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STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 22, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) has signed a contract with Volvo Cars for the delivery of software testing services. By carrying out tests regularly, Volvo Cars can ensure that it maintains high quality while also streamlining its projects and reducing costs. The testing services will initially include functional tests, performance tests, automated tests and safety tests.
"We have worked together with Volvo Cars for a long time now, developing world-class testing operations that are helping to enhance the quality of all its software," said Pär Fors, CGI's Senior Vice-President and Business Unit Leader in Sweden. "Our aim is to reduce the lead time for projects, which helps to speed up time-to-market for new products while lowering the cost of software development and maintenance. In addition, with the trust Volvo Cars has placed in us and our local proximity, our local teams can effectively leverage our global capabilities, which will be the next phase in the evolution of our collaboration."
CGI supplies testing services in accordance with its global best practices in the field of managed testing services. It is able to offer customized services through a combination of its local presence and access to unique global expertise.
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.
SOURCE CGI Group Inc.
For further information: Investors: Lorne Gorber, Executive Vice-President, Global Communications and Investor Relations, [email protected], +1 514-841-3355; Local Media: Alexandra Kärnlund, PR and communications, CGI Sweden, [email protected], +46 (0) 8 671 0662