Technical Program Manager

This article is very good in some aspects of definition of this role from the point of view of organizations that are “product” centered.

Then there is a problem to me, I have no clue how the author defines “program” (I’m asking about it).

The main picture is this one:

Important, all people are technical

Amazon Technical Program Manager

Some notes about what means to be a TPM in Amazon:

  • Leadership Principles (LPs): this is a relevant aspect that all TPMs have.
  • Tools: Amazon uses different tools to manage projects/programs, there is not a corporate tool to do it. JIRA seems to be one of the more used, but not the only one.

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