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Georgia Courts Organization Receives Springboard Certification from the IJIS Institute
Demonstrates Conformance to Standards in Transmission of Legal Documents among Court System Participants
Springboard is an evaluation and certification program designed to help advance information sharing in the justice, public safety, and homeland security communities. Springboard provides independent services to industry and government for the evaluation and certification of implementations of standards-based information sharing solutions. The program is funded in part by the Program Manager of the Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA).
The Springboard program works with sponsor organizations and an initiative team of industry and government representatives to provide a venue for the evaluation of implementations of interoperability standards. The Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is the second entity to conduct such conformance testing under the Springboard program. The testing was done to ensure that two of Georgia AOC’s systems implemented relevant portions of the OASIS LegalXML Electronic Court Filing (ECF) Version 4.01 Standard, https://www.oasis-
Jorge Basto of the Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) said, “The Georgia AOC has been leading the charge in the implementation of court standards since 2005. Being the first in the justice domain to acquire this certification shows our continued commitment to endorsing the Electronic Court Filing Standard that promotes interoperability amongst systems. We intend to certify all Major Design Elements in this specification and validate the concept of integration through coordinated business processes and technology.”
To learn more about the Springboard Program or the initiatives please send an email to springboard@