Apportionment Manager
October 5, 2020

Using Agile Tools for Complex Workflows Outside Software Development

Jira Software from Atlassian is used by over 65,000 Agile development teams at companies such as Spotify, Cisco, AirBnB, and many others, including TCG. It is the industry standard for planning, tracking, and releasing development projects. It offers capabilities for…
Apportionment Manager

Accelerating Apportionments: Customizing Agile Project Management Tools for Non-Technical Users

Budget Apportionment Using Jira Federal budgeting is complex, workflow-driven, and relies on timely exchange of information among many people. This is particularly true of the Apportionment process, which requires agencies to gather data from across bureaus and departments to complete…
Apportionment Manager
September 9, 2020

Apportionment Manager

Challenge An efficient Apportionment process requires effective coordination between an agency and its bureaus. Agencies addressed their internal processes, workflows, and submissions with a disparate collection of tools, shared drives, email and paper, creating challenges with version control, transparency, and processing…
June 19, 2020

BFEM Modernization Improves Efficiency, User Experience, and Accessibility

In May 2020, the Department of the Treasury released a major update to the Budget Formulation and Execution Manager (BFEM.gov). BFEM is a web-based application that enables federal agencies to formulate their budgets and track budget performance measures. The upgrade covered the…
April 13, 2020

No, You Don’t Need Kubernetes for DevSecOps

By Robert Buccigrossi, TCG CTO If you google “DevSecOps”, you will find many references to deployment pipelines, and one of the most popular is from AWS (depicted in the diagram on the below). The pipeline involves many quickly evolving technologies…
March 4, 2020

DevOps: a Top-Level View

By Robert Buccigrossi, TCG CTO There are myriad approaches, tools, and goals associated with the term “DevOps”. Inspired by a recent webinar I attended that presented a rather abstract view of DevOps, I went on a hunt for a concise synopsis of the term that covered…
January 22, 2020

TCG Awarded Department of Labor $110 million Blanket Purchase Agreement to Support Modernization of IT Services for the Wage and Hour Division

Washington, DC — TCG is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD). The BPA will support the modernization of IT services in three…
May 16, 2019

TCG Selected for $280M DOT Software Engineering Support Services Blanket Purchase Agreement

WASHINGTON, DC — TCG is a proud awardee of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Software Engineering Support Services Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The multi-award BPA has a ceiling of $280,000,000 for orders placed through May 2024. Contract awardees will provide software engineering…
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) 4 Program Consultant (SPC) Certification
March 13, 2019

TCGers Lead The Way in Project Agility with the SAFe® 4 Program Consultant Certification

WASHINGTON, DC ― TCG extends a hearty pat on the back to the three TCGers who recently earned the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) 4 Program Consultant (SPC) Certification. As certified SPC’s, they will lead Lean-Agile transformation at TCG and for our clients…
September 21, 2018

TCGer Alex Lin Joins the 2019 ACT–IAC Voyagers Class of Leaders

For a second year in a row, a TCGer has been inducted into the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) Voyagers program. Alex Lin joins one of ACT-IAC’s premier professional development programs, targeted at rising leaders in government and industry…