As we look ahead, one thing is clear. Innovation is now non-negotiable.  

With evolving technologies playing a vital role, and the pace of change not set to slow, now is the time for enterprise companies to be their own catalysts for change and to tap into the wealth of resources that will allow them to innovate. 

Discover more on how legacy organisations can compete in the innovation game from Ismail Amla, Capita’s Chief Growth Officer and academic and entrepreneur, Vivek Wadhwa.

Book preview: From Incremental to Exponential

In their new book, Ismail Amla and Vivek Wadhwa examine what makes up the DNA of organisations that thrive through change.

From Incremental to Exponential explains the basic concepts of disruption, teaching new methods of innovation to help leaders and employees boost their innovation metabolism.

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Event: LinkedIn Live

In a live broadcast, Ismail Amla and Vivek Wadhwa were joined by Oli Freestone, Head of Institute at Capita, to discuss the themes and practical applications of their book, “From Incremental to Exponential: How Large Companies Can See the Future and Rethink Innovation”. 

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How large organisations can think and act like start-ups

If exponential change can happen during the Covid-19 crisis, we must be able to create it sustainably in the future. How?

Learn what the DNA is for a successful organisation disruption. Our latest infographic advises on leaders how to facilitate, motivate and collaborate.

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Podcast: From Incremental to Exponential 

Listen to Ismail Amla and Vivek Wadhwa in conversation with some of the biggest names in the world of business, sport, and education as they explore how big businesses can innovate to survive and grow. 

Episode one: Bear Grylls

“We are all leaders. If you influence anyone, you are a leader.”

Ismail Amla and Vivek Wadhwa are joined by adventurer, author, and co-founder of BecomingX, Bear Grylls. In this episode, they discuss the essential skills that make for empowering leadership, and how building resilience can help us realise our potential. 

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Ismail Amla

Chief Growth Officer at Capita

Ismail is leading business development, sales and marketing to support our transformation and organic growth plans. In 2018 he was named as one of the top 100 most influential Black, Asian minority ethnic (BAME) leaders in the UK tech sector by Inclusive Boards.


Vivek Wadwha

Author and academic

Vivek has been researching and teaching technology development and innovation for over a decade at leading institutions of higher learning, such as Stanford, Duke, Harvard, and Carnegie Mellon universities. He is a regular keynote speaker and a syndicated columnist with Fortune magazine, CBS MarketWatch, and the Hindustan Times.

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