September 2016

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Chief commissioner Graham Ashton is sharpening his focus on how Victoria Police looks after people. Photographer: Jarrod Barnes.

Graham Ashton: Terrorism, Bali and individual freedom

Betting on the next big thing

5 metrics to measure and test innovation

Animal magic

Animal Logic: How great financial management helped create Happy Feet

Patrick Pichette was senior vice president and CFO of Google for seven years. Photographer: Robyn Twomey.

At Google, rigour with a dash of crazy

Business is blooming

Aussie entrepreneur's beauty business a blooming success

Excel Yourself

Binary files the key to smaller Excel files

How well do boards oversee management?

Can boards oversee big companies?

From imitation to innovation

China's next strategic advantage? Innovation.

Illustrations by Carolyn Ridsdale

Data goldmine: smartphone-friendly ERP dashboards

Everything you need to know about switching to VOIP