Breakthroughs need in-depth knowledge, not just cross-collaboration, study shows

28 septiembre 2015

Most high-impact innovation happens when knowledge and people from different fields are brought together to create something new, previous research has found. But new findings show that truly new, paradigm-busting ideas with long-term potential need profound knowledge in a narrow domain. Organizations that ignore that in favor of recombining what’s already known will miss out on the greatest potential breakthroughs.