Leadership

Set a clear strategy for company and product success so you stay grounded in what you want to achieve. Find practical advice on goal-setting, cross-functional planning, prioritization, and leadership.

Can you become a product manager again?
August 16, 2023
Can you become a product manager again?

Want to return to product management after a hiatus? Apply your relevant experience and drive — always be open to learning new things.

Same expectations, half the team — now what?
June 21, 2023
Same expectations, half the team — now what?

Product development consumes significant resources and directly impacts business outcomes. But many software companies are experiencing layoffs. How do remaining…

Customer Value vs. Company Valuation
June 7, 2023
Customer Value vs. Company Valuation

Customer value is usually defined as the perception of what a product or service is worth. Company valuation is the process of evaluating the economic worth of a…

How To Avoid Building Software That No One Uses
May 17, 2023
How To Avoid Building Software That No One Uses

Software waste is any code, feature, or functionality that the customer does not need or derive value from. Product development teams can mitigate the damage by focusing…

8 signs you are creating software waste
May 3, 2023
8 signs you are creating software waste

What is software waste? Many say it is any code, feature, or functionality that the customer does not need or derive value from. But the real waste begins much earlier in…

10-Step Playbook for Startup Success in Turbulent Times
April 17, 2023
10-Step Playbook for Startup Success in Turbulent Times

There is no such thing as a “recession-proof” business but you can build one that is “recession-resilient.” Founders need vision, real insights, and courage today. And a…

Happy 10th anniversary Aha! — a decade of bootstrapped success
April 3, 2023
Happy 10th anniversary Aha! — a decade of bootstrapped success

Aha! software company was founded in 2013. Over the first 10 years of business, the company defined a new category of technology (roadmap software), published the…

The Best Name For Your Tech Startup
March 2, 2023
The Best Name For Your Tech Startup

Choosing a company name is necessary, even fun. But it can also be surprisingly tricky. Like any strategic business decision, this one deserves your full attention.