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Most organizations are either piloting or not using SOA at all. Although SOA has failed to transform the application management practices of mainstream IT organizations, Hackett has observed very successful tactical SOA deployments for such purposes as application integration and legacy application extension.
The Hackett Group, a global strategic advisory firm, is a company specializing 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.
Part of the research The Hackett Group offers is a metric of the month. This month's metric focuses on service-oriented architecture adoption levels.
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