Aha! Software


 

Aha! Is a cloud-based project management (PM) software solution designed for companies of all sizes. This product offers project scheduling, task management, document management and resource management within a suite.

Aha! allows businesses to create tasks lists for their projects and assign tasks to the right people. Users can invite people to work on projects, and team members can discuss ideas with the help of the software's collaboration functionality.

Aha! features visual roadmaps, which provide a dashboard to help users stay updated on the progress of their projects and tasks. The project roadmap functionality of the software provides views of all the projects and business activities.

With the help of a reporting and dashboards module, project managers are able to track and monitor all their project activities from a single portal.

 

Aha! - Business model
 
  • Aha! - Business model
    Business model
  • Aha! - Goal tracking
    Goal tracking
  • Aha! - Initiatives
    Initiatives
  • Aha! - Vision
    Vision
  • Aha! - Persona planning
    Persona planning
Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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rosa from FinanceGenius
Specialty: Financial Services
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Organize yourself and your plans

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Lets you plan a roadmap the way you would in real life - in many tiers, from strategic to actual user stories that will be completed. These roadmaps are visually appealing at all levels! That means you can present and share your work and plans at any level of detail without having to pull out graphic design tools to abstract out the details or "make it pretty" for a presentation.

I LOVE their notebooks. After I share a roadmap or presentation, I create a notebook so I can always track a "snapshot" of the plans I presented. This lets me go back and reference how things have changed and why they changed.

I like the ability to create and track personas as well as competitive information in their wiki type pages.

Cons

I have not figured out the right level of integrations with JIRA. The integration is very robust, and a full integration is easily supported. But that means when someone changes the info in Jira, that change comes over. Not what we are looking for. This may be more a process problem, but something we struggle with.

 
 

Craig from Dell
Specialty: High Tech
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

April 2017

April 2017

The one size fits all tool for product managers

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New to the product, but it's helped immensely in consolidating the places which I use to manage my eCommerce product.

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The variety of tools: roadmap, release schedule, wish lists, backlog, etc.

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I can't search across multiple pages of wish list items. The price is high for Enterprise users relative to other similar tools. There's not a field for sizing a feature. There should be a field for "Associated links"

 
 
 
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Ryan from BookingBug Inc
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

September 2017

September 2017

Aha! is a refreshing restart for Project Management software after a big search for a suitable tool!

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Increased ability to manage projects effectively and an ability to handle more projects without a decrease in organization. Upscaling the company's activities as we grow, Aha! is able to positively affect a single project, and also adds benefit when managing multiple projects in an environment that may be stretched for resources at any given time. Aha! can grow with your company.

Pros

Vast amount of functionality related to almost all aspects of project management. The scheduling tools to set up different timelines and dependencies on a project is the best I have seen in a single self-contained project management tool. Apart from basic time management and scheduling tools there are also a wide array of data analysis that can produce graphs, charts, and reports on project details recorded into Aha!, providing info previously unrecorded or not taken advantage of while using previous platforms. This allows you to see how much time you spend, your pain points, and areas of improvement for a single project or for the entire company as a whole.

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As with any complicated software, the software has a steep learning curve and it is difficult to build new processes in a company for a program with this much coverage and that touches so many aspects of the company. Oftentimes when we began using the product for a certain purpose we found that it was often required to make adjustments in other areas of the company to effectively use the software. A good example would be our adjustment of protocols in the company with JIRA to effectively leverage functionality in Aha!. This often meant work required in those areas that was not initially foreseen. However, when was said and done - after on-boarding the product the benefit was a net increase in our ability to effectively manage projects.

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Aaron from RUEF

September 2017

September 2017

The real all in one tool!

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Love how the Aha is able to capture, logically store and break down everything from business strategy through to task size chunks. It really helps us make sure our developers are spending time focused on what matters most.

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This is really a tool for enterprise planning, when you first load the website it is a little bit of a information overload however the video and support has been amazing.

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mathew from Rosetta Stone/Lexia Learning
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

September 2017

September 2017

Use Aha! to bring some consistency across different products in the portfolio.

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Easy to use.
Dashboard views and reports
Integration with Jira epics
Paid licenses for write access, unlimited viewers (with the modest plan we purchased)

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Sikia from Cincom

August 2017

August 2017

Aha! has given us the ability to implement our Product Vision one release at a time.

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Aha! has streamlined our release management process, while at the same time allowing us to track our product vision for each release. We can now link that vision directly to product enhancements included in each release, ensuring that our product moves forward and is properly aligned with our product roadmap. Reporting capabilities allow us to communicate on a given release in a manner that is easy to produce and share.

Cons

One con is that data backups are only available at the Enterprise Plus license tier, it would be nice if this type of security was offered at other license tiers.

Source: Capterra
 

Gerald from Flow Faction

August 2017

August 2017

Go ahead and look for pro-level product management tools, you won't find one better than Aha.io

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Excellent capture of the product management data model and process. Very full feature without becoming redundant with other complementary tools.

Cons

I wish the free trial lasted longer, to give an opportunity for others on the team to evaluate it and participate in the purchase decision.

Source: Capterra
 

Arnaud from ALTAVIA SOLUTIONS

August 2017

August 2017

Aha! helps us to manage and share a clear view of our roadmap

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-Great UX
-Good integration with JIRA
-a great tools to structure our ideas for the product
-Sharp views of the roadmap

Cons

- a bit expensive for our small team and our product
-to much notifications
-the ideas forum could be improved

Source: Capterra
 

Niels from fundsUP B.V.
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Brilliant product management tool to stay on top of your game!

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Clear product management strategy.

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The entire product management cycle is very well though out, from collecting ideas, ranking these ideas based on votes for example, to promoting them to features, which you can then easily link to a certain release.

Release/feature timeline reports can be shared with external parties and are easy to understand for different types of stakeholders.

Besides, the team at Aha! delivers top notch customer support!

Cons

It takes a bit of time to wrap your head around all the possibilities, so it has quite a steep learning curve compared to other products, but it's definitely worth in the end! Customization options such as adding custom fields could be managed is an easier way.

No mobile app.

Source: Capterra
 

Thom from Metrolinx
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Trans-formative tool!

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Ability to organize, rank and manage SDLC.

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We've used Aha for a few years now to manage new features of our large, waterfall-based software platform. I've used other tools that are simpler and others that are more complex/comprehensive. For me, Aha is a great middle ground that is very easy to use and modify without having being too complex to configure.

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I wish the pricing was handled differently. Needing to commit to a full year of license costs before adding a new product owner to the system has made some process changes in our shop more difficult than they would have been if the pricing was more dynamic. Also, I would prefer a license that charges a smaller fee for all users rather than a large fee for each product owner. It would make it easier for me to sell system usage internally.

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Ada from CoV

July 2017

July 2017

It's great and feature rich

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To help with the annual planning and project intake.

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It enables us to manage the annual plan and the every day project requests. We are now able to see how the requests tie back to the annual plan. Aha! is also very flexible to allow for customized fields which is very important to us.

It also has great import/export capability for features and ideas.

Cons

The import capability is a bit lacking. The other thing that I don't like is how to select the product filtering. Since we have a lot of products (300+) defined, since there is no select all option in filtering, many times I need to click many times to select all the products that I need to be included in the list/reports.

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Jason from International SOS
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

July 2017

July 2017

Loving every Aha moment

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Outstanding design that reinforces best practices with easy. Creating strategy and connecting it to execution is now possible. The support team is excellent.

Cons

Nothing yet, nearly every time we wish it could do something, we find out that it can. Or we submit an idea and hear back on it right away.

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Ori from Sense360 Inc

July 2017

July 2017

Great tool built specifically for roadmaps, not project management.

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The customer support is absolutely top notch. The product is built for a very specific use case, road maps, and it does that well.

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James from Magpie
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Changed Everything for us

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The sheer amount of time it saves once it is set up - it gives clarity not just to everyone in my team, but has some amazing features to share very specific (you can be very granular) details about products with all stakeholders.

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How comprehensive it is - not only has it allowed us to much more easily manage our product roadmap, but it has taken hours off our week through the "Notebook" reports which we can issue to all stakeholders.

Cons

The sheer number of features can be a bit bewildering - this was less an issue for me as a regular user, but to occasional users it can sometimes be difficult to find things. I'd recommend getting the licence which allows free Viewer access so that you have control over what they see and how they get to it.

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John from Amsted Rail

July 2017

July 2017

Great 4DX type approach for stopping on top of your product pipeline

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Fantastic dashboards from high level product overviews and strategy to schedule releases, allowing product managers to have a one stop, centralized database for managing every product from idea conception to commercialization.

Cons

The software works as intended and as it was marketed. My only small complaint is the redundancy of having to manage users for each individual product. Once they are loaded and granted access, one should be able to control permissions for the users within products themselves. This lack of functionality is only a matter of convenience and does not affect the efficacy or usefulness of the software package.

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Gareth from Nice Digital Limited
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

July 2017

July 2017

A must for any product manager

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Time saving.

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So easy to use. I work as a consultant helping technology companies design, launch and sell new products and cloud services. Aha is so easy to use and takes the drudge work out of creating a vision, business plan, market assessment etc. so I can focus my time on engagement with my customer and really understanding what they want to achieve. Really can't rate this product high enough and the support is excellent as well. I don't write many glowing reviews but this product deserves it.

Cons

The only thing it really lacks it the ability to create a single report across all areas for the product. You have to go into each section and export as an image or PDF. So when presenting a document or presentation to a board, it can be a bit time-consuming.

Source: Capterra
 

Joyce from Peloton Technologies

June 2017

June 2017

Great collaboration platform for managing product releases between PM and Engineering

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We love Aha! Working in the automotive industry, we need precise requirement documentation and traceability for each release. Aha! not only meets our expectation to track the requirements but does a wonderful job in helping us link key strategy directly to the team's work and create visual roadmaps that can be shared. It also integrates with Jira, so product and development teams can stay on the same page. Aha! is a great platform and I highly recommend Aha! I also have to say... their support team is top notch!

Cons

There is nothing bad I can say about a easy to use Product Management tool that is constantly being improved. I do wish there is a better way to manage requirement approvals.

Source: Capterra
 

Andy from iCabbi
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

What an application ! Thanks AHA for your help!

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We love Aha! and use it for managing our products. It helps our product team link high-level strategy directly to the team's work and create visual roadmaps that can be easily shared. The Customer Success team are comprised of former product managers who provide consultative support and best practice sharing often going above and beyond to help us get the best from the platform

Cons

Takes a bit of time to learn but its like any enterprise application. We took about a week to setup correctly which isnt that long really.

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Juliano from PG Mais Resultado
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Aha! became instrumental to our strategy to implement a robust Product Management discipline

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Better control of Products Roadmap, increased visibility of product strategy, facilitated prioritization committee meetings.

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I tried Aha! for a few weeks and after the first one I realized it was the perfect fit for our needs. It helps us to capture, maintain and increase visibility of our products roadmap, from strategy to operational, day-to-day activities. Aha! team is constantly implementing new features, keeping us very confident that we made the right choice.
Our product managers are very happy with the tool, giving them all they need to control their products.
Today the whole company has visibility of what and why we are implementing this or that feature in our products.
No more trouble with priorities, release schedule, communication around new features, etc.

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Jason from Microsystems
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Great product, very flexible and extensible

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Product backlog organization and transparency.

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Does everything I need it to do, takes a little bit of time to figure out how to get it dialed in, but once you do, it is perfect!

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Not many cons, it takes a little bit of time to figure out how to get it dialed in, but once you do, it is perfect!

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Kaitlyn from Privis Health
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Amazing strategy management, idea aggregation and product planning! Steeper learning curve than some

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A formalized product planning process, integrating strategy and greatly improving visibility to release planning, strategy, and initiatives. A better process for working together as a PM team and work visibility.

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The customizable idea portals per product, the product and product line management, the idea ranking and feature ranking tools, the drag-and-drop displays and visualizations for PMs to manage their work.

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The less-than-friendly release management pages and to-dos, the UI-heavy requirement and feature specification pages, instead of content-focused, and all the limitations to the VSO integration which create heavy lifting and manual re-entry in VSO itself. The notebooks are also not that friendly for collaboration, only for sharing, and are older looking with one item per page.

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Matt from Author-it Software Corporation
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Awesome platform for managing product development for distributed teams

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A massive increase in visibility and comprehension between sales/product design and the development teams. We now have better certainty about features and requirements, and there's a lot less 'lost email' that previously led to confusion and delays.

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Very complete product for working on one or more product management projects. We've noticed a 'tightening up' of both our internal and external teams for communication, comprehension, and delivery as we shifted to Aha. It feels like we've barely scratched the surface of what's possible in the product especially with integrations and the various template, workflows, and automation.
We have two development teams on our first Aha project, and Aha has made it very easy to see the dependencies between teams and keep the conversations and 'to do' tasks in one place.
Customer support has been proactive, and I could get on online meeting upon request to clarify some very specific points that related to our workflow. Documentation is also very good and for a deep product there is a high degree of intuitiveness (if that's a word).

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It's a big program for sure. I didn't realise how much data entry I had to do until I could everything in one place, and manage the feature/requirement/task relationships properly. That's a 'con' because I hate having clarity on how much work I need to do..
For a web application Aha is very rich/deep, so the UI takes a little time to comprehend

Source: Capterra