Technology Review has An Interesting Story by Nicholas Negroponte, co-founder and back-page columnist for Wired magazine, who says expertise is overrated, and innovation is inefficient, because it is undisciplined, contrarian, and iconoclastic.
He tries to answer the questions what makes innovation happen, and just where do new ideas come from?
"Our biggest challenge in stimulating a creative culture is finding ways to encourage multiple points of views. Many engineering deadlocks have been broken by people who are not engineers at all. This is simply because perspective is more important than IQ."