Medical device commercialization projects often require the Project or Program Manager to also wear the hat of “Program Architect.”
“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” Confucius
What’s your product vision? And what is the mission that you will undertake to get there? These are the big questions that program and project managers concern themselves with throughout commercialization projects. This is also precisely where the art of program architecture comes into play. Much like a Systems Architect puts together building blocks to meet the technical goals of the product, Program Architects assemble building blocks to meet the strategic goals of the product.
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