Skip to Main Content
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.

For more information and upcoming events, please visit our HCL Connections page.

Status Under Consideration
Categories 02. Communities
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 16, 2018

Add Community Manager (person field or Role) Primary point of contact - owner responsible for maintenance and community content

In our organization we have several thousand connections communities.  As part of our monthly maintenance tasks we contact community owners assigned to communities who have no activity for 90 days and ask them to take action to revitalize or remove the community.  It is necessary to give multiple users owner access to large communities due to the nature of connections permissions. So often large numbers of users are contacted and we spend a great deal of time sorting through to find responsible owner.

Being an owner does not necessarily mean that the user is the person responsible for the community.  We require a way to identify the Primary person responsible for community maintenance and content. This would allow better communication with the proper "Community Manager". 

This could be accomplished by adding a Community Manger (person field) to the Start a community - advanced Features screen...


This could be accomplished by creating a new Role  Managing Owner. The additional role option would allow connections clients ,more flexibility when adding components like ICXT allowing for additional permissions of components to be granted to All Owners or to only the Managing Owner(s) 

Both options would provide the ability for Connections Clients to identify the person responsible for the community and more effectively communicate with the responsible parties. 

  • Attach files