Disable auto-assignment of To-Dos

We don't find it useful that Aha! automatically assigns a To-do to the person creating the To-do because we often create To-dos during a team meeting and the person creating the To-do is not the person it is assigned to.

If we assign To-dos, we do so later on and so it is common that we want To-dos to have no owner at the time we create them.

Therefore, we'd prefer that we be able to change the default behavior such that a To-do is unassigned by default when it is created.

  • Guest
  • Nov 6 2017
  • Unlikely to implement
Release time frame
  • Nov 9, 2017

    Admin Response

    Thank you for the idea. While it is not a default of unassigned, it is possible to work around this be removing the assignee for a to-do after it has been created. 

    Given the availability of this workaround and other priorities, we are unlikely to implement this idea at this time. We hope you understand.

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  • Guest commented
    November 9, 2017 17:36

    Thanks for the response.  We tried this work-around but ran into a few issues that for us made it a non-workaround.

    1. We often create many milestones (and often many at once.  Having to un-click the assigned user each time becomes tedious quickly
    2. (More importantly) every time a milestone with no assignee gets updated, it automatically assigns it to the individual making the update.  Therefore you have to constantly re-un-assign the to-do again and again with each update.

    I appreciate most people just assign their to-dos and we may be in the minority so I can understand if you have more valuable customer needs to solve.  Thanks for considering it.