Marica FRANCHI is a functional analyst at CINECA in the Digital education team. She graduated in Computer Science (university of Bologna) in 2003. She joined CINECA in 2003 and she has been mainly focusing on the management of knowledge and semantic topics. Since 2010 She has been working on application services for students orientation. Since 2014 she has joined Bestr team (https://bestr.it/), the Italian Open Badge Platform. Her main activities are: modeling of Learning Outcomes in Open Badges, data integration, consultancy and editing of Bestr Open Badges.
Currently she is involved in customer requirements gathering, functional analysis and test digital credential platform, consultant for badge identification, service support for integration among different platform, write project proposal. Her research interests include: digital credentials, ontology, interoperability.