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Welcome to the HCL Connections documentation site, where you can find information about Connections. Connections is social networking software designed for the workplace. Its features help you to establish dynamic networks that connect you to the people and information you need to achieve your business goals.
Accessibility features for Connections
Accessibility features assist users who have a disability, such as restricted mobility or limited vision, to use information technology content successfully.
What's new in Connections?
HCL Connections 8.0 transforms the way you connect with content and colleagues with a fresh, new look and enhanced features.
HCL Connections is a collaborative tool that makes it easy to connect with others and exchange ideas. Start sharing important information, building a network of useful contacts, and following people that interest you.
Home page
Use the home page as a command center to scan and manage items that need your attention. You can view updates for projects and people you work with, discover what's trending in your organization at large, and review your action items all from one place.
Your Profile
Use profiles to connect with others, showcase your skills, and find the people you need.
Use the People app to discover, connect, collaborate, and keep up with others.
Use activities to keep a team informed, collect and share project resources, or to assign and track tasks.
Using the Files app, you can upload, organize, share and collaborate on files easily. Files can be shared, tagged, organized in folders, and accessed from other applications, such as Activities and Communities.
Get together with people who share your interests.
Use blogs to share your announcements, updates, and opinions with others.
Share information, brainstorm ideas, ask and answer questions, and discuss topics of mutual interest in a forum.
Tap the wisdom of the crowd by building a body of knowledge in a wiki. Everyone on your team can make a contribution.
Use Bookmarks to collect and organize shortcuts to websites.