Ruppel says: "By integrating social activities with business applications, you can deliver rich contextual "activity streams." Activity streams are a new way for enterprise users to get relevant information as quickly as it happens, by navigating to that information in context directly from their portal."
In this IEEE article, John Stouby Persson and Lars Mathiassen discuss a process for managing risks associated in managing the distributed software projects. The process includes identifying and analyzing distributed-team risks in the areas of task distribution, geographical and cultural distribution.
In this QCon presentation, Kevlin Henney promotes live architecture through refactoring, recovery, re-envisioning, retrospection, re-engineering, repair, rewriting, reduction, reuse, reaction, re-evaluation and remembering.