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 […]

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!  
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 [...]