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Become A Technical Program Manager The Right Way
March 15, 2023

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March 15, 2023 - Issue #0051

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  • The Role Of A Technical Program Manager in AI Projects

  • What Is The Role Of A Technical Program Manager (TPM)?

  • Milosh Nikolic - Technical Program Manager

  • Ask The Editor

  • Feedback


The Role Of A Technical Program Manager in AI Projects

This article in provides a view of the technical program manager (TPM) as Artificial Intelligence (AI) expands in the workplace.

This is an interesting 8 minute read presented by Nic Sachdeva. He looks at some of the program management considerations for Machine Learning (ML) projects. He suggests a learning path for TOMs to increase their skill set for projects shut that have an ML component.

Some of the areas that he covers are:

  1. Is it an AI problem?
  2. Taming the ambiguity beast
  3. Notebooks! = ML production
  4. Garbage data in -> Garbage model out
  5. You need more people - like right now
  6. Your feature is not my feature
  7. Its a biased world out there
  8. The learning journey for a TPM

See the entire article here


What Is The Role Of A Technical Program Manager (TPM)?

This is a good summary of the role and skills required for a technical program manager. I will give you a summary of the skills required for a successful TPM.

They are:

  1. Strong technical aptitude
  2. Planning and strategic thinking and excellent people skills
  3. Strong understanding of business goals - be able to recognize, measure, and mitigate the many risks that come with their programs.
  4. Strong communication
  5. Strong leadership

Many other points are discussed as well.

Find all of the details by viewing the video. The video is 5.31 minutes long.

See the video here

Milosh Nikolic - Technical Program Manager

Milosh Nikolic is currently a Senior IT Program Manager for Emids, a company delivering tech and business solutions and services to the healthcare industry.

Through his career he has served at software engineer, IT project manager, and Program Manager. Milosh has 15+ years of experience directing large scale programs and projects.

He has a proven track record in leading multi-million-dollar programs, enterprise-wide programs, and projects, from planning to execution. In his current role as a Senior Program Project Manager he oversees and guides a team of 15 Full Time Equivalent (FTEs) employees along with 25 offshore resources. These involve healthcare programs for some of the country’s largest payers/providers.

Whether you want to gain insight in the role of a software engineer, increase your understanding of the elements involved as a project manager, or advance to become a technical program manager in a senior role, Milosh is the person to talk to.

See more about Milosh below.

See our technical program manager article

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