Ability to roll up Initiatives to multiple parent initiatives

We need to be able to roll up initiatives to multiple products. Right now, when you link to a product or product line, you are only allowed one link. Based on how we need to roll up and generate reports, there was no workaround that would do the trick.
  • Chris Waters
  • Aug 14 2015
  • Unlikely to implement
  • Jan 29, 2016

    Admin Response

    As noted, current capabilities allow for initiatives to roll up to a single initiative up the product hierarchy. The reason for this is to show the clear path and strategy links across products and product lines.

    At this time, due to current priorities, we are unlikely to make updates in this specific area. We hope you can understand.

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  • Guest commented
    October 15, 2018 14:51

    Being able to roll initiatives up to multiple parent initiatives would definitely help my organization manage situations where the work happening at a product-level is actually supporting multiple initiatives at the company-level.

    Using a custom field for this is causing a lot of confusion and effort to ensure users in out org are properly trained. Universal dependencies would be fine if there was an option to see a timeline/roadmap view; but that doesn't exist. 

    At this point, the "best" option that our users default to is misuse of goals. It's effective, but not ideal. 

  • A Bp commented
    30 Aug 23:57

    I agree, cross-product features are something I think would be really useful in all containers of Aha, as often my team plans work this way since many of my products are related and worked on by the same teams, such as engineering.  Thanks!