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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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Files - Allow users to change/transfer the ownership of a file

It is very cumbersome that files do not allow to have multiple owners and that ownership cannot be transferred. In case a user wants to hand over the responsibility for a file, this user at least needs to be able to make another user a co-ownershi...
over 4 years ago in 03. Files 24 Shipped
111 VOTE

Allow export to PDF of IBM Connections content like Forums, Blogs and Wiki's

Communities are quite often of a timely character. For instance when it is a project community or when a topic community is no longer needed. In those cases being able to 'archive' a community is important to keep the environment clean but if the ...
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 7 Shipped

Un-deprecate Outlook Plugin for Connections

The Connections Plugin for Outlook has been deprecated and moved to a support-only model by IBM for 2019. Hopefully this is just an IBM decision that will be reversed once the sale to HCL goes through. But I think it goes without saying that Offic...
about 4 years ago in 08. Third Party Integration 10 Shipped

Connections Desktop Plug-in: Prompt for lock before editing a file

IBM Connections Desktop Plug-in provides the option to lock a file. However, users have to lock a file manually before editing, and forget it most likely. A first improvement would be to prompt for lock before editing a file. Confirming this promp...
over 4 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 4 Shipped

Bug: Language setting overwritten when opening IBM connections links

When you copy the url of a page in IBM Connections it contains language information in it — like ending with ?lang=en for blog links or http://<root>/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/... for wiki links. The problem is if you share this link like t...
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 8 Shipped

Reduce the hardware needed for the Pink components

as of now I would never install it at a customer. Is way too heavy.
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 7 Shipped

Improve UX design

the usability of our connections needs to be improved, make it easier to use and with a more beautiful and functional interface.
over 4 years ago in 13. Other 3 Shipped

Local replica of Wiki

It would be good, if a community member could make a local replica / copy (to notebook / workstation) of a Community Wiki.The replica can be read-only. Reason for RFE: Users can access knowledge in local Wiki replica when the online Wiki in the ...
almost 4 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 5 Shipped

Consolidate notifications

If a person whom I follow posts something in a community which I follow using a tag I follow - these results in 3 identical notifications in my newsletter. This redundancy makes the newsletter for many people useless. There should happen some cons...
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 Shipped

Teams Integration

We, like many others, are relying on Skype for Business for messaging instead of Sametime. I know, there are customers, that have built an integration with S4B in Connections, similar to your Sametime integration offering. It would be so great, if...
over 4 years ago in 08. Third Party Integration 3 Shipped