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Workflow Automation in the “COVID-Led” Information Age

The internet is what is allowing most of us to work from home, what is helping our students to keep learning, what is helping many to keep on having food and supplies at home.

Publication Date: 28/05/2020 Author: Darren Mizzi

MITA Innovation Hub opens applications for the second edition of the MITA YouStartIT Validator Programme with a special focus on Covid-19

The MITA Innovation Hub (MIH) incubator, run by the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA), has opened its applications for the second edition of the MITA YouStartIT Validator, a training programme for early-stage tech startups. Applications opened on Monday 18th May and will close on Thursday 18th June 23.59 CET.

Publication Date: 27/05/2020 Author: Deborah Schiavone

Staying up to date with Public Procurement Opportunities

In recent years, public procurement opportunities have become more visible and accessible through the introduction of a variety of online tools.

Publication Date: 21/05/2020 Author: Rosalynn Muscat

Shaping Europe's Digital Future: Take 2

Many countries in Europe introduced social distancing measures to fight the Coronavirus pandemic.

Publication Date: 14/05/2020 Author: Sarah Borg

From brick-and-mortar to e-commerce

The government had monitored the Covid-19 pandemic since long before the first confirmed case in Malta. Our entities, companies, and citizens needed to be prepared for eventual restrictions which have indeed affected our routine and operations.

Publication Date: 07/05/2020 Author: MITA

What it all boils down to – balance!

I started my teleworking experience with MITA whereby I was given the facility to work 10 hours from the office and another 10 hours from home to care for my growing family.

Publication Date: 30/04/2020 Author: Sharon Vassallo

Simplifying Procurement of Imaging Equipment across Government through a Dynamic Purchasing System

MITA, in order to fulfill a simplification measure, is driven by the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) – Office of the Permanent Secretary (Strategy & Implementation), embarked on a project to facilitate the purchase and leasing of printers and scanners for all Government departments and entities through the setting-up of a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) which was established in March 2020.

Publication Date: 23/04/2020 Author: Danielle Mercieca

MITA Notifications Platform – A Bridge Over Troubled Waters

The Notifications System was set up with the purpose of unifying, and simplifying, communications for the various service providers within Government to the consumers of their services, the citizen.

Publication Date: 16/04/2020 Author: Mario Mallia Milanes

How MITA’s Infrastructure Services Department has ensuring continuous operations of Government’s IT systems in these challenging times

As a result of the continuous investment in MITA's core infrastructure, particularly over the past few years, we were very well positioned to withstand the pressures of 'new' work practices and overall demands that the Coronavirus brought about on the IT services that MITA provides to Government, including Mater Dei Hospital.

Publication Date: 11/04/2020 Author: Robert Galea

MITA and the COVID-19

Our priority is to safeguard the Government's Critical Operations whilst working with the highest efficiency in this current situation.

Publication Date: 02/04/2020 Author: Ian Bonello, Katia Bonello

Cross-border Social Benefits, Assistance and Health

Traditionally, citizens of a country are raised, educated and lawfully employed in their own country, paying Taxes and National Insurance that contribute towards their general welfare.

Publication Date: 26/03/2020 Author: Paul Aquilina

The Government Modern Workplace

For the Government of Malta technology is a key factor for the transformation in Public Service Administration.

Publication Date: 19/03/2020 Author: Mariano Debono

MITA shares its Digital Heart commitment with Dar tal-Providenza

Everyone is aware of the invaluable contribution that Dar tal-Providenza gives to the Maltese society in general, particularly to persons with disabilities residing at Siggiewi home and within other homes that are spread across the Maltese islands

Publication Date: 12/03/2020 Author: Wayne Valentine

Your Connected Better Half

It is no news that the world is becoming more digitised as time goes by. Mobile phones have become an integral part of our lives, tablets are replacing both books and notebooks and companies can now not only look at the Internet of Things as a money-saving technology, but also a revenue generation opportunity.

Publication Date: 05/03/2020 Author: Antoine Debono

Environment Award for Industry 2019 for Sustainable Development

The Malta Information Technology Agency continues its “GREEN” journey by achieving the Environment Award for Industry 2019 for “Sustainable Development”.

Publication Date: 05/03/2020 Author: Wayne Valentine

Investing in our future digital economy

We want to promote Malta as a digital country rather than just ‘The Blockchain Island’.

Publication Date: 27/02/2020 Author: MITA

MITA Launched the Student Placement Programme

This year marks the 12th Anniversary Launch of the MITA Student Placement Programme (SPP). This program is a means for the Government to facilitate the creation of temporary work opportunities for students in the ICT sector.

Publication Date: 22/02/2020 Author: MITA

What makes You Fall in Love with a Job?

Here I will be sharing13 factors that made me fall in love with my job at MITA:

Publication Date: 13/02/2020 Author: Loranne Zammit

Explainable AI – AI 2.0?

During the last decade AI has moved to the forefront of computer science and has gained prominence. Algorithms and Big Data also contributed to its proliferation. But in the process, we have come to be familiar with software that simulates human cognitive reasoning. Hence the demand for more is being requested. But when one takes stock of the current arsenal of algorithms many, if not all, are closed-box systems offering little to no justification on their outcome.

Publication Date: 06/02/2020 Author: Mario Mallia Milanes

MITA protagonist in Government Digital Innovation

This year MITA is commemorating its 30th Anniversary since its establishment (formally MSU and MITTS).

Publication Date: 30/01/2020 Author: MITA

ISMA

ISMA (Integrated Sustainability Meter Aggregate) is a digital environmental project which has the hope to act as an Environmental Statoscope for both urban as well as rural areas.

Publication Date: 23/01/2020 Author: Ian Scicluna Laiviera

Empowering CIO Offices through visibility of MITA Network Management Tools

MITA is the agency entrusted to provide IT services to various government ministries, departments and entities. MITA also needs to be pro-active and innovative in the services it offers to facilitate and empower CIO Offices in the tasks they need to carry out daily.

Publication Date: 16/01/2020 Author: Christopher Gatt, Antoine Scicluna

AI Hackathon 2019

Late November set the stage for the yearly appointment of the AI Hackathon, now in its fourth edition organized by MITA in collaboration with the Department of Artificial Intelligence within the Faculty of Information & Communication Technology (FICT) of the University of Malta, and the Google Developers Group (Malta).

Publication Date: 09/01/2020 Author: Jacquie Cremona Crossey
 

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