TAKING VOLUNTEER MONTH 365: STEM/STEAM DIVERSITY EDITION

TAKING VOLUNTEER MONTH 365: STEM/STEAM DIVERSITY EDITION

What if I told you that you (Yes, YOU!) could help hundreds, thousands or even millions of people by giving back? Volunteerism has and continues to be the backbone of grassroots movements and affects areas such as health, civil rights, politics and more. While National Volunteer Month just passed (April), TCGi would like to highlight […]

TCGi Celebrates Entrepreneurship with IFEL & 10 Year Anniversary!

TCGi Celebrates Entrepreneurship with IFEL & 10 Year Anniversary!

Last week, Newark, NJ based Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL) held it’s 10th Annual Next Level Conference and Awards. The attendees were comprised of current and future entrepreneurs. The event had five speakers: Emmet Dennis Jr. (Sundial Brands), Ethan Chazin (The Chazin Group), Twyla Garrett (Investment Management Enterprise), Polly Rodriguez (Unbound) and TCGi’s CEO Avis […]

TCGi Quarterly Happenings: SAM, e-Procurement e-Book, Awards, Announcements & More!

TCGi Quarterly Happenings: SAM, e-Procurement e-Book, Awards, Announcements & More!

    TCGi kept it all the way up with accolades and announcements! With new partnerships and expanded capabilities, our 2017 looks to end on a great note!                                                       […]

TCGi Celebrates International Day of the Girl 2017

TCGi Celebrates International Day of the Girl 2017

October 11th isn’t just a day… it’s a MOVEMENT! Since 2012, October 11th has been established as International Day of the Girl. It started as a call to action for the 1.1 billion girls around the world who are …. Undervalued, under-served, under-educated and underestimated. Without the dreams of a young girl, TCGi wouldn’t be […]

TCGi Summer Intern Blog Series #3: Sarah DeAngelis – From Villanova to Cape Town to TCGi and Beyond!

TCGi Summer Intern Blog Series #3: Sarah DeAngelis – From Villanova to Cape Town to TCGi and Beyond!

Hi, my name is Sarah DeAngelis. I just graduated in May from Villanova University with majors in Accounting and International Business. This summer, I am assisting TCGi’s Controller, Margaretta Essilfie, in the accounting department. I am enjoying working with the close knit team and developing my technical accounting skills.  My responsibilities include performing reconciliations of […]

Maverick Spend, Rogue Spending and Tail Spend — A Brief Primer (different names, same procurement challenge)

Maverick Spend, Rogue Spending and Tail Spend — A Brief Primer (different names, same procurement challenge)

Introduction Maverick Spend, Rogue Spending and Tail Spend are common terms in procurement. As an adjective, rogue can be defined as unpredictable. Maverick can be defined as unorthodox or independent. Well, Tail, we’ll explain that in a minute. Clearly, when talking about your procurement spend processes and procedures, these are not descriptors that will instill […]

TCGi Summer Intern Blog Series #2: Sama Manchanda – 3D Printing & Solar Cars

TCGi Summer Intern Blog Series #2: Sama Manchanda – 3D Printing & Solar Cars

Hi! My name is Sama (pronounced like summer with a Brooklyn accent) and I am one of the three interns working at TCGi this summer. My internship involved working on the data procurement team. The two people I have interacted most with are, Margaretta, the company controller and Sandhya, the IT and implementation specialist. There […]

Tech Concepts 2Q News – Check out the Happenings & Events from the Second Quarter!

Tech Concepts 2Q News – Check out the Happenings & Events from the Second Quarter!

To find out about all of the amazing happenings and events of the second quarter of 2017, please click here!  It includes the next Ask-Avis webisode on un-managed spend and highlights from events in Sydney, Orlando, NYC, New Orleans, Chicago & more!  
TCGi in Top Three of 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies Featured in Forbes & Fortune

TCGi in Top Three of 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies Featured in Forbes & Fortune

The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), in partnership with American Express, released the tenth annual ranking of the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies.  Technology Concepts Group International (TGGi) was named one of the top ten companies. Our honor was recently featured in Forbes and Fortune! The top 10 honorees are: 1) Ellen Latham Orangetheory Fitness Boca Raton, [...]
Summits Encouraging Women in Tech – NCWIT & ABI NYC Chapter

Summits Encouraging Women in Tech – NCWIT & ABI NYC Chapter

Last month (May), the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) and one of its members, the Anita Borg Institute (ABI), held two separate events supporting women in technology and entrepreneurship in Orlando, Florida and Harlem, NYC, respectively. NCWIT’s summit featured over 50 speakers, including TCGi CEO Avis Yates Rivers, ranging from tech companies and [...]
The 4th Industrial Revolution & Google’s Computer Science Study

The 4th Industrial Revolution & Google’s Computer Science Study

Is the US ready for the fourth Industrial Revolution?   How big a role will a Computer Science Education play in that revolution? Thirty years ago, a manufacturing job could provide a middle-class wage with just a high school diploma and some on-the-job training. Over the last five decades we have seen manufacturing leave the [...]
The Fierce Urgency of Now or the Tranquilizing Drug of Gradualism? A Call to Action!

The Fierce Urgency of Now or the Tranquilizing Drug of Gradualism? A Call to Action!

“We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take thetranquilizing drug of gradualism. Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy.”   – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I [...]