In order to have better conversation and debate with developers, marketing teams, and business execs, Google created an "email-based Google Apps Marketplace forum, and then embedded it in documentation and program sites for easy find. Join the forum to discuss trends, pricing models, brainstorm features, or just gripe about stuff.
Also, created a Google Apps Ecosystem team Buzz stream for sharing news and observations with Google Apps resellers, integrators, and consultants. Follow on Buzz
We love the Internet, but sometimes we would rather meet face-to-face. We do that too when possible. So please do reach out, both to us here at Google as well as your fellow community members, using these new virtual water coolers," informs Google.