Women Who Empower Forum

Women Who Empower Forum

On Tuesday, August 10th, The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, AACCNJ, hosted a forum entitled Women Who Empower. It featured a panel of 4 distinguished women from technology, business, science/medicine and law speaking about their journeys and how they were empowered and what they do to empower others. This was followed by [...]
The State of Procurement 2016

The State of Procurement 2016

So, what is the state of procurement in 2016? In this year, we see the Procurement operation further evolving into a strategic body that is more critical to a company’s success than ever before. This new value model requires all stakeholders to become aligned. Procurement organizations that fail to make this shift will be at a significant [...]
TCGi’s Diversity In The News Report: February 2016

TCGi’s Diversity In The News Report: February 2016

In the month of February, there were several new developments in the diversity movement. Promising signs of increasing diversity in the workplace, as one of the major tech companies takes an important step forward.  And a decision by Silicon Valley as another positive indicator. While we should celebrate every advancement forward, there are examples of [...]
IT Vendors: What Is Your “Relationship Status?”

IT Vendors: What Is Your “Relationship Status?”

Hopefully you wouldn’t classify your relationships with your vendors as “Complicated.” Your relationship with your vendors should be much deeper than a questionable Facebook relationship, right? This is why you need to develop a strong vendor relationship management program. Successful Procurement Departments know how to work closely with vendors long after the signing of the [...]
Total Cost Of Ownership: Why It’s Important

Total Cost Of Ownership: Why It’s Important

“The initial cost savings are going to be huge.” How many times have we heard that line from a sales person selling us a product or service? Or after exhaustive research and calculations, came to that conclusion ourselves? It’s pretty compelling, isn’t it? Not only does a huge savings in the initial purchase make us [...]