October 24, 2018
The Hackett Group Partners with UiPath For Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Services
UiPath’s RPA Solution to Help The Hackett Group Clients Work More Efficiently, Accurately and Securely
The Hackett Group Offers UiPath Clients Unrivalled Knowledge of Process-Level Best Practices and Proven Expertise at How to Optimize The Use of Automation to Drive Efficiency, Effectiveness and Customer Experience
MIAMI & LONDON, October 24, 2018 – The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), today announced that it has been named a Recommended Partner by UiPath, the leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company. The partnership will enable The Hackett Group to further expand its ability to offer UiPath solutions to clients.
The Hackett Group is a leading independent advisor and implementation partner for RPA and Smart Automation, and a full-service RPA partner, providing strategy, design, build, plus RPA-as-a-service hosting and support, center of excellence (CoE) set up and training options, all integrating deep RPA experience.
The Hackett Group team has extensive experience with the leading RPA platforms, and provides advice on an agnostic basis. The Hackett Group’s proprietary methodology and RPA Transformation Platform provide clients with a tested toolset for quickly identifying and implementing the right scope, software and operating model. The Hackett Group’s extensive benchmarking database of corporate best practices and performance metrics in finance, HR, procurement, operations, and other business services areas help clients deliver RPA projects to go beyond headcount reduction, targeting improved business performance and outcomes, and enabling improvements in efficiency, effectiveness and customer service.
The Hackett Group has helped a growing list of clients to implement RPA using UiPath software. The Hackett Group have trained UiPath implementation teams in Europe, North America and Latin America. Overall, The Hackett Group has worked with RPA clients in a diverse array of geographies and industries.
The Hackett Group’s 2018 Key Issues research found that broad adoption levels of RPA are expected to grow by nearly 13x over the next two to three years in finance, procurement, HR, and other business services areas.
“In collaboration with UiPath, we’ve already helped clients generate some exceptional results,” said Paul Morrison, Principal, The Hackett Group. “The combination of UiPath’s powerful software and The Hackett Group’s empirically-driven approach to understanding and targeting world class performance across finance, procurement, HR and other business services can enable clients to optimize processes as they implement RPA, driving dramatic improvements in both efficiency and effectiveness. Properly implemented, a virtual digital workforce of software robots can handle routine tasks, enabling staff to focus on more strategic, creative and customer-facing initiatives.”
Daniel Dines, CEO, UiPath, said, “The Hackett Group’s global footprint, comprehensive RPA implementation approach, and ability to build in proven best practices and benchmarks makes them an exceptional UiPath partner. We are combining our first-in-its-class scalable and open enterprise-grade RPA platform with the offerings of The Hackett Group, including advisory, transformation support, as well as training and RPA-as-a-service hosting, which will greatly benefit our joint customers.”
Built for both business and IT, UiPath is the leading platform for enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA). More than 700 enterprise customers and government agencies use UiPath’s Enterprise RPA platform to rapidly deploy software robots that perfectly emulate and execute repetitive processes, boosting business productivity, ensuring compliance and enhancing customer experience across back-office and front-office operations.
With a thriving RPA developer community of more than 120,000 worldwide, UiPath is on a mission to democratize RPA and support a digital business revolution. Based in New York City, UiPath’s presence extends to 14 countries throughout North America, Europe and Asia. The company is backed by $183M in series A & B funding from Accel, CapitalG, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, Credo Ventures, Earlybird’s Digital East Fund and Seedcamp. UiPath’s Series B valuation exceeded $1 billion.
For more information, visit www.uipath.com.
About The Hackett Group, Inc.
The Hackett Group (NASDAQ: HCKT) is an intellectual property-based strategic consultancy and leading enterprise benchmarking and best practices digital transformation 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 16,500 benchmarking studies studies with major corporations and government agencies, including 93% of the Dow Jones Industrials, 89% of the Fortune 100, 83% of the DAX 30 and 57% 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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