About Keith and Aha!

Keith is a product marketing pioneer. He is the VP of Marketing at Aha! — the world’s #1 product roadmap software. Previously he blazed new trails in customer acquisition strategy at RealPage [RP], a top 10 SaaS company with more than 60 products worldwide.

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The 7 Most Talked-About Blog Posts — January 2017

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January is no time to hibernate. Especially not at Aha! — we stayed busy rolling out product enhancements and new integrations. And on the blog, we kicked off the New Year with posts to reimagine your career, guide you on your job search, and inspire your best work in the coming year.

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12 Questions Smart Marketers Ask to Find the Perfect Job

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Corporate. In one word that was my workplace culture three years ago. I was working at a top SaaS company, supporting $400 million in annual revenue. We were big in every sense of the word.
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6 Memorable Blog Posts — December 2016

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How is it already 2017? The end of the year always seems to rush by in a hurry. But we managed to keep busy in the midst of the holidays. After all, there were a lot of stories to tell. From product management myths to career advice — we covered it all on the Aha! blog this month.
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5 Must-Read Posts From the Aha! Blog — November 2016

We had a lot to be grateful for this November. Thank you to all our readers who joined us on the blog as we tackled the good, the bad, and the ugly. There were the perks of ditching a commute. Product managers sharing terrible advice they received. And the one corporate phrase that we simply cannot stand.
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How Marketing Teams Benefit From Clear Product Roadmaps

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I have never been a fan of fire drills. Not the drills to ensure you can get out of a building in under 120 seconds. I am talking about the ones that every marketing team knows and dreads — the last-minute, hair-on-fire work problems.

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The 5 Most Popular Posts on the Aha! Blog — October 2016

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October was a wild month on the Aha! blog. We tackled a wide swath of topics. Scary managers. Outdated career advice. The dreaded email BCC. Many posts really resonated with you. Several got you talking. But if your October was as busy as ours, there is a chance you might have missed a few of these. So, we decided to compile the very best just in case. 

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Just Launched! — Chart Your Strategic Goals and Initiatives by Status

There is one thing that every product manager should fear. Looking back at the end of a busy year and struggling to answer the question: Did we build what matters? And of course, the question that should have proceeded it: How are we progressing against our goals?
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Just Launched! — Track Feature Requests by Customer

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Where did your last three great product ideas come from? There is a good chance at least one of them was inspired by a customer. Customer ideas help you shape and build your products. And to ensure that you are making the right roadmap decisions, it is important to understand who is providing the feedback. And we both know that your biggest customers want to know how their requested features will be added.
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Just Launched! — Collaborate With Your Team on Product Strategy

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Summer is almost over. Kids are going back to school and coworkers are showing off pictures from their vacations. And that means planning season is around the corner, right? For many, September is the time to dust off the PowerPoint of last year’s strategic plan, reflect on what the team accomplished, and start thinking about what comes next.
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Aha! + Rally Integration Templates Just Launched

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Update: We recently launched our most powerful Rally integration ever. Learn more about it here.

Everyone likes it when their friends play well together, right? That’s why we have dozens of integrations with the world’s leading tools. Today we added a new enhancement to one of our most popular integrations — Rally.

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Just Launched! — Aha! Ideas Portals Now Integrated With Google Analytics

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Give your customers a voice and they will happily tell you what they want. With Aha! ideas portals, you can do just that. Leverage our custom branded idea management software to capture ideas from your customers, employees, and partners.
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Just Launched! — Enhanced Pivot Table Reports

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Here we go again. We just made reporting in Aha! a lot more powerful. You have a lot of data in Aha! and we want to make sure that you can visualize and report on it in the most compelling way.
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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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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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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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