Gamification Program

Welcome to the Gamification Program!

Pour yourself a glass of your favorite drink and browse our fine collection of badges and ribbons. Here you can explore available achievements in the community and learn what it takes to add them to your profile. Think you can earn them all? We believe in you!

The IBM TechXchange Community badge program is meant to recognize community members who contribute regularly to the success and vitality of the community and everyone within it. Badge earners contribute regularly to the community and are passionate about helping peers and IBM users improve their skills and knowledge. Badges are available to any member who actively contributes their skills and knowledge to the community.

Stand-alone Stamps

Stand-alone stamps are earned for completing one specific achievement in the IBM TechXchange Community. The stamps are only visible within the IBM TechXchange Community; they are not shareable. Click here to check your profile and see what stamps you've earned so far. 

follow 25 friends 
upload profile pic 
starts 5 discussion threads with 5 unique replies
shared code, tutorial, video, paper 
visit the site for 30 consecutive days
@mention someone in a discussion post
presenter or panelist at community event session  
subscribed to receive emails and logged in at least 50 times in the last 365 days) 
has answered at least 10 discussion posts meaningfully
has completed one of each: published a blog, posted a discussion, replied to a discussion thread, presented at an event

Community Ribbons
A community ribbon indicates a specific role or designation within the IBM TechXchange Community. The ribbon is displayed on a member’s profile picture.

  • IBM Champion
  • User Group Leader

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