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Communities. Cultures. Climate.

Find what you love, do what you love, and never forget why you love it.

Researching The Issues

Identifying Solutions

Better Collaboration

With the Right Consultant, Great Things Can Happen

TCS Innovations LLC is a comprehensive research and strategy consulting firm focused on transforming communities, cultures, and climates through a solutions-driven approach. We approach every project from a holistic lens, starting with researching the issue, collaborating with the organizations to identify solutions, implementing a data-driven plan, and assessing progress during and after the project. The team is composed of various experts across the country with specializations in quantitative and qualitative research, diversity, equity, inclusion, assessment, program and curriculum design, and strategy implementation. We have over 35 years of field experience crossing various industries, from education to corporate endeavors. Our motto is helping organizations walk into "A New Tomorrow".

Our Research Areas of Expertise

Our research team is versed in both quantitative and qualitative research approaches. 

Quantitative Approches

  • Survey Design

  • Poling Design

  • Regression Analysis

  • Descriptive Statistics

  • Inferential Statistics   

 

Qualitative Approaches

  • Focus Groups

  • Action Research

    • Participatory Action Research

    • Youth Participatory Action Research

  • Case Study 

  • Content Analysis

  • Discourse Analysis 

  • Ethnography

  • Grounded Theory

  • Phenomenology

  • Photovoice

  • Photo-Elicitation

Federal Grant Evaluation

  • Program Evaluation

  • Member Checking

  • Formative Assessment

  • Summative Assessment

Corporate Consulting

Consulting
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Organizational Fundraising

This consulting package will consist of interactive workshops and hands-on training on the basic, intermediate, or advanced techniques of fundraising. We work alongside partners to evaluate current fundraising initiatives while assisting them in maximizing their streams of revenue.  Our goal is that organizations will be able to identify, plan, and execute a variety of fundraising initiatives. 

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Quantitative Data Collection & Analysis

This consulting package consists of designing and executing a quantitative research project. We use rigorous quantitative research approaches to assist our clients in identifying issues and creating practical solutions.

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Qualitative Data Collection & Analysis

This consulting package consists of designing and executing a qualitative research project. We use rigorous qualitative research approaches to assist our clients in identifying issues and creating practical solutions.

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Program Assessment and Evaluation

This consulting package will engage partners with evaluating and assesses their initiatives and programs. We will guide the organization through the process of developing assessment and evaluation tools, collecting data, and analyzing the data. Our goal is for the organization to understand the process of assessment and evaluation which assists in making data-driven decisions.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

This consulting package will consist of interactive workshops and hands-on training around diversity and inclusion. We will explore the current climate of the organization to identify systemic issues that plague the entity. We will assist the partners in engaging in critical dialogue on race, class, gender, religion, and other identities. Our goal is for the organization to identify and correct policies and practices that prohibit diversity, inclusion, and healthy work cultures. 

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Political Data Collection

This consulting package will assist partners in polling their constituents for political purposes. I will guide the organization through the process of developing survey tools, collecting the data, and analyzing the data. Our goal is for the organization or political candidate to use polling data to make strategic campaign decisions.

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What Our Clients Say

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“I thoroughly enjoyed Mr. Smith. He was well versed in all aspects of leadership and our staff members immediately asked if we could have him to return to speak again. Smith is a fantastic communicator and speaks in a way that is informative, helpful and positive. I highly recommend him to any and all parties looking to improve on leadership”​

Anonymous Tuskegee University Student

“Travis Smith is an amazing speaker! It’s difficult to keep high school students engaged and he captured their attention during the entire presentation. Not only did he inspire and motivate my students, he equipped them with tools that they can use in their future personal development. I would definitely bring back Travis to work with my group.”

Dr. Cherese Fine

He took his audience on a journey of life. He made us appreciate the success, acknowledge the losses, and guided us to a better understanding of life. Beyond all, he was transparent, truthful, and straight-forward. He is simply amazing. His teaching method makes you consider your real life, not a hypothetical situation that may not ever occur. His authenticity and transparency makes his work effective and gives it longevity.

William Mitchell, Clemson University

"The session was so engaging it actually brought me to tears. It helped me appreciate life and motivated me to do what makes me happy and not what anyone else thinks I should do in my life"

Karajah Morris, Clemson Career Workshop Student

“When talking about being successful in Grad School, the main ideas were specific with informative anecdotes to support their purpose. The students left with definite plans and steps they could take to reach their goals.”

William Garrett, APhiA Chapter President

“He's confident, bold, intelligent, and humble. You'll be engaged and inspired because he's experienced and knowledgeable. He admits coming from the bottom and is genuine with his advice and direction”

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