Upcoming Conferences

2017 Best Practices Conference

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

2017 European Best Practices Conference

October 2017 | London, UK – The 2017 European Best Practices Conference will once again to be hold in London, UK. Finer details will be updated in due course. Please contact us for any information.

Upcoming Events

Best Practices Briefing, Helsinki, Finland

February 23, 2017 – Gilles Bonelli from The Hackett Group will present "World-Class Finance Value Grid and Best Practices in the Record-to-Report Process" at a briefing organised by BlackLine. Learn how The Hackett Group measures world-class performance in finance. Understand leading practices to both shorten the accounting close cycle and reduce the cost of the A2R process.  Learn More

CFO Webcast – Playbook on Technology: Best Practices for Automating Expense Management with The Hackett Group's Bryan DeGraw

February 27, 2017 – Great companies know that at some point, you have to travel if you want to grow. Recent research shows annual global business travel spending has topped a trillion dollars for the last couple of years. That's a lot of money at risk if you don't get it right. But many companies continue to rely on manual processes to enforce their travel and entertainment (T&E) expense policies. That leaves them open to waste, errors, and fraud. Profits go down, legal costs, and regulatory penalties go up. But there is a solution. (Webcast sponsored by Concur.)  Learn More

Baltic Shared Services Roundtable, Riga, Latvia

March 23, 2017 – Join global business services (GBS) leaders and Tom Bangemann and Werner Zeitlberger from The Hackett Group at this roundtable lunch event, hosted by Solvay Business Services. Participate in presentations and discussions on the latest developments in GBS with a focus on economic development of the Baltic GBS sector.  Learn More

Public Sector Innovation Summit | Canberra | Australia

March 28-29, 2017 – Join The Hackett Group's Elizabeth Watts and Roy Barden at this conference on the topic of "Unlocking the Potential of the Public Sector." In addition to serving as the conference chairperson, Watts will participate in a panel discussion on service delivery models for the public sector. Barden will host an interactive roundtable discussion on robotic process automation (RPA).  Learn More

Webcast Replays

HOPE Webcast: Breakthrough Performance Dashboard for Finance Executives

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.

Volatility is the Norm, Not the Exception: Sensitivity and Driver-Based Modelling

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.

Logistics Shared Service Centers: A Potential Solution for Cost Effective Supply Chain Management

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.

Case Study: Successful Integrated Business Planning

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.

Evolving Role of Finance in Sales & Operations Plannings

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.

Better Business Performance and Analysis

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?

Strategic Sourcing. Strategic Category Management Emerging Practices

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.

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Featured Videos

Ted A. Fernandez - Digital Transformation is Here

Digital, Analytical & Operational Agility

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.

David Dungan - Embrace Opportunities of Digital Revolution

Embrace Opportunities of Digital Revolution

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."