CGI joins Banking Industry Architecture Network BIAN

Industry Association Supports Banks in Their Journey to SOA

Montreal, Quebec, October 1, 2008 – CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a global leader in information technology (IT) and business process services is pleased to announce that it has joined Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN).

BIAN’s goal is to enable banks to rapidly adapt their IT systems to strategic and operational business changes and to enhance interoperability between banks. To achieve this, BIAN seeks to accelerate the adoption of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) in the banking industry, fostering easier and more cost effective integration of SOA for financial institutions. CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a global leader in information technology (IT) and business process services is pleased to announce that it has joined Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN).

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