Eight State and Local Governments go Into Production with CGI's Built-for-Government AMS Advantage ERP Solution

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    FAIRFAX, VA, Aug. 7 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE:   GIB)
announced today that eight state and local government organizations have
successfully completed their implementation of CGI's web-based AMS
Advantage(R) ERP solution this summer. These organizations include City and
County of Honolulu (HI), City of Norfolk (VA), Baltimore County (MD), Ocean
County (NJ), State of Maine, Oakland Intermediate School District (MI), and a
California county and Western state.
    These eight clients join a large community of state and local government
organizations that have adopted the web-based AMS Advantage solution to
transform operations, increasing efficiency and accountability, improving
management and management reporting, and reducing total cost of ownership. "It
is a diverse community," said Michael Keating, Senior Vice-President, US State
and Local Government, and Western US Operations of CGI Group Inc. "The fact
that AMS Advantage is used by so many different state and local
governments-each with their own unique set of business challenges-demonstrates
that our software is easily configured to meet the needs of individual public
sector organizations, which reduces customizations and the associated cost of
    In addition to the software, CGI offers end-to-end services to partner
with clients to ensure that they achieve a more rapid and lower risk ERP
implementation. "When it comes to the success of their projects," said Heidi
Green, Vice-President, CGI State and Local Solutions Group, "state and local
organizations know there is no substitute for experience. This milestone
clearly demonstrates CGI's experience in successfully implementing ERP for
governments of all size, scope and complexity."
    Since the 1970s, state and local governments have relied on the
built-for-government AMS Advantage solution as the cornerstone of their ERP
operations-a solution that continuously evolves to best meet government needs
and adapt to the latest technological advances. This reliance and evolution
has resulted in 50 public sector organizations-including 8 states, the largest
U.S. county and two of the largest U.S. cities-that have moved to the latest
web-based AMS Advantage solution. From cities, counties, states, schools and
universities, AMS Advantage has helped over 190 public sector clients achieve
the highest level of accountability while enhancing services to their

    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 25,500 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 (US$3.5 billion) and at June 30th, 2007, CGI's
order backlog was $12.4 billion (US$11.6 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.
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