CGI ANNOUNCES THE 2006 EXCELLENCE IN RATABASE AWARD WINNERS
Insurance companies are reaching new levels of innovation with Ratabase
CGI Group Inc. (CGI) is honored to recognize the winners of the 2006 Excellence in Ratabase Awards. The Excellence in Ratabase Awards recognize the superior efforts of clients that have demonstrated excellence in their commitment to Ratabase and its deployment within their organization. The awards are focused on implementations and processes that highlight innovative solutions to business challenges within the client's organization. Awards were presented in the following categories: Business Impact, Process Improvement, Technical Deployment, Business Automation, and Ratabase Champion.
Carriers were allowed to apply based on the innovative solutions and processes that they were able to implement with the Ratabase product suite. Winning entries were chosen based on the greatest impact and level of achievement within each category.
The Awards were presented at the Alliance 2006 Ratabase Technology Forum and Educational Conference in early May. CGI recognized the following companies and individuals in the excellence program:
|Business Impact Award:||The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.|
|Process Improvement Award:||Mutual of Omaha|
|Technical Deployment Award:||Pekin Insurance Company|
|Business Automation Award:||Germania Farm Mutual Insurance Association|
|Ratabase Advocate Award:||Bruce Sadowski of Chubb & Son
Tama Ruiz of Geico
Steve Leavitt of Liberty Mutual
We congratulate the winners and applaud the efforts of all our Ratabase users. We encourage innovation and look forward to next year's submissions.
CGI's Ratabase® is a comprehensive set of tools that empower your business professionals to build, design, and publish insurance products in the fastest possible time and manner. Since business users maintain the business logic, the dependency on IT resources is minimized thus increasing the speed with which organizations can respond to market needs. Because it is not line of business specific, Ratabase® is successfully implemented by many insurance organizations to create different and unique product plans. It can be deployed on a variety of platforms, facilitating integration into systems with broad processing requirements and distributed architectures, while ensuring consistent results across platforms. The Ratabase® Tool Suite gives you the flexibility to interface the business rules to any external system via XML or a standard API.
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. ("CGI") is the eighth largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 25,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States of America ("US"), Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in Canada, the US, Europe and India. CGI's annualized revenue run rate is currently $3.5 billion (US$3.0 billion) and at March 31, 2006, CGI's order backlog was $13.7 billion (US$11.7 billion). CGI's shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.SV.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in the S&P/TSX Composite Index as well as the S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology and MidCap Indices.
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