July 24, 2013
Saul Kaplan is an innovation junkie, and to somebody like him, there is always a better way to do things. Big or small, change is inevitable, and the best thing we can do is make it work for us rather than against us.
Businesses in the 21st century find themselves vulnerable to disruption brought on by this change: Look to Netflix and Blockbuster for proof. So, to help startups and large companies stay relevant and on top of their game, Kaplan founded the Business Innovation Factory and wrote The Business Model Innovation Factory.
Through his company and book, Kaplan is able to help companies remain competitive through disruption. By showing us how to do R&D for new business models, while still operating on our current ones, we can eliminate vulnerability.
Passionate about business model innovation and social system transformation, Kaplan and his team are constantly in search of an answer to the question of how to go beyond simply tweaking things, and, instead, bring about major transformations. Kaplan explains his perspective in this video:
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