San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced today that it has been awarded a government contract to Porto Rico for IT disaster recovery services underway as part of the Commonwealth’s ongoing rebuilding efforts in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
“CGI and the government of Porto Rico have forged a vital partnership to build and maintain technology that has become a vital part of the island’s recovery effort, ”said Will Richey, Vice President and Head of Disaster Recovery Practice at CGI. “We continue to share our clients’ commitment to the island’s recovery and the long-term security and prosperity of its communities.”
Since 2018, CGI has been working on behalf of that of Puerto Rico Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience (COR3) to develop and implement the Disaster Recovery Solution (PR-DRS), a suite of solutions that provides centralized tracking of funding cases from agencies such as FEMA, the housing and urban development and others. CGI solutions for Porto Rico include an integrated operations and recovery management system with capabilities for financial management, program administration, grant management, systems integration, reporting and audit support, change management policy and assurance of transparency.
CGI also delivered and maintains the COR3 transparency portal, www.recovery.pr, providing public visibility on recovery disbursements, including data presented in simple graphs and interactive maps describing funds committed and disbursed – by funding source, infrastructure sector and recovery category – across that of Puerto Rico 78 municipalities.
Systems deployed in Porto Rico To build CGI’s successful track record as a primary supplier supporting states and communities following Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. By continuing to leverage public software in DRS, Porto Rico simultaneously benefits from previous investments made in this software by other governments, and also compensates for it by allowing other state governments to use components of the Porto Rico implementation of DRS, increasing the overall return on investment between governments and disasters. that of Puerto Rico recovery required one of the nation’s largest disaster recovery technology initiatives, which was designed to administer more than $ 69 billion in federal funding for recovery projects.
“We are proud to provide critical IT services in support of that of Puerto Rico recovery effort after the hurricane, “said Vijay Srinivasan, Senior Vice President of Southern US Operations at CGI. “We remain committed to data management practices and solutions that help Puerto Ricans receive the funding they need while ensuring the most efficient management of public resources allocated to hurricane relief.”
Founded in 1976, CGI is one of the largest independent IT and business consulting firms in the world. With 80,000 consultants and other professionals around the world, CGI offers a portfolio of end-to-end capabilities, ranging from strategic IT and business consulting to systems integration, managed IT and management services. business processes and intellectual property solutions. CGI works with clients through a local relationship model complemented by a global delivery network that helps clients digitally transform their organizations and accelerate results. CGI’s reported income for fiscal 2021 is $ 12.13 billion and CGI’s shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Learn more about cgi.com.
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