What is a TPM?

What is a technical program manager?

There’s a lot of confusion on what a technical program manager is and isn’t. It also varies wildly by each organization. Some are really technical whereas others aren’t as technical but have a lot more soft skills. I’ll get into my experiences on what the role likely is, how to get into it and where paths might go. What is a technical program manager? Most don’t really understand what a TPM is and isn’t. I see fairly generic postings confusing the role with a project manager or a scrum master or some sort of delivery manager on the team level.