February 4, 2008

Answerthink Receives 2007 "Achievement of Plan" Partner of the Year Award from SAP America

Answerthink Recognized as a Top Revenue-Producing SME Partner in the U.S. and Its Account Executive Named Overall Top Performer in U.S. Sales and Customer Achievement

MIAMI, February 4, 2008 - Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT), announced today that it has been named the "Achievement of Plan" Partner of the Year by SAP America, Inc., in recognition of the company's sales and implementation success with small and midsize enterprises (SMEs). In addition, an Answerthink account executive was recognized as Overall Top Performer in the U.S. by SAP America.

The 2007 SME Business Partner Awards recognize the top-performing partners in the United States and Canada within the SAP® PartnerEdge™ program. Awards were presented in January at SAP's 2008 Field Kick Off Meeting (FKOM) in Las Vegas, NV., an annual gathering of SAP's field employees and partners. This year's event featured more than 600 partner attendees.

Answerthink account executive Ernest Perno, was named "Overall Top Performer" in the U.S., marking his fifth consecutive year of being recognized as a top performer in sales and customer achievements.

Answerthink is an SAP gold channel partner that develops and offers qualified SAP Business All-in-One partner solutions - industry-specific software, implementation, and training packaged solutions. Small and midsize companies typically have revenues under $500 million and require cost-effective solutions that can be up and running quickly. These companies benefit greatly from the industry and business-specific solution expertise that partners like Answerthink provide.

In addition to supporting solutions from SAP, Answerthink offers a broad array of technology solutions and services designed to enable clients to achieve world-class business performance and maximize the return on technology investments. According to Answerthink Vice President of Sales Art Colombo, "The consistent efforts of our team combined with the sales support of SAP have proven successful for Answerthink in 2007."

About Answerthink

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT), has achieved gold-level status as an SAP channel partner and is a technology leader enabling companies to achieve world-class business performance. As an end-to-end reseller/service provider of SAP solutions, Answerthink resells, implements, supports, upgrades and remotely manages SAP applications throughout all industries and was named the 2007 "Achievement of Plan" Partner of the Year by SAP America.

By leveraging the comprehensive database of The Hackett Group, Answerthink's business and technology solutions help clients significantly improve performance and maximize returns on technology investments. The Hackett Group has global offices in the U.S., Europe and India.

Additional information: www.answerthink.com or sapinfo@answerthink.com. For general Answerthink questions: (610) 234-5678.

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