CGI SELECTED FOR OFFICE OF FEDERAL HOUSING ENTERPRISE OVERSIGHT CONTRACT
CGI Federal, Inc., a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc.,
(NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) today announced that it was selected by the Office of
Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) to continue work on OFHEO’s
Examiner Workstation (xWorks) under a GSA IT Schedule Contract Blanket Purchase
Agreement (BPA). The BPA runs for five years (including option periods) and
covers further enhancements to xWorks, along with operations and maintenance
xWorks is a business process management application that automates many of the manual processing steps OFHEO Examiners use to document their assessments of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. CGI has been working with OFHEO to implement and enhance xWorks since 2005. The initial phase of the project included design and implementation of the system, including automating business processes, records and case management, front-end capture, and a portal-based web 2.0 interface. Since then, CGI has helped OFHEO complete an examinations business process reengineering effort in parallel with regular software release cycles, and ongoing infrastructure and application management support. Additionally, CGI Federal has supported application security, aiding OFHEO’s Certification & Accreditation activities and clearance.
“OFHEO has been a valued client of CGI since 2005, and we are pleased that they continue to put their trust in us in the development and support of xWorks,” said George Schindler, President of CGI Federal. “The BPA will allow CGI to continue providing services which help OFHEO achieve its mission.”
About CGI Federal
CGI Federal (www.cgi.com/usfederal ) is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to providing effective IT solutions for federal government agencies by combining over 30 years of government experience and technology skills. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 27,000 professionals in over 100 offices across 16 countries. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services to clients worldwide from offices in Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific as well as from centers of excellence in North America, Europe and India. CGI's annual revenue run rate stands at $3.8 billion and at June 30th, 2008, CGI's order backlog was $12.03 billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.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. Website: www.cgi.com.
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