CGI Selected By Monterey County, CA To Transform Its Financial, Budgeting And Human Resources Systems With AMS Advantage(R) ERP

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    FAIRFAX, VA, June 9 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE:  
GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process
services, announced today that Monterey County, California, has selected CGI's
AMS Advantage(R) enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite to replace its
legacy financial, budgeting, human resources and payroll systems. The
contract, valued at $US 9.4 million over a 4 year term, continues a 24-year
relationship between the County and CGI.
    CGI will partner with Monterey County to implement its full suite of AMS
Advantage ERP solutions. An AMS Advantage Financial Management user since
1985, the County will modernize its financial system and integrate the AMS
Advantage Performance Budgeting and Human Resource Management solutions.
    The new system will lay the foundation for Monterey County's e-government
initiatives, streamlining its strategic planning while improving the
efficiency of daily operations. The new system will integrate the functions of
financial planning, budget development, financial statement generation,
procurement, payroll processing, and personnel record administration. By
automating and streamlining workflow processes, improving management
reporting, and centralizing data, the County will improve performance, and
increase its responsiveness to citizen needs
    "Upgrading to CGI's web-based AMS Advantage solution is a huge step
forward for Monterey County," said Auditor/Controller Mike Miller. "The new
system will greatly improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the fiscal and
human resources oversight and management of our County. CGI has partnered with
Monterey County for over 20 years and knows our business. This, coupled with
software specifically designed for the public sector, are major factors in our
decision to continue our relationship with the company."
    "CGI's AMS Advantage delivers the most robust ERP solution built
exclusively for state and local government," said Josetta Bull,
Vice-President, CGI. "CGI is in the business of satisfying customers and our
selection by Monterey County is testament to our commitment to provide the
right combination of software, services and expertise. Monterey County is a
valued, long-term client and we look forward to continuing our partnership and
delivering additional business results."

    About AMS Advantage

    From cities, counties, states, school districts and universities, CGI's
AMS Advantage ERP solution works for government at all levels and has helped
public sector clients better serve 90+ million citizens. Designed specifically
for state and local government, the solution incorporates CGI's 30 years of
expertise and experience in the public sector market. AMS Advantage helps
governments achieve the highest level of accountability while enhancing
services to their constituents through integrated functionality, workflow and
configurable processes. The result is significantly increased efficiency,
improved access to information and reduced total cost of ownership.

    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 27,000 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 $3.8 billion and at March 31st, 2008, CGI's order backlog
was $12.04 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:

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1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act
of 1934, as amended, and are "forward-looking information" within the meaning
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corporate developments; the ability to attract and retain qualified members;
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to future performance are forward-looking statements and forward-looking
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revise any forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, whether
as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required
by applicable law. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements or on this forward-looking information.

For further information:

For further information: Investors: Lorne Gorber, Vice-President, Global
Communications and Investor Relations, (514) 841-3355,;
Media: Linda Odorisio, Vice-President, US Communications, (703) 227-6161,

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