Add Tokens to a Challenge

We are always looking for new tools to help you evaluate Ideas and select the right ones for your business and Challenges. The newest tool in the Evaluation Toolkit is Tokens, which allows a Challenge Manager to assign tokens to everyone, or select groups or individuals, that can represent time, money, sponsorship, votes - the sky's the limit.

Continue reading for a step-by-step guide to set-up Tokens for a Challenges. 

If you wish to use Tokens in your challenge, please contact support@wazoku.com to have the feature enabled. 

Set up Tokens in a new Challenge

1) Admin Menu > Add Challenge.

2) Complete the information General tab and enable Tokens at the bottom of the page. The Tokens tab will become available in the Add Challenge navigation.

3) Click the to the Tokens tab to define your Token term, to indicate what the Token represents. For example, the Token might represent Budget, Hours, Days, Sponsorship, etc. 

4) Click change icon to select an icon to match your term. If you cannot find a suitable icon in the pre-defined list, you can send us any icon from fontawesome.com to support@wazoku.com and we can upload it to your Challenge. 

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Token Icons

5) Complete the following Settings for your Tokens:

Return tokens if an idea is unsuccessful - If a Challenge Manager decides not to progress an idea to the next stage of a Challenge, Tokens that have previously been granted can be returned to the contributors to re-allocate them to other ideas.

Allow users to withdraw tokens - If enabled, users can reduce the amount of Tokens they have already granted to an Idea, as long as the Idea is still open.

Select who sees grantors and total token count - Decide who on your platform can see who your Token granters are and how many Tokens have been allocated to each Idea so far. 

6) Click Assign Tokens and then use the Who can grant tokens? box to search for individuals, groups or everyone. Then use the How many tokens? box to choose the amount they should receive, you can assign different amounts to each individual and group if required. 

7) On the Workflow tab select the stages during which users will be permitted to grant their assigned Tokens. 

8) To allow users to grant Tokens during a stage, on the Stage Settings tab, select Yes for the new setting: Allow tokens to be granted?. 

9) If Tokens will be used to auto-progress an idea for a stage, on Progression settings tab set the minimum number of Tokens required to progress an idea to the next stage.

10) Complete setting up your Challenge workflow and Social settings.

11) Publish your Challenge.

 

Set up Tokens in an existing Challenge

1) On the Challenge page, select Manage > Edit Challenge.

2) Enable Tokens at the bottom of the General Tab. The Tokens tab will become available in the Edit Challenge navigation.

3) Click the Tokens tab to define your Token term, to indicate what the Token represents. For example, the Tokens might represent Budget, Hours, Days, Sponsorship, etc. 

4) Select change icon to select an icon to match your term. If you cannot find a suitable icon in the pre-defined list then we can upload any icon from fontawesome.com for you. Please contact support@wazoku.com with your chosen icon and we can upload it to your chosen challenge. 

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5) Complete the following Settings for your Tokens:

Return tokens if an idea is unsuccessful - If a Challenge Manager decides not to progress an idea to the next stage of a Challenge, Tokens that have previously been granted can be returned to the contributors to re-allocate them to other ideas.

Allow users to withdraw tokens - If enabled, users can reduce the amount of Tokens they have already granted to an Idea, as long as the Idea is still open.

Select who sees grantors and total token count - Decide who on your platform can see who your Token granters are and how many Tokens have been allocated to each Idea so far. 

6) Click Assign Tokens and then use the Who can grant tokens? box to search for individuals, groups or everyone. Then use the How many tokens? box to choose the amount they should receive, you can assign different amounts to each individual and group if required.

7) On the Workflow tab select the stages during which users will be permitted to grant their assigned Tokens. 

8) To allow users to grant Tokens during a stage, on the Stage Settings tab, select Yes for the new setting: Allow tokens to be granted?. 

9) If Tokens will be used to auto-progress an idea for a stage, on Progression settings tab set the minimum number of Tokens required to progress an idea to the next stage.

10) Save your Challenge and share it with your audience so they know they have Tokens to grant.

 Now that you have set up Tokens in your challenge, read our article demonstrating how to grant Tokens to individual ideas!

 

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