[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-community] Gamifying OWASP

Tobias tobias.gondrom at owasp.org
Thu Nov 20 04:50:37 UTC 2014


Hi all,

I think this could be a nice thing for the community and we could 
improve the WASPY awards by this.
What do you think?

Best, Tobias


On 19/11/14 07:49, Fabio Cerullo wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> During the 2014 Waspy Award election, the leaders began a discussion 
> focusing on awarding merits and recognizing participation that can be 
> used to award our active leaders for their contributions.
>
> *Badges & Recognition*
>
> Using the OWASP portal community functionality we now have the ability 
> to integrate badging and recognition allowing both Foundation level 
> recognition as well as peer to peer recognition. The badging system 
> also allows the Foundation to create a pool of funds with Amazon, or 
> other vendors, that can be distributed as financial rewards with 
> associated badges.
>
> The badging system’s reporting functions will allow the annual awards 
> to be based on awards and contributions rather than on a popular vote. 
> Metrics exist around badge giving, receiving, and type of badge.
>
> *Streamlined Communications
> *
> In addition to this new gamification functionality, the platform 
> provides our entire community a place to discuss topics of interest to 
> them. Daily, weekly, monthly digest options ensure that the 
> participant receives as much or as little information as they want.
>
> The OWASP portal has this and other functionality that could be used 
> by anyone once enabled. And best of all, it is absolutely FREE for all 
> members of our community.
>
> So before moving forward, we would really like to hear your feedback.
>
> Thanks and regards,
>
> Fabio Cerullo
>
>
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