June 24, 2016

TCG’s Extra Effort in Making Employees Happy and Productive

by Chelsea Dicus, Proposal Writer/ Manager As a TCG newcomer, I have limited exposure to Positively Distinct qualities of TCG within the minute details of processes or projects. However, Positively Distinct was positively what I was looking for when I applied to TCG. In the…
June 22, 2016

Charity Sprees make TCG Positively Distinct

by Denise Neal, Assistant to the VP of Sales & Team  A Positively Distinct benefit of working for TCG is Charity Sprees. Instead of needing to convince my employer to allow the employees to volunteer our time together as a company, it is…
June 21, 2016

TCG’s Got Talent

by Maureen Sullivan, Vice President of Talent Acquisition  I am an HTML Goddess! Or at least, I was, once upon a time. It was 1995 and building websites was a mysterious and magical craft. Being given that title — it was my official title!…
June 18, 2016

In a Summer of Sequels, TCG Repeats as Top Workplace Award Winner

On June 16th, The Washington Post released the highly anticipated sequel to last year’s runaway hit, the Top Workplaces Award. Once again named to the list was audience favorite, TCG, coming in at #1 for custom software development and consulting,…
June 13, 2016

Make Your Own Training Adventure

by Judith Turner, Vice President for Employee Happiness TCG takes a positively distinct approach to our employees’ continuing education. Like many companies, TCG provides $2,500 to each employee every year for training. TCGers can take courses, attend conferences, buy books, get certifications…
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,…
June 6, 2016

Not Selling; Solving

by Dave Cassidy, Vice President When I applied to work at TCG, the job ad said, “Try us, we’ll make you happy.” So my cover letter dared the company to try me, and see if we could make each other happy.…
June 1, 2016

“Why” is the Foundation of a Positively Distinct Approach

by Dr. Robert Buccigrossi (a.k.a. “Butch”), Chief Technical Officer  TCG loves the word “why.” On one hand, “why” makes us technical iconoclasts and skeptics. We don’t want to use new and shiny technologies simply because they are popular. When faced…
May 25, 2016

Lisa “Modesty Is My Middle Name” Alferieff Wins SmartCEO Brava Awards

Repeatedly says, “C’mon guys, I appreciate it but I don’t deserve this.” TCG Chief Operating Officer Lisa Alferieff is a 2016 recipient of a SmartCEO Brava Award, given out annually to celebrate the distinguished achievements of 40 Greater Washington women business leaders. Lisa tends…
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…