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FAIRFAX, VA, April 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) today announced that it was awarded contracts totalling more than $22M by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development (ORD). CGI will provide software development, testing, implementation and production support to ORD laboratories, centers and offices for science and research management systems and software and administrative systems and software.
Supporting six research programs, ORD is EPA's scientific research arm, whose leading-edge research underpins the science and technology of the agency. CGI has supported ORD in its administrative and mission support management systems for more than 20 years providing cross-functional expertise on more than 240 applications. Under these contracts, CGI will bring its expertise in:
- Agile development
- Application maintenance
- Database management
- Application platform management
"Our dedicated CGI experts understand EPA and ORD's mission, enabling us to develop and maintain enterprise-wide applications that support consolidating administrative processes," said Tim Turitto, CGI Federal senior vice president for Regulatory Agency Programs. "Our ability to deliver these solutions helps ORD achieve cost efficiencies through streamlined, consolidated support models, enabling cost savings to help drive innovation within ORD's research and development mission."
ORD is using CGI's innovative AgileIQ Suite to maximize collaboration and transparency for systems during development, operations and maintenance. CGI experts work across technologies to flexibly support ORD's evolving needs and its subject matter experts to meet changing workload requirements.
"CGI's ongoing partnership throughout all of EPA has enabled us to provide ORD with unique insight and efficiencies to help digitally transform their enterprise," said Tim Hurlebaus, president of CGI Federal. "We look forward to continuing our long-standing support to their mission."
About CGI Federal Inc.
CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, and intelligence missions. Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 65,000 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 150 IP-based services and solutions. With annual 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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