CITY OF CLEVELAND SELECTS CGI’S AMS ADVANTAGE® ERP TO STABILIZE FINANCES AND IMPROVE OPERATIONS
CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced the City of Cleveland has chosen CGI's AMS Advantage®, ERP to replace its existing financial management systems. This project also includes the AMS Advantage Electronic Content Management (ECM) module.
"Advantage was the best fit for the City's functional needs," said Sharon Dumas, Director of Finance, City of Cleveland. CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced the City of Cleveland has chosen CGI's AMS Advantage®, ERP to replace its existing financial management systems. This project also includes the AMS Advantage Electronic Content Management (ECM) module.
"Advantage was the best fit for the City's functional needs," said Sharon Dumas, Director of Finance, City of Cleveland. "In collaboration with CGI, we are now ready to begin our partnership to deliver improved citizen services, fiscal reporting and data management to our residents."
The project will update the City's financial management technology, software and business processes to help the City enhance its financial operations, information sharing, and decision-making with more effective fiscal management, monitoring and reporting. Where appropriate, the City's various financial management applications will be consolidated into a more integrated environment.
"In selecting Advantage, the City of Cleveland is doing much more than implementing a software solution; it now becomes part of a larger community dedicated to transforming how government works," said Pat Colacicco, Vice-President of CGI's AMS Advantage group. "No other software vendor or major systems integrator can match the breadth of CGI's business solutions and depth of expertise in meeting the financial management needs of public sector clients. CGI looks forward to developing a long-term relationship with the City of Cleveland."
About AMS Advantage
From cities, counties, states, school districts and universities, CGI's AMS Advantage ERP solution works for government at all levels and has helped public sector clients better serve 90+ million citizens. Designed specifically for state and local government, the solution incorporates CGI's 30 years of expertise and experience in the public sector market. AMS Advantage helps governments achieve the highest level of accountability while enhancing services to their constituents through integrated functionality, workflow and configurable processes. The result is significantly increased efficiency, improved access to information and reduced total cost of ownership.
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 25,500 professionals. 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 fiscal 2008 revenue was $3.7 billion and at September 30, 2008, CGI's order backlog was $11.6 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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