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Adapting to change amid tech advancements

Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Luigi Benetton

Henry Ford is quoted as saying: “Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black.”

For the longest time, IT departments the world over have used similar reasoning in procurement of computing assets. Now those buyers, like Ford before them, must give ground.

If he hadn’t realized this yet, Marty Pincombe had this epiphany during a leadership meeting several years ago as vice-president of information technology for McCarthy Tétrault LLP.

“I looked at the technology they used...