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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


  • Accessibility Awareness Day

    May 21, 2015  —  Every citizen has the right to an accessible government. With this, the State of Minnesota joins a worldwide effort in celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day to get people thinking and talking about digital (web, software, mobile) accessibility and users with different disabilities.
  • Contest Winners Awarded

    May 01, 2015  —  Winners of the Minnesota Kids Safe Online Poster contest were honored by MN.IT Assistant Commissioner and State Chief Information Officer Chris Buse at recent school events.