FISC 2015 to Focus on PFM and Smart Government

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Annual FreeBalance event in Ottawa brings together customers from around the world

FISC 2015

FISC 2015

FreeBalance customers are using technology to strengthen governance and looking to the web to create a platform for transparency, citizen-engagement and open government.

Government officials from around the world will gather in Ottawa, Canada, from March 9-12 to discuss the latest technology innovations in Public Financial Management (PFM) at the ninth annual FreeBalance International Steering Committee (FISC) event.

As a leading vendor of Public Financial Management (PFM) solutions, FreeBalance has developed FISC into one of the industry’s foremost and unique events by making customers the focus. FISC not only places customers at the center of the FreeBalance product development process, but also provides the opportunity to share good governance practices among countries to improve fiscal effectiveness.

The theme of the ninth annual FISC is “PFM and Smart Government: The Intersection of Open Financial Data and Big Data Analytics”. “The interactive program will provide country delegates with the opportunity to identify innovative ways to accelerate and sustain PFM reform efforts,” said Manuel Pietra, President & CEO of FreeBalance. “FreeBalance customers are using technology to strengthen governance and looking to the web to create a platform for transparency, citizen-engagement and open government.”

FISC provides an interactive forum for the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and experiences among FreeBalance customers. Insights from FISC meetings and discussions provide leadership and vision for FreeBalance solutions for the public sector. These activities, combined with other aspects of the ISO 9001:2008 certified “customer-centric” processes, ensures that FreeBalance products meet changing international needs in a financially sustainable fashion.

Updates on the presentations and workshops at FISC will be shared live on Twitter and recapped on the FreeBalance blog, which will share good GRP practices identified at the meeting with the international community. Internationally renowned speakers and FreeBalance domain experts will be discussing recent trends and good practices related to open government, open source, and collaborative technologies.

About FreeBalance
FreeBalance helps governments around the world leverage robust Public Financial Management (PFM) technology to accelerate country growth. FreeBalance software solutions for public financial and human resource management increase transparency and accountability to improve governance and reduce corruption. For more information, visit the FreeBalance website or follow us on Twitter.

About FISC
The annual FreeBalance International Steering Committee (FISC) conference runs from March 9-12, 2015 in Ottawa, Canada. FISC provides an interactive forum to exchange Public Financial Management (PFM) good practices among international customers and PFM thought leaders. FISC drives the FreeBalance Accountability Suite Government Resource Planning (GRP) product direction.

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