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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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Enable Desktop Plugin for External Users

The Desktop / Office Plugin is a very important and helpful tool for adoption. Some customers want to use it for external users too.
over 5 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 5 Under Consideration

Give Administrators ability to set the default Homepage experience either Classic or OrientMe

Currently the default homepage for users when they click the HOME link in the navbar is the Classic Homepage. Would like the ability for Org Admins to decide between the Classic Homepage or the OrientMe homepage whilst still allowing end users the...
over 5 years ago in 06. Orient Me/Homepage 0 Already Exists

Improvement in Comments

Inside all tools there is the possibility to add comments (Wiki, Blog, Files, etc). The problem, in each tool there are different features. I believe IBM needs to create an unique framework/tool for comments, and connect all tools inside this fram...
over 5 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 3 Under Consideration

Allow "Track changes" also for. xlsx files

IBM Docs should provide track mode for people working together on xls files, so that you can see what contents were changed. Currently its not possible for Excel files.
over 5 years ago in 07. Docs/File Viewer 0 Under Consideration

Consistent customization over all applications

It is a real pain to change the UI to any Corporate Identity because WebSphere Apps use different UI elements than Component Pack ones. All “integrated” apps like Invite, Touchpoint, Tailored Experience Wizard, ICXT/HCXT, HCEC need handcrafted adj...
about 1 year ago in 13. Other 0 Needs Review

Fix assigning community template admin roles

Right now access to these roles is defined in a file on the file system using the UUID of the user, this is not maintainable and does not allow for automation. This should be possible to be done using LDAP groups. Please fix this as in big environ...
over 1 year ago in 02. Communities 1 Needs Review

Help button in the left navigation bar of Connections to open the topic of where the user is currently at

Requesting OM to consider changing how the Help button found on the left navigation works on Connections 8. When the Help button is clicked it should open a pop-up information about the current application where the user is at.
3 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Develop Integration with other Collaboration Platforms (O365, G-suite)

Connections is social enterprise software, and it does that well. Connections is enterprise collaboration software, and it does that well. Connections is not so good at personal/small team collaboration, where O365 and G-suite excel....and have th...
over 5 years ago in 08. Third Party Integration 3 Under Consideration

Requesting additional functionality for File Sync within Connections Desktop Plugin

We are requesting the following improvements be made to File Sync when using the Connections Desktop Plugin: Ability to sync files that belong to a community, not an individual (this already works in the mobile app, and is part of the reason for t...
over 5 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 4 Under Consideration

Ability to cancel out of More selection on iOS

If you click the "More" option on bottom right of iOS app, you can't undo the choice. You're forced to make a new selection. It would be better to be able to cancel out of the menu to go back to where you were. Otherwise, you lose context. Recomme...
4 months ago in 11. Mobile 0 Needs Review