PilotFish and CGI Sign Complementary Marketing Agreement
CGI to simplify integration of its Intuitive™ Case Manager solution with PilotFish Technology’s XMLife Communications Suite™ (XCS) toolset.
(BUSINESS WIRE) June 8, 2004 – CGI has signed a Complementary Marketing Agreement with PilotFish, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, CGI will be an authorized user of the XMLife Communications Suite (XCS). The addition of the XCS toolset will enable CGI to provide the insurance industry with a pre-integrated, ACORD standards-based, new business acquisition solution.
Intuitive Case Manager is a web-based new business application designed specifically to address the issues and complexities of the life insurance industry. Intuitive Case Manager provides end-to-end support for the new business acquisition lifecycle, including data capture, workflow, risk assessment, underwriting, and fulfillment. It supports all distribution channels, including agent laptop, agent/partner branch office, home office or call center. Intuitive Case Manager is supplied with an integrated rules engine and a data-driven screen panel generator that makes the solution highly flexible and customizable to meet customers specific business needs.
The PilotFish Technology XMLife Communications Suite (XCS) is a set of tools and components that enable the integration of disparate systems using the ACORD TXLife/XMLife data model as a translation hub. By leveraging XCS, the Internet, Web Services and ACORD standards to integrate the systems of internal and external business partners, CGI will help their customers realize the full value of the Intuitive Case Manager application more quickly than ever before possible.
Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest independent information technology and business process services firms in North America. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 25,000 professionals. 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 India and Canada. CGI’s annualized revenue run rate is currently CDN$3.8 billion (US$2.8 billion) and at March 31, 2004, CGI’s order backlog was CDN$12.0 billion (US$9.1 billion). CGI’s 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. Website: www.cgi.com.
About PilotFish, Inc.
Based in Wethersfield, CT, PilotFish, Inc. provides comprehensive tools and services to dramatically reduce the complexity, time and cost of developing, deploying and maintaining ACORD compliant e-commerce applications and interfaces. More than 120 companies have licensed the XMLife Communications Suite from PilotFish since its release November 2002.