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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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Automatically archive old communities

Implement the function to automatically archive communities not used/changed for a specific time.
about 5 years ago in 02. Communities 1 Future Consideration

Integration of Sametime Complete

Please let us integrate the functions of Sametime Complete in Connections on-prem! Today it is possible to integrate Chat. Give us the integrate Meetings, Chatrooms, Videochat and so on.
about 5 years ago in 08. Third Party Integration 1 Future Consideration

Embedding File Preview

I would like the possibility to embed a file preview in a blog post or wiki page of a file located in Connections. Currently you can add a link to file in Connections, but you have then to open the file in a separate window to view it. It would be...
almost 6 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 Future Consideration

Support Rich HTML (& CSS) for Activity Streams

REQUEST: Support a richer set of HTML & CSS for Activity Streams to be at par competitively. For example, products like HipChat and Slack and other activity stream type apps support this. JUSTIFICATION: Perception and eye-candy is core and val...
almost 6 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 2 Future Consideration

Improve Blogs UI for ease of navigation/use by end users

Requesting these changes to the Blogs UI as the current design is not intuitive nor efficient for end users. Once a draft blog is composed saved & closed there is no straight forward way of getting back the draft. For the community owner(s), t...
almost 6 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 2 Future Consideration

Orient Me - Save decision which homepage to use in the user settings

Today, the user decision to use Orient Me (New Homepage) will be saved as a cookie. Disadvantages: - User starts with classic homepage again after he deleted his cookies. This is pre-defined for some users to take place everytime the browser has b...
over 3 years ago in 06. Orient Me/Homepage 1 Future Consideration

Slack - Connections comunity files integration

As an end user sharing all relevant files in a Connections community I would like to easily share the link to these files within slack so that my colleagues have access to the latest version available in Connections. The current version of the...
almost 5 years ago in 08. Third Party Integration 0 Future Consideration

Need a way to work in a Community Files app “offline” and sync to the cloud automatically when online again

Environment: Smart Cloud Connections Refer to below URL: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSL3JX/files/c_files_sync_refresh.html You can Use My Drive to work with files offline, files you add and edit in My Drive are automatica...
almost 6 years ago in 02. Communities 1 Future Consideration

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

Automatically remove inactive members of the community.

When a member remove from LDAP, the member remain in community as inactive. Currently, here are some ways to remove a user from the community. 1. Community administrator need to remove each inactive user from community UI. or 2. It needs to remove...
about 3 years ago in 02. Communities 0 Future Consideration