Digital success doesn ’t start with the tech

  We all know that the biggest hurdle for any transformation project is culture. No wonder then that many of us working within digital transformation have hoped to open minds and inspire a new way of working through big, buzzy projects.    There ’s now even a blueprint for this type of innovation: find a tech partner, design a pilot with a trending technology, and ‘signal’ to peers, rivals and shareholders that you’re embracing the future with a flashy press release.   But when we sat down with Dan Rothman the Chief Digital Officer, Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma and Milind Kamkolkar, Chief Digital Officer, Cellarity, at the eyeforpharma Barcelona Virtual summit, they emphatically underlined that this common approach is exactly the problem.   Don ’t get distracted  When we are seduced by this way of working, we wind up doing more harm than good.    If we are being honest with ourselves, many of these projects begin with the wrong motivation at their core. Rather than impressing potential partners, this actually signals that you ’re not ready for change. Kamkolkar points out: “I think many of us in the entrepreneurial community would prefer to see outcomes rather than who you are partnering with, because honestly, who cares?”  Yes, pilots can be useful to raise awareness of a particular technology, but usually we don ’t connect them to an overall strategy for change. F...
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Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health Tech WTF Health Anna Lindow Brave Health Jessica DaMassa Medicaid Source Type: blogs
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Source: International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
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On a morning Zoom call, a group of Canadian mothers give their full attention to a young man from the Drug User Liberation Front. At 26, Jeremy Kalicum is the age some of their kids would be if they had not died of accidental overdoses. “We’re just sick of it. We’re sick of our friends dying.”Kalicum’s tone is urgent as he walks the moms through a PowerPoint presentation explaining why the Liberation Front, known as DULF, wants to protest on International Overdose Awareness Day and hand out illicit drugs. These wouldn’t be the kind that killed their sons and daughters, he assures them; t...
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