Thanks for the interest old-gregg. I have a series of blog posts planned that can help answer those sort of questions. I'll try to publish them over the next week or two. The general topics I had in mind were:
-Deployment Specifics (libraries, source control, control scripts, etc). This stuff is pretty annoying to figure out on your own - I was lucky enough to learn in person from a great Lisp hacker at a previous job.