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MN.IT News 

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



  • Celebrating 25 years of ADA
    July 21, 2015 - 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. As part of the celebration, The Office of Accessibility, a program of MN.IT Services, has created an infographic that looks at key milestones that impact Minnesotans and accessible information technology.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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