DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION takes new step in the digital era

As part of the government’s stated objective to improve the everyday life of citizens, the Digital Governance Ministry plans to expand use of the digital wallet in December.

The digital nomads who chose Thessaloniki

Why did they choose Thessaloniki? How did they adapt? What is their life like? We met up with different people who live in Thessaloniki but whose work knows no borders.

Staikouras: Building information model ensures durability, sustainability

The development of a strategic plan for the application of building information modeling (BIM) in Greece is an important factor for the creation of durable and sustainable projects, Infrastructure and Transport Minister Christos Staikouras, said on Thursday during his speech at the 4th Building Information Modeling Conference, organized by the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE).

Papastergiou talks about next steps in digital transformation

Referring to the next step in public sector digitization during an interview on Open TV, Minister of Digital Governance Dimitris Papastergiou on Tuesday said that “the ‘next day’ is the new wallet, a new mobile app that will help citizens carry out transactions with the public sector without having to present any documents.”

Mitsotakis: Terrorism cannot go unanswered

Borders must not be violated and terrorist actions must receive a response, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said, as Israel increased airstrikes on the Gaza Strip after Hamas rampaged through its towns. “There is no room in the 21st century for more sources of violence, nor excuses for religious and ethnic tensions,” he said.

Greece gets three awards from WITSA

Greece collected three awards from the World Innovation, Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), which represents almost the entire international technology market, at the World Innovation and Technology Conference held for 2023 in Malaysia, with the participation of more than 3,000 delegates from 80 countries.

Culture up for reform and digitization

The growth potential of the cultural field, the big projects and reforms that need to be accelerated, but also the philosophy of approaching culture as a whole that comprises both heritage and modern creative forces were highlighted by Culture Minister Lina Mendoni on Tuesday as she took back the portfolio from the caretaker government’s Giorgos Koumendakis.

Connecting with the Greek digital diaspora

There has been much talk, in this space and elsewhere, about the importance of courting digital nomads. Today, Greece is in heavy competition with many of its southern neighbors to attract those with the means and capacity to live and work from anywhere. portal now available in English
NEWS, the state’s digital portal, is now available in the English language. The translation of the site facilitates the access of non-Greek-speaking residents to 1,547 online government services.

Fiberoptics across the Cyclades this summer

By this summer, mobile operator Vodafone Greece is expected to have completed the full development of 670 kilometers of underwater and 800 km of underground fiberoptics cables that will pass through the Cyclades.

Digital Labor Card extended to more sectors

The Digital Labor Card introduced by the Labor Ministry was extended to insurance and security firms on Thursday, adding an additional 32,000 employees to the system that digitally tracks employees’ working hours.

Gov’t: All transactions should be digital

Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis has stressed that the government’s goal is for all transactions between the state and members of the public and businesses to be done digitally.