CGI to Associate with Michigan Municipal Service Authority for SaaS Based ERP Solutions

By CIOReview | Thursday, June 18, 2015

FREMONT, CA: The provider of system integration, outsourcing, information technology and solutions, CGI has declared its association with Michigan Municipal Service Authority regarding SaaS based ERP solution for state of Michigan, reports MarketWatch.

Michigan Municipal Service Authority is a public body corporate created to deliver shared services and functions to local units of government throughout the state of Michigan. CGI will deploy its ERP solution CGI Advantage360 to govern Michigan financial management.

CGI Advantage360 is built specifically to maintain ERP of government bodies by combining software, support, services and hosting in single integrated package for financial management, human resource management, budgeting, business intelligence and payroll.

The CGI Advantage360 facilitates government with business process which can eliminate time consumption and risk factors. By using cloud and SaaS multi-tenants capabilities to share computing resources across multiple clients it proves to be cost effective. It improves budget predictability through predefined service levels, pre-configured solutions and provides access to new application functionality with less support cost.

CGI was nominated by MMSA through Michigan’s MiDEAL initiatives, a purchase program enabling local government entities to utilize state contracts for purchasing goods and services.

CGI Advantage360 will proliferate efficiency of financial processing at the local level and will offer access to local officers empowering them with accurate information and better decisions, states David Behen, CIO, Michigan.

Initially CGI Advantage is adopted by City of Grand Rapids for 6.5 Mn US dollars and at 6 Mn US dollars by Kent County. Now CGI will execute 89 Mn US dollars contract of Michigan Municipal Service Authority.