Some nuggets of wisdom from Adaptive Path's blog
The Nine Pillars of Successful Web Teams
Every Web team has its own take on dividing up roles and responsibilities and implementing processes for design and development. Formal titles, job descriptions, and reporting structures can vary widely. But the best teams I've encountered have one important thing in common: their team structure and processes cover a full range of distinct competencies necessary for success.
There's a lot about the Apple Store experience that we can apply to the design of many other kinds of products — and a few lessons we can take from Apple's missteps as well.