Todd Kennedy

Todd is the Director of Technology at Golden Hills School Division. His areas of expertise include Service Management and IT Infrastruture.

IDC Canada’s 2018 ICT Predictions

  IDC Canada’s 2018 Predictions provide the vision and insight CIOs in Canada need to navigate the rapidly changing landscape. Please join the Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary CIOCAN Chapter events welcoming IDC’s representatives to present ten key developments in the tech world that will impact Canadian organizations and their ability to grow and compete. Click on the event location to register:  Toronto … Read more

CIOCAN Members on Strategy

This blog is based on an interview with Shari Wallace, CIO for the City of Burnaby. Recognizing the level of public scrutiny public sector organizations receive, and the traditionally risk-averse approach of governments, IT leaders face the question of how the public sector can effectively innovate to provide better service to citizens more efficiently. The … Read more

Calgary Airport Authority – October 16, 2017

The Calgary Airport Authority – preparing for the technology needs of the 21st century. CIOCAL Session October 16, 2017 Bob Sartor, President and CEO since January 2017, and Mike Maxwell, Vice President and CIO since March 2016, both with the Calgary Airport Authority (YYC), gave an excellent and very informative presentation on the mandate and … Read more

What you Need to Know About Digital Communications and Privacy

An Update on CASL Enforcement, Mandatory Breach Notification, and the EU’s GDPR. CIOCAL Session September 21, 2017 Martin Kratz, QC, FCIPS and Partner with Bennett Jones, shared his recent experiences and insights on three aspects of privacy regulations and legislation: 1.    Recent court and CRTC decisions associated with Canada’s Anti-Spam legislation (CASL).  He provided several … Read more

IBM Canada’s Innovation Initiatives CIOCAL April 5, 2017

On April 5, the Calgary chapter event was hosted by IBM Canada in their new District Ventures and IBM Innovation Space, a collaborative initiative with District Ventures.  We had an opportunity to meet and learn directly from Dino Trevisani, President of IBM Canada, both why and how IBM is investing in innovation.  We experienced one … Read more

New Chapter President for CIOCAL

The Calgary Chapter Board of the CIO Association of Canada has elected John Vince, Director, Enterprise Architecture & Enablement, for Shaw Communications as its new President, effective immediately. Regarding his appointment, Vince says “I am thrilled and honored to lead our Chapter in a time where business and technology are converging and technology leaders are … Read more