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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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Content type filter in advanced search not working as expected by users

As a user, I would like to use Advanced Search to search for content and exclude specific content type: In Search application, user selects Advanced Search User enters search term and deselects a specific content type (e.g. "Files") from the list ...
17 days ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 2 Needs Review

Most Used/followed Tags

Add a Metric to see which are the most used and followed tags on the platform to increase the reach of messages and find related important tags.
about 2 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review
134 VOTE

@mention a community in order to notify all members

Allow users to (at)mention communities in order to notify a big group of people/teams. Currenlty only mentioning of people is allowed.
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 10 Future Consideration
117 VOTE

Link Shortening

Currently all Connections links are tremendously long, it would be good to have a link shortener, which would: (1) Provide links so that the community name can be "read" from URL link, making the community URL link "readable" for every user. (2) M...
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 4 Under Consideration

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...
6 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Insert Photo in comment

Adding a photo to a comment is quite useful, for example, when trying to describe an error, it is better to attach a screen shot of the error than describe it by words.
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 3 Under Consideration

build proper email-integration with Verse, Notes and outlook (eml AND msg)

share mail to community as eml files from verse/notes (or MSG from outlook) make eml/msg files in communities previewable make attachments in mails available as contained files allow to store email attachment from Verse directly in personal AND...
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 2 Under Consideration

Complete the PINK journey and communicate it better

Last year you said that PINK is a journey. It began with Customizer, but since Jason Gary left IBM I have heard very little detail on what is to come. Maybe you should look at the way Domino #2025 handle its communication. Personally I would like ...
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 6 No Plans to Implement

Make a multi-tenant Connections

We are providing Connections on-prem for subsidiaries and need multi-tenancy. We have to provide Connections on-prem and can't move to the cloud. But we have some subsidiaries which want to use connections. The administration would be easier if t...
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 9 No Plans to Implement

@Mentions for external Users

Based on documentation what external users can do https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSYGQH_6.0.0/user/eucommon/c_eucommon_ext_user.html and what external users cannot do https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSYGQH...
over 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 4 Under Consideration