November 12, 2008
Answerthink Signs Partnership Agreement with SAP Canada

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT) and a gold-level SAP® channel partner in the U.S., announced today that it has expanded its territory beyond the U.S., signing a partnership agreement with SAP Canada Inc., a subsidiary of SAP AG (NYSE:SAP). This partnership will enable Answerthink to deliver the SAP® Business All-in-One solutions to midsize Canadian companies, helping them better manage their businesses, increase profitability and accelerate growth.

October 21, 2008
Hackett's New Capabilities Model Helps Procurement Deliver New Levels of Business Value and Strategic Support

What capabilities do procurement organizations need to develop in order to extend their value proposition from simply assuring supply to truly harnessing the power of supply markets and influencing business strategy and tactics?

October 16, 2008
Answerthink and Synactive Announce Alliance to Benefit Customers Using SAP Solutions

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and a gold-level SAP channel partner specializing in the sale, implementation and support of SAP® solutions, today announced that it has formed an alliance with Synactive Inc., a leading developer of high-quality software components in support of SAP applications.

October 14, 2008
The Hackett Group Expands in Asia-Pacific Region

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global strategic advisory firm, today announced their plans to extend its global reach and enhance its ability to offer industry-leading benchmarking, business advisory programs, and transformation services in Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, and South Korea.

September 10, 2008
Answerthink's EzServices Provider Solution Receives SAP Qualification

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), and an SAP channel partner specializing in the sale, implementation and support of SAP® solutions, today announced that its EzServices Provider™, an SAP Business All-in-One partner solution, has been qualified as an offering for mid-market services companies.

September 4, 2008
Globalization of Back-Office Processes Expected to See 50%+ Growth Over Next Three Years, According to New Hackett Study

Globalization of key business processes in finance and other back-office areas is expected to continue to see strong growth over the next three years, with companies increasing their use of offshore resources by over 50%, according to results of a new study completed by The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global strategic advisory firm.

July 22, 2008
Joerns Healthcare Selects and "Goes Live" With Solutions From SAP and Answerthink, Including EzMed™

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) focused on providing and supporting SAP® solutions, today announced the successful go-live implementation of EzMed™, a qualified SAP Business All-in-One partner solution for the medical device industry at Joerns Healthcare, Inc. (Joerns).

June 18, 2008
Alcoa Recognized as World-Class Performer In IT and Finance by The Hackett Group

Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE: AA) has been recognized as a world-class performer in finance and IT by The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) a global strategic advisory firm.

May 21, 2008
Hackett: Targeted Back-Office Cuts Can Soften the Blow of an Impending Recession

As the recession looms, many companies are reacting by mandating across the board cuts in key General & Administrative (G&A) areas such as IT, finance, HR, and procurement. But new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) offers an alternative approach - targeted, strategic reductions that can offset up to almost half the impact of a potential recession while minimally affecting service delivery and the ability to provide strategic value.

April 28, 2008
Sysmex America, Inc. "Goes Live" with EzLifesciences™ From Answerthink and SAP Solutions

Answerthink, the SAP division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), today announced the successful go-live implementation of EzLifesciences™, a qualified SAP® Business All-in-One partner solution, at Sysmex America, the U.S. headquarters for Sysmex Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of diagnostic systems for medical laboratories worldwide.

April 22, 2008
RWD Technologies "Goes Live"with Solutions From Answerthink and SAP

Answerthink, the SAP division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCKT), today announced the successful global go-live of SAP, including Best Practices for Professional Services, at RWD Technologies, LLC (RWD), a professional services organization that develops, supports, trains, and provides consulting and integration services for major multinational corporations.

April 8, 2008
Hackett: Excellence in IT Business Value Management Drives Real Financial Returns

IT excellence can drive real improvements to a company's bottom line, according to new research from The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global strategic advisory firm. Hackett's latest Book of NumbersTM research finds that companies that are top performers in IT Business Value Management (IT BVM) also outperform their peers across a wide range of financial and profitability metrics, including net profitability, return on assets, and return on equity. IT BVM represents an integrated set of management processes designed to maximize the economic value you can drive from IT capital investments and operating expenditures.

April 3, 2008
The Hackett Group to Preview 2008 SG&A Research Findings At 18th Annual Best Practices Conference

The Hackett Group, a global strategic advisory firm (NASDAQ: HCKT), announced today that it will preview findings from its 2008 Book of Numbers™ research at its 18th Annual Best Practices Conference, "20/20 Vision: Are You on the Right Path to World-Class?" at the InterContinental Hotel in Atlanta April 24 and 25.

March 26, 2008
Hackett Launches Performance Study in Learning & Development, Helping Companies Improve Efficiency and Effectiveness

A new performance study in Learning and Development from The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global strategic advisory firm, is designed to help companies better understand how their Learning & Development initiatives compare with those of their peers and how they can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of efforts in this key Talent Management area.

February 12, 2008
Hackett: Despite Prospect of Harsh Punishment by Wall Street, Most Companies Fail When Forecasting Earnings and Sales

Despite a market environment where missed earnings projections can lead to sharp stock declines, CFO firings, or worse, most companies fail to accurately forecast earnings and sales, according to new research by The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global strategic advisory firm.

February 4, 2008
Answerthink Receives 2007 "Achievement of Plan" Partner of the Year Award from SAP America

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT), announced today that it has been named the "Achievement of Plan" Partner of the Year by SAP America, Inc., in recognition of the company's sales and implementation success with small and midsize enterprises (SMEs).