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We Added Duo Security Two-Factor Authentication Because It Was the Right Thing to Do
January 2, 2014
We Added Duo Security Two-Factor Authentication Because It Was the Right Thing to Do

We added Duo Security two-factor authentication and we feel better that we did. It was the right thing to do and the most convenient way for customers to radically…

Happy New Year — New Controls for Viewing Features and Capacity Planning
December 31, 2013
Happy New Year — New Controls for Viewing Features and Capacity Planning

We just got this one in before the end of the year. It was close — but we slipped it in. And what a year it’s been. We have been humbled by your response to Aha! and the…

Best Product Management Software: New Roadmap Views, Bulk Editing of Features, Jira Integration and More
December 25, 2013
Best Product Management Software: New Roadmap Views, Bulk Editing of Features, Jira Integration and More

We were in a giving mood yesterday and wanted to celebrate the holidays with a last minute gift for all of our great customers. So we boxed together a number of requests…

Buyer Personas and Product Management
December 19, 2013
Buyer Personas and Product Management

We all build the best products when we instinctively understand the challenges our customers are facing and what they are trying to accomplish. This is easy if we do the…

The Minimum Lovable Product  (Forget the MVP)
December 18, 2013
The Minimum Lovable Product (Forget the MVP)

A can of cat food is a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) when you are starving, but it’s highly unsatisfying and unlikely to generate a loyal following (of humans). And in a…

Better Product Roadmaps, Features and Requirements Controls, and Commenting
December 17, 2013
Better Product Roadmaps, Features and Requirements Controls, and Commenting

Aha! gives us the ability to set product strategy, create visual roadmaps, prioritize features and sprint fast, very fast. We average about one release a week and do our…

The Aha! Data Model
December 15, 2013
The Aha! Data Model

We are often asked about how how data is organized in Aha! and how teams should think about structuring their product strategy and roadmap in general. We figured the…

Create Visual Views of Your Product Roadmap With Tables and Charts
December 10, 2013
Create Visual Views of Your Product Roadmap With Tables and Charts

Aha! now enables you to create custom views of your goals, initiatives, and releases for sharing and analysis. We make it easy to visualize and report on your product…

Blame Your Product Manager
December 5, 2013
Blame Your Product Manager

Sharing product strategy with the team is vital to being a great product manager. Learn the 3 key parts of a successful strategy so you can build winning products…

Be You: Add Custom Fields to Features and Releases in Aha!
December 4, 2013
Be You: Add Custom Fields to Features and Releases in Aha!

You can now add custom fields to Features and Releases in Aha! This unique, extra information allows you to totally customize your use of Aha! The meta-data can include…

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