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HCL Connections Ideas Portal

Welcome to the HCL Connections Product Ideas Lab! The place where you can submit product ideas and enhancement request. We encourage you to participate by voting on, commenting on, and creating new ideas. All new ideas will be evaluated by the HCL Product Management & Engineering teams, and the next steps will be communicated. While not all submitted ideas will be executed upon, community feedback will play a key role in influencing which ideas are and when they will be implemented.

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Named Entity Recognition (NER) functionality in HCL Connections

Named entity recognition (NER) helps you easily identify the key elements in a text (or topic), like names of people, places, brands, monetary values, and more. Extracting the main entities in a topic helps sort unstructured data and detect import...
3 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Customize Community Mail Footer Links Using Variables

While the links in the footer of community notifications can be customized using literal URLs in the associated FTL file, it would be nice to be able to use variables. Using a variable would allow for URL changes within the environment without hav...
3 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Disable link recognition in Activitystream and Mail notifications

When you create a post (blog, forum, wiki) and add some project number or JIRA ticket number in the beginning, linked to your Helpdesk, or other system, this link gets removed in the mail notification and activity stream. When your JIRA number now...
4 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Modify date range of Status Update Search result

It seems that Status Update Search prioritizes recent updates (i.e. updates less than 31 days old). This was seen even in Connections 5.5 environment It would be useful to be able to have control of the date range of the results of this search fun...
9 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Offer choice of context for automatic tag suggestion

When adding tags to a blog or wiki page, the automatic suggestions I get when I start typing in the field currently seem to be restricted to the context: I only get suggestions for tags that were already used in this blog or wiki. This can make se...
11 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement

Allow customizer to react on POST requests.

Currently customizer just injects code on HTTP GET requests. At least there is at least the forum topic search where the page is presented after a POST request. Currently customizer does not modify this request and therefore not CSS customizations...
11 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Under Consideration

Realtime Chat and Video Meetings as a fixed part of Connections

Connections is a great collaboration platform, however, we really miss modern collaboration capabilities other platforms provide. As you certainly know, there are other platforms in the market which are very limited in their content-sharing capabi...
12 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Future Consideration

Touchpoint Appreg entry should accept Match statement

Using match statement in Touchpoint Appreg entry to filter user, but the match statement will not be followed. The match statement is like below: "path": "touchpoint", "payload": { "match": { "user-email": [ "user@test.com" ] } } This is working a...
about 1 year ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 Under Consideration

Easy Upgrade/Migrate Data to New Version

Easy Upgrade/Migrate Data to New Version.
about 1 year ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Clarification

Introduce the ability to restrict the use of certain search keywords for searching Connections

Introduce an option/configurable method for administrators to specify a list of restricted keyword strings that users are not permitted to use to search Connections content. Similar to the blacklisting of certain search keywords in the environment.
about 1 year ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement