Earn Points and Badges

Rewarding Interactions

Start Earning Points

Community points are collected by category based on your interactions with the site and participation in challenges. Point categories include Engagement, Contribution, Reputation, and Volunteer. You can view earned points by category at any time by visiting your profile summary.

  • Engagement points are awarded based on a site activities, these points include Reputation and Contribution points.
  • Contribution points are a subset of Engagement points and are awarded when content is created.
  • Reputation points are a subset of Engagement points and are awarded when content is recommended or marked as best answer.
  • Volunteer points are awarded when Badge challenges that require applications completed.

Badge Challenges

Start Earning Badges

Community badges are added to your profile by category. Badge categories include Getting Started, Conversation Starter, Bucket List, Champion, Limited Edition, and Membership achievements.

Badge challenges are either automated or require application. To achieve an automated badge challenge, simply complete the criteria specified in the associated badge details. To achieve a badge challenge that requires application, complete the criteria specified in the associated badge details and submit the corresponding application form on the badge details page. Qualifying achievements will be applied to your profile within 1 business day of completion.

Badge Challenges

Badge Challenges are special activities that reward member participation with exclusive badges and Volunteer points. It’s important to remember the Hitachi Vantara Community offers multiple one-off "Limited Edition" badge challenges throughout the year that are available for a brief time. These one-off challenges may task you with joining a specific community, using a certain hashtag, or interacting with a new resource. There’s no telling what each new challenge will bring, so check back often!

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Which badges can I earn?

All badge challenges are available for registered members to participate in, unless otherwise noted in the badge description. If you have questions or need support beginning or claiming a badge challenge, contact us for help.

How to claim badges that require application

To complete a Badge Challenge that requires application, complete the challenge description criteria, click the challenge’s corresponding “Claim” button, and submit the requested information. You will receive a notification email confirming your challenge has been claimed and credited to your Profile with the associated badge and Volunnteer points.