Send the Development Priority of Your Features from Aha! to JIRA


A large number of companies integrate Aha! and JIRA to keep product management and engineering teams in sync. It’s critical to keep everyone on the same page, especially when deciding on what the development team is working on. Without knowing which features provide the most business value you can quickly build yourself to nowhere.
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My Name is Zach Schneider – This is Why I Joined Aha!


I have a chronic problem with boredom. In life, I always charge forward through each class, job, and side project. I rarely find anything to keep my attention for more than a few weeks.
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Meet Wayne, The World’s Most Rotten VP of Product


It’s hard to escape FIFA these days. The arrests of several officials on corruption charges have made global headlines for the past few months now. Clearly this is bigger than soccer. The “bad boss” narrative has mass appeal, whether you care about the World Cup or not.
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Introducing the New Aha! Enterprise+ Plan


We have been humbled by the feedback and growth of Aha! We are growing fast, very fast. We feel fortunate to have this opportunity and to work with so many great people and companies who are building innovative products.
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Using Nested Selects for Performance in Rails


Databases are fast, even at performing fairly complex operations. This is easy to forget in the age of ORMs and abstraction and many of us haven’t written a line of raw SQL in months.

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The Best Way to Prioritize Customer Ideas on Your Roadmap


The dreams of product managers perish in the gap between what customers say and what they actually do. Product ideas gathered from customers are crucial. However, they should not be accepted as absolute truths. In a similar vein, complaints from users often motivate product teams to react at the expense of fulfilling long-term goals. This is an enormous mistake.
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I love this team. I love the product and engineering team at Aha! because we believe in objectively prioritizing work. To truly build what matters, you must identify which feature requests will help you achieve your goal and which ones will waste your time. Most ideas sound great but actually matter little.
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We Just Made Your Kanban Board Even Better


Last month we launched a new visual Workflow board for Kanban or Scrum work. The response was terrific. Many customers told us immediately how much they loved using it to increase transparency and their flow of work.
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How to Recover From a Horrible Interview


There are bad interviews, and then there are UGLY interviews. Sometimes the interview just starts off wrong, like you have the wrong address, wrong day, wrong time, and then it goes downhill from there. Or maybe you called the hiring manager by the wrong name — repeatedly.
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The 4 Qualities of Marketing Leaders I Love to Hire


I once worked with a talented Marketing Manager named Nick (name changed) who had a strange habit that may surprise you. At least once a month, he would interview with another company. Nick seemed to do well in his role, and was well liked by his colleagues. But something did not add up.
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