Saul Kaplan: How to Stay Relevant as a Business [VIDEO]

July 24, 2013

9:00 am

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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Will is a Senior Writer with Tech.Co, based out of America’s Finest City: San Diego. He covers all territory West of the Mississippi river, digging deep for awesome local entrepreneurs, companies, and ideas. He’s the resident Android junkie and will be happy to tell you why you should switch to the OS. When he’s off the clock, Will focuses his literary talent on the art of creative writing…or you might find him surfing in Ocean Beach.

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