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Global Megatrends Affecting Public Financial Management


May 21, 2014

Doug Hadden, VP Products

As expected, the presentation by Trevor Davies of KPMG on Monday at the Spring ICGFM conference generated much food for thought. The implication of demographics & urbanization, for example, will increase infrastructure demands and may increase youth unemployment. Climate change will have significant public financial management impact.

Megatrends described were:

  1. Demographics
  2. Rise of the individual
  3. Enabling technology
  4. Economic interconnectedness
  5. Public debt
  6. Economic power shift
  7. Climate change
  8. Resource stress
  9. Urbanization
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    Doug Hadden

    Doug Hadden

    Executive Vice President, Innovation at FreeBalance
    Doug is responsible for identifying new global markets, new technologies and trends, and new and enhanced internal processes. Doug leads a cross-functional international team that is responsible for developing product prototypes and innovative go-to-market strategies.

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