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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


  • 2014 Kids Safe Poster Contest

    November 18, 2014  —  The Kids Safe Online Poster Contest, sponsored by MN.IT Services, offers kids the chance to creatively explain cyber security and to have those efforts nationally recognized.
  • IT Reforms Save $27.4M

    July 23, 2014  —  Governor Mark Dayton and MN.IT Services Commissioner Carolyn Parnell have announced that state IT reforms have saved Minnesota taxpayers $27.4 million to date. Another $7 million is anticipated by the end of this year.