May 1-3 2017 | Atlanta, GA – The Best Practices Event of the Year – Our conference brings together senior executives and business leaders from leading organizations. Hear varied perspectives from some of the best thought leaders and industry experts in the marketplace. The theme of this year's conference is Digital Excelleration, a concept that combines our key themes of digital transformation, operational excellence and business acceleration. Learn More
October 10-12 2017 | London, UK – The 2017 European Best Practices Conference will once again be held in London, UK. Finer details will be updated in due course. Please contact us for any information.
April 25, 2017 | Manchester, UK – Join The Hackett Group and Shared Services Forum UK for a complimentary Global Business Services leaders' event exploring key areas of focus for world-class GBS, including the impact of robotics. Learn More
Webcast showcasing a breakthrough performance dashboard for finance executives: The Hackett Oracle Performance Exchange (HOPE). This cloud-based solution brings together Oracle cloud analytics and unmatched benchmarking and world-class performance data from The Hackett Group.
Many large companies face significant challenges dealing with the increased volatility and elements of the "New Normal". Organisations are heavily focused on improving accuracy and timeliness of information to enable improved decision-making, and on leveraging global standards, resources, and organizational models. Creating a flexible planning and modelling environment for end users takes forethought and strategic planning. Find out how volatile markets are driving world-class organisations to rethink the way they manage performance, set insight into best practices world-class companies are adopting and see real-life examples of how those best practices have been executed across information models and technologies.
Why are more organizations move toward creating logistics shared service centers? Find out how world-class shared services organizations saved more than 20% the past 12-24 months compared with their peers, and learn important s! trategies and tactics that drive world-class performance.
The economic downturn presented significant challenges and pricing pressure for a leading global consumer packaged goods company. Plagued with network over-capacity and poor fill rates and service levels, the company embarked on a business transformation journey to get a true understanding of the profitability of its product and customer portfolios.
As organizations face continuing volatility, margin pressure, and enterprise performance expectations, finance has moved beyond reporting results to playing a key role in driving business performance. Savvy finance executives have taken the helm of S&OP, turning it into an integrated business planning (IBP) process that drives business and financial decisions in addition to synchronizing supply and demand.
How effective is your financial planning and analysis (FP&A) organization? Does it provide timely and relevant insights for business performance management? Does it provide the predictive analyses needed to drive better business decisions?
In implementing strategic category management models, leading procurement organizations are deploying a set of common business best practices in areas of strategic sourcing, category strategy development and implementation, category governance, and category performance management.
Ted A. Fernandez, chairman and CEO of The Hackett Group, Inc., opened the 2016 North American Best Practices Conference with a discussion of how digital transformation requires companies to be even more agile and rethink the way they're doing business.
In closing remarks, David Dungan, chief operating officer of The Hackett Group, Inc., reflects on business developments of recent years and encourages delegates at the 2016 North American Best Practices Conference to embrace the opportunities of what is not just a digital transformation, but a "digital revolution."