Aha!

Aha! PROJECT MANAGEMENT FEATURES

  • Visual product roadmaps from start to roll-out
  • Integrated chat for teams

Overview

Every company needs a map to lay down the roads for product or service development. Aha! allows you to put all product development ideas, planning, roll-out schedules, team-member collaboration and communication, and strategies in one place so that you can prioritize your work flow from the very first spark of imagination that inspires a new product to its manufacturer and marketing stages.

Features

This software if highly integrative. It allows you to plan every single stage with full transparency for all parties involved (at your discretion, of course). Features include:

  • Gantt charts
  • Live URL
  • Integrated chat for teams
  • Rollout calendars with ability assign work tasks
  • Visual product roadmaps from start to roll-out
  • Ability to assign seats to team-members as a product manager
  • Idea sharing
  • And more

Ease of Use

The user interface is beautiful, but it may take a little time to onboard your staff. There are many tools to be explored and to get the most out of this software, it might take a few weeks of active use to integrate them all into your team’s work day.

Integrations

Integration features on Aha! Include, but are not limited to:

  • Trello
  • Slack
  • Hipchat
  • Jira
  • Visual Studio
  • Rally
  • Pivital Tracker
  • Rally
  • Redmine
  • Bitbucket
  • Bitlab
  • Github
  • Zen Desk
  • Drop Box
  • Google
  • One Login
  • Okta
  • G Suite
  • One Login
  • Zapier
  • Aha!

You can also create customizable apps with your own software engineer. Syncing some of these tools with Aha! can be a little tricky, but customer support is helpful to iron out kinks.

Customer Support

Aha! offers the most responsive customer service in the industry with less than 2 hour turn-around time on service requests, 24/7, global support.

Plans and Pricing

You can use Aha! for 30 days free. Thereafter, there are four levels of service:

Startup – This level allows you the same level of functionality as the premium level but you can only sign on 5 users.

Premium – The premium level of service allows you to set strategies, build product roadmaps and releases, prioritize features, create mockups, crowd-source ideas and share presentations.

Enterprise – This level of service offers everything that you get with the premium level but also gives you access to a pay-only feature for product owners and contributors, as well as unlimited reviewers and viewers.

Enterprise-Plus – Enterprise-Plus is the highest level of service. It includes everything from the previous level, but also includes anti-virus scanning, IP address access control, custom tables, account backup and export, advanced licensing management, and a concierge service which includes a security and operational review.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Extremely helpful to prioritize and monitor all steps of product creation. Redundancy is removed, and your team can communicate better with added transparency.
  • All information for projects (multiple projects, even) is in one place, which makes organization of the process much easier.
  • Great technical support.
  • Good entry-level functionality.

Cons

  • Some of the integrations have subtle issues, but customer service seems to handle them with ease.
  • It looks like a complex platform at first, but you can get used to it very quickly.

Summary

If you need a way to quickly organize the work flow and creative process for getting a new product out in a hurry, Aha! offers some incredible tools to help achieve that goal.