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Information Technology for Minnesota Government

MN.IT Services, led by Minnesota’s Chief Information Officer, is Minnesota's Information Technology (IT) agency. We provide a full range of services for Minnesota’s executive branch agencies, boards, councils and commissions, and offer a subset of those services for other state government entities and education institutions. MN.IT Services sets IT strategy, direction, policies and standards for the State. We build, maintain and secure the State’s IT infrastructure and thousands of applications that support the State’s online services for Minnesota’s citizens. We help make the business of government run. Learn more about MN.IT.


Agency News


  • Baden Named MN State CIO

    January 14, 2015  —  Governor Mark Dayton and Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith have announced the appointment of Thomas A. Baden, Jr. State Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Commissioner of MN.IT Services.
  • MN.IT@DOT helps keep roads safe

    January 14, 2015  —  When winter weather strikes our state, Minnesotans count on MnDOT to keep roads free of snow and ice. But how does MnDOT know where to concentrate its resources?


Press Releases


  • Accessible Government

    March 26, 2015  —  Can everyone navigate your website? Nearly 20 percent of the population has a disability, which can make it difficult for them to access the internet. Using accessibility guidelines when developing your website helps make it possible for anyone – regardless of ability – to use it.
  • Minnesota Geospatial Commons

    March 18, 2015  —  The Minnesota Geospatial Commons is a collaborative public website where publishers can share, and users can access geospatial data, maps, services and applications. These resources allow us to see, analyze and interpret data to better understand relationships, patterns and trends. The site is administered by the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo), a program of MN.IT Services.