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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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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

Improved handling of community wiki search results on mobile

This is specifically for Connections Mobile on iOS, but the concepts may apply to Android as well. Search results should be presented in a more clear manner for community wiki results. Usability Issue 1 - Search result shows "Community Wiki" inste...
2 months ago in 11. Mobile 1 Needs Review

UX Adding an entry to important to me bar is hard to find

The behavior of the bar worked fine as long as it was horizontal, now that it is vertical, the add and remove buttons at the bottom are hard to discover and the relationship to the first/empty entry is not clear, especially for an inexperienced/ne...
4 months ago in 06. Orient Me/Homepage 0 Needs Review

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

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

Forum upload should fail right away if the size exceeds the configured limit

Attaching a size limit-exceeding file to a forum topic or reply takes time to fail. It would be better for the UI to recognize that the file exceeds the limit and fail immediately. Instead, end users need to wait and will eventually see an appropr...
5 months ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 1 Needs Review

Customizer - Additional Global Menu

We would like to have an option to add an additional "global" menu, which can be added and modified via customizer. It should be located in the Header Area, on the left side between the logo and the search. It should be possible to add additional ...
3 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Drag and Drop from Connections Plugin for Windows Explorer to IBM Verse or Others

Today is not possible to drag and drop a file or folder from Connections Plugin for Windows Explorer (Not my drive) to an email for example in IBM Verse. It is mandatory to add the file in my drive before a drag and drop. It is not user friendly.
over 5 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 2 Already Exists