November 3, 2016
The Hackett Group and CIMA Complete Global Business Services Career Development Offering With Launch of Third Training Product: The Diploma in Global Business Services

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) today announced the launch of their Diploma in Global Business Services (DGBS). This is the third and final offering in their Certified GBS Professionals (CGBSP) program, a comprehensive career development system for global business services (GBS), shared services and business process outsourcing (BPO) professionals.

November 1, 2016
New Research from The Hackett Group Spotlights Four Digital Transformation Imperatives for IT

World-class IT organizations are dramatically more effective than their peers at enabling the digital transformation that is at the heart of most business strategies today, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). This ability plays a key role in how world-class IT organizations enable greater efficiency, agility and improved competitive advantage across the enterprise, The Hackett Group found. At the same time, world-class IT organizations also spend significantly less on IT operations than typical companies.

October 13, 2016
Research: World-Class HR Orgs Embrace Digital Transformation, Analytics to Improve Efficiency, Effectiveness

World-class HR organizations embrace digital transformation and advanced analytics as key levers to drive improved results, including spending 23 percent less per employee than typical companies, operating with 32 percent fewer staff and demonstrating improved effectiveness, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). For a typical company with $10 billion in revenue, attaining world-class performance represents as much as $14 million in savings annually.

October 6, 2016
Research: World-Class Procurement Organizations Embrace Digital Transformation

World-class procurement organizations now have 18 percent lower operating costs than typical companies, and operate with 28 percent fewer staff, while generating more than twice the return on investment, according to new benchmark research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

September 19, 2016
"Creating Agility in the Digital World" Theme for 2016 European Best Practices Conference

"Creating Agility in the Digital World" is the theme of the 2016 European Best Practices Conference in London, October 4-6, organized by The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). The event will feature presentations by leaders in finance, EPM, procurement, HR, global business services and working capital management from 15 of the largest and most successful companies in Europe, including: ABB, ADP, BASF, Fujitsu, GlaxoSmithKline, Royal BAM Group, UCB, UPM and Verizon. In addition, The Hackett Group's research leaders will host presentations focusing on the latest benchmark findings and best practices insights in a wide range of business functional areas.

September 15, 2016
World-Class Finance: Digital Transformation and Analytics-Based Decision Making Among Key Imperatives for Creating Finance Agility

World-class finance organizations now spend 42 percent less than typical companies and use 44 percent fewer staff, while at the same time driving higher levels of effectiveness, agility, and insight, according to the newly-released 2016 analysis of finance benchmarks from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). The research quantifies the performance advantage of world class compared with typical finance organizations. For a typical company with $10 billion in revenue, attaining world-class performance represents as much as $40 million in potential savings annually.

July 28, 2016
Largest U.S. Companies Take on More Debt, Ignore Opportunities to Improve Working Capital Performance

The largest public companies in the U.S. chose to go even further into debt in 2015 instead of driving cash out of their businesses by improving how they collect from customers, pay suppliers, and manage inventory, according to the new annual working capital survey from REL, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). Overall working capital performance continued to degrade, reaching poorest performance levels since the 2008 financial crisis.

June 28, 2016
The Hackett Group Launches Oracle ERP Cloud Services Practice; Offering Greater Business Value Through Integrated Best Practices

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) today announced an expansion of its existing Enterprise Performance Management/Business Intelligence (EPM/BI) Practice to include a newly-created Oracle ERP Cloud Services Practice.

June 14, 2016
Forbes Survey Names The Hackett Group As One of "America's Best Management Consulting Firms"

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) has been recognized by Forbes as one of "America's Best Management Consulting Firms" for 2016. The list, which recognizes the top one percent of management consultancies, names The Hackett Group among the largest and most recognizable firms. The Hackett Group made the Forbes list with a three-star ranking in two categories – Automotive and Supply Chain Management.

June 9, 2016
HR to Focus on Technology and Analytics in 2016 As Digital Transformation Initiatives Take Center Stage

Technology and analytics are the focus of six out of the top ten planned HR transformation initiatives for 2016, according to new HR Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

June 7, 2016
Answerthink Announces "Go Live" at Cambrex Corporation On SAP® ERP and LabWare LIMS 6.0 Integration Through Integrated Web Services

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc.. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and a premier developer, provider and supporter of solutions based on SAP® software, today announced the successful implementation of a laboratory information management system (LIMS) solution at Cambrex Corporation's Sweden facility.

May 26, 2016
The Hackett Group: Digital Transformation Fundamentally Reshaping Business and Redefining the Role of IT

Demands on the IT organization to support digital business transformation are a significant factor behind the expected growth of IT budgets by 3.3 percent in 2016, and expected staffing increases of 1.5 percent, according to new IT Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

May 13, 2016
United VARS Announces Its Participation at SAPPHIRE® NOW to Showcase SAP® S/4HANA Solution and Services for New and Existing Customers

United VARS, an SAP platinum partner, today announced that it will participate at SAPPHIRE® NOW and ASUG Annual Conference being held May 17-19 in Orlando, Florida in Booth 1046. Three United VARS resellers – Answerthink, Illumiti, and Seidor – will share the booth with United VARS, showcasing their solutions and services portfolio for SAP® Business Suite 4 SAP HANA® (SAP S/4HANA) to new and existing customers.

May 3, 2016
CIMA and The Hackett Group Launch Advanced Diploma in Global Business Services

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) today announced the launch of the Advanced Diploma in Global Business Services (GBS). This is the second offering in their Certified GBS Professionals (CGBSP) program, a comprehensive career development system for the GBS and Shared Services sector from CIMA and The Hackett Group.

April 28, 2016
Answerthink Announces "Go Live" on SAP® S/4HANA Finance

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and a premier developer, provider and supporter of SAP® solutions, today announced the successful go-live implementation of the SAP S/4HANA Finance solution at a pre-commercial, pre-production medical device company.

March 31, 2016
Key Issues 2016: Finance Strives to Balance Analytical Leadership with Cost Control

Finance executives face a delicate balancing act in 2016 as they seek to address multiple and often conflicting priorities. Finance must enhance its ability to support corporate strategies through analytics and information integration in the face of reductions in budgets and staff, according to new Finance Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

March 15, 2016
As Business Uncertainty Rises, Procurement Faces 2016 Balancing Act: Reduce Costs While Becoming a Better Strategic Business Partner

Procurement leaders expect operating budgets and staffing to increase slightly in 2016 as they attempt to balance the need to reduce costs with the desire to become a better strategic business partners and other priorities, according to new Procurement Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

February 25, 2016
Beyond Reporting; Top Performers in EPM Surpass Peers With Investments in Business Partnering, Best Practices and Tech

By achieving top performance in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), companies can see dramatic benefits, including improved net margin and greater shareholder return, according to new Book of Numbers research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

January 27, 2016
The Hackett Group Appoints Markus Hees As a New Managing Director Responsible For Finance and Performance Management

Markus Hees is been appointed as Managing Director responsible for Finance and Performance Management at The Hackett Group Germany (NASDAQ: HCKT). Prior to this position, Hees held senior leadership positions with Accenture and Horvath & Partners. Before he joined The Hackett Group, he had been responsible and successfully built up the Finance & Controlling Practice at Camelot Management Consultants. Markus Hees received his degree in business administration from the University Cologne and the EBS Oestrich-Winkel.

January 26, 2016
Digital Transformation Requires Business To Move Beyond "People, Process, and Technology"

To succeed in today's digital world, companies must move beyond their deeply entrenched "people/process/technology" frameworks and adopt a fundamentally different model for business transformation, one that is more in sync with the emerging digitally networked reality. This was the main message that was recently delivered at a recent technology conference by Ted A. Fernandez, Chairman & CEO of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

January 20, 2016
The Hackett Group Enterprise Performance Management Practice Launches Dedicated Oracle Cloud Service Offering

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) today announced the formation of a new practice and service offering within their Enterprise Performance Management Practice (EPM).