Just Launched! — Visualize Strategic Goals and Initiatives With Custom Charts

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Great products start with a clear vision and strategy. You need to know where you are headed and why. And every business has a strategy that is unique to their organization and the products they sell. That is why we allow you to customize Aha! to match exactly how your team works.
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How to Spot the Weasel in Your Office

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Everyone is talking these days about “Pokemon Go.” Nintendo’s augmented reality game is sending kids and grownups wandering into the streets searching for Pokestops. The game reveals virtual creatures — hidden to the real world and accessible only to players.  Read more…

My Name is Austin Merritt — This is Why I Joined Aha!

Austin Merritt Why I Joined Aha!

This is how I became a product manager. I was 24 years old and meeting with the CEO of the startup I had joined a year earlier. I was there to tell him I was interested in an open spot on the quality assurance team. He had another idea. The team needed its first product manager and he said I should consider it.

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9 Movie Quotes That Entrepreneurs Live By

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Need some inspiration for your work and business? Well, look no further than the silver screen. I am not a huge movie buff, but I do find that great stories with compelling characters can often be the source of fresh ideas. 

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6 Traits of Highly Successful Product Teams

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Building a product that is meaningful and lasting is tough. It’s also a remarkable experience when it happens. Once you get a taste of product success, nothing else will do.

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7 Tips to Hire the Perfect Product Manager

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Product managers are a relatively new position at companies big and small. In order to summarize the very high expectations that come with the role, job descriptions often describe someone with “big vision and the ability to make it a reality.” So how do you determine if someone can see big and work small at the same time?

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You Don’t Need a Vacation

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Summer is in full swing. Time to pack up the car and head out for a holiday. Time to get outside, enjoy the sunshine, and kick back — right? Read more…

Just Launched! — Use Searchable Filters to Quickly Create Roadmap Views

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Successful products grow. That’s what we all want, right? And as your product matures, your backlog naturally grows along with it. This means there are more releases, features, ideas, and users to manage. Over time it becomes a chore to find key information.
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The Biggest Opportunity Most Startups Miss

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The tide is turning for some startups. I have seen the worried faces in Silicon Valley — and they are not without reason. Funds that were easy to snag in the past are now harder to secure.

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The Wrong Way to Make Your Resume Stand Out

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It is still a tough job market out there. And some folks will go to great lengths to get noticed by employers and recruiters. Jobseekers even grab headlines for the unconventional tactics they employ.
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6 Common Misconceptions About Engineers, Debunked

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Most product managers develop a close working relationship with their engineering team over time. Although sometimes a little quiet, they’re a lovable bunch of nerds — right? On weekends they probably go home to drink Mountain Dew and play online games until the wee hours of the morning. They wake up at 10 a.m. and start again.

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Just Launched! — Aha! Now Integrated With GitHub Enterprise

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We continue to expand our integrations to ensure that product and engineering teams can easily work together. Today, we are excited to announce that we have added support for GitHub Enterprise. GitHub Enterprise is the on-premise version of GitHub Issues, where engineering teams can manage and keep track of tasks.
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My Name is Chris Keele — This is Why I Joined Aha!

Chris Keele Why I Joined Aha!

I accepted my first programming job long before I realized I was an engineer at heart. On that fateful day I was led downstairs, through the basement, into a broken computer storage room, and to a closet door. “Here’s your office!Read more…

Ask This Question to Find Your Dream Job

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About 10 years ago I made an important career decision. I decided that I only wanted to work on cloud-based software. I recognized this fact after many job interviews (and a few job offers) that just did not feel right to me. 

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Just Launched! — Extend the Data Model of Aha! with Custom Tables


We work really hard to make it easy for you to configure Aha! to match exactly how your team works. And we know that flexibility is important, because product managers tell us every day about how they have customized Aha! to make it their own.
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