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Everyone says information technology adds value to enterprise operations. Analysts and practitioners alike expound the benefits technology brings by creating greater efficiencies, lowering costs and enhancing productivity. But how does technology relate to an organization’s revenue and profit performance?

That’s the question we asked when reviewing the methodology for this year’s Baseline 500. Our conclusion: It’s not enough to measure IT productivity in the abstract. The ultimate measure of any enterprise activity is how it affects the top and bottom lines.

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This article was originally published on 2008-05-14
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