Mastering Strategic Capability Management

Posted November 19, 2020 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies
Figure 1 — Generic capabilities.
Businesses have traditionally organized themselves to ensure optimal effectiveness in each of their business functions. In today’s business climate, however, shorter product lifecycles, demand for customization, rising consumer expectations, and the growth of automation and data challenge this model. This Advisor describes the building blocks of generic capabilities and describes three categories of capability-based players seeking competitive advantage.
About The Author
Carlos Mira
Carlos Mira is a Partner at Arthur D. Little (ADL), based in Madrid, Spain, and a member of ADL’s Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME) practice, focusing on how companies can leverage ecosystems and platforms to compete in the digital era. Prior to ADL, he played relevant roles in the consolidation of telecom equipment vendors, the journey to network virtualization, and the launch of new virtual-portfolio… Read More
Juan Gonzalez
Juan González is a Partner at Arthur D. Little (ADL), based in Madrid, Spain. He advises clients on business transformation, new ventures launch, and reorganization to leverage the opportunities provided by technology. In the course of his career, Mr. González has supported major financial institutions, utilities, carriers, equipment makers, and media companies in Europe and Latin America on strategy, regulation, technology choices, organization… Read More
Gregory Pankert
Gregory Pankert is a Partner with Arthur D. Little (ADL), based in Brussels, and a member of ADL’s Telecommunications, Information technology, Media & Electronics (TIME) practice. He is deeply experienced with market-entry and growth strategies, content strategies, and regulatory strategies in all segments of the TIME sector, as well as in other network industries (e.g., postal sector, utilities, transport). Mr. Pankert has consulted with… Read More
Florence Carlot
Florence Carlot is a Principal at Arthur D. Little (ADL), based in Brussels, Belgium, and a member of ADL’s Strategy & Organization practice. Ms. Carlot has over 10 years’ experience in the European energy and utilities sector. She has worked with several leading energy companies and utilities in both the UK and mainland Europe, enabling large operational and strategic change initiatives in the wholesale, network, and retail areas of… Read More
Rafael Martínez
Rafael Martínez is a Senior Advisor in telecoms and strategy at Arthur D. Little (ADL), based in Madrid, Spain, specializing in strategic senior management and business change. He is Professor of Strategic Management at IE Business School, Spain; an executive, personal, and team coach; and a certified coach mentor. Previously, Mr. Martínez was Corporate Strategy Office Director at Telefónica. He is also an executive board member of the Club de… Read More
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