CGI disaster recovery IT and data management services contract extension – news is my business

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Since 2018, CGI has worked on behalf of the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience (COR3) of Puerto Rico to develop and implement the disaster recovery solution.

Tech company CGI today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the government of Puerto Rico for disaster recovery IT services as part of the Commonwealth’s ongoing rebuilding efforts in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and María.

Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.

“CGI and the government of Puerto Rico have forged a vital partnership to create and maintain technology that has become a critical part of the island’s recovery efforts,” said Will Richey, vice president and chief practice officer. disaster recovery at CGI.

“We continue to share our clients’ commitment to the island’s recovery and the long-term security and prosperity of its communities,” he said.

Since 2018, CGI has worked on behalf of the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience (COR3) of Puerto Rico to develop and implement the Disaster Recovery Solution, a suite of solutions that provides centralized tracking of funding cases originating from ‘agencies such as Federal Emergency Management. (FEMA), the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and others.

CGI’s solutions for Puerto Rico include an integrated operations and recovery management system providing financial management, program administration, grant management, systems integration, reporting support and reporting capabilities. audit, management of policy changes and assurance of transparency.

CGI also delivered and maintained the COR3 website, providing public visibility into recovery disbursements, including data presented in simple graphics and interactive maps depicting funds committed and disbursed – by funding source, infrastructure sector. and recovery category – in the 78 municipalities of Puerto Rico.

The systems deployed in Puerto Rico build on CGI’s track record as a leading provider serving states and communities after Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. By continuing to leverage public software in the disaster recovery solution, “Puerto 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 Puerto Rico’s implementation of DRS, increasing the overall return on investment between governments and disasters, ”CGI officials said.

Puerto Rico’s 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.

This story was written by our staff based on a press release.

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