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MN.IT News 

MN.IT News brings you a collection of headlines and announcements from around the agency.

 
 


Recent press releases

  • National Poster Contest Winner
    June 11, 2015  —  MN.IT Services is proud to announce that one of this year’s state winners of the Minnesota Kids Safe Online Poster Contest is named a national winner. The National Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) announced that 5th Grader Grace Schafhauser from Transfiguration Catholic School in Oakdale is a winner in its Cyber Security Awareness National Calendar Contest.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Recent 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?
  • MN.IT provides farmers with data
    November 17, 2014  —  Cross-agency collaboration driven by business needs has led to support for farmers in making informed decisions about when to fertilize in the fall.
  • National Cyber Security Alliance
    November 17, 2014  —  The National Cyber Security Alliance, with MN.IT Services and other local partners will host an event to educate consumers and businesses about staying safe on the Internet.