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Fairfax, Virginia, February 10, 2014

CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced today the availability of Ratabase 8, the latest release of its industry-leading insurance rating solution. New features include enhanced design, analysis and reporting functionality, as well as a better user experience and simplified workflow to help carriers increase productivity, efficiency and speed to market. The new Ratabase 8 empowers business users to deploy complex rating programs in a fraction of the time and cost of other applications, while maintaining its proven performance and scalability.

Highlights of the Ratabase 8 release include:

• New Ratabase Apps for analytical modeling, reporting, integration and performance to provide faster, more efficient delivery of functionality to clients
• Table and Formula editor fully integrated with Microsoft Excel, combining the power and flexibility of Ratabase with the functionality and familiarity of the commonly used industry tool
• Configurable user roles to enable carriers to control security settings and accessibility
• Enhanced user interface with dashboards (such as My Work task list) and streamlined workflow.

“CGI listened to our clients’ suggestions for Ratabase enhancements that would dramatically improve their productivity,” said Phillip Crenshaw, CGI’s Vice-President responsible for Insurance Solutions. “CGI’s Ratabase 8 introduces the features that insurance carriers need to design and deploy new insurance products more efficiently, effectively and rapidly.”

About Ratabase

Ratabase is the industry's leading rating and product configuration software. Its proven functionality, scalability and flexible technology empower business users at more than 100 carriers to quickly deploy extremely complex rating programs and product segmentation in a fraction of the time and at a fraction of the costs of other solutions. Ratabase has the largest client base of any externalized rating engine on the market and has the highest ranking in Celent’s 2013 report on P&C Stand-Alone Rating Systems.

About CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 68,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$19 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website:

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Linda Odorisio
Vice-President, US Communications 

Business Development
Michael Kolar
Director, Business Development