Minnesota IT Services
Data errors cost Minnesota $76 million in Medicaid funding
A recent audit found data errors in Minnesota's Medicaid system cost the state $76 million in missed federal funding and may have also led the state to overpay insurance companies.
Minnesota Gov. Walz names former St. Paul CIO as new IT commissioner
Tarek Tomes, the former CIO of St. Paul, will take over the state's IT leadership as it seeks to get a problem-addled vehicle registration system under control.
Auditor's report uncovers the decade that ruined Minnesota's licensing and registration system
A report from the legislative auditor's office blames the struggling $100 million system on an amorphous band of public safety and IT department leaders.
Minnesota unveils 5-year plan to improve cybersecurity
The state's IT commissioner warns that more comprehensive protections are needed as attackers grow "more sophisticated, more skilled, more organized, and more professional."
Minnesota official knew of 70 errors in troubled licensing system prior to launch
The state's former chief business technology officer "did not conduct himself" as expected as a state government IT executive, according to a report commissioned by Minnesota IT Services.
After a 36-year state government career, Minnesota CIO Tom Baden to retire
The government IT veteran says unforeseen health issues have prompted him to retire from "the honor of a lifetime."
Minnesota's new CISO says he will continue to fight for cybersecurity funding
State Chief Information Security Officer Aaron Call says a hack to one of the state's Facebook pages earlier this month is a perfect illustration of why they need greater support.
Tech policy helps Minnesota earn 'best run state' title
Cost savings achieved through data center consolidation and ongoing technology policy helped the state earn the top spot in a national economic and social ranking.