Managing the relationships between all of the work going on within, or across products can be a daunting task. Product managers often have critical dependencies that exist which block the completion of work down stream. The ability to visualize the big picture of what dependencies exist across your products is critical to ensuring potential blockers are resolved and progress can keep being made to deliver work on time.
That is why we provide an interactive dependency map to allow product teams to visualize any dependency that exists across their product portfolio. This includes dependencies between initiatives, releases, features, ideas, notes, release phases and release milestones.
How it works
You can create dependencies throughout Aha! by clicking the Actions drop down and selecting Actions -> Link to another record. Visualizing these dependencies is easy, just click the Visualize link that is along side the list of record links to open up the dependency map.
The dependency map will open up and be centered around the record you opened it from, highlighting the preceding and succeeding relationships. It will also display the details between the linked objects and how they are related. You can zoom in and out on the view to show more or less dependencies then use the Export option to share the information with your team as an image, pdf or Aha! notebook. All dependencies