February 24, 2011

Hackett Research Alert - Participate in Our Quick Poll: Fighting Inflation - What are Businesses Doing?

ATLANTA & LONDON, February 24, 2011 - The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) invites supply chain and procurement executives and others to participate in a newly-launched quick poll designed to assess how companies are responding to input cost inflations and the best practices they're adopting to manage it.

Participants will find out what organizations are doing to not only mitigate it, but how they are using it as a catalyst to improve their ability to weather future shocks and gain advantage.

The poll looks beyond the current frenetic mitigation activities towards more proactive and effective management of supply, and seeks to answer questions such as:

  • The extent of inflation being experienced;
  • How much input cost inflation is being absorbed vs. passed on to customers;
  • What is being done to mitigate input cost inflation;
  • Short-term plans in place for improving the firm's inflation-fighting capabilities;
  • Longer-term plans for identifying ways to reduce the impact of future inflation on input costs.

All responses are strictly confidential and will only be reported in aggregate. Respondents will receive a summarized report including additional insight from The Hackett Group regarding this topic.


About The Hackett Group, Inc.

The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT) is an intellectual property-based strategic consultancy and leading enterprise benchmarking and best practices implementation firm to global companies. Services include business transformation, enterprise performance management, working capital management, and global business services. The Hackett Group also provides dedicated expertise in business strategy, operations, finance, human capital management, strategic sourcing, procurement, and information technology, including its award-winning Oracle EPM and SAP practices.

The Hackett Group has completed more than 11,000 benchmarking studies with major corporations and government agencies, including 93% of the Dow Jones Industrials, 86% of the Fortune 100, 87% of the DAX 30 and 52% of the FTSE 100. These studies drive its Best Practice Intelligence Center™ which includes the firm's benchmarking metrics, best practices repository, and best practice configuration guides and process flows, which enable The Hackett Group's clients and partners to achieve world-class performance.