October 27, 2009

Learn.com and The Hackett Group Announce Global Implementation Alliance

ATLANTA, GA & SUNRISE, FL, October 27, 2009 - Learn.com®, the leader in on-demand workforce development and productivity, and The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global strategic advisory firm, today announced a global implementation alliance.

Under the terms of the alliance agreement, Hackett will be the preferred provider of global implementation services for the Learn.com's LearnCenter® platform, the world's most popular learning and talent management suite. Hackett will offer full life-cycle implementation services and consulting for global enterprises inside and outside of the United States.

"This partnership is important for Learn.com, as we wanted to select a world-class, proven, and trusted implementation partner to work with us in providing our global clients the bench strength and depth of domain expertise they need to stand up and support multi-pronged learning and talent management initiatives. The Hackett Group's years of experience driving improved performance through the implementation of enabling technologies and best practices will uniquely empower our clients as they strive to achieve world-class talent management performance. Our combined expertise will result in maximum ROI for our clients," said JW Ray, Chief Operating Officer at Learn.com.

According to Brian Koniuk, Managing Director at The Hackett Group, "Alignment to business goals and priorities is critical to getting maximum value for investments in talent management processes. Our research shows that world-class HR organizations place greater emphasis on the needs of the business in determining the learning and development initiatives they undertake than typical companies, and spend more on automation and leverage technology to enable learning and development. Learning management solutions are a vital component to any organization's talent management strategy. "

According to Harry Osle, Managing Director at The Hackett Group "This alliance with Learn.com allows us to partner with a world-wide leader in on-demand learning, a top provider of cost effective, high quality training. With the help of Learn.com we will more effectively leverage our world-class Talent Management best practices and drive greater value for clients."


About the LearnCenter Platform

The Learn.com LearnCenter platform has been voted as America's favorite Learning Management System. Organizations of all sizes can now manage the entire pre-hire to retire employee lifecycle by creating a cost effective, high quality training, development and measurement environment designed to empower users with visibility into and control of their career planning while providing management with real-time business intelligence. Learning Management, Performance Management, Content Management, Online Authoring, Succession Planning, Collaboration, e-Commerce, Portal Authoring and more are included within one solution, with one interface and one partner - Learn.com.


About Learn.com

Learn.com® is the worldwide leader in on-demand workforce development and productivity with more than 50 million end users around the globe. Our broad suite of Software as a Service (SaaS) applications can fully automate the employee development lifecycle from pre-hire to retire® within organizations of all sizes, from the growing business with fewer than one hundred employees; to the global enterprise managing internal and external initiatives with millions of users in multiple languages. Learn.com's unwavering commitment to understanding client needs, goals and objectives allows us to partner with our clients to help them realize low TCO and high ROI.

The Learn.com family of solutions includes the award-winning LearnCenter® learning and talent management suite, the WebRoom® Web conferencing suite, the PeopleCenter®, Application Builder, FormFlow® Custom Form Creation and the 1,000 title Learn2.com® online course library.

Learn.com, its logo, LearnCenter, WebRoom, PeopleCenter, FormFlow and Learn2 are registered trademarks of Learn.com. All other trademarks are respectfully acknowledged.


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, Inc. in 1997. Answerthink was renamed The Hackett Group, Inc. in 2008. The Hackett Group has global offices in the United States, Europe and Asia/Pacific.