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 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 […]

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!  
Ask Avis Webisode Series #2: Reducing Un-Managed (Tail) Spend

Ask Avis Webisode Series #2: Reducing Un-Managed (Tail) Spend

Spend that isn’t effectively managed quickly spirals out of control. This is especially true at the lower-value-purchase end of the spectrum.

How much money is your company losing to Tail Spend? Typically, millions of dollars! Stop the bleeding NOW!

Avis Yates Rivers, provides her insights in 90 seconds for taking those critical first steps that will transform your Procurement Operation!

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 [...]
Ask Avis Webisode Series #1: Contract Management

Ask Avis Webisode Series #1: Contract Management

Effectively managing contracts is one of the most important ways to mitigate risk and stay in compliance.

How much money is your company losing to overlapping contracts?

Avis Yates Rivers, provides her insights in 90 seconds for taking those critical first steps that will transform your Procurement Operation!

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 [...]
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 [...]
Creating Magic Together—Sustained Success— WBEs meet in Florida

Creating Magic Together—Sustained Success— WBEs meet in Florida

Creating a successful business takes hard work and persistence. At those moments when all of the pieces start to fall into place, it seems almost magical.  Well, the WBENC’s 2016 National Conference & Business Fair will be an incredible opportunity for “Creating Magic Together” for all those in attendance in Orlando, Florida, June 21 through June [...]
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 [...]