I'm looking to find out the desirable ratio of design staff,
including IxD and visual design people, to programmers. It seems to
be a common phenomenon that small companies in the software industry
compare themselves to companies with large dedicated design teams (ie
Apple, Google, Yahoo), while allocating scant resources themselves to
I'm wondering if those who have (or have seen) a good balance could
share what they consider an ideal breakdown to be. I realize it may
vary depending on the work...