December 2, 2010
The Hackett Group: Acceleration of Offshoring Trend Driving Loss of Millions of Finance and IT Jobs in U.S. and Europe

There's no end in sight for the jobless recovery in business functions such as corporate finance and IT, in large part due to the accelerated movement of work to India and other offshore locations, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). The dramatic job losses seen by U.S. and European companies in 2008 and 2009 are expected to continue through 2014, according to The Hackett Group.

November 17, 2010
Businesses Can Improve Bottom Line with New Payroll Metrics Portal

The American Payroll Association and The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT) have teamed up to make it easy for companies to fine tune their payroll processes, enhance workforce management, and improve their bottom line.

November 4, 2010
New Forecast Predicts Only Small Rise in U.S. Holiday Retail Sales; 1.5% Increase Hints Recession's Impact is far From Over

U.S. Holiday retail sales are expected to rise by only 1.5% this year, according to a new forecast from Archstone Consulting, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc, a global finance strategy and business advisory firm. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

August 31, 2010
The Hackett Group Recognizes HP as a World-Class Performer in HR

The Hackett Group Inc, a global strategic executive advisory firm, today recognized HP as a world-class performer in Human Resources according to its HR best practices benchmarking study.

August 26, 2010
Answerthink Joins SAP Business All-in-One Fast-Start Program

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and a premier developer, provider and supporter of SAP® implementation solutions, today announced that it has joined the SAP Business All-in-One fast-start program.

July 23, 2010
Eastman Chemical Recognized as World-Class Performer In Finance by The Hackett Group

Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has been recognized as a world-class performer in finance by The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global finance consulting and strategic executive advisory firm.

July 1, 2010
REL Research Alert: Recession Hit Working Capital Hard in 2009; As Collections Slowed Dramatically, Inventories Spiked to New Highs

The impact of the global recession made it dramatically harder for the 1000 largest public companies in the U.S to collect from customers and manage inventory last year, according to the latest working capital management analysis from REL, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and CFO Magazine.

June 8, 2010
Answerthink's Industrial Machinery and Components Solution Receives SAP Qualification

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and a premier developer, provider, and supporter of SAP®implementations solutions, today announced that its EzIMC™ offering for the industrial machinery and components industry is now a qualified SAP Business All-in-One partner solution. The solution includes functionality specifically for growing and mid-market companies within this industry.

May 14, 2010
Hackett: Most Supplier Diversity Programs Simply Fail To Deliver

While world-class procurement organizations continue to outperform their peers in driving supplier diversity spending, a new supply chain process study by The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) identifies several critical ways that most companies fail in their supplier diversity programs.

April 28, 2010
The Hackett Group's 20th Best Practices Conference Offers Guidance on "Excelling in a Volatile Recovery"

The worst of the global recession may be behind us, but economic uncertainty remains very high. This is the focus of The Hackett Group's 20th Annual Best Practices Conference, "Excelling in a Volatile Recovery," at the InterContinental Hotel in Atlanta May 19-20. This year's business best practices conference brings together speakers from nearly a dozen of the world's most successful companies, including CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and leaders in procurement and human resources from Heidrick & Struggles, Hewlett-Packard, McDonald's, Merck, and Molson Coors.

April 22, 2010
Hackett: Top Finance Performers Cut Costs by Nearly Half, Operate with Less Than Half the Staff of Typical Companies

Through sustainable cost reduction strategies, world-class finance organizations now operate at nearly half the annual cost of typical companies, and have less than half the staff, according to newly-release Book of NumbersTM research from The Hackett Group, Inc.

February 4, 2010
REL Research Alert: Many Companies Fail to Build a "Cash Culture"

The global financial crisis has made cash flow management a major priority for most companies. But according to a new study from REL, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), many still fail to take the key steps required to build a corporate culture that successfully focuses on cash.

January 14, 2010
Hackett Announces Strategic Alliance With Japan's Nomura Research Institute

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), a global strategic business advisory firm, today announced a strategic alliance with the consulting division of the Nomura Research Institute, Ltd (NRI), a $3.5 billion company that is one of Japan's largest consultancies.