Research Alerts & Press Releases 2017

November 7, 2017
The Hackett Group Launches the Hackett Institute; Hackett Also Announces Acquisition of CIMA's Interest In the Certified GBS Professionals Certification Program

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) today announced the launch of The Hackett Institute, offering professional education programs informed by The Hackett Group's unmatched intellectual property derived from its benchmarking data, proprietary research and Best Practices Intelligence Center™.

November 2, 2017
The Hackett Group: Digital Transformation Can Help Finance Orgs Cut Process Costs by 20-35 Percent

Typical finance organizations can substantially narrow the gap between their cost levels and that of top performers, and top performers can become even better by leveraging digital transformation, according to new world-class finance research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

October 20, 2017
The Hackett Group's Digital Transformation Platform Premiers at Oracle OpenWorld

At Oracle OpenWorld 2017, The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) launched its Digital Transformation Platform™, a proprietary Oracle Cloud diagnostic and implementation system. Using the platform, companies can improve ROI and optimize their Oracle cloud configurations using The Hackett Group's performance targets, best practices and inventory of optimized cloud configuration solutions.

October 11, 2017
The Hackett Group's Aecus Announces 2017 Aecus Automation Award Winners; Winners Demonstrate the Cutting Edge of Robotic Process Automation, Cognitive Computing, and More

Aecus, a company of The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT) today announced the winners of the 2017 Aecus Automation Awards, which spotlights companies that are on the cutting edge of digital transformation, including smart automation, robotic process automation, cognitive computing, and advanced analytics.

October 2, 2017
The Hackett Group Wins Prestigious Oracle Excellence Award: Global EPM Cloud Partner of the Year

Oracle today awarded The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) with its 2017 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – Global in EPM Cloud Partner of the Year. The award recognizes The Hackett Group for its commitment to deliver innovative, specialized solutions and services based on Oracle Cloud software and hardware.

September 26, 2017
Hackett: World-Class HR Spends Less, Achieves Higher Effectiveness; Digital Technology Can Help HR Improve Customer Experience, Enable Better Business Decisions, Dramatically Lower Process Costs

World-class HR organizations now spend 25 percent less than typical HR organizations and operate with 30 percent fewer staff while achieving greater effectiveness, according to the latest analysis of benchmark data from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). For a typical company with $10 billion in revenue, attaining world-class performance in HR represents as much as $15 million in potential savings annually.

September 14, 2017
Top U.S. Companies Now Collect From Customers Two Weeks Faster, Pay Suppliers Nearly Three Weeks Slower And Maintain Less Than Half the Inventory

Top performers in working capital now collect from customers over two weeks faster, pay suppliers nearly three weeks slower, and maintain less than half the inventory of typical companies in their industry, according to new working capital research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). Overall, top performers are nearly 3x faster at converting working capital into cash, with a cash conversion cycle (CCC) of only 17 days, nearly 30 days faster than typical companies.

August 24, 2017
The Hackett Group's Quantum Leap Redefines Enterprise Benchmarking

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) has launched Quantum Leap, a game-changing digital benchmarking and performance improvement platform that dramatically speeds up the benchmarking process, enabling companies to intelligently assess performance gaps, frame world-class solutions and ensure improvement success within general and administrative (G&A) areas such as corporate finance, procurement, human resources, and information technology.

August 21, 2017
The Hackett Group and ADP Expand Strategic Alliance

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and ADP® (NASDAQ: ADP) have announced an expansion to their strategic alliance that will offer midsized companies (those with 150 to 999 employees) new to ADP Workforce Now® access to The Hackett Group's benchmarking tool, metrics, best practices, research and performance studies. These offerings are aimed at helping ADP Workforce Now users improve HCM performance and monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of their HR operations.

August 15, 2017
The Hackett Group Achieves Oracle Cloud Premier Status

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved the Cloud Premier designation within the OPN Cloud program.

August 10, 2017
Hackett: Typical Procurement Orgs Can Substantially Narrow the Gap to World-Class Via Digital Transformation

Typical procurement organizations can substantially narrow the gap between their cost levels and that of top performers, and top performers can become even better by leveraging digital transformation, according to new world-class procurement research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT)

July 25, 2017
Hackett: To Support Digital Transformation, IT Must Move Beyond Service Provider Role, Apply Digital Capabilities

To effectively support the full-scale digital transformation of the business, IT must move beyond its service provider role and apply a set of unique digital IT capabilities that enable the enterprise's digital operation, according to new world-class IT research from The Hackett Group Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). These IT capabilities are: rapidly delivering technology innovation; creating and developing a true digital architecture; becoming a leader in deploying leading cybersecurity capabilities; accelerated service delivery; and supporting an advanced data and analytics enterprise platform.

May 9, 2017
The Hackett Group Acquires Oracle Cloud Applications Implementer Jibe Consulting

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Jibe Consulting, Inc. a leading management and technology consulting firm focused on implementing Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions. The combined enterprise is expected to enhance The Hackett Group's ability to fully support clients' Oracle Cloud Business Application implementation efforts in finance, procurement, manufacturing, supply chain and human capital.

May 9, 2017
The Hackett Group Acquires Aecus Limited, Award-Winning European Outsourcing & Robotic Process Automation Consultancy

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) today announced that it has acquired Aecus Limited, an award-winning European consultancy that helps clients optimize business process outsourcing (BPO), IT outsourcing (ITO) and robotic process automation (RPA) through benchmarking and implementation consulting.

April 20, 2017
The Hackett Group & Symphony Ventures Announce Global Partnership to Enable Enterprise Digital Transformation Via Robotic Process Automation and Intelligent Automation

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and Symphony Ventures have announced a global partnership that will enable enterprise digital transformation by integrating The Hackett Group's best practices and research data with Symphony's strategic and technical capabilities in robotics and intelligent automation.

April 6, 2017
The Hackett Group: Most HR Orgs Are Behind the Curve In Addressing Key Enterprise Issues, Including Talent Alignment, Skill Shortages and Organizational Change

Most HR organizations remain behind the curve in addressing issues that are central to achieving the most important enterprise goals, including aligning talent strategies to business needs, dealing with critical talent and skill shortages and implementing organizational change, according to 2017 HR Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

March 30, 2017
Finance Leaders See Unprecedented Digital Transformation Opportunity, But Struggle with Execution

While finance leaders fully recognize the unprecedented opportunity to drive performance improvement via digital transformation, most lack a comprehensive strategy and are not clear where or how to deploy digital technology to their best advantage, according to new Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). In addition, The Hackett Group found that significant skills and competency gaps are preventing finance organizations from taking full advantage of digital transformation.

March 21, 2017
Procurement Leaders See Significant Impact from Cloud, Analytics, Robotic Process Automation, Cognitive and Mobile Computing, But Significant Gaps Exist in Strategy & Talent

While procurement leaders are almost universally aware of the potentially dramatic impact of digital transformation on the way they deliver services, few are confident that they have the necessary strategy, talent and competencies in place, according to new Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). The result is a gap between procurement's transformation agenda and enterprise-level digital transformation priorities, and the risk that this gap may widen.

March 16, 2017
Despite High Expectations for Digital Transformation Led by Cloud, Analytics, Robotic Process Automation, Cognitive & Mobile, IT & Other Business Services Areas See Low Capability to Execute

A wide confidence gap exists between the high expectations for digital transformation's business impact and the low perception of the business's capability to execute digital transformation, according to newly-released Key Issues research from The Hackett Group, Inc.

February 21, 2017
The Hackett Group Announces Launch Of The Hackett Institute for Enterprise Analytics

The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) today announced the launch of The Hackett Institute for Enterprise Analytics, a comprehensive training and certification offering designed to enable professionals across the enterprise to improve their mastery of the analytics techniques and tools necessary to effectively analyze, predict and influence business performance.

February 16, 2017
Top Supplier Diversity Programs Broaden Value Proposition To Drive Increased Market Share, Other Revenue Opportunities

Virtually all diversity suppliers meet or exceed expectations, and top corporate performers in supplier diversity experience no loss in efficiency, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT). In addition, they see improved quality and often extract other benefits, including increased market share and access to new revenue opportunities. The research challenges the attitude of many business leaders, who worry that dedicating resources to supplier diversity will divert attention from other strategic activities.

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