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Affiliations & Certifications

The Data Center offers our employees ways to increase their knowledge in the industry by becoming certified.


The Data Center participates in the Ohio Digital Government Summit, held each fall in Columbus, Ohio, as a member of the planning committee.

Sponsored by Government Technology, the Summit is attended by over 200 IT professionals from state and local governments. The purpose of the event is to foster discussion on the use of information technology as a strategic tool for executives, managers, and policy makers. Topics typically include:

  • Innovation & Mobility
  • Digital Government Trends
  • Leadership in Times of Change
  • Shared Service & Collaboration
  • Citizen Engagement


The Franklin County Data Center maintains a membership in the Information Technology Financial Management Association (ITFMA)

ITFMA provides a comprehensive educational program based on the principles and practices used to manage information technology organizations financially. ITFMA is the national leader in the education of IT fiscal management professionals and the only recognized provider of certification in the various disciplines of IT financial management.



Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

The Data Center's Management Team has received certification in the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) V3 Framework. ITIL is the most widely adopted approach for IT service management in the world.
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Project Management Professional (PMP)

The PMP® credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers, demonstrating that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.
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PMI Agile Certified Practicioner (PMI-ACP)

The PMI-ACP® is the fastest growing certification recognizing knowledge of agile principles/skills with agile techniques, such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD).
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Prosci Change Management Certification

Committed to a research-driven and results-oriented approach to change management Prosci's methodology is one of the most widely used approaches to managing the people side of change in business and government.
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Scrum Certifications

A Certified Scrum Master helps project teams properly use Scrum, increasing the likelihood of the project’s overall success. Professional Scrum Masters demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Scrum and their ability to apply it in real-world situations.
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Security Certifications

The CISSP certification demonstrates the ability to design, engineer, implement and run an information security program. The CISA designation is a globally recognized certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals.
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Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)

The SPHR demonstrates mastery of the strategic and policy-making aspects of HR management as practiced in the U.S. The credential is designed for big-picture thinkers responsible for planning rather than implementing HR policy.
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SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)

The SHRM-SCP is designed for professionals who develop strategies, lead the HR function, foster influence in the community, analyze performance metrics, and align HR strategies to organizational goals.
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AIRS – Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR)

The Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR) designation is the most widely recognized professional standard for modern-day talent acquisition.
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CompTIA – A+, Security+, Network+

A+, - the industry standard. Security+ - provides skills to perform core security functions. Network+ - helps develop skills in IT infrastructure, & configuring.
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ServiceNow – ServiceNow Administrator certification

Candidate will have the knowledge necessary to manage the configuration, implementation, & maintenance of the ServiceNow platform.
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Microsoft Certifications

Technology Associate (MTA), Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and Certified Professional (MCP).
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