October 02, 2017
The Hackett Group Wins Prestigious Oracle Excellence Award: Global EPM Cloud Partner of the Year
Oracle Recognizes The Hackett Group’s Expertise In Delivering Specialized EPM Solutions
MIAMI & LONDON, October 2, 2017 – 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.
The Hackett Group was presented the 2017 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – Global EPM Cloud Partner of the Year – for demonstrating an outstanding and innovative solution based on Oracle products. The Hackett Group’s benchmarking data and best practices in conjunction with Oracle technology enable customers to realize improved efficiency and effectiveness in finance and other business services.
The Oracle Excellence Awards for Specialized Partner of the Year – Global encourage innovation by Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) members who use Oracle’s products and technology to create value for customers and generate new business potential.
“We are honored to receive this award from Oracle,” said Scott McHale, Oracle technology leader for The Hackett Group. “This award is a validation that our investments in both Oracle Cloud and in our people are working. We continue to see our market opportunity expand at a rapid clip because of Oracle Cloud.”
“The Hackett Group has demonstrated an outstanding level of innovation in delivering proven, Oracle-based cloud EPM solutions that solve our joint customers’ most critical business challenges,” said Penny Philpot, group vice president, Worldwide Alliances and Channels, Oracle. “We congratulate The Hackett Group for achieving the 2017 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – Global in EPM Cloud Partner of the Year. This achievement is a testament to their dedication to excellence and to providing customers solutions that drive real business value and results.”
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.
About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) is Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with a differentiated advantage to develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle’s products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to be recognized and rewarded for their investment in Oracle Cloud. Partners engaging with Oracle will be able to differentiate their Oracle Cloud expertise and success with customers through the OPN Cloud program – an innovative program that complements existing OPN program levels with tiers of recognition and progressive benefits for partners working with Oracle Cloud. To find out more visit: www.oracle.com/partners.
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The Hackett Group Cautionary Statement Regarding “Forward Looking” Statements
This release contains “forward looking” statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Statements including without limitation, words such as “expects”, “anticipates”, “intends”, “plans”, “believes”, seeks”, “estimates” or other similar phrases or variations of such words or similar expressions indicating, present or future anticipated or expected occurrences or outcomes are intended to identify such forward looking statements. Forward looking statements are not statements of historical fact and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward looking statements. Factors that may impact such forward looking statements include without limitation, the ability of Hackett to effectively market the Oracle EPM Cloud Services against competition from other consulting and professional/trade associations/companies who may have or develop in the future, similar offerings, the commercial viability of the Oracle EPM Cloud service, changes in expectations regarding technology products, Hackett’s ability to market and sell its consulting and transformation services, Oracle’s continued status as a leading solution in the EPM Cloud services, the ability of Hackett to attract skilled employees, changes in collections of accounts receivable, risk of competition, price and margin trends, changes in general economic conditions and interests rates as well as other risk detailed in Hackett’s reports filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Hackett does not undertake any duty to update this release or any forward looking statements contained herein.