Insights – Enterprise
Blockchain: What is it and How it Can Help Your Organization
Blockchain is an emerging technology that fundamentally changes the way information is shared and business rules are executed and managed between partners in a digitally connected ecosystem. While blockchain is real, business leaders need to be able to filter out the hype in order to make sound decisions about the technology and its applicability.Download Now
Blockchain: Applications for the Emerging Digital Ledger Platform
Blockchain is an emerging technology platform which is here to stay. Leaders of enterprise operations and individual functions such as IT, finance, human resources and procurement, should familiarize themselves with the experiences of early adopters and evaluate the suitability of their own applications and processes for blockchain.
Robotic Process Automation: A Roadmap for Moving to Smart Automation
While robotic process automation (RPA) has become a dominant theme of back-office performance improvement, most current initiatives have yet to capture the full improvement opportunities.
Robotic Process Automation in Business Services: Six Steps for Success
Robotic process automation (RPA) is at the top of the business services agenda, driven by unprecedented savings potential and other benefits. By positioning RPA to support broad transformation of end-to-end transactional processes.
Overly Complicated Sales & Operations Planning Process: Four Fixes You Can Apply Right Now
Increased complexity in the value chain has put a lot of pressure on sales and operations planning (S&OP) and integrated business planning (IBP) processes. Learn what is driving cumbersome, overly complicated processes and how best to address the issues.
Is it game over or game changer for BPO?
Digital transformation presents new opportunities to reduce costs and staffing levels and deliver a quantum leap in performance improvement.
How Digital Transformation Will Impact Business Services Jobs
Digital transformation, in conjunction with ongoing offshoring, is projected to result in a decline in demand for jobs in business services totaling between 1.4 and 1.5 million FTEs in North America and Western Europe by 2022.
Building a Global Predictive Analytics Capability: A Quick Guide to Predictable Success
The untapped potential of predictive analytics is significant. Where value-based predictive analytics have been put to use on a localized basis, the result has been a measurable improvement in business predictability, profitability and cash-flow generation.
Profit by Balancing Your Inventory in as Quick as 12 Months
Effectively managing inventory levels to meet customer demand is a balancing act for organizations.
EPM Gains Momentum in the Cloud
While current adoption of cloud-based solutions for enterprise performance management is low, research by The Hackett Group predicts a dramatic increase in adoption within the next few years.
Digital Benchmarking: 6 Keys to Quantum Leap Improvement
Digital transformation presents new opportunities to reduce costs and staffing levels and deliver a quantum leap in performance improvement. To capitalize, a company must target the right improvement initiatives and execute them with discipline and efficiency.
Selecting a Best-Fit Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Technology Solution
For many years, even leading organizations drudged through the IBP process using a patchwork of spreadsheets and manual labor. While IBP technology vendors have evolved their offerings to support more elegant and efficient solutions, there is no one-size-fits-all IBP solution.
Public Sector Innovation Summit 2017 Report
How is innovation taking place in the public sector in Australia? At the 2017 Public Sector Innovation Summit in Australia, more than 200 leaders, executives and managers across all levels and functional areas of government came together to explore this question.
EPM Is Gaining Momentum in the Cloud: Access the Hackett Group's Largest Benchmarking Database
Close to 60% of Finance Organizations that adopted cloud solutions chose FP&A tools. According to our latest research, more are planning to implement EPM in the cloud, and cost is not their number-one reason.