Aha! Blog

Hey Product Manager: The Problem With “Trusting Your Gut”
September 18, 2017
Hey Product Manager: The Problem With “Trusting Your Gut”

Sometimes your gut instinct is wrong. I discovered this a number of years ago after launching a new product. A strange phenomenon was happening. The more support…

Just Launched! — The Perfect Release Planning Template for Product Managers
September 13, 2017
Just Launched! — The Perfect Release Planning Template for Product Managers

You know that feeling when you are running late? Someone is waiting for you and you just cannot get there on time. You feel anxious. I bet your friend will let it slide a…

The Real Value of a Product Manager
September 12, 2017
The Real Value of a Product Manager

Who is the most misunderstood in technology? I would say it is the person who plans what will be built next. This person — often called the product manager — is a puzzler…

Hey Boss: This Job Feels Pointless
September 11, 2017
Hey Boss: This Job Feels Pointless

The boss is missing. Again. You hate to be bored and are searching for ways to keep busy. So you shoot off an email with a few project ideas. You get a reply a day later:…

The 10 Best Blogs for Product Managers
September 8, 2017
The 10 Best Blogs for Product Managers

It is one thing to write down your thoughts in a private journal. It is quite another to publish those thoughts for everyone to read. You have to have a strong conviction…

How I Convinced Our CTO to Switch From CoffeeScript to ES6
September 7, 2017
How I Convinced Our CTO to Switch From CoffeeScript to ES6

Aha! is a Rails monolith. Although we have embraced front end technologies, such as webpack and React, Rails is the glue that holds everything together. And like many…

Remote Workers vs. Office Workers
September 6, 2017
Remote Workers vs. Office Workers

“I could never work remotely.” A friend of a friend said this to me the other day. We had just met and I was explaining how we run Aha! as a fully distributed team.…

6 Winning Blog Posts for Company and Product Builders — August 2017
September 1, 2017
6 Winning Blog Posts for Company and Product Builders — August 2017

What challenges are you working to overcome? Read through these six inspiring blog posts for company and product builders.

Just Launched! — Visual Calendar Report for Product Marketing
August 30, 2017
Just Launched! — Visual Calendar Report for Product Marketing

Product marketing teams can conveniently view activities and deliverable dates in Aha! with the calendar report view.

Exhausted at Work? — Do This Now
August 28, 2017
Exhausted at Work? — Do This Now

Does it ever feel like there is just too much information coming your way? You are not the only one who is exhausted. The whole team is drowning — chasing down customer…