The company I work for is a very lean, fast moving company, and we're
constantly looking for ways to tighten our product life cycle timelines.
One thing we've noticed in the last few months is that IxDA (and general
design practitioners) have been extremely valuable not just during the
design phase of a product, but also during the ongoing Quality Assurance
/ Quality Control phases as well as the final Quality Acceptance phases
of the product lifecycle.
This being the case, we're experimenting with the idea of putting IxDA
people in charge (or in review positions within) the QA pro