I'm not finding much in the way of officially published documentation on this (we could probably do more to help customers out here), but there are several other discussions on this in the forums. Check out these posts to get ideas from our other customers:
Interworks has also developed a tool to help make this process easier: http://powertoolsfortableau.com/tools/edt/
Maybe slightly unrelated, but this blog post has some useful tips in it for new Server admins on what to keep in mind as you begin your Server journey: Tableau Zen: Implementing Tableau Server: Top 10 Pitfalls
Hope that helps!
Thank you Lindy, this is a good starting point for me help standardize our process on Tableau Server