Fondé en 2013, Aha! est un fournisseur de logiciels de stratégie produit basé en Californie qui aide les entreprises de toutes tailles à définir leurs stratégies de développement produit et à surveiller leurs progrès. Hébergé dans un cloud sécurisé, Aha! permet aux entreprises de définir les buts et objectifs de leurs projets ainsi que de répertorier les tâches principales. Les gestionnaires de projet peuvent définir des rôles pour chaque membre ; ils peuvent également affecter des flux de travail aux équipes et aux personnes impliquées dans le processus de développement du produit.
Aha! aide également les entreprises à recevoir de nouvelles idées et suggestions de la part d'équipes internes ou de clients externes. Les entreprises peuvent également classer et noter les idées reçues, ainsi qu'alerter leur auteur si celle-ci est présélectionnée ou sélectionnée. L'outil offre également des fonctionnalités supplémentaires telles que le vote en ligne, l'évaluation des idées et l'analyse de l'impact sur les performances afin d'aider à déterminer la popularité des idées soumises. L'interface interactive de type glisser-déposer du logiciel permet aux utilisateurs d'organiser les flux de travail de manière systématique et d'identifier les principaux flux de travail stratégiques. Les graphiques et diagrammes personnalisables peuvent être utilisés pour afficher et suivre les progrès de différents processus en temps réel.
Aha! fournit également des outils de communication robustes pour partager par e-mail les mises à jour concernant la réalisation des tâches, les mises à jour de livraison ou la publication de produits avec des membres sélectionnés ou l'ensemble de l'organisation. Grâce à des analyses approfondies, les utilisateurs peuvent analyser différents points de données tels que les délais de livraison et d'exécution, les résultats des tests, etc. Ils peuvent également s'évaluer concernant les résultats et les problèmes d'un projet. On trouve parmi les autres fonctionnalités proposées des rapports personnalisés, des commentaires et des retours.
Aha! est principalement conçu pour les développeurs de logiciels ou d'applications informatiques des entreprises de taille moyenne et des grandes entreprises. Certains des secteurs d'activité pris en charge par Aha! comprennent le gouvernement, les finances, l'éducation, la vente en ligne, les services informatiques, les télécommunications et les transports.
The past 14 or so months with Aha! has helped us evolve our internal processes and break down barriers to provide more consistent and streamlined cross-collaboration across our teams. Working with Aha! has been a very positive experience.
I always tell people that Aha! brings together the why and the how of a solution, giving the view into the overall strategy components of a solution, mixed with the back end development and ongoing progress. It captures everything our teams needs to collaborate, stay informed, share, and stay on track. It's easy to use and the support team is fantastically responsive, knowledgeable and friendly. As someone with little technical background, the platform and an ever-growing knowledge base made it easy to customize the experience to our unique needs.
Sometimes too many options can be a bad thing. Aha! will let you do basically anything you want, but sometimes having that ability makes it feel overwhelming. However, I'd hardly call that a con since 1) I'd rather have too many options than not enough, and 2) the support team and knowledge base help you through whatever scenario you're in.
Having been on a long journey over the years with many different types of project/product management software solutions, none of them ever seemed to be "the one". Aha takes a different approach, and focuses on management of end-customer value that is aligned against the vision you have for your company and its products.
It's the first work management platform I've used that took this holistic approach, and actually its massively empowering. I'm now able to construct high level roadmaps for complex projects that span multi-discipline teams that can be reported to all stakeholders very clearly and easily.
Managing the features the team are going to focus on in a customer centric way is also great. Yes, you can use Aha for task management, but often in a product management capacity it's more important to express WHAT customer outcomes & benefits we want, and then let the team figure out HOW to deliver them.
Moreover, the customer support from the Aha team is excellent, with plenty of guides not just how to use the platform, but also how to strategically tackle typical challenges that product managers face.
I highly recommend Aha. It's a liberating product from a team that clearly have an awesome culture based around customer success.
Aha is a sophisticated tool that's very flexible and configurable so it takes a little while to get fluent with everything it can do, and understand the best workflow patterns with it. That said, once you find your groove it gets much easier. The support team help with that though.
Pricing is also in the premium end of the market, particularly for smaller companies, but then you do tend to get what you pay for.
We can share project information and status immediately within our team, also useful for visual displays for internal and external meetings.
As an IS project management team, we like Aha's ability to organize all project and portfolio information in one spot. The custom report section's timeline report is used frequently for all portfolio reviews, and it allows us to drill down to a product, release, feature with 3 clicks.
We also use the comments sections for meeting minutes and another task tracking. I would estimate we only use 50% of Aha's capabilities but are very happy with our purchase. I Also customer service is 5 star when I submit an email I get a response often within the hour.
There is a bit of a learning curve, but videos help. I think you need a senior resource that will take a couple weeks to sift through all the features and identify what's important for your implementation vs. nice to have. Since we are an IS PM team, we don't use strategy and ideas, we only use product, release, features & reports tabs. We have experimented with strategy and ideas features but have not had the time to fully explore.
There are a couple of items I have mentioned to customer service:
I would like the ability to store documents with the assurance I can recall if needed - currently, when I attach word docs I have to keep a backup in SharePoint based on advice from customer service.
I would like the calendar to exclude weekends as the default (or as an option) currently when I set up releases using my templates I have to go in and change start and end dates to workdays,
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.
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.
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.
Excellent experience so far. Putting more time into the setup and structure pays dividends later down the track. This is where the training and documentation really puts it ahead of the competition as we have not had a situation where we have not found an answer.
This product can scale like our aspirations - it is very useful when you are small for structuring how to work, and when you are large for managing the multiple streams of development.
Great integration to other products like Azure DevOps and Microsoft Teams as well, this formed a large part of our decision-making for purchase.
At first we struggled with integrating this with our standard project management tools. Then we realised that educating our delivery leads to use the built-in tools was more efficient (and cost effective) than double-handling! Problem solved, and efficiency gains as well.
Voici quelques-unes des questions fréquentes sur Aha!.
Types de licences disponibles pour Aha! :
À partir de: 59,00 $US
Type de licence: Abonnement
version d'essai gratuite: Disponible
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Utilisateurs habituels du logiciel Aha! :
Auto-entrepreneurs, Grandes entreprises, Entreprises de taille moyenne, Non Profit, PME
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Appareils pris en charge par Aha! :
Android, iPhone, iPad
Applications s'intégrant à Aha! :
APIANT, BugHerd, Cyfe, FormKeep, HipChat, LeadMaster, Retently, Slack, VisitorTrack, Zendesk
Ressources d'aide disponibles pour Aha! :
FAQ, Forum, Base de connaissances, Support en ligne, Support téléphonique, Tutoriels vidéo