Richard Corbridge's posts

CIO and CMO Collaboration – Tech Monitor

Put on here for prosperity and to link to other articles on here Boots CIO: IT and marketing colloboration is key to omnichannel success (techmonitor.ai) . Boots CIO: Collaboration with marketing underpins omnichannel succes. By Cristina Lago  09 Feb 2021 (Last Updated 10 Feb 2021) Health and beauty retailer Boots is on a mission to develop a… Read More

Change Cycle and My Guardrails…

Organisational change, restructure of teams, development of new structures, org charts, words that fill me with dread and excitement in equal measure. In 2021 what is THE ideal structure of a function that is set up to deliver the foundations of digital transformation and how do we create a culture (and an operating model) that… Read More

2020 – My Review

In a normal year writing this is something I look forward to hugely, I have done this for eight years now on this blog, last year was an emotional rollercoaster to read, this year, well it’s not exactly been the year any of us planned has it? Every year I relish the opportunity to look… Read More

Digital and the commodity world…

I was reading a Pitchfork retrospective article about the seminal electronic band Boards of Canada the other day and a phrase came up, Avoiding the timely, they aim to achieve the timeless …and I fell in love with what it means and how it can be applied to what we try to do with digital… Read More

A Dublin Memory…

As the final few minutes of the BBC dramatization of Sally Rooney’s Normal People came to an end I was reminded of the bitter sweet feeling of leaving Dublin behind. No matter whether it was my own reality of leaving or the end of the amazing Glen Hansard staring film Once, the cliff hanger of… Read More

Collaborative ways and the resource of the future…

The key resource in 2020 for the delivery of healthcare to populations around the world is… people, friends, colleagues; human beings that we need to work with day in and day out to keep ‘the show on the road’, and we didn’t even need a drum roll! A crisis tells us this; facts tell us… Read More

The make-up of great leadership…

“Imagine that the Clash had stayed around to be influenced by 3rd Bass, the Young Disciples and Marshall Jefferson. Or Soul II Soul had been inspired as much by Public Image Limited’s ‘Metal Box’ as Public Enemy or that the soundtrack to Taxi Driver was influenced by Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’. Imagine that… Read More

Multi Supplier Partnerships – Unknown quantities

A blog piece written in conjunction with Rachel Murphy of Difrent. Originally edited and published on DigitalHealth.net captured here in its uncut form. Rachel Murphy (CEO of Diferent) and Richard Corbridge (Director of High Street Healthcare at Boots UK) have worked in digital health and care and public sector transformation for many years, never quite… Read More

The Goal…

Once a shared centre of attention, now a little alone, not as pure in its intention, to deliver the difference to make a win or to cause a loss. Twenty four by eight, and yet here it stands, here alone; twenty four by seven, today sharing the field with no other, where overseeing battles, loves,… Read More

Innovation in a new world…

Written as a brain dump of all the things I wanted to cover in the Nimbus Ninety Breakfast Club session that was recorded on the 17th of April 2020. So much to get views on, to build views from and try to create a community of interest around… but I only had 45 minutes so… Read More

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