CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) today announced the go-live of its Asset & Resource Management (ARM) 2 software application suite for utilities at Santee Cooper in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. This successful implementation makes Santee Cooper the first company to operate with the latest release of this innovative solution designed to streamline business processes that support utility operations. ARM provides electric, gas, and water transmission and distribution utilities unparalleled organizational control over asset, work, resource, and field processes and facilitates the collection and management of critical operational data to drive improvements across operations.
With the ARM 2 go-live, Santee Cooper replaces their previous deployment with CGI’s latest, modern, web-enabled solution for utility construction and asset management.
“ARM 2 is a modern solution that meets Santee Cooper’s current technical standards. ARM provides an enhanced user interface and delivers the data end-users need to work more efficiently,” said Jay Jeffcoat, General Supervisor of Distribution Control and Technical Support at Santee Cooper. “We are expecting to save money by lowering Santee Cooper’s costs for unsupported third-party software and trust ARM 2 is the platform for the future that will better manage our resources and assets.”
“Upgrading to ARM 2 will help Santee Cooper transform their operations with mobile capabilities, automated processes, and enhanced workload visibility to optimize operations,” said Simon Boyer, Vice-President of CGI’s Utilities Solutions Group.
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, and infrastructure management, as well as 150 IP-based services and solutions. With annualized revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB).Website: www.cgi.com.
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