Contract Supports Data Accessibility for Citizens and Agencies
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FAIRFAX, VA, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ - The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has awarded CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) an eight-year Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) with a ceiling of up to US$20 million for the Agency-wide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS) support and migration initiative. ADAMS is part of the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Program within the Office of Information Systems, Division of Information and Records Services (OIS/IRSD).
The NRC ensures that the nation safely uses radioactive materials for beneficial civilian purposes while ensuring that people and the environment are protected. Information associated with this mission is stored in NRC's data repositories, including ADAMS. Under the ADAMS contract, CGI will provide information technology support services, technical expertise, and project management support for the migration and modernization of applications, as well as support for operations and maintenance of the ADAMS main libraries. In addition, CGI will support process automation, e-mail and records management, and document profiling.
"We are proud to support NRC as they make critical national nuclear information available to their various stakeholders, including the public," said George Schindler, President of CGI Federal. "Our professionals have both the mission understanding and the technical expertise needed to help them continuously improve the quality, efficiency, and accessibility of their data."
"CGI has supported the NRC's financial management requirements for many years," said Toni Townes-Whitley, Vice-President, CGI. "We are pleased to have a great partnership with NRC and we are excited to be expanding our scope in order to help them with such an important part of their mission."
About CGI Federal Inc. CGI Federal Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense and civilian missions. 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 the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. CGI's order backlog is approximately C$13.6 billion and its annualized revenue is approximately C$4.5 billion. CGI shares are listed on the NYSE (GIB) and the TSX (GIB.A) and are included in both, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: href="http://www.cgi.com/">www.cgi.com.
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