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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


  • 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.


Press Releases


  • State Email Interruption Resolved

    August 19, 2015  —  August 19, 2015 — MN.IT Services has resolved the issue that temporarily interrupted state email service today. State email services are now working properly, and emails from outside the state’s Microsoft Exchange email service will now be delivered without interruption. The service is now fully back online.
  • State Email Interruption

    August 19, 2015  —  At approximately 1:00 am today, the State of Minnesota began experiencing an issue that is impacting Microsoft Exchange online email service for approximately 50,000 state email accounts, including state agencies, some cities, counties and schools.