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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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Support IBM Installation Manager v 1.9. with Connections

At this time still the old v1.8.5, packaged with the Connections installation is supported. Please test and support the newer IIM v1.9 asap.In ref to this IBM Technote-
over 3 years ago in 08. Third Party Integration 0 Future Consideration

If no profile picture exists, then profile picture with abbreviation of first and last name.

If people don't upload a picture there is only the one default profil icon - even not gender neutral. Would be nice to show the profile ficture with abbreviation of first and last name. This is common way - e.g. MS Teams, Outlook etc.
over 3 years ago in 04. Profiles 3 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


We have a standard that all data is encrypted "at rest" and "in motion". Please add UDB (DB2) AUTHENTICATION=SERVER_ENCRYPT as supported.
over 3 years ago in 09. Administration 0 Future Consideration

Hope comments inside WORD document can be supported by Docs Viewer

Tested on 2.0 CR3 ifix009.After uploading a word file to Files, got below error when viewing it:The file cannot be imported into Viewer. There is something in this file that Viewer does not support at this time. This file cannot be imported. Openi...
over 3 years ago in 07. Docs/File Viewer 4 Future Consideration

Possibility to increase amount of stories/entries in daily and weekly newsletters/digest to at least 50 entries

What is the requirement: Make it possible to define at least 50 stories within the email newsletters/digest in Connections when using the new layout which came with CNX 6.0 Why should it be implemented: It shows too less information for our users ...
over 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Future Consideration

Support Codesample Plugin from TinyMCE!

Although it is possible to activate the external plug-in "Codesampler" in the Tiny Editor, it does not work correctly. For example, after saving, wikis do not display the formatting correctly. That looks like a bug. Please provide support here so ...
over 3 years ago in 08. Third Party Integration 1 Future Consideration

support for HCL Connections Mail Plug-in to work with Microsoft 365 Mail

We would like to use the HCL Connections Mail Plug-in with O365. Unfortunately this is not supported at this time. Please enhance Connections Mail Plug-in support...
over 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Future Consideration

Sametime Meetings and Docs Integration

When you are editing a document on docs sometime you need to talk to other people. HCL Docs should have an action to start a meeting using Sametime Meetings, this away it's possible to connect the people to develop a document.
over 3 years ago in 07. Docs/File Viewer 1 Future Consideration

Initial creator of Wiki page should not recieve email notifications if the community manager changed

f an user creates a Wiki page, he/ she is the only one who receives e-mail notifications of when comments are posted or when people like the Wiki pages.  Even if they moved on from the role — they still receive those emails as they were the ones w...
over 3 years ago in 02. Communities 0 Future Consideration