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…
May 15, 2019

New Resources to Roll-out and Mature TBM at Federal Agencies

The General Services Administration (GSA) and Department of Education (ED) recently published a TBM Playbook, calling for seven activities they consider key to starting a successful TBM program. The playbook is a compilation of best practices and lessons learned from rolling out TBM…
May 9, 2019

TBM Maturity Model for Federal Agencies

As agencies are just beginning to adopt and understand TBM, it is only natural to want to mature the program. When implemented properly, TBM immediately delivers insights into IT spending and provides incremental value as the program matures. The maturity…
May 3, 2019

Moving Past Compliance to Getting Real Value From Your TBM Program

The federal Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) policies established in 1996 were a great first step toward understanding and managing IT investments. But just as government’s use of technology has evolved over the past 23 years, so have the policies…
January 30, 2019

A TBM Maturity Model for Federal Agencies

It has only been two budget cycles since the Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer (OFCIO) at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) changed the IT budgeting process to be based on Technology Business Management (TBM)…
November 4, 2018

6 Steps to Implementing Technology Business Management at Your Agency

Since the 2019 federal budget submission, the Office of Management and Budget has increasingly adopted Technology Business Management principles. By extension, so have the 26 IT Dashboard reporting agencies. Initiating a TBM program requires strategic coordination and communication with players from…
August 28, 2018

TCG’s Jeremiah Burch is a 2018 Rising Star Award Winner

Seventh TCGer to Be Recognized Joins Our Constellation of Rising Stars Washington, DC: TCG Scrum Master Jeremiah Burch has been selected by Federal Computer Week as a 2018 Rising Star. The Rising Star program recognizes top public and private sector employees…
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 budgeting framework…