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Certified GBS Professionals

The Certified Global Business Services Professionals program is a life-long learning and accreditation curriculum developed in collaboration with CIMA. Learn More

The Working Capitalist

Working capital or cash flow performance is often seen as a measure of a company's operating health. This issue of The Working Capitalist will help you assess and improve the health of your... Learn More

Best Practices

Business best practices, as defined by The Hackett Group, are proven, repeatable, documented techniques that deliver measurable business performance management improvements. Executives look to business best practices benchmarking to help them speed their progress toward enterprise performance management improvement, and to guide them around pitfalls that might otherwise slow or even halt their initiatives. Learn More

Hackett in the News

Tradeshift Blog, "Procurement Goes for the Gold"

A new report from the Hackett Group details how procurement can enable enterprise agility.

July 26, 2016

Financial Times, "Europe's largest 1,000 groups turn focus to tackling working capital Industrials,"

A majority of the largest 1,000 European companies have improved their efficient use of working capital over the past year, suggesting the importance of cash as a strategic objective remains high up their agenda. According to a survey by REL, a division of The Hackett Group, the cash conversion cycle, which measures the length of time, in days, that it takes for a company to convert revenues into cash flows, at the largest 960 European companies by revenue rose 1. 7 per cent in 2015 compared with 2014.

July 25, 2016

Supply & Demand Chain Exec, "Largest U. S. Companies Take on More Debt, Ignore Working Capital Performance Improvements,"

The largest public companies in the U. S. chose to go even further into debt in 2015 instead of driving cash out of their businesses by improving how they collect from customers, pay suppliers and manage inventory, according to the new annual working capital survey from REL, a division of The Hackett Group Inc. Overall working capital performance continued to degrade, reaching the poorest performance levels since the 2008 financial crisis.

July 22, 2016

Washington Post Brand Studio, "Time to Refresh"

Why small and medium-sized businesses need to update their technology. Featuring insights from The Hackett Group's Mark Peacock.

July 15, 2016

Featured Videos

Digital Transformation is Here

Ted A. Fernandez, chairman and CEO of The Hackett Group, Inc., opened the 2016 North American Best Practices Conference with a discussion of how digital transformation requires companies to be even more agile and rethink the way they're doing business. Watch Video

In closing remarks, David Dungan, chief operating officer of The Hackett Group, Inc., reflects on business developments of recent years and encourages delegates at the 2016 North American Best Practices Conference to embrace the opportunities of what is not just a digital transformation, but a "digital revolution." Watch Video

Hackett Performance Exchange™

Performance StudiesWhere does your organization stand on its journey to operational excellence? Do you know which process improvement actions could have the greatest impact on performance today? The Hackett Group's Performance Exchange™ can help. Learn More

Performance Studies

Performance StudiesThe Hackett Group has created new measurement offerings to identify top performance at the business process level. These studies collect data about staffing, costs, transactional volumes and best practice utilization for each process. These studies can give you some comparative insights on your own company's performance versus top performance and will help you select the improvement initiatives that will deliver maximum benefits. Learn More