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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

  • 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.
  • Minnesota Kids Safe Online Poster Content: Winners Announced
    March 13, 2014  —  St. Paul, Minnesota (March 18, 2014) – MN.IT Services, the single provider of information technology for the State of Minnesota, is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Minnesota Kids Safe Online Poster Contest.
  • Capitol Code: An Open Data Jam
    January 27, 2014  —  The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State invites you to a one-day Data Jam on Saturday, February 22.
  • Capitol Code: An Open Data Jam
    January 27, 2014  —  Capitol Code: An Open Data Jam


Recent news

  • MN.IT @ DEED Improves 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, in collaboration with our partners at DEED (Department of Employment and Economic Development) and DHS (Department of Human Services), updated the programming language behind Workforce One 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.