Minnesota IT Services

Data errors cost Minnesota $76 million in Medicaid funding

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 3 years ago

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

by • 3 years ago

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

by • 4 years ago

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

by • 4 years ago

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

by • 5 years ago

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

by • 5 years ago

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

by • 5 years ago

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.

After 10 years, Minnesota CISO steps aside

by • 5 years ago

Chris Buse is staying in state government, but his time leading statewide cybersecurity operations is over for now.