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FreeBalance Shares Government Resource Planning (GRP) Expertise at Regional Forum of Government Leaders in Argentina


September 21, 2011

Forum to explore technology-enabled State transformation  

Ottawa, Canada (21 September 2011) – FreeBalance, a For Profit Social Enterprise (FOPSE) software company that helps governments around the world to leverage robust Government Resource Planning (GRP) technology to accelerate country growth, is pleased to announce attendance at the Regional Forum of Leaders of Government. This event will be held at the Buenos Aires Panamericano Hotel & Resort, Argentina, 21 September 2011.

Knowledge sharing is the key objective for the second annual Regional Forum of Government Leaders. Information technology professionals, public finance practitioners, and government leaders will explore how the State is transformed and modernized through technology. Session topics at the forum include: Social Model for the Digital Age in Latin America; Knowledge Society, Citizen Inclusion, Public Policy and Infrastructure; and Case Management: The Digital Inclusion of Citizens of the City of Buenos Aires. The keynote address will be delivered by Alberto Eduardo Thill, Undersecretary of Technology Management for the Secretariat of Cabinet Ministers, Argentina.

“Technology like open data is enabling governments to rapidly improve governance through transparency,” said Manuel Pietra, President & CEO at FreeBalance. “FreeBalance is pleased to have the opportunity to participate at the Regional Forum of Government Leaders to share our experience in transforming governments by automating the entire budget cycle and providing methods for digital inclusion.”

FreeBalance Accountability Suite Version 7 is a modern pure web-based platform that has been optimized for rapid government deployment, operational effectiveness. The FreeBalance software has been designed for the requirements of Latin American governments. FreeBalance offers flexible deployment options, service oriented architecture facilitating integration with government information systems. The FreeBalance Government Resource Planning solution covers the entire budget cycle including financial and human resources transparency to improve governance and trust. 

FreeBalance solutions are active in 19 countries managing more than a quarter trillion ($US) in annual budgets worldwide. More than 70,000 users around the world use FreeBalance software to manage a global civil service workforce of 1,500,000.

About FreeBalance
FreeBalance helps governments around the world leverage robust Government Resource Planning (GRP) technology to accelerate country growth. FreeBalance software solutions for public financial and human resource management support reform and modernization to improve governance, transparency and accountability. Good governance is required to improve development results. For more information, visit


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Matthew Olivier

Matthew Olivier

Vice President, Marketing at FreeBalance
Matthew is responsible for providing strategic marketing, communication, and business development direction for FreeBalance products, solutions and services. Matthew leads marketing and business development activities to support FreeBalance growth and brand awareness in the GRP market.

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