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15 Elements of a Brilliant Business Strategy
September 1, 2020
15 Elements of a Brilliant Business Strategy

“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.” This is a quote from business strategist Michael Porter. His name might be familiar to you — he created Porter's…

The Founder's Paradox: Loving What Is Broken
August 27, 2020
The Founder's Paradox: Loving What Is Broken

I seek the "new-new." Developing new ideas, digging into new projects, solving new problems — these are the things that fuel me. It is easy to stay energized because…

Just Launched! — Quickly Customize and Brand Your Ideas Portal
August 25, 2020
Just Launched! — Quickly Customize and Brand Your Ideas Portal

“We gained revenue that would have otherwise been lost.” One of our customers told us this in reference to their Aha! ideas portal. Crowdsourcing ideas from customers is…

My Name Is Bill Rastello — This Is Why I Joined Aha!
August 21, 2020
My Name Is Bill Rastello — This Is Why I Joined Aha!

I knew that I wanted to pursue a career path as a software engineer. But I also knew I wanted whatever I built to truly help people. So I figured I needed to know more…

Just Launched! — Manage Strategic Initiatives and Daily To-Dos in One Place
August 19, 2020
Just Launched! — Manage Strategic Initiatives and Daily To-Dos in One Place

Strategic tactical work. An impossible contradiction? Not quite. This is where product managers thrive. Because you do it all — from managing big initiatives down to…

Hey Product Manager: Stop Building Before Asking
August 18, 2020
Hey Product Manager: Stop Building Before Asking

Building is in your DNA. It is your nature to constantly think about what is next on your roadmap. You are on a perpetual search for opportunities to create something…

31 definitions of success
August 17, 2020
31 definitions of success

Have you ever been asked to define success in an interview? It is a simple question — easy enough to answer given the context of the situation. So you rattle off an…

Just Launched! — Aha! + Confluence Data Center Integration
August 12, 2020
Just Launched! — Aha! + Confluence Data Center Integration

Do groups in your company use Confluence Data Center? If so, we have good news. Our integration with Confluence now supports this self-hosted edition used by larger…

New Aha! Fellowship Program Launched to Create More Opportunity in Tech
August 11, 2020
New Aha! Fellowship Program Launched to Create More Opportunity in Tech

The goal of the Aha! fellowship program is to provide training and enhance the diversity of people in software, including those from historically underrepresented racial,…

Product Roadmaps vs. Gantt Charts
August 7, 2020
Product Roadmaps vs. Gantt Charts

You could say that product roadmaps capture strategy while Gantt charts focus on timing. But there is more to it than that. Learn more about roadmaps versus Gantt charts.