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Evolution of email to improve communication

The world continues to register technological advances throughout the so-called fourth industrial revolution. This implies that we live in a world of technology where traditional businesses and entire industries are being disrupted by more effective and efficient means of delivering value.

Publication Date: 17/09/2020 Author: Kurt Attard

MITA supporting students

MITA works in various ways with students studying at different educational levels. The Digital Outreach team within MITA, works closely with students mainly through the Student Placement Programme and the Emerging Technologies Lab.

Publication Date: 10/09/2020 Author: MITA

More to MITA

Dayna Clarke caught up with Pierre Vella, Head of Department, Marica Xuereb, Project Manager and Keith Cortis, Senior Solutions Architect from the Programme Management Department to find out more.

Publication Date: 03/09/2020 Author: MITA

Nocmigging – Automated birding whilst you sleep

here are many reasons why people do birdwatching; some do it for pure enjoyment, some seek the science and conservation aspect.

Publication Date: 27/08/2020 Author: Nicholas Galea

Affordable security quick wins

5 simple actions will drastically reduce the cyber security threat to SME’s and can be easily and quickly implemented:

Publication Date: 20/08/2020 Author: Martin Camilleri

Beyond the Horizon of 2020

The year 2020, due to its symmetrical design and rounded off structure held an important significance to most. For some it was the year they would get married, others will remember it as the day they may have had a child, or a promotion or bought a house, however by and large the year 2020 will be remembered as the year the world faced the biggest health crisis since 1918, due to the insurgence of the COVID-19-19 (also known as SARS-CoV-2).

Publication Date: 13/08/2020 Author: Ian Scicluna Laiviera

It’s that time of the year!

Mental health and workplace experts remark that the added stress of the global crises and toppled schedules, compels that taking a break from work as being particularly important for our mental health and career success – even if it is just a day here and there.

Publication Date: 06/08/2020 Author: Loranne Avsar

MITA’s Network Operations Centre and the evolving world of IT Monitoring Tools

One of the most sophisticated systems ever developed is the human body. Apart from the complex structure of different organs, body parts, and their continuous interaction, one remarkable factor of the human body is the ability to monitor itself and take the necessary proactive or reactive measures accordingly.

Publication Date: 30/07/2020 Author: Kester Stoner

Soft Skills: as part of Software Developers’

The good news is that everyone has soft skills: some may be evident; others may need to be uncovered with some work.

Publication Date: 23/07/2020 Author: Joanna Schembri Warren

Securing gadgets at the palm of your hand

The protection of mobile devices that give access to such data is crucial. Failing to protect your device might lead to unauthorised access, which may result in the compromise of data or even data loss.

Publication Date: 16/07/2020 Author: Roderick Lia

eGovernment as a Service

Although the use of technology is prevalent in Government administration, eGovernment has opened a new window over the participation of the citizen in administrative and political affairs of a Government.

Publication Date: 09/07/2020 Author: Mario Mallia Milanes

Digital Europe Programme

Europe has not been cooperatively advancing enough in the latest technologies, and there is a growing discrepancy between the supply and demand when it comes to the use of digital technologies.

Publication Date: 02/07/2020 Author: Sarah Borg

To contactless and less cash- In a flash

Without a doubt, the Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) has always been at the forefront in offering a robust and efficient online payments platform, one that has continued to evolve over the past years.

Publication Date: 25/06/2020 Author: Darren Mizzi

Prime Minister visit at MITA Data Centre

Prime Minister Robert Abela, accompanied by the Minister of Financial Services Edward Scicluna and Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy Clayton Bartolo, visited MITA offices at Santa Venera.

Publication Date: 20/06/2020 Author: MITA

Technology Preparedness – How well does it serve us?

The team’s main role is to support and provide the Customs department with the required IT and software infrastructure to address national and EU IT obligations.

Publication Date: 11/06/2020 Author: Gerald Vassallo

Of Remote Arbitration and Virtual Sittings

Pacta Sunt Servanda. Three words which in their simplicity encompass a whole body of contract law. For those who roll their eyes at the tedious Latin jargon used by lawyers, pacta sunt servanda simply means that whatever is agreed in a contract must be honoured. As a result, parties to a contract tend to put time and effort into the proper drafting of the terms regulating their future behaviour.

Publication Date: 04/06/2020 Author: Paula Debono

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

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