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PFM Knowledge Base Updated


June 15, 2009

Blog postings for the PFM Knowledge Transfer series have been updated with notes, images and presentations from the 23rd Annual ICGFM Conference.

The knowledge transfer information includes:

  1. Introduction and References
  2. History of Public Financial Management Reforms
    • current cycle of PFM reforms
    • sequencing PFM reforms
    • how the financial crisis is accelerating PFM reforms
  3. Benefits of IFMIS
    • enabling government reform
    • improve efficiency and controls
    • improve conficence through transparency
    • reduce costs
    • improve budgets, planning and decision-making
  4. Acquisition Practices
    • build or buy
  5. Implementation Practices and Project Management
    • implementation practices lessons learned
    • project management
    • government ownership
    • planning and benchmarks
    • building the government team
    • role of IT
  6. Implementation Sequencing
    • implementation success factors
    • issues and reasons for sequencing
    • implementation and roll-out phases
    • post implementation changes
    • diagnostic tools
  7. Capacity Building
    • coordinating training and implementation plans
    • capacity development
    • staffing and skills
  8. Subjects in PFM – Procurement, Budget Planning and Performance Management
    • procurement
    • budget planning
    • performance management
    • public private partnerships (PPP)
  9. Transparency and Accountability
    • need for transparency
    • budget transparency
    • forms of accountability
    • service transformation
    • elements of good governance and transparency
    • international benchmarks – lessons learned
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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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