May Contributors Competition ( 1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 )
The Contributors Competition aims to reward the members who contribute the most to the Data Science Foundation website by helping to raise their profile.
The competition is based on Contributor Points, which are a combination of points awarded for publishing material and points received from other members though post ratings. The winner is the person who has accrued the most points during the competition period.
The winner of the monthly competition will have a 'Winners Badge' added to their Personal Profile page and will receive a £50 Amazon gift voucher.
How Contributor Points are Calculated
When a member posts an item to the site they receive the following points. Note that points are added when the item is published not, when the item is submitted. The review process for whitepapers can take upto three days. Points are awarded as follows:
- Whitepaper 50
- Use Case 20
- DataTalk post 10
- Open Forum Thread 5
- Add comment to open Forum Discussion 1
- Submit News Item 1
Whenever a member rates a Whitepaper, Use Case or DataTalk article the total value of the rating is added to the contributor’s total. A member can only rate an item once. Points available per rating are as follows:
- Whitepaper 1 - 10
- Use Case 1 - 10
- DataTalk post 1 – 5
Prizes will be paid by PayPal transfer