July 17, 2018

This Was Not Your Average Day at Work

Each June we hold our Annual All-hands Meeting. It’s the one time of year that all of us come together to learn about the status and future of the company, the latest news on our projects, internal developments, and to…
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…
April 17, 2018

A New Path Forward

For more than 15 years, TCG’s mission was to “Save Time.” This mission dictated our responsibility to everyone we encountered, including our clients, taxpayers, colleagues, communities, and families. It inspired our award-winning telework policy and our continually-improving software engineering and …
April 10, 2018

Communities for Sharing, Learning, and Growing

By Michael Drescher The American Council for Technology (ACT) and Industry Advisory Council (IAC), also known as ACT-IAC, is a non-profit public-private partnership dedicated to improving government through the application of information technology. ACT-IAC provides a forum where government and…
April 3, 2018

Lessons Learned From A Data Center Meltdown

By Al Crowley, Senior Software Engineer at TCG Recently a TCG project, the Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse (NITRC), suffered a week-long outage. It was painful, nerve-wracking, and frustrating for everyone involved. NITRC is hosted in a large third-party…
February 14, 2018

Why TCG Takes the High Road

By Daniel Turner, TCG President In February 2017, TCG endorsed the American Business Sustainability Council’s (ASBC) Principles of a High Road Employer. Why? Because these principles embrace all of the TCG’s core values, such as to be fair, honest, and…
December 18, 2017

Shared Services that Streamline Government Processes

Built from a shared service, as a shared service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Budget Formulation and Execution Manager (BFEM.gov) supports the strategic planning, formulation, and performance management of the federal budget. Initially designed as a tool for the…
August 7, 2017

A Year of Happiness at Work

By Peter Fedders, TCG Employee Happiness Associate There aren’t many companies that dedicate an entire department to employee happiness. Human Resources might throw a birthday party for Janet in Accounting, or Executive Management might put a foosball table in the…
July 17, 2017

Cleaning the Federal Policy House

If You Haven’t Used it in Two…or 15 Years, It’s Time to Throw it Away. On June 15, the White House released Memorandum M-17-26 to agencies, to eliminate, modify, or pause 59 policies that they deemed out of date or…
June 28, 2017

Shared Services Maximize Federal Grants for Discovery Science

The Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse (NITRC) is one of TCG’s longest-running projects and is among the most fruitful government shared services. What started as a small project to create a way for the federally funded neuroscience community to…