New space features collaboration and innovation studio for interaction between CGI teams and the business community
Denver, Colorado, February 22, 2019 - CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) today announced the opening of its latest Innovation Center in Denver, Colorado. CGI executives and employees were joined at the event by local community, technology and business leaders who toured CGI’s collaboration studio and other spaces designed for teamwork, innovation and the exploration of new ideas and technologies.
“Our Denver Innovation Center is designed to showcase our cloud-native, digital and human-centered design capabilities,” said Rob Hale, CGI Vice-President. “For our clients and the local community, the Center is a resource that will drive business results through collaboration and a culture of innovation.”
As part of its client proximity model, in the U.S. CGI employs 12,000 professionals located across 80 offices, and operates with a commitment to work with local clients, governments, academic institutions and other organizations that are transforming communities into economic, technical and education hubs. In Denver, CGI has over 300 professionals and plans to grow its presence.
CGI’s 2018 Client Global Insights revealed IT spending is expected to increase over the next three years as new digital technologies continue to disrupt business models and spur growth. In addition, according to the 2018 Client Global Insights, companies and governments will continue to make investments in response to rising customer and citizen demands.
“Our focus on innovation is all about applying new ways of thinking to deliver business results, and the Center is a key enabler for CGI to help our clients do just that,” said Dave Delgado, CGI Senior Vice-President. “As a vibrant technology hub, Denver is an ideal location for CGI to invest and continue to grow as our clients in Colorado and across the region evolve to meet their digital transformation and customer engagement goals.”
Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest independent IT and business consulting services firms in the world. With approximately 74,000 professionals across the globe, CGI delivers an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities, from IT and business consulting to systems integration, outsourcing services and intellectual property solutions. CGI works with clients through a local relationship model complemented by a global delivery network that helps clients digitally transform their organizations and accelerate results. With annual revenue of C$11.5 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Learn more at cgi.com.
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Vice-President, U.S. Communications, CGI