One Place for Your Product Notes and Whiteboards
Product teams create a lot of documentation. Notes and whiteboards are added daily. This is why having a central space where everyone on the team can access shared documents is key. With Aha! software, you can view, edit, and create documents in one place. Today, we are happy to share two new features for better organization and consolidation.
You can now organize notes and whiteboards into folders in every Aha! product and import documents from Atlassian Confluence — creating a central repository that the entire product development team can access.
Today's update is all about keeping your product documentation well-organized and in one place. Of course, having powerful Notebook functionality built into all Aha! products already puts you a step ahead. You can manage all of your notes and whiteboards in a dedicated workspace — making it easy for the team to capture, share, and collaborate on information.
As you build out your product information hub, establishing a document hierarchy ensures everyone can quickly find what they need. You could already nest notes and whiteboards under a top-level document to group related information. Now you can simply create folders.
You will find this option included in the Add or + menus for creating a new note or whiteboard. Add as many folders and subfolders as you need — giving each a unique name and adjusting the order as you go. Then drag and drop your existing documents into the right folders or add new documents directly within each one.
As part of this update, we also made it possible to import existing documents from Confluence — so you can manage everything in one place. To get started, establish a connection between your Aha! account and Confluence and select which Confluence space you want to import. Your documents will be imported into a dedicated folder in the Notebook section of your workspace and match the original formatting as closely as possible.
Here is how your product development team can level up document management:
Manage all of your product information in one place. In this example, we wanted to bring all of our internal process documents from Atlassian Confluence into our Aha! Roadmaps account. Once imported, we renamed the folder to "Team processes" and added an emoji for visual emphasis. Now the team can access everything they need in a central location.
Connect to Confluence using your URL, email, and API token. Then choose the specific Confluence space you want to import from.
Bring order to your documents. Below, we set up folders for different types of information — like customer calls, release notes, architecture diagrams, and more. Notice how we added sub-folders to further group our meeting agendas by month. Then we adjusted the order of our folders to establish a logical hierarchy.
Drag and drop existing notes and whiteboards into the right folder and quickly add new documents.
Drive stakeholder alignment
Share documents across the team to streamline collaboration. Below, we are hosting a brainstorming session to ideate on a new area of functionality. Having relevant background information on hand — such as customer interviews and user flow diagrams — makes it easy for the team to understand the context so they can provide meaningful suggestions and ensure business agreement. From here, you can easily turn the best concepts into detailed roadmap plans.
Quickly organize and access the information you need to build exceptional products.
Product teams move fast. We hope this update helps you create an environment where you and your teammates can easily share and gain the necessary knowledge to get started quickly and do your best work. Keep an eye out for more enhancements that help you collaborate better and accomplish your bold ideas.
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