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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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Combine Recent Updates and Status Updates into one menu item in communites

These 2 take up valuable landscape in the menu bar and are used way too infrequently. Combine into one view and give users the option to filter, as necessary. Accelerate value of updates and finding the latest changes within communities! See also ...
almost 6 years ago in 02. Communities 1 No Plans to Implement

Increase number of custom profile fields limit (IBM Connections Cloud)

We are using custom fields on profiles (IBM Help: Customizing your organization > Updating user profiles). Currently we use 8 of them and there is a limit of 10 custom fields.Can this limit be extended? On-prem you do not have a limitation and ...
almost 6 years ago in 04. Profiles 0 No Plans to Implement

allow unlimited file growth in communities

The 50Gig limit kills me. We receive 120Gig in regular projects as the handover from the customer - and start producing then up to Terabytes. (I do not ask to get that for free...) We would prefer to go BYOS on our own S3 storage accounts on Azur...
almost 6 years ago in 03. Files 1 No Plans to Implement

Working with multible Connections instances

When working with multible Connections instances, for example one is in the cloud, one is hosted by us and one is hosted by a partner company, it is hard for users to differentiate bewtween these 3 instance. Give the users a interface where info...
about 5 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement

access all files by a "normal" UNC path / SMB share

we would like to access files like normal files on a harddisk or network share. 2 main reasons: - use links between files (e.g. in excel formula) - automatically upload and update (new version) files by copy or by a file generation tool
almost 6 years ago in 03. Files 0 No Plans to Implement

A notification or mail will be sent on birthdays

You should receive a notification or e-mail if the person has a birthday to follow.
about 5 years ago in 04. Profiles 0 No Plans to Implement

Able to search Guest user within directory.

There is a function within Connections Cloud / SmartCloud that allows external contacts to be added so that customer can use the collaboration tools. These are Guest / House accounts. When searching our directories, we are unable to find these acc...
almost 6 years ago in 04. Profiles 0 No Plans to Implement

Develop redirect-Activities API for Activities PLus

Activities Plus / Boards is a great addon to Connections, but companies have developed own tools/custumization to the "old" activities based on the REST API. With Activities Plus there is a new API which means reprogramming all the other internal ...
almost 4 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 2 No Plans to Implement

HCL product dev. team have to improve the quality of rendering PPT/PPTX file for satisfying customer's requirement.

Nowadays lots of customer would like to use HCL Connections Docs for co-editing feature to leverage team productivity. But there are two so critical problem related with rendering PPT/PPTX file. 1. The rendering result of file viewer removed bac...
over 4 years ago in 07. Docs/File Viewer 0 No Plans to Implement

Update notification for Documents I have downloaded.

Users would like the ability to subscribe to notifications for any document they have downloaded. Currently users may set library or file notifications for files or libraries in communities they are following to individual notification. For users ...
over 5 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 No Plans to Implement