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MN.IT News 

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



  • 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.
  • MN.IT Geospatial Team Receives Honors
    October 21, 2014 - The MN.IT geospatial team with members from from DNR, MnGeo, and state, federal, education and private partners, were awarded the Governor’s Geospatial Commendation Award for the Minnesota Elevation Mapping Project. The Commendation Award recognizes a commitment to “coordinated, affordable, reliable and effective” use of GIS to improve services within Minnesota.
  • Message from CISO Chris Buse
    October 15, 2014 - As State employees, we share a common goal: To make Minnesota an even better place for our citizens to live. Cyber security is a responsibility we all share, but you are our first line of defense against cyber criminals.
  • October is Cyber Security Month
    October 10, 2014 - Sponsored by the U.S Department of Homeland Security, October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Learn more about what you can do to protect yourself.
  • MN.IT @ DEED - Workforce One
    August 18, 2014 - Originally launched in 2004, Workforce One (WF1) is a web-based case management application used by state staff who provide job search and training services to more than 100,000 Minnesotans. MN.IT @ DEED, collaborated with our partners at DEED and DHS to make the software more efficient and to improve usability.
  • BAH leverages SaaS to protect livestock
    August 14, 2014 - Though it's a small organization, the Minnesota Board of Animal Health (BAH) plays an important role in keeping Minnesota's food supply safe. BAH protects the food supply in Minnesota by monitoring the health of Minnesota livestock. The Minnesota BAH partnered with the US Department of Agriculture and similar state organizations to launch an SaaS contract with CoreOne, a disease surveillance application developed by a company in Northern Ireland.
  • State IT Reforms Save Taxpayers $27.4 Million
    July 23, 2014 - Governor Mark Dayton and MN.IT Services Commissioner Carolyn Parnell have announced that state IT reforms, the consolidation of information technology services across administration, have saved Minnesota taxpayers $27.4 million to date. Another $7 million is anticipated by the end of this year.
  • Create Civic Tech for Minnesota
    June 18, 2014 - Hack for MN is a free two-day event on June 21 and 22 where citizens will have the opportunity to apply ideas and technology to benefit Minnesota communities. A special service design track offers participants the ability to explore and address the challenges homeless veterans face when trying to access government services.
  • MN.IT @ DOT helps ensure safe roads for Minnesota drivers
    April 10, 2014 - 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?
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