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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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Combine Recent Updates and Status Updates into one menu item in communites

These 2 take up valuable landscape in the menu bar and are used way too infrequently. Combine into one view and give users the option to filter, as necessary. Accelerate value of updates and finding the latest changes within communities! See also ...
over 4 years ago in 02. Communities 1 No Plans to Implement

Expand the capability for the Copy an Existing Community and Copy Community feature

Currently the Copy an Existing Community and Copy Community are limited in the scope of the community data/content that is actually copied to the new community. Per https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSL3JX/communities/c_com_copy.html ...
over 4 years ago in 02. Communities 3 Under Consideration

Enhance widget creation in highlights

The idea 1795 asks for removing the overview page: https://connections-ideas.hcltechsw.com/ideas/IDEACNCTNS-I-1795 this is implemented in some way with HCL Connections 7, so when the highlights' page is defined as start page for a community, the O...
about 1 year ago in 02. Communities 0 Future Consideration

Initial creator of Wiki page should not recieve email notifications if the community manager changed

f an user creates a Wiki page, he/ she is the only one who receives e-mail notifications of when comments are posted or when people like the Wiki pages.  Even if they moved on from the role — they still receive those emails as they were the ones w...
over 2 years ago in 02. Communities 0 Future Consideration

Remove Overview Page and keep Highlights page only

If the Highlights page is part of the new Connections versions, why does Connections need to have two pages for main information? I believe the best option is remove the Overview page (or give to Community owners this options) and keep as a defaul...
over 2 years ago in 02. Communities 2 Already Exists

Sent mail to community members seems to have limitations

In case the owner use the mail to community option there are two limitations: Click to compose using your default email client >> not possible for communities with a large number of members (e.g 41 members is not working) Not possible...
over 3 years ago in 02. Communities 1 Under Consideration

Ability to mail other external Community members from an external community member

When somebody sends an email to a community, the sender is the email address. If that person is an external user, the sender address is the external email address. When that external user sends a mail to other external members in the communit...
over 3 years ago in 02. Communities 0 Under Consideration

Alert community owner to maintain members and owners (e.g. inactive users)

For community owners it is important to maintain the members and owners of their communities. It would be pretty helpful to have defined alert levels either globally or per community to inform the owners if there are issues like only one owner ...
over 3 years ago in 02. Communities 0 Under Consideration

Display files without folder association in Community folder view as files in root folder

Currently it is hardly possible to distinguish between files that are placed in a specific folder and files that are only visible in the Files view of the Community library (files that have been uploaded directly to the Files section), since all C...
over 3 years ago in 02. Communities 0 No Plans to Implement

Deleting folders created by other users should not be possible for regular Community members (owners only)

As deleted community folders can’t be restored using the files trash/restore functionality, it should not be possible for regular community members to delete folders created by other users. Deleting folders should be handled analogous to deleting ...
about 4 years ago in 02. Communities 0 Future Consideration