Explanation: Product architecture

Product architecture refers to the structure and organization of a product in terms of its various components, modules or elements and their interactions. The product architecture describes how a product is structured to support and ensure its functionality. It usually includes design criteria that define the arrangement, connection and interaction of a product's components.
In software development, the term "product architecture" refers to the structure of software, including its modules, interfaces and data flows. In hardware development, product architecture can describe the arrangement and connection of physical components in a product.

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