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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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Enhancement request: Improvement of search quality - Expression variations of Katakana characters of Japanese language

This is enhancement request from Yachiyo Industry who is using Connections Social Cloud and ICEC on Cloud. Kata-kana characters of Japanese language has some expression variations. For example, a word "A project manager" has 8 expression variatio...
over 5 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 Future Consideration

Create single hierarchical view for files & folders

Currently users have to choose whether they want to view the files view or the folders view. Many don't understand how this work and are mystified that when they go to the folder view they don't see the files that are not in a folder (which they w...
over 5 years ago in 03. Files 1 Under Consideration

UX Adding an entry to important to me bar is hard to find

The behavior of the bar worked fine as long as it was horizontal, now that it is vertical, the add and remove buttons at the bottom are hard to discover and the relationship to the first/empty entry is not clear, especially for an inexperienced/ne...
6 months ago in 06. Orient Me/Homepage 0 Needs Review

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...
about 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Future Consideration

Automatically enable “follow this community” for newly assigned members

Currently there is no way how to force new community members to follow a community after they have been added to it. Only new community owners follow communities automatically. This is a serious issue in scenarios that require new members to sta...
over 5 years ago in 02. Communities 5 No Plans to Implement

"Find a member" functionality within mobile app

If you access the members section of a community via a web browser, you are able to use "Find a Member" to search for a member without having to navigate through the entire member list. You do not have the same functionality in the mobile app. Ins...
over 2 years ago in 11. Mobile 0 Under Consideration

Add possibility edit status updates

Status updates cannot be edited. E.g. typos cannot be corrected an entry must be deleted an recreated. Which is annoying for the author and clutters the feed of followers.
over 5 years ago in 04. Profiles 3 Future Consideration

Upload a photo via mobile device on the connections mobile app to a forum

Our blue color workers use the forum on the iPhone App. They have a great need to upload photos to the forum. This will help for their maintenance work in the power plants
over 5 years ago in 11. Mobile 1 Under Consideration

Consistent file and folder handling - Community vs. my files - files vs. folders

It is not possible to share every type of file in every folder format. (e.g. my files in community folders). Search can find files but not folders or the files within a folder. There no consitancy in terms of usabilty and this is for many user a s...
over 5 years ago in 03. Files 3 Future Consideration

IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows on Terminal Server 2012 / Citrix

Copied from the old ER blog Customer requests the support for the desktop plugin on terminal server 2012 and with Citrix.
over 5 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 7 No Plans to Implement