December 15, 2015
Answerthink's Qualified SAP® Business All-in-One Partner Solutions Now Powered by SAP HANA®

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and a premier developer, provider and supporter of SAP® solutions and services, announced the requalification of its SAP Business All-in-One partner solutions, known as EzSuite of Solutions, now powered by the SAP HANA® platform.

October 22, 2015
IT Organizations Face Challenges as Technology Innovation Becomes a Primary Driver of Business Value Creation

As IT organizations shift their focus to improving enterprise agility and driving innovation, top performers are finding new ways to drive value, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). But typical IT organizations face significant challenges in this area, and The Hackett Group's research recommends organizations focus on a number of IT strategy areas in order to make the shift towards value-based IT management and improve efficiency and effectiveness.

September 17, 2015
World-Class HR Organizations Now Spend 37 Percent Less While Delivering Improved Effectiveness and Agility

World-class HR organizations now spend 37 percent less than their peers and operate with 31 percent fewer staff, while delivering improved effectiveness and greater agility, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). The research also identified an array of HR capabilities that drive performance leadership, including: strategic workforce planning; technology/automation strategy; unified streamlined processes and systems; and performance measurement and analysis.

September 2, 2015
CIMA and The Hackett Group Launch First Ever Life-Long Learning Program for Global Business Services and Shared Services Sector

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) today announced the first ever formal career development program for the Global Business Services (GBS) and Shared Services sector. This follows the announcement of a strategic collaboration between both companies earlier this year. To further their collaboration and support of the GBS sector, CIMA and The Hackett Group are formalizing their partnership with the creation of a new professional body, the Association of Certified Global Business Services Professionals.

August 27, 2015
World-Class Finance Orgs Drive Higher Value, Greater Agility Than Peers While Spending More than 40 Percent Less

World-class finance organizations are far more responsive to business needs than their peers, driving greater value and agility while also spending more than 40 percent less and running with about half the staff, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

August 4, 2015
World-Class Procurement Spends 17 Percent Less; Are Well on Their Way to Becoming Client-Focused Service Providers

World-class procurement organizations now deliver services at 17 percent less cost than typical companies while offering improved effectiveness, largely by becoming more customer-centric, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). A key differentiator is the superior ability of world-class procurement organizations to gain a deep understanding of the needs of their business, react more quickly to changing requirements, and drive higher overall value and greater stakeholder satisfaction, the research found.

June 22, 2015
The Hackett Group Teams with Oracle to Offer Hackett Performance Exchange on Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service

The Hackett Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HCKT) today announced plans to team up with Oracle to offer its new cloud-based Hackett Performance Exchange ("HPE") leveraging Oracle's Business Intelligence Cloud Service ("BICS") Platform.

June 16, 2015
Corporate Debt Continues to Skyrocket As Companies do Little to Generate Cash By Optimizing Collections, Payables, and Inventory

In today's business world, the old adage "Cash is King" is being replaced by "Debt is King," according to the results of the 17th annual working capital survey from REL a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), and CFO Magazine.

May 19, 2015
Many US Cities Now Make Attractive Alternatives to Offshoring For Corporate Finance, IT, Other Business Service Operations

Many mid-size U.S. cities and other areas now make attractive alternatives to India and other offshore locations for companies considering consolidating finance, IT, and other business services operations for shared service or global business services centers, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

May 13, 2015
To Support Innovation and Enterprise Agility In the Digital Era, IT Must Focus on Four Imperatives

To achieve world-class performance in the digital era, IT organizations must focus on four imperatives, according to new IT Key Issues Research from The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT): translate technology innovation into business innovation opportunities; manage and mitigate the impact of complexity; redesign the IT service delivery model to support business technology convergence; and support the company's information transformation journey.

April 30, 2015
The Hackett Group's Answerthink Division Receives 2015 SAP® Pinnacle Award: Valued-Added Reseller of the Year

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT), today announced that it has received a 2015 SAP® Pinnacle Award as Valued-Added Reseller of the Year, in recognition of its outstanding contributions as an SAP partner. SAP presents these awards annually to top partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and helping customers run better. Winners and finalists in 22 categories were chosen based on recommendations from the SAP field, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following umbrella categories: Exponential Growth, Cloud, Platform and Value Creation.

April 23, 2015
HR Orgs to See Marginal Budget and Staff Increases in 2015; But Most are Unprepared to Support Agility & Other Enterprise Goals

After years of cuts, HR organizations are expecting to see marginal increases in both staff and budgets in 2015, according to the newly-released HR Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). The study also found that HR organizations are largely unprepared to help improve enterprise agility and address issues most relevant to achieving business objectives, including workforce strategy, innovation, and talent management in the context of changing business needs.

April 20, 2015
CIMA and The Hackett Group to Collaborate On Professional Development Offering For Global Business Services & Shared Services Organizations

CIMA, The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) have announced a strategic collaboration that will bring to market the first comprehensive talent management and professional development qualification program specifically tailored for Global Business Services (GBS) and shared services professionals.

April 9, 2015
The Finance Challenge for 2015 and Beyond; Improve Analytics and Agility Through Digital Transformation While Relentlessly Pursuing Cost Reduction to Self-Fund

As companies face significant issues related to improving enterprise agility and address continued volatility business conditions in 2015, corporate finance organizations are handicapped in their ability to support this enterprise agility objective by cost pressure and their inability to deliver in two critical areas – business partnering and reporting and analysis, according to the newly-released Finance Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

March 24, 2015
For 2015, Procurement Organizations Focus on Supporting Enterprise Agility by Becoming More of a Trusted Advisor; But Capability Gaps in Key Areas May Cause Challenges

For 2015, the top priority of procurement organizations is to elevate their role to more of a trusted advisor in support of improved enterprise agility, according to new Procurement Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). But the research finds that procurement may face challenges, as becoming a trusted advisor is one of several areas where procurement organizations have a low ability to meet objectives today.