February 6, 2014Doug Hadden
Presentation at FreeBalance-sponsored event to discuss human-centric practices for transformational change in government
Ottawa, Canada (February 6, 2014) – FreeBalance, a leading vendor of Government Resource Planning (GRP) software, is pleased to announce Dr. Susan Evans as a guest speaker at the annual FreeBalance International Steering Committee (FISC) event taking place between February 2-6, 2014 in Antigua & Barbuda. Dr. Evans’ presentation, “Sustainable Organizational Change,” will describe how governments can effectively achieve objectives through human-centric design.
Dr. Evans will be presenting at FISC on February 6, 2014. This will be a highly interactive session designed to elicit attendees’ experiences in achieving sustained changes in behavior while implementing Public Financial Management (PFM) processes and technology. “The unique format of this event provides an opportunity to share innovative change management approaches and lessons from other public sector reforms,” said Dr. Evans. The FISC event will focus on how participating countries have leveraged technology to drive sustainable government reform and modernization efforts.
Dr. Evans is the President & CEO of Evans Incorporated. She founded Evans Incorporated over 20 years ago with a passion for ensuring that the human factor is central to transformative change in complex organizations. She developed Evans’ CAARMATM methodology for change and has seen its application realize significant performance results for clients. She has led organizational assessment, business reengineering, change management, and IT strategy projects for government agencies, Fortune 500 corporations, and not-for-profit organizations. She has published and presented extensively, including at NATO Symposia and International conferences on Organization Design and Management. Dr. Evans’ Ph.D. is in Industrial Engineering from The University of Michigan.
FreeBalance helps governments around the world leverage robust Government Resource Planning (GRP) technology to accelerate country growth. FreeBalance is recognized as a leader in fast, adaptable and successful GRP implementations. FreeBalance provides software solutions for public financial and human resource management, and supports reform and modernization to improve governance, transparency and accountability. Good governance is required to improve development results. For more information, visit www.freebalance.com.
The annual FreeBalance International Steering Committee (FISC) conference runs from February 2-6, 2014 in St. John’s Antigua & Barbuda. 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. Previous FISC events were held in Ottawa, Canada (2013); Istanbul, Turkey (2012); Madeira, Portugal (2011); Mt. Tremblant, Canada (2010); Prague, Czech Republic (2009); Cascais, Portugal (2008); and London, United Kingdom (2007).