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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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request config setting for default community layout in IC

In IBM Connections 6.0, there is a new layout by default provided when a community is created. We would like to choose the default layout in a configuration file. We would like to keep the default layout of v5.5.
over 5 years ago in 02. Communities 2 Already Exists

Provide more granular options to unfollow content in your activity stream

It can be rather annoying if you are notified in your activity stream that user xyz has updated excel file abc for the 124th time... If you click on "Stop Following" it can happen that you are told "You are not currently following any items for th...
over 5 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Future Consideration


This was raised in 2014 - has there been any progress on this since then?
over 5 years ago in 11. Mobile 0 Under Consideration

Provide solution for white/balcklist of file extensions for CCM Libraries

Currently there is no functionality to deny upload of potentially dangerous files like .exe .js. This functionality already exists for Files, Activities, Wikis, Forums, but not for CCM Libraries
over 5 years ago in 13. Other 0 No Plans to Implement

Sort sub-community names in the community navigation sidebar.

No description provided
over 5 years ago in  1 Under Consideration

@Mentions currently aren't rendered in the Notes Connections Plugin in Status updates

At the moment, when you use an @Mentions tag then the namelookup dialog will appear and you can select a user name, for example @firstname lastname​. This works in the Connections Desktop Plugin and the Web UI. However, if you post a status update...
over 5 years ago in  0 No Plans to Implement

Support AppCatalog for Reseller Customer

A business partner (reseller) creates the Org in IBM Connections Cloud for the customer. The customer is then unable to use App Catalog. This was investigated and it was found that the 3rd party Application is used in a iframe by new App Catalog. ...
over 5 years ago in 09. Administration 0 Under Consideration

More informative message and ability to grant permission when trying to share from Photos on Android

If you try to share an item from Photos on Android, and if you haven't yet granted permission to the Connections Mobile app to access photographs on the device, you will be prompted with the following message: "You do not have permission to access...
over 5 years ago in 11. Mobile 0 Under Consideration

Add Community Type (single select drop down) to the Start a Community Screen

Its is necessary in our environment to assign a "Type" or grouping to a community. It would greatly simplify administration if this field were available within the connections community itself. This typing allows administrators to identify the le...
over 5 years ago in 02. Communities 0 Under Consideration

Provide full documentation of ACF blacklist rule tags

The ACF blacklist rule tags are not documented anywhere, so administrators have to guess as to their meaning and the behavior that a particular configuration will effect.
over 5 years ago in 09. Administration 0 Under Consideration