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France Télévisions says this will provide a standard tool for all its newsrooms — TV, radio and digital — in all territories. CGI will oversee the complete deployment, from the organization of the specification workshops to the implementation and software maintenance of the solution.
CGI says OpenMedia will enable the French media group adapt to market standards, overcome internal developments and facilitate collaboration between its various entities. The platform will also offer the group’s 3,000 journalists considerable savings in terms of time, efficiency and complete visibility of assigned tasks and their completion.
Romuald Rat, director of reports and information resources, and Skander Ben Attia, director of engineering for France Télévisions, said, “The implementation of a common tool for all of our newsrooms is a major project that is part of our broader digital transformation strategy. We have chosen CGI and its proven OpenMedia solution to optimize our activities and enrich our media offer to continue providing the most qualitative information possible to our viewers, listeners and readers,” he said.
“CGI is proud to support France Télévisions in accelerating its transformation,” added Anton Schlatter, vice president and head of OpenMedia at CGI. “The deployment of OpenMedia will boost the operational excellence of the group’s media and further improve the collaboration of journalists within the various newsrooms. Our teams are fully mobilized to make this project a success alongside France Télévisions.”