January 19, 2017

Why We BHAGed

Explained in a Positively Distinct Video Is BHAGing a thing? Is it BHAGing or bhaging? It may sound vulgar but we swear it’s pure, unadulterated awesome. A BHAG – a Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal — as defined by business guru Jim Collins is…
January 10, 2017

Using Data for Positive Change

When personal computers were first introduced, people demanded easy-to-understand user interfaces and software that would explain what it does and help them use it more effectively. The answer from many programmers was, “It’s hard to make it easy.” The same…
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…
November 30, 2016

What Were They Thinking?

Realizing the Benefits of CMMI Have you ever picked up someone’s work while they were on vacation and thought to yourself, “What were they thinking?” Maybe they set up a document in an illogical way, or you can’t figure out what their…
October 7, 2016

Building a Culture of Transparency and Trust in Corporations

Horror movies trade in darkness and fog because there is something about the unknown that triggers anxiety and distrust. These instincts apply to every aspect of our lives, from Presidential candidates releasing personal information like emails and tax returns, to…
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…
August 8, 2016

TCG on Path to Transcendence

Named to WBJ top “Small Technology Companies” for seventh time For the seventh time, TCG is ranked on the Washington Business Journal’s list of DC’s top “Small Technology Companies,” coming in at number 18. Over the years we’ve gratefully won…
July 25, 2016

Positively Distinct: We present at International Security Architecture Conferences

by Lynette Hornung, Senior Privacy and Security Architect Manager  In Fall 2015, I was invited to speak at COSAC, an international enterprise security architecture conference attended by a diverse group of IT security professionals working in a variety of industries. Presentations are interactive and…