Logan Kleier, City of PortlandLogan Kleier, City of Portland

Information security officer and technology strategist.

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The Case for a Municipal Chief Data Officer

Posted on by Logan Kleier, City of Portland

Dating back the beginning of our nation, governments have always been in the business of collecting and analyzing data. In the 1790 census, the U.S. Congress used age categories to determine how many military-age men lived in the United States. …

Dude, Where’s My Standards?

Posted on by Logan Kleier, City of Portland

City CIOs can be powerful forces in city government. They help cities harness the power of technology to do business in a more cost effective and more transparent manner. However, progress can be hard to define. Technologies come and go. …

CIO ≠ Chief Infrastructure Officer

Posted on by Logan Kleier, City of Portland

Data is the building block of every decision. Cities rely on meaningful data to make all kinds of decisions from where to spend money on road repairs to the deployment of law enforcement resources. In theory, cities hire Chief Information …