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CGI Group Inc.
CGI Group
Type Public TSX: GIB.A NYSE: GIB
Founded 1976, Quebec City
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec
Key people Serge Godin (Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board), Michael E. Roach (President and CEO)
Services System integration and consulting, Application management, Technology management and Business process services
Revenue $3.1 billion USD (2006)
Employees 25,000 (approx.)
Website www.cgi.com

CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A, NYSE: GIB) is a Canadian-based information technology (IT) management and business process services (BPS) company. Founded in 1976 as Conseillers en Gestion et Informatique, CGI is one of the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in the world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately approximately 25,000 employees in over 100 offices in 16 countries.[1] Canada's largest IT services company, fifth largest technology company, and 83rd largest company based on revenue, CGI employs around 16,500 individuals in Canada and 25,000 worldwide.[2] Image File history File links Logo-cgi. ... A public company usually refers to a company which is permitted to offer its securites (i. ... “TSX” redirects here. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange publicly held and listed under the symbol NYX on its own exchange. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Motto : « Don de Dieu feray valoir Â» (I shall put Gods gift to good use) Site in the province of Quebec Official logo Country  Canada Province Québec Agglomeration Quebec City Statute of the city Capitale-Nationale Administrative Region Capitale-Nationale Constitution date 1833 Geographical code 24 23027 Founder Foundation... This article needs cleanup. ... Services are: plural of service Tertiary sector of industry IRC services Web services the name of a first-class cricket team in India This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... “TSX” redirects here. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange publicly held and listed under the symbol NYX on its own exchange. ... Information technology (IT), as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA)is: the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware. ...

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 annualized revenue run rate stands at $3.6 billion (US$3.1 billion) and at December 31, 2006, CGI's order backlog was $12.6 billion (US$10.9 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.

Key industries

CGI has long and focused practices in all of our core industries, providing clients with a partner that is not only expert in IT, but expert in their industries. This combination of business knowledge and technology expertise allows us to help our clients adapt as their industries change, and in the process, allows us to evolve the industries in which we operate.

  • Banking
  • Credit Unions
  • Distribution
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and gas
  • Retail
  • Securities
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities

Since its founding, CGI has acquired more than 60 companies.[3] In 2004, the company purchased the federal civilian, state and local and commercial units of American Management Systems (AMS) for $858 million, while CACI International Inc. bought AMS' defense and intelligence business for $415 million.[4][3] American Management Systems was founded in 1970 as a technology and management consulting firm. ... CACI International Incorporated is a defense contractor headquarted in Arlington, Virginia, USA. It was founded 1962 and went public in 1968 on the NYSE with the symbol CAI. Revenue was $843 million for the fiscal year 2003 and it currently has around 7500 employees worldwide. ...

CGI was ranked as the 21st most prestigious technology consulting firm by Vault's 2007 survey.[5] Vault (formerly Vault Reports), founded in 1996, is an employment and recruiting company based in New York City. ...

External links


  1. ^ CGI at a glance (PDF). Retrieved on 2007-01-31.
  2. ^ CGI awards and rankings (PDF). Retrieved on 2007-01-31.
  3. ^ a b Home of the BIG deals. Washington Technology. February 7, 2005.
  4. ^ As AMS CEO Exits, Reflections of What Might Have Been. The Washington Post. March 22, 2004.
  5. ^ Vault Top 25 Tech Consulting Firms. Retrieved on 2007-01-15.

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To compare group outcomes, 12 students were randomly chosen from each class (six boys and six girls), for a total of 144 students in the CGI group and 144 in the control group.
CGI for older elementary school students (Integrating Arithmetic and Algebra) was developed with funding from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement through the National Center for Improving Student Learning and Achievement in Mathematics and Science.
CGI provides a basis for identifying what is difficult and what is easy for students to comprehend in their study of math.
CGI Group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1106 words)
CGI was a member of Vault's most prestigious technology firms in 2005.
CGI members have strong industry backgrounds - many having worked in their client's industries for years - and have expertise in both the business and technology sides of the business.
CGI's growth as a company is attributable, among others, to the commitment of all of CGI's members and to the company's fundamental values, which the management has always embraced.
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