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New technologies Vital to position Mauritius as a software development platform, says ICT Minister

New technologies Vital to position Mauritius as a software development platform, says ICT Minister
Date:August 16, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS – 16 August, 2017: Government is conscious of the need to give due recognition to the importance and potential of adopting new technologies, matched with infrastructure, as Mauritius moves towards a service and knowledge economy, said the Minist


Bilateral Cooperation: Mauritius to endorse Swiss model for ICT sector

Bilateral Cooperation: Mauritius to endorse Swiss model for ICT sector
Date:August 11, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS – 11 August, 2017: Government wants to endorse innovation and technology by using Switzerland as a model to boost the ICT sector in Mauritius, emphasised the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, yesterday a


Networking conference to explore Mauritius’ ICT Environment

Networking conference to explore Mauritius’ ICT Environment
Date:August 10, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS – 10 August 2017: The third edition of the Mauritius CIO (Chief Information Officers) Summit, a networking conference for the topmost influential decision-makers of Mauritius in the ICT sector, will be held on 16 August 2017 at the Westin Turtle


Innovtech Rodrigues 2017 : Promoting ICT in Rodrigues

Innovtech Rodrigues 2017 : Promoting ICT in Rodrigues
Date:August 04, 2017|Domain:ICT

​GIS – 04 August 2017: Rodrigues will host Innovtech Rodrigues 2017 from 04 to 06 August 2017.    The objectives of Innovtech Rodrigues 2017 are namely to increase awareness in Rodrigues on emerging technologies; sensitise on the potential applicat


NextComp2017: Focus on Research, Innovation and Technology landscape review

NextComp2017: Focus on Research, Innovation and Technology landscape review
Date:July 19, 2017|Domain:ICT

​GIS - 19 July 2017: The first edition of Next Generation Computing Applications (NextComp2017) International Conference, aimed at presenting innovative ideas with a view to shaping the research, innovation and technology landscape, opened this morn


ICT- New e-Services launched for prompt and effective public service delivery

ICT- New e-Services launched for prompt and effective public service delivery
Date:July 14, 2017|Domain:ICT--Education & Training--Gender

​GIS – 14 July 2017: Thirty-six new e-Services, geared to back Government’s vision in offering effective public services through e-Government initiatives and ICT deployment, were launched yesterday at Cyber Tower 1, in Ebène, by the Minister of Tech


Open Data Readiness Assessment Report recommendations to be implemented by ICT Ministry

Open Data Readiness Assessment Report recommendations to be implemented by ICT Ministry
Date:July 14, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS - 14 July 2017: The Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation will implement the recommendations contained in the Open Data Readiness Assessment Report of the World Bank. The Assessment was carried out in view to identify datasets tha


National Cybercrime Strategy in preparation to cater for future challenges

National Cybercrime Strategy in preparation to cater for future challenges
Date:July 07, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS – 07 July, 2017: “A National Cybercrime Strategy will soon be approved by Government so as to promote a coordinated approach and to cater for challenges as the capabilities of law enforcement agencies need to be enhanced to detect, handle and pr


Education: ICT project underway to ensure school connectivity

Education: ICT project underway to ensure school connectivity
Date:June 30, 2017|Domain:Education & Training--ICT

​GIS – 30 June, 2017: The different educational reforms geared towards empowering children ensure that they are exposed to information technology, which is fundamental for their development. The Ministry is coming up with a project to ensure connect


Internet of Things creates opportunities to address critical societal problems

Internet of Things creates opportunities to address critical societal problems
Date:June 29, 2017|Domain:ICT

GIS – 29 June 2017: “The world is presently witnessing a transformation from isolated systems to Internet-enabled devices that can network and communicate with each other and the cloud, which is commonly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT).”