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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 4 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 4 years ago in 03. Files 1 Under 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 4 years ago in 02. Communities 5 No Plans to Implement

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 4 years ago in 03. Files 3 Future Consideration

"Change Layout" option without having to add the Highlights app

I tested this on Connections 6.0 environment and community owners are able to see the "Change Layout" option without having to add the Highlights app.This behavior changed in version 7.0 but our users are still using the old Overview page as commu...
over 1 year ago in 02. Communities 4 Needs Clarification

External community members should also get notifications

Currently external users (be they guests or paid Connections accounts from another org) who are added to a community do not get standard notifications of activity in the communities they are members of. This makes inter-org collaboration less effi...
over 4 years ago in 02. Communities 9 Future 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 4 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
about 4 years ago in 11. Mobile 1 Under Consideration

Stop to follow your own contents changed by yourself

In many cases I get notified that I changed my own content. This is not helpful. Please surpress these kind of notifications.
over 4 years ago in 06. Orient Me/Homepage 2 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 4 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 7 No Plans to Implement