Does Experts Exchange have any awards for Experts?

Last Updated: Feb 26, 2018 08:15AM PST
Beyond the normal question points, Article points and awards, and shout-outs in the EE newsletter, Experts Exchange has some more official ways to recognize our very best experts. The Annual Expert Awards celebrate the most accomplished experts over the course of the year. 
 

Top Expert Awards

Recognizing experts who exhibit qualities of professionalism, leadership, and volunteerism day in and day out on Experts Exchange.

 

Expert of the Year

This award recognizes the expert who helped improved Experts Exchange in the past year, through contributions to the site and in their overall approach to leadership, guidance, mentorship, and setting an example for others within the community.

 
  • Qualifications:

    • Seen as a subject-matter expert

    • Demonstrate leadership activities

    • Provide highly effective guidance and show great levels of participation

    • Serve the community above and beyond responsibilities and take the initiative to help those in need


Most Valuable Expert

This award recognizes a technology expert who passionately shares their knowledge with the community, demonstrates the core values of this platform, and goes the extra mile in all aspects of their contributions.

 
  • Qualifications:

    • Actively contribute, accumulating points through solutions, assists, views, and more

    • Evangelize technology areas of interest as well as the Experts Exchange community, in an effort to improve the platform and the service it provides

    • Seen as a subject-matter expert

    • Demonstrate leadership

    • Provide highly effective help and great levels of participation

    • Serve the community above and beyond their responsibilities and take the initiative to help those in need

 


Experts Exchange Fellow
The Experts Exchange Fellow award is a distinction reserved for select members whose extraordinary accomplishments, outstanding and sustained technical contributions, and leadership in multiple disciplines over a significant amount of time earn this prestigious award. Note: This award may not be given every year if there are no obvious candidates.

 

Qualifications:

  • Hold multiple titles and recognitions on Experts Exchange over time, including MVE, Expert of the Year, Distinguished Expert, and/or Top Expert

  • Publish articles on Experts Exchange as well as other sites online

  • Offer expertise in various technology councils, committees, societies, and boards

  • Provide significant contributions as a technology professional, leader, and educator

  • Show evidence of technical accomplishments and realization of significant impact to the technology world

  • Seen as a subject-matter expert in multiple technology areas

  • Demonstrate leadership

  • Provide highly effective help and great levels of participation

  • Serve the community above and beyond their responsibilities and take the initiative to help those in need

 

 


 

 

Top Contribution Awards

Recognizing members who provide exemplary levels of assistance, high levels of engagement with other members, and showcase professionalism.


Rookie of the Year

This award recognizes a new member of Experts Exchange who has made outstanding contributions to the community within their first year as a member.

 

Qualifications:

  • Be a new member within the prior two calendar years

 

Author of the Year

This award recognizes original works by an author that are considered extremely valuable and insightful, that heighten and extend the reader’s’ awareness of the topic, and provide relevance to the technology community.

Qualifications:

  • Actively author content on Experts Exchange, contributing several original works

  • Seen as a subject-matter expert

 

Distinguished Expert

This award recognizes someone who has achieved noteworthy technical and professional accomplishments while working as an expert in a specific topic. This usually requires significant effort and time over the lifetime of the individual’s membership. Example: Published writer, lots of solutions (including assisted), endorsed by the community, good ratings where applicable, etc.

Qualifications

  • Be a veteran member (minimum three years) or a rookie member (minimum one year active standing)

  • Seen as a subject-matter expert


Universal Qualifications for All Annual Expert Award Recipients:

  • Participate as an active Experts Exchange member in good standing

    • Minimum of three years active membership for Fellow

  • Uphold the mission and values of Experts Exchange through every action and interaction held on site

  • Demonstrate professionalism and outstanding performance in all community interactions

  • Bring innovative and useful knowledge to each situation, task, or interaction
     

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