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MONTREAL, Jan. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group, Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE:
GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process
services, today announced a strategic alliance with Workday, Inc., the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global human
resources (HR), payroll, and financial management. Under the terms of
the agreement, CGI can recommend and deploy Workday solutions to its
This alliance combines CGI's consulting, systems integration, and
business processes services in the areas of payroll and e-recruitment
with Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), Financial Management,
Initiatives, and Spend Management solutions. The comprehensive offering
addresses the challenges facing Canadian businesses in their management
of their global workforce.
"In today's knowledge driven economy, our clients recognize the
competitive advantage that comes from having the right people, in the
right role, at the right time," said Doug McCuaig, President, Canada,
CGI. "Workday and CGI bring to bear a solution suite which enables our
clients to optimize the alignment between their organizations, workers,
and related business processes—and because it's delivered in the cloud,
it's extremely scalable and cost effective."
"Today's high performing organizations require visibility into their
workforce along with powerful tools to align workers in support of
business goals," said Jeff Pulver, Vice-President of business
development, Workday. "The combination of CGI and Workday provides
Canada-based organizations a single, comprehensive solution that
enables them to manage and optimize their global workforce."
With a focus on payroll and HCM services, CGI provides consulting,
systems integration, and managed services to companies that place a
high value on acquiring, developing, and retaining their employees.
Workday is the leader in SaaS-based enterprise solutions for global
human resources, payroll and financial management, providing new levels
of business agility for a fraction of the cost of buying, deploying and
maintaining legacy on-premise systems. More than 175 companies,
spanning mid-sized organizations to global Fortune 500 businesses with
employees in more than 75 countries, have selected Workday. Workday
Human Capital Management and Workday Financial Management use modern,
standards-based technologies to provide an unparalleled level of
agility, ease-of-use, and integration capability. For more information
about Workday, please visit www.workday.com.
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
31,000 professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process
services to clients worldwide from offices and centers of excellence in
Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at September 30,
2010, CGI's revenue was C$3.7 billion and its order backlog was C$13.3
billion. CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB)
and are included in both, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the
FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.
SOURCE CGI GROUP INC.
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