Digital Transformation Reading List

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By the UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation (CDHI). The following articles have helped shape understanding throughout UCSF’s digital transformation journey. What articles and resources have inspired your thinking? Let us know on Twitter.


4 Principles to Guide Your Digital Transformation, Harvard Business Review – November 2021

The Essential Components of Digital Transformation, Harvard Business Review – November 2021

Six Principles to Build Your Company’s Strategic Agility, Harvard Business Review – September 2021

Why Every Executive Should Be Focusing on Culture Change Now, MIT Sloan Management Review – August 2021

Great Strategy Considers More Than Customers and Investors, MIT Sloan Management Review – August 2021

Don’t Let Digital Obsession Destroy Your Organization, MIT Sloan Management Review – August 2021

From Screens to Experiences – Transforming Design Thinking at Kohl’s, Medium – August 2021READ SUMMARY

APIs Aren’t Just for Tech Companies, Harvard Business Review – April 2021

Nonprofit Health Plans Launch Telehealth-First Options to Increase Access and Affordability, NEJM Catalyst – April 2021READ SUMMARY

Digitizing Isn’t the Same as Digital Transformation, Harvard Business Review – March 2021

Don’t Let Financial Metrics Prematurely Stifle Innovation, Harvard Business Review – March 2021

2018 – 2020

To Own or Not to Own Delivery? Grocery Dive – November 2020

Providence 2020 Digital Health Report – November 2020

Goldman Sachs is Leaning into Embedded Finance: Other Banks Should Take Note, 11FS – November 2020

The Great Unlock, a16z – August 2020READ SUMMARY

Digital Transformation Is About Talent, Not Technology, Harvard Business Review – May 2020

Bring Product Thinking to Non-Product Teams, Harvard Business Review – April 2020

The Helix Organization, McKinsey & Company – October 2019

Platforming Healthcare to Transform Care Delivery, NEJM Catalyst – September 2019

McKinsey’s Three Horizons Model Defined Innovation for Years. Here’s Why It No Longer Applies – February 2019

The End of Bureaucracy, Harvard Business Review – December 2018

The Five Trademarks of Agile Organizations, McKinsey & Company – January 2018

Inspired: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love, Marty Cagan

This article originally appeared in The Center for Digital Health Transformation Blog, August 12, 2022, and is re-posted with permission in the UC IT Blog.