FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CGI (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) was selected by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to develop a modern Application Programming Interface (API)-accessible, web-based application for managing catalog data, called the Common Catalog Platform (CCP). Awarded under the GSA CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation (COMET) contract vehicle, the task order features a phased approach that extends over a 1-year base period and four, 1-year option periods with initial funding of $3.1 million. Upon execution of all options, the total task order value is $19.0 million.
A pillar of GSA's strategic plan for modernizing acquisitions processes, CCP will replace the legacy, desktop-based Schedule Input Program (SIP) with a one-stop-shop for all catalog management activities, enabling Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) holders and Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) staff to work more efficiently. By improving usability, reducing process complexity, and easing the manner in which catalog product details are maintained, CCP will enhance the experience of vendors managing catalogs and improve the quality of information provided to GSA customer applications. Additionally, CCP will support stronger data governance for improved FAS catalog data quality and accuracy.
"We look forward to expanding our partnership with GSA to support their core mission of helping government agencies procure the goods and services they need to execute their missions," stated CGI Senior Vice-President, Stefan Becker.
CGI will leverage its expertise in cloud-native development, human-centered design, SecDevOps, organizational change management, and its strong track record of facilitating collaboration across integrated modernization efforts to guide a phased implementation of CCP.
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CGI Federal Inc., a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Inc., is dedicated to partnering with federal agencies to provide solutions for defense, civilian, healthcare and intelligence missions. Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. With 80,000 consultants and other professionals across the globe, CGI delivers an end-to-end portfolio of capabilities, from strategic IT and business consulting to systems integration, managed IT and business process services 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. With Fiscal 2021 reported revenue of C$12.13 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Learn more at cgi.com.
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