December 15, 2015

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

MIAMI, December 15, 2015 - 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.

The prepackaged EzSuite of Solutions includes EzLife Sciences™, EzMed Device™, EzCPG™, EzIM&C™, EzServices™ and EzDistribution™. Each solution is industry-specific and built on SAP's advanced in-memory platform, SAP HANA, and offers a personalized and simple experience with the SAP Fiori® user experience.

"Answerthink has successfully qualified six industry-specific solutions that run on SAP S/4HANA, thus giving their customers access to the most up-to-date enterprise software offered by SAP," said Luciano Ravenna, SAP regional director of the SAP Partner Solution Center. "These solutions will help Answerthink customers take full advantage of future simplifications and improvements as SAP continues to enhance this 'digital core' platform."

According to Mukesh Bablani, Answerthink senior director, "With this qualification, Answerthink is uniquely positioned to upgrade existing customers using SAP Business All-in-One to the SAP S/4HANA Finance solution, as well as rapidly install new industry-specific solutions on SAP S/4HANA.Customers will reap benefits of actionable insight built into their browser using the responsive SAP Fiori launchpad immediately."

Mr. Bablani continued, "Our road map is to help our customers across industries drive their transformation with SAP S/4HANA, covering the mission-critical business processes across lines of business such as finance, sales, service, marketing, commerce, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing, supply chain, asset management, research and development, and human resources. This new solution suite is scalable with add-on components that are designed to further enhance business performance."

Customers of all sizes can evolve with technology that is personalized and responsive with real-time visibility.

About Answerthink

Answerthink, a division of The Hackett Group, is an SAP platinum partner under unitedVARS. Answerthink develops and offers qualified SAP Business All-in-One partner solutions, as well as services, support for analytics, mobility, cloud offerings, training and the SAP HANA platform. By leveraging the best practices of The Hackett Group, Answerthink helps clients improve performance and maximize returns on investments in SAP software.

About The Hackett Group, Inc.

The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT) is an intellectual property-based strategic consultancy and leading enterprise benchmarking and best practices implementation firm to global companies, offering digital transformation including robotic process automation and enterprise cloud application implementation. Services include business transformation, enterprise analytics, working capital management and global business services. The Hackett Group also provides dedicated expertise in business strategy, operations, finance, human capital management, strategic sourcing, procurement and information technology, including its award-winning Oracle and SAP practices.

The Hackett Group has completed more than 13,000 benchmarking studies with major corporations and government agencies, including 93% of the Dow Jones Industrials, 87% of the Fortune 100, 87% of the DAX 30 and 58% of the FTSE 100. These studies drive its Best Practice Intelligence Center™ which includes the firm's benchmarking metrics, best practices repository and best practice configuration guides and process flows, which enable The Hackett Group's clients and partners to achieve world-class performance.

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