Exelon Energy Delivery Selects CGI to Automate Field Operations



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    CHICAGO, IL, Jan. 31 /CNW Telbec/ - Exelon Energy Delivery (EED), a unit
of Exelon Corporation and one of the largest electric and gas utilities in the
United States has selected CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE:   GIB), a leading
provider of utility solutions and services, to deliver an enterprise-wide
Mobile Workforce Management (MWM) software solution as well as mobile mapping
capabilities that will automate the work of approximately 2,650 field
personnel.
    EED comprises Chicago-based ComEd and Philadelphia-based PECO. The two
utilities combine to distribute electricity to approximately 5.2 million
customers in Illinois and Pennsylvania and gas to about 460,000 customers in
the Philadelphia area. The CGI MWM software will be deployed to a variety of
workgroups within ComEd and PECO including, Distribution System Operations,
Construction and Maintenance, Transmission and Substation, and Field and Meter
Services to fulfill their mobile implementation objectives.
    CGI's utility solutions team will implement its PragmaCAD(TM) MWM
software to automate field-resource allocation, scheduling, assigning,
dispatching, and monitoring of fieldwork. CGI will also manage the
implementation of third party electronic mapping software to fulfill the work
order mapping crew location and street-level routing capabilities in the
field.
    "Our goal is to drive standardization with leading technology," said
Jerrold Martin, Vice-President of Information Technology for Exelon Business
Services Company. "We were looking for partners capable of leveraging our
enterprise-wide approach. The CGI software provides the functionality,
flexibility and scalability required to meet these business and operational
goals."
    Mark Browning, IT Program Manager for Exelon Business Services, stated:
"The primary goal of the Exelon Energy Delivery Mobile Workforce Management
Project is to provide field personnel with access to mission critical
information electronically. CGI provides the right software to achieve that
objective".
    Timothy McGuire, Vice-President of Construction and Maintenance for
ComEd, stated: "Customer service is a top priority for us. The Mobile
Workforce Management system will significantly improve our ability to
effectively plan and respond to our customer needs and help us achieve our
customer growth targets."
    "Partnering with market-leading mobile system providers like CGI will
provide us with the capability to increase service productivity, while
bringing the added benefit of cutting overall service costs," added Michael
Innocenzo, Vice-President of Distribution System Operations for PECO.
    Doyle Beneby, Vice-President of Construction and Maintenance for PECO,
commented: "Considering end-to-end operations management in the areas of
planning, construction and maintenance, field-proven technology is
indispensable. The PragmaCAD mobile system will be an integral part of our
strategy to improve the overall safety and reliability of our field
operations."
    François Ouzilleau, Sector Vice-President for CGI's utility solutions
practice, concluded: "CGI is proud to work with Exelon to rapidly deploy their
enterprise mobility initiative. We intend to provide a synergy of expertise to
drive productivity and efficiency. Exelon will benefit from unparalleled
solutions and services to meet its business and operational goals now and into
the future."
    CGI provides information technology solutions to North America's leading
utility providers. In 2006, CGI's Utility Solutions Group has signed contracts
with a combined value of approximately $23 million. CGI's utility clients
include Baltimore Gas & Electric, Hydro Quebec, Hydro One, Los Angeles
Department of Water & Power, Oklahoma Gas and Electric, Public Service
Electric and Gas and Southern California Edison. CGI utility services and
solutions span the horizontal workflow between customers, control rooms and
field crews. Real-time, continuous management of critical processes are
enabled through a field-proven solution portfolio that includes mobile
workforce, outage and network management and real-time operations management.

    About Exelon

    Exelon Energy Delivery is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, one
of the nation's largest electric utilities with more than $15 billion in
annual revenues. It distributes electricity to approximately 5.2 million
customers in Illinois and Pennsylvania, and gas to 460,000 customers in the
Philadelphia area. Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon trades on the NYSE under
the ticker symbol EXC.

    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 25,000 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 annualized
revenue run rate stands at $3.6 billion (US$3.1 billion) and at December 31st,
2006, CGI's order backlog was $12.6 billion (US$10.9 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.

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For further information:

For further information: Yvonne Gibson, Director of Communications,
Canada, (905) 695-6421, yvonne.gibson@cgi.com


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