Hackett: and Anaplan to provide integrated planning and analysis for dynamic businesses


  • Alliance will help clients transcend silos and achieve alignment in their financial, business and operational planning processes

MIAMI & LONDON, December 14, 2021 – The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT) and Anaplan (NYSE: PLAN) jointly announced today a strategic alliance that will enable The Hackett Group to deliver finance and supply chain solutions that empower organizations to deliver real-time intelligence to leaders, add strategic value to the business and accelerate the implementation of best practices using Anaplan’s leading business performance orchestration platform.

Anaplan’s technology platform enables customers to realize the net benefits of aligning financial, business, operational and supply chain goals to increase efficiency, forecasting accuracy and business agility. The Hackett Group’s experience in requirements gathering, business modeling, user experience, performance tuning, and delivery assurance can improve the quality of the output, especially for large corporate clients with landscapes of unique and complex data and systems.

“We are delighted to add The Hackett Group to the Anaplan family. The COVID-19 pandemic and other digital disruptions are pushing businesses towards shorter planning and forecasting cycles that integrate predictive modeling and what-if scenario planning, ”said Carla Moradi, senior vice president, partners global and alliances at Anaplan. “In response, our clients are extending their financial planning and analysis (FP&A) implementations to support sales and other operational processes (S&OP), and they can benefit from the Hackett Group’s deep S&OP expertise,” of supply chain planning, predictive analytics and FP&A. ”

According to Hackett Group COO, David Dungan, “The goal of this alliance is to create a one-stop shop for companies looking to improve planning practices and systems in the areas of finance, supply chain, sales and operations planning. Our ability to provide businesses with empirical insight into high-performance integrated business planning capabilities is unparalleled, and we have a proven ability to integrate data from cloud or on-premises business applications, including ERP systems. (Enterprise Resource Planning) and GL, data warehouses, like Our data scientists are also highly skilled at creating predictive planning models and integrating them seamlessly into customer processes, and we have reporting experts from business to ensure that information gets to the people who need it when it is needed. We are delighted to be working with Anaplan as our clients are looking for more agility, transparency and flexibility in their planning. g, and Anaplan’s future-ready platform is uniquely designed to support these goals. ”

About the Hackett Group, Inc.

The Hackett group® (NASDAQ: HCKT) is an intellectual property-based strategic consulting firm and a leading enterprise benchmarking company for global businesses, delivering digital transformation, including the implementation of enterprise cloud applications industry-leading, workflow automation and analytics that enable world-class digital performance.

Drawing on our unprecedented intellectual property of nearly 20,000 benchmark studies with the world’s largest companies – including 93% of the Dow Jones Industrials, 91% of the Fortune 100, 80% of the DAX 30 and 55% of the FTSE 100 – captured by our benchmarking platform, Quantum Leap®, and our Digital Transformation Platform (DTP), we are accelerating the implementation of best practices.

About Anaplan

Anaplan (NYSE: PLAN) is a transformative way of seeing, planning, and running your business. Using our proprietary Hyperblock â„¢ technology, Anaplan lets you contextualize real-time performance and predict future outcomes for faster, safer decisions. Because connecting strategy and plans to collaborative execution across your business is necessary to move business forward today. Based in San Francisco, we have 20 offices around the world, 175 partners and more than 1,700 clients worldwide. To find out more, visit Anaplan.com.

The Hackett Group, the quadrant logo, World Class Defined and Enabled, and Digital World Class are registered trademarks of The Hackett Group.

Caution regarding “forward-looking” statements

This press 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, but not limited to, words such as “expects”, “anticipates”, “intends”, “plans”, “believes”, “research”, “estimates” or Other similar phrases or variations of such words or similar phrases indicating present or anticipated or expected future events or results 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 actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by forward-looking statements. Factors that may impact these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, Hackett’s ability to effectively market its digital transformation and other consulting services, competition from other consulting and technology companies that may impact. ” have or develop in the future, similar offerings, the viability of Hackett and its services, and other risks detailed in Hackett’s reports filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Hackett does not undertake any obligation to update this press release or any forward-looking statements it contains.

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