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Smart Cities Need Public Financial Management


December 26, 2016

The excitement around smart cities and smart government is overly-technology focused. “Smart” is much more about governance than technology. And, Public Financial Management (PFM) is the mechanism for governance in the public sector. PFM provides the planning, metadata, decision-making, and transparency characteristics needed for smart government.


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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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