Held for three days from 1st to 3rd November 2018 in Bank Muscat’s Headquarter, the Sas48H contest, organized by the Information Technology Authority (ITA(, represented by Sas Center for Entrepreneurship and in cooperation and support of Bank Muscat, was concluded last Saturday evening witnessing the participation of 120 participants distributed into 19 teams working on different and creative ideas in mobile app and web development field during 48 hours only. The closing ceremony was under the patronage of HE Eng. Ahmed Bin Hassan Aldheeb, Undersecretary of ministry of Commerce and Industry and Deputy Chairman of ITA’s Board of Directors and with the presence of Dr. Salim Bin Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA, Waleed Alhashar, Deputy CEO of Bank Muscat and a number of ITA’s and Bank Muscat management.
In an event held yesterday at ITA’s premises, the Information Technology Authority (ITA) celebrated the successful graduation of 37 trainees of the 15 batch of Sas for Virtual Reality program carried out during the period of 29th July to 25th October 2018 and honoring the winning projects of the 6th edition of Summer of Code 2018 carried out during 1st July to 1st October 2018.
The proceedings of the jury session of Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in eGovernment in its 6th round will be concluded today Thursday, in Kempinski Hotel, Almouj.
HE Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Alfuttaisi, Minister of Transport and Communications and Chairman of board of director of the Information Technology Authority )ITA(, visited the jury committee of Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in eGovernment organized by ITA, at the Kempinski Hotel yesterday to look at the progress of the selection process of the winning projects in the various categories of the award.
Organized by the Information Technology Authority (ITA), the activities of the Jury Session of Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in eGovernment 2018 began tyoday Sunday in Kempinski Hotel, Almouj with the presence of Dr. Salim Bin Sultan Al-ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA and the jury members.The jury committee consists of a number of international and local experts in eGovernment and participated in evaluating several international awards in the same field.
To evaluate and select the winning Projects, the jury session’s activities for Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in eGovernment 2018, organized by The Information Technology Authority ITA, will be kicked off during 21-25 of this month in Kempinski Hotel, Almouj.
A delegation from the Sultanate visits the United States to strengthen the Omani-American relations and open new horizons for cooperation in the information technology sector as well as to discover tech advancements that can contribute to the Omani economic growth and create investment and business opportunities for interested parties.
The Information Technology Authority (ITA) organized the seventh session of the community participation discussion yesterday morning, in the Sas Center for Mobile Apps Development, on the economic and commercial opportunities available in the Sultanate for the establishment of startups in the technologies of the fourthth Industrial Revolution with the presence of Dr. Salim bin Sultan AlRuzaiqi, CEO of ITA , Dr. Khalid Altahhan, CEO of Blockchain Oman Solutions & Services, Omar Alabd, Microsoft Technology Partner Strategist , and Khalid AlHuraibi, CEO, Impact.
The Oman Computer Emergency Readiness Team (OCERT) at the Information Technology Authority hosted and organized the annual Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC-CERT) cyber security drill. The drill addresses Crypto-currencies risks and emerging threats and is conducted online.