ST. PAUL, MN - The State of Minnesota has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for firms to provide software tools that would allow the State to streamline its operations. According to an announcement made by the administration of Governor Mark Dayton, the tool would be used to analyze operations in a range of areas, including fleet management.

“With these analytical tools we can bring the best practices of the private sector to improve our work,” said Commissioner of Administration Spencer Cronk. “This administration is committed to delivering better results to Minnesota’s taxpayers. This is an important step toward that goal.”

The announcement from the Dayton administration said the RFP is the first step is a process to reduce overall costs in addition to fighting fraud in areas such as Medicaid and tax collection.