The new Malta Data Portal is primarily the national Open Data Portal which will be used for the harvesting of metadata for the European Data Portal The new National Data Portal consists of an Open Data Portal and, behind it, Internal Data Sharing services.
The Open Data Portal will serve as a one-stop shop for discovery, viewing, downloading and on-line usage of data which is classified and has all the requirements of the Open Data definition.
ICT Policy & Strategy
MITA serves as the digital driver for the Government of Malta. The Agency assists the Government in establishing ICT policy direction, its governance and implementation, both at a national level and for the Public Administration.
Data Centre & ICT Services
MITA provides efficient, effective and secure ICT infrastructure and services to government. It operates a Tier III Data Centre which hosts the vast majority of government information systems, including those critical for the operation of the Maltese Public Administration.
Engagement with Community
MITA not only serves the Public Administration, it engages with society to encourage take-up of ICTs in the wider economy. Furthermore, it acts as a national asset during events of strategic and national importance.
MITA delivers and manages information systems across government, providing the tools to the Public Administration to digitalise, reform and innovate.
MITA serves as the digital security consultant for the Government of Malta. The Agency provides measures to safeguard Government’s digital assets through a comprehensive risk management approach that ensures the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data. It is entrusted to extend this function to international-scale events organised by the Government of Malta.
Consultations & Management Services
The Agency operates a business model based on entering into project and service contracts funded from national and EU programmes. MITA builds relationships with clients and provides them with a suite of management services.