This practice is useful for motivating contributors, especially in situations where they are not remunerated.
Finding ways to motivate contributors is one of the most challenging issues in building a vibrant Collaborative translation community, especially in situations where they are not remunerated for their work.
One way to motivate volunteer contributors is to publicly and prominently acknowledge the most active contributors, and to do so on a regular basis.
Links to related patterns
- This practice helps foster an atmosphere of Playful Competition Among Contributors.
- This practice assumes we have a way of telling who the most active contributors are, for example, through a Point System.