February 17, 2009

The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT) invites you to participate in the 2008 Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, February 24, 2009

At 5:00 P.M. ET on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 the senior management of The Hackett Group, formerly known as Answerthink, Inc., will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter earnings results for the period ending January 2, 2009.

The number for the conference call is (800) 857-9601, [Passcode: Fourth Quarter, Leader: Ted A. Fernandez]. For International callers, please dial (210) 234-8000.

Please dial in at least 5-10 minutes prior to start time. If you are unable to participate on the conference call, a rebroadcast will be available beginning at 8:00 P.M. ET on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 and will run through 5:00 P.M. ET on Tuesday, March 10, 2009. To access the rebroadcast, please dial (866) 491-2939. For International callers, please dial (203) 369-1727.

In addition, The Hackett Group will also be webcasting this conference call live through the StreetEvents.com service. To participate, simply visit http://www.thehackettgroup.com approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call and click on the conference call link provided. An online replay of the call will be available after 8:00 P.M. ET on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 and will run through 5:00 P.M. ET on Tuesday, March 10, 2009. To access the call, visit http://www.thehackettgroup.com or http://www.streetevents.com.

We look forward to your participation.

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause The Hackett Group's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors that impact such forward-looking statements include, among others, the ability of our products, services, or practices mentioned in this release to deliver the desired effect, our ability to effectively integrate acquisitions into our operations, our ability to retain existing business, our ability to attract additional business, our ability to effectively market and sell our product offerings and other services, the timing of projects and the potential for contract cancellations by our customers, changes in expectations regarding the information technology industry, our ability to attract and retain skilled employees, possible changes in collections of accounts receivable, risks of competition, price and margin trends, foreign currency fluctuations, changes in general economic conditions and interest rates as well as other risks detailed in our Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.