CGI wins three-year contract to help CNAV upgrade its pension information system

CGI wins three-year contract to help CNAV upgrade its pension information system 
PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwire) -- 03/04/13 -- The Caisse nationale
d'assurance vieillesse (CNAV) has selected CGI Group Inc.
(NYSE:GIB)(TSX:GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology
and business process services, to help upgrade its pension
information system. The contract, which is valued at an estimated 5
million euros in total, is for one year and can be renewed twice, for
a total of 36 months.  
The upgrade aims to improve service to pensioners and enable the
system to rapidly adapt to regulatory changes.   
The new system will increase the modularity of the core CNAV
information system (career management, pension calculation, pension
payments) in order to assure more efficient implementation of the
frequent regulatory changes to the pension plan, while continuing to
provide a well-structured service offer. The upgrade also includes a
new career management approach that integrates risk control tools.   
The CNAV depends on a complex information system that is constantly
evolving. The system successfully adapted to the demographic wave of
baby-boomer retirements, which has seen the volume of pensioners
increase by almost 50% since 2003. Today it must help respond to new
challenges by facilitating the rapid application of regulatory
changes and the development of new services to pensioners.  
To this end, in 2012 the CNAV issued a call for tenders to upgrade
its information system. Of the five components making up the
initiative, two have been awarded to CGI: development of the base
functionalities, including the overall management of the program, and
the technical service oriented architecture (SOA) functionalities.  
About the CNAV 
The main pension scheme in France, the Reseau de l'Assurance retraite
(pension insurance network), comprised of the Caisse nationale
d'assurance vieillesse (CNAV), pension and workplace health insurance
fund (Carsat), and general social security funds, manages the
pensions of 13.2 million retirees who are part of the public pension
plan (2012 figure). In addition to its national role, the CNAV
directly manages pensions for the Ile-de-France region.  
About CGI 
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent
information technology and business process services firm in the
world. With approximately 71,000 members located in offices and
global delivery centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, CGI
offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end
business and IT consulting, systems integration, application
development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a
wide range of proprietary solutions. Further to the recent
acquisition of Logica, CGI's annualized revenue is in excess of C$10
billion, with an estimated order backlog of approximately C$18.3
billion; its shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB)
and are included in the FTSE4Good Index. Website: 
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