Aha! Updates

Discover the newest Aha! product enhancements, features, and behind-the-scenes company stories.

My Name Is Daniel Rodriguez — This Is Why I Joined Aha!

daniel rodriguez why i joined aha

I thought it would be temporary. It was a freelance job as a web developer, helping a former co-worker build a social network for musicians. That first freelance opportunity turned into another and another. I enjoyed experiencing and learning from the diversity of companies, projects, and people that I worked with. Before I knew it, “temporary” turned into six years. Read more…

Up Next! — Better Product Roadmap Presentations via Aha! Notebooks

Aha! Notebooks slide layout view

“We want to see the product roadmap tomorrow…” “Hey! Can the sales team get a look at when that feature is coming?” I bet you get these a lot. Building, maintaining, and sharing product plans is just one part of your job as a product manager. But producing a roadmap and constantly keeping it up to date can be downright painful and time-consuming.

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My Name Is Joseph Antrosio — This Is Why I Joined Aha!

Joseph Antrosio Aha!

I have always been curious, especially about assumptions that are built into technology and systems and how they can be broken. My father instilled this in me at an early age. It has been a driving force throughout my life — peeling back the layers to discover why things are the way they are, how things work, and where things could break. But I quickly learned one important rule. Read more…

Just Launched! — Custom Workflows for Master Features, Features, and Requirements

Every team works in a unique way. There is no universal approach to building product. And no one tool works perfectly for everyone. Unsurprising, given the many different products, methodologies, and company structures. This is why we built Aha! to be wildly flexible — so you can customize our product management software and make it your own.
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Just Launched! — A Fresh New Look for Aha!

Aha! redesign of new header area

Looks matter. I realize this might sound superficial. But we all know that aesthetics have a real impact on user experience. This is why our team at Aha! has been working on a fresh page look over the past few months. And we are excited to unveil it — a new header for the Aha! user interface (UI).  Read more…

Just Launched! — Enhanced Aha! Integrations With Microsoft VSTS and TFS

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server (TFS) users rejoice. The most flexible integration between Aha! and these popular development tools is here. You now have full control over the way information flows between Aha! and VSTS or TFS — including faster imports, deeper customizations, and automatic updates.

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Just Launched! — Create a Self-Running Roadmap Presentation

Six hours, 700 handshakes, thousands of mouse clicks. Your annual sales kickoff and partner trade show are important events for sharing your roadmap. But it can be exhausting to manually present your plans. Over. And over. And over.

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Just Launched! — New Options for Sharing Your Product Roadmap as a PDF

Have you ever spent way too long piecing together a puzzle of Excel printouts? I know I have. Aside from the paper cuts, it was especially annoying because I spent a significant amount of time creating the perfect detailed view. But because of the scope of the plan, it ended up spilling over several pages and printing in sections. And if I tried the “fit to page” option, you needed a microscope to read it. Ouch.

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My Name Is Steven Petryk — This Is Why I Joined Aha!

Steven Petryk

It started with a trip to the bookstore. As a kid, I had always enjoyed tinkering with things. So when I spotted a book on web design, I was intrigued. I asked my mom if we could buy it and immediately began devouring the content. It was amazing. I could not believe that this information was freely accessible to anyone. And I loved it. Read more…

Just Launched! — New Aha! + Slack Integration for Product Management

Aha plus Slack integration

You are in a deep Slack conversation with the product team. Finalizing launch details. Making product trade-off decisions and agreeing on how an important new feature will work. The team is working well together. You want to keep the conversation going and make sure you capture the important new ideas that will impact your roadmap as they happen. Now you can.
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8 Blogs That Will Inspire You to Be a More Productive Product Manager

busy product manager

Ask a product manager how the year is going so far. I bet the answer will include the word “busy.” I do not have to tell you this, right? If you are anything like the product managers I know, I bet you started 2018 at top speed.

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Just Launched! — Prioritize Daily Work With the Aha! Calendar Report

Dates keep us sane. From scheduling releases to prioritizing daily tasks, product managers take comfort in knowing precisely what needs to be done and when. But there are days that even the most productive among us struggle to keep up with the growing to-do list. When it happens to me, it becomes hard to focus on what is most important.
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Just Launched! — Visualize Status on the Aha! Starter Roadmap

Aha! starter roadmap showing status

Life as a product manager moves fast. You need to craft strategic roadmaps that outline your goals and initiatives but also track the daily details of features and releases. You must be able to see both at all times. And everyone on the team must be kept in sync along the way.

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My Name Is Tim Davis — This Is Why I Joined Aha!

Tim Davis Aha! product management

I am obsessed with baseball.* Anyone who knows me can vouch for this. Unfortunately, I blew out my arm throwing when I was 18, which made playing the sport impossible. So I started watching and following professional games. Soon after, my love for our national pastime merged with my love of numbers. I started developing advanced algorithms for my college team. I still do this for fun today — mainly for the Cubs.

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Just Launched! — Aha! Mockups Now Have Version History

We have all been there. You are working closely with the team. Defining requirements, iterating quickly on designs. Everyone is pushing hard to get the feature definitions completed. But now you need to revert to an earlier version of your mockups. But where are those designs? Did someone save over them?

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