CGI signs Midwest Family Mutual Insurance Company as INSideOUT beta site



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    ANDOVER, MA, Jan. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group, Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE:  
GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process
services, today announced that Midwest Family Mutual Insurance Company
(Midwest Family) has signed a Statement of Work to become the beta site for
the next generation of CGI's INSideOUT software suite. The new product
incorporates all of the functionality of INSideOUT but is a complete
redevelopment of the software. The new software is web-based, utilizes a .Net
framework, and incorporates Web 2.0 technology. CGI's insurance vision and
commitment to investing in its insurance solutions, resulted in the
development of new release of the software. Midwest Family will be the initial
client to test the scope and functionality of the new product.
    Midwest Family, established in 1891, is a multiple line property/casualty
insurer actively writing Personal and Commercial Lines in seven Midwestern
states including: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, North
Dakota, and South Dakota.
    "The .NET release of INSideOUT gives Midwest Family a competitive
advantage with our agents in terms of agent/company interfacing. It gives our
agents the benefit of electronically submitting policies for all Personal and
Commercial lines of business. In addition, agents will have the advantage of
uploading and downloading all new business transactions, endorsements, quotes,
and issuance for all lines of business. Real time feedback for new business
and endorsement quoting will result in a more service-oriented approach for
Midwest Family agents," said Ron Boyd, President and CEO, Midwest Family
Mutual Insurance Company. "The combination of improved functionality and
technology will position us as leaders in our market space."
    "For over a decade, CGI and Midwest Family have worked together to
develop and enhance INSideOUT," said Paul Raymond, Senior Vice-President, New
England and Insurance Services, CGI. "The .NET release of INSideOUT is the
logical progression in our investment for this market-leading solution. We are
proud to be recognized as Midwest Family's strategic technology partner, and
enable Midwest to be our premier beta site for our new product."

    About CGI

    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 26,000 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 annual revenue
run rate stands at $3.7 billion and at September 30th, 2007, CGI's order
backlog was $12.0 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.




For further information:

For further information: Business Development: Larry Stern,
Vice-President, New England & Insurance Services, (817) 348-3335,
lawrence.stern@cgi.com; Media: Linda Odorisio, Vice-President, US
Communications, (703) 227-6161, linda.odorisio@cgi.com


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