LinkedIn Names Aha! #2 on 2018 Top Voices List

Aha! LinkedIn Top voices 2018

It has been another terrific year at Aha! — I am grateful. Grateful for our team’s growth and that our product is solving a very real problem for more than 5,000 companies. And I am grateful that so many of you take the time to follow our writing here and on LinkedIn where I have contributed hundreds of articles. In the spirit of sharing appreciation, I want to thank you. Read more…

My Name Is Tyler Knappe — This Is Why I Joined Aha!

Tyler Knappe

The universe is vast. And I have always wanted to explore it. Art, business, philanthropy, astronomy — I am interested in it all. When it came time to enter college, I was interested in two distinct areas: creativity and problem-solving. Computer science and astronomy seemed like an ideal blend, so I chose both as a double major. Read more…

The Founder’s Paradox: How to Add Complexity and Avoid It

Founder's Paradox complexity

More customers, more people, more process, more technology — leading to more success. And success leads to financial gains which can be reinvested to grow more customers, more people, more process, more technology. If you are fortunate, this merry-go-round continues. But at times, it can be a bit dizzying the more spins you complete. Read more…

What Product Managers Should Do When the Sales Team Is Hostile

sales vs product hostility

You rely heavily on other teams for product success. That is the story of being a product manager. So naturally, it makes your job a lot tougher when other teams are not supportive. Criticizing the roadmap. Trash-talking product decisions behind your back. Pushing different messages and functionality when meeting with customers. And it often seems to come from one group more than others — the sales team. Read more…

Hey Product Manager: Are You Fighting for Engineering Resources?

product management allocation

Three product teams enter. One product team leaves triumphant, two stumble away bruised. Do your resource allocation meetings ever feel like a knock-down, drag-out fight? When there are not clear priorities to guide what needs the most investment, it can feel as though you have to grab anything you can — even if it means another team will have less. This is a zero-sum game. Read more…

Just Launched! — New Search Bar on the Features Board

Every second counts — especially when you are waiting. So, when we tested out the new search bar on the features board we were delighted with the super fast results. It took us .02 seconds to search hundreds of features spread across multiple releases. Regardless of how many features you have on your board, the new search functionality will save you lots of time.
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