President Since we recently defined our company persona as “Positively Distinct,” I thought it’d be worthwhile to describe one of the things we do that I think makes us Positively Distinct. Among other things, Jack Daly says that it’s…
January 4, 2016

TCG Positively Charges Relationships with Subcontractors and Energizes Projects

Subcontractors “attracted” to continuing work with TCG From August to late November, TCG surveyed our subcontractors to gauge our performance as a prime contractor. Happily, there were no “neutron” feelings among our partners and, thanks to strong management practices, prompt payment,…
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 launched…
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 at…
January 15, 2014

Guidance on Uniform Guidance: Learning What’s in the Supercircular

If you are involved in grants or grantmaking in any capacity, you know that the Office of Management and Budget has attempted to bring together all those pesky federal regulations, rules, advisories, and guidance notices; standardize them; and publish them in…
August 22, 2013

TCG Appraised at CMMI Level 3

TCG has been appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 3 . The CMMI Institute accepted TCG’s SCAMPI appraisal number 19364 on August 9. The appraisal was conducted by Comskil, a CMMI Institute Licensed Partner. Click here to read…
July 16, 2013

BHAG Update: TCG Nears Halfway Point toward Goal of Saving U.S. Taxpayers $1 Billion

TCG is nearing the halfway point of its big hairy audacious goal (BHAG) to save U.S. taxpayers $1 billion by 2016. So far TCG has saved the government in excess of $429 million by automating once-costly processes, using time-saving and…