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GIS leaders increase focus on cyber, artificial intelligence in 2019

by • 2 weeks ago

On the Season 2 premiere of GIS Addressed, NSGIC's Dan Ross says geospatial leaders are upping their attention on security and how AI will change their roles.

Minnesota gives up on troubled vehicle licensing system

by • 4 weeks ago

Gov. Tim Walz said he's following a third-party review that recommended abandoning the costly and troubled MNLARS system for a prepackaged software solution.

Minnesota Gov. Walz names former St. Paul CIO as new IT commissioner

by • 1 month 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.

Minnesota governor approves $13.3 million to continue repairs of buggy licensing and registration system

by • 3 months ago

The new funding will go toward ongoing development of MNLARS systems and additional customer service staffing.

IT consolidation finds limited success in Minnesota, audit shows

by • 3 months ago

The ability to purchase technology at scale and enforce enterprise security standards are wins for the IT office, but agencies are divided on how it's performing.

Auditor's report uncovers the decade that ruined Minnesota's licensing and registration system

by • 3 months 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.

How transportation data can push autonomous vehicle deployment

by • 3 months ago

On GIS Addressed, Minnesota's GIO says all the existing elements of transportation data will be key to the eventual integration of fully autonomous vehicles.

Minnesota governor wants another $15.7 million to fix troubled vehicle registration system

by • 4 months ago

Gov. Tim Walz asked lawmakers for more money for the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System, which has already const the state more than $100 million.

Minnesota CIO Johanna Clyborne steps down

by • 5 months ago

Newly inaugurated Gov. Tim Walz has not named a replacement technology official, and says he's "not going to rush" the decision.

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