Sitting in a presentation about the divide between business and IT development. Yes, it is there. The position being proposed is to have a person who works for development be a go between. I do don’t fully agree with that, a neutral role would be better.
However, having a blog or wiki for best practices sounds more ideal to help start the communication going.
Back to my disagree with the liason being a member of development. Having seen this in action, it just doesn’t seem to work because that person almost always puts development first. The business gets the customer needs and we then tell development the needs and often development tries to change it based on their own opinions. So basically development thinks it knows betters. A liason should be calling them out on that.