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Hackett: CIO.com, ''Four Qualities of a Top Performing IT Department''

Hackett: CIO.com, ''Four Qualities of a Top Performing IT Department''

A new study by the Hackett Group contends there are four characteristics that link the solid financial performance of companies to how efficiently their IT departments run.

The survey, which polled 50 companies in the Fortune 1000, said 46 percent of "top-performing" IT departments deliver higher operating margins and 49 percent higher net margins to their companies.

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A Research Insight providing more details on the findings described in this article is available, with registration, at the following URL: http://www.thehackettgroup.com/studies/itbvminsight/

More information on this study and other Hackett Research is also available at: http://www.thehackettgroup.com/about/alerts.jsp

About The Hackett Group

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global strategic advisory firm, is a leader in best practice advisory, benchmarking, and transformation consulting services, including shared services, offshoring and outsourcing advice. Utilizing best practices and implementation insights from more than 4,000 benchmarking engagements, executives use Hackett's empirically based approach to quickly define and prioritize initiatives to enable world-class performance. Through its REL brand, Hackett offers working capital solutions focused on delivering significant cash flow improvements. Through its Hackett Technology Solutions group, Hackett offers business application consulting services that helps maximize returns on IT investments. Hackett has worked with 2,700 major corporations and government agencies, including 97% of the Dow Jones Industrials, 73% of the Fortune 100, 73% of the DAX 30 and 45% of the FTSE 100.

Founded in 1991, The Hackett Group was acquired by Answerthink, which was renamed The Hackett Group in 2008. The Hackett Group has global offices in the United States, Europe and India.

More information on The Hackett Group is available: by phone at (770) 225-7300; by e-mail at [email protected]; or on the Web at www.thehackettgroup.com.

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