Featured Research Papers

2015 US Working Capital Survey
Find out how top US companies are managing their working capital.

2015 Europe Working Capital Survey
Working Capital Practices of the Top European Companies.

World-Class Performance Advantage
Despite ongoing challenges to the economic and business environment, world-class organizations continue to outperform the peer group by a wide margin.

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

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 Technology Solutions

Hackett Technology Solutions, enables clients to optimize performance in major business areas and maximize returns on their technology investments across the enterprise. Whether it is assessing your current performance, implementing process improvements, optimizing your enterprise-wide system or applying technology solutions to business performance issues, our consultants can lead your company to breakthrough performance improvements and significant costs savings. Learn More

Hackett in the News

CFO, "Barely Working,"

The availability of cheap debt has reduced companies' incentive to improve working capital management, according to the results of REL's annual U.S. Working Capital Survey.

June 10, 2015

Wall Street Journal, "Firms Struggle to Boost Efficiency Measure,"

Executives often gauge a company's efficiency by measuring how long it takes the business to convert its investments in plants, research or supply chains into cash. The shorter the time frame, the more efficient the company. As a whole, 967 of the largest nonfinancial public U.S. companies in the U.S. have improved only slightly on that score, according to consulting firm Hackett Group. In fact, the data call into question whether companies have gotten more efficient since the recession.

June 9, 2015

Treasury & Risk, "How Finance Will Change in 2015,"

Caught in a prioritization tug-of-war between cutting costs and becoming more strategic, treasury functions mostly expect to maintain the status quo for the rest of this year.

June 4, 2015

Smartpros Financial Management News Video, "Establishing Global Service Centers: Guidelines and Issues,"

According to new research from The Hackett Group, many mid-size U.S. cities and other areas now make an attractive alternative to India and other offshore locations for companies who are consolidating finance, IT, and other business services operations.

June 1, 2015

Featured Videos

Digital, Analytical & Operational Agility

Ted A. Fernandez, Chairman and CEO of The Hackett Group, Inc., welcomes delegates at the 2015 North American Best Practices Conference. Watch Video

FedEx Tech Connect

Learn how Jay Cofield, Vice President of FedEx Tech Connect, is using the Hackett Performance Exchange™ to drive improvement. Watch Video

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