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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.

Press Releases

  • Employment App Receives Award

    October 14, 2015  —  MN.IT Services, the state’s information technology agency, was recognized by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) for Innovation Technology. NASCIO’s Information Communications Technology Innovations Award was presented to MN.IT for the revamped Workforce One application, which helps track employment and training services for more than 100,000 eligible Minnesotans. Workforce One, a partnership between Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and Department of Human Services (DHS), is a web-based application used by nearly 2,000 state, city, county and non-profit employment and training providers.
  • MN.IT Co-Authors National Report

    September 01, 2015  —  The Office of Accessibility, a program of MN.IT Services, recently lent its expertise to a nationwide report published by the National Association of Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) about accessibility requirements in IT procurement. Jay Wyant, the State’s Chief Information Accessibility Officer, co-wrote the report, Accessibility in IT Procurement, with representatives from Massachusetts and Texas.

Agency News

  • Governor proclaims Cyber Month

    September 30, 2015  —  Our lives are becoming increasingly dependent on technology and cyberspace, from checking email and social networks to searching for information and delivering government services. Criminals, terrorists and nation-states are finding new ways to leverage this technology to steal our information or disrupt our daily lives, so it is important we know how to stay safe online.
  • Tech and the Avian Flu Response

    September 21, 2015  —  The avian flu had a major impact on Minnesota, which is the number one turkey producer in the nation. More than 100 farms were impacted and 9,000,000 birds were lost to the disease. Minnesota is bracing for another round of avian flu as bird migration begins. MN.IT Services is ready to join the fight as it did earlier this year.