Add custom fields to the pivot table so that we can report n-levels deep. For example, I may want to add initiatives but then indicate which component the features relate to using my custom tags field.
The new Pivot table is now live: http://blog.aha.io/index.php/just-launched-aha-reports-help-you-analyze-everything-product-management/
I would like to see the ability to pull the total feature score by release - this gives us a release value we can compare between releases. So, the ability to select the Score field in the pivot table is the request.
Also need access to non-custom existing fields 'feature type' and 'story points' so we can monitor via line/bar charts.
Great news Chris! Do you also plan to include the other standard fields which are missing right now, such as Feature Time, Release Phase etc?
Great news Chris! Can you elaborate on what might *not* be handled with this feature request?
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The pivot table is under development now. Accommodating all of the different use cases is quite challenging, but we are making good progress.
This is a very critical feature for a product manager ..when can we anticipate the release for this feature ?
Definitely something that I would like to see ASAP! Other basic fields such as feature "Type" should be there. Right now since i'm unable to do it I have to use the "Initiative" field for something which it was not intended, and that creates other issues.
Can you elaborate on how tags should work on the pivot table. Would you like each tag to be a separate row or column heading? Or something else?
This is what we had in mind too: the ability to use tags as the row headings, and releases (or quarters) as the column headings. Then you can map out what we are delivering toward different verticals or categories by quarter. We're migrating most of this type of data to custom fields, but I can imagine situations where the tags would still be helpful.
It would be important to pick and choose which tags to include, because that list can get quite long.
Hi Chris, I’d like each tag on a separate row or heading. I would do something along these lines:
* each column has a tag at the top * Each row is a release (or an initiative) * Each cell has a list of features; ideally the features are listed in the order that they appear on the feature board (in the releases)
That should allow me to create a story map (if necessary, you can see an overview of story maps here http://www.agileproductdesign.com/presentations/user_story_mapping/)
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This is just one instance, but the way I envision tags would work on the pivot table is that you will have tags or custom fields to be able to another item within the drop-able fields. This would in turn turn that tag so that they can set it both as an extra field. I believe in order for you to get n-levels deep their might be more functionality needed, but as a starting point it would be great to pull custom field to bring in additional dates that are crucial to the release.
I would also like to be able to use Tags in the pivot tables.
That would allow me to use pivot tables to create a story map, which is very useful in the planning stages of a new project.
I need it to stop Excel from being abused.
Yes please! We absolutely need this to be able to communicate product plans to senior stakeholders. We often need to report across ALL products for a particular vertical, business unit, etc. and have no way to do this today other than a lot of manual Excel / PowerPoint massaging.
This is critical to helping us fully retire Excel as a planning tool. We need to be able to evaluate the component coverage of features. Can't have this feature soon enough!
This would be so awesome! I need it!
For example, the release theme can help us communicate themes that succinctly capture the roadmap. This would be super powerful for us.
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