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Need IT consultants in days, not weeks? No problem.



The Accelerated Staff Augmentation Program (ASAP-IT) is a component of the BUY-IT program from OET. It's an innovative, fast and easy way to get the IT professional services that you need right away. Choose from 11 categories:

  • Business Analyst
  • Database Developer/Administrator
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Geospatial Specialist
  • Java Developer
  • Microsoft .NET Programmer/Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • System Analyst
  • Web Specialist 

ASAP-IT is managed through the partnership of The Office of MN.IT Services (MN.IT) and the Department of Administration (MMD). Visit ASAP-IT for more information.


Features & Benefits

  • IT professionals can be on-site within 2 business days if required.
  • Staff comes from highly-qualified vendors.
  • Getting started is quick and easy.
  • Very reasonable and value-based hourly rates.
  • Streamlined process is time-efficient and easy for you.
  • Great solution for limited budgets. 
  • All resources meet our pre-defined minimum skill requirements, making the selection process easier.
  • A competitive process ensures the best value for your dollars.

Getting Started

Who is eligibile to participate?

This program is available for use by State of Minnesota executive branch state agencies along with other government units eligible under the State’s cooperative purchasing venture (CPV) established pursuant to Minnesota Statutes §16C.03, subdivision 10. Entities eligible to participate under the state’s cooperative purchasing are described in Minnesota State Statutes. Find out about eligibility

Choose the process that fits your needs:
  1. Engagement Request - This process can be used for an engagement that will not exceed $100,000 in total cost. You can select the resource you want directly from the list of approved vendors. 

  2. Call for Resumes - Use this process for engagements of any dollar amount. You will receive resumes from multiple vendors so you can choose the resource that will bring the best value to your project.

For more information and to start the process, visit ASAP-IT: Getting Started.

Contact your Account Manager    Visit the MN.IT Mall for more information