Stories by Bernard Kellerman, CFO magazine

Ideas: Use your loaf, mind the recipe

All sorts of ideas looking for funding cross the desks of the nation's chief financial officers. Often, these are in conjunction with a slogan along the lines of "creating an innovative organisation". The accepted wisdom is that new ideas are the lifeblood of any entity, but where to start, and more importantly, how much will it cost?
The problem with innovation is that many business leaders think it is all about big ideas. And with the much-vaunted federal government 2020 summit stealing the limelight, it would be easy to think there's time to spare to come up with plenty. After all, aren't we in a decade-long boom?

Written by Bernard Kellerman, CFO magazine18 May 08 22:00