A Seat at the Table: IT Leadership in the Age of Agility

Mark Schwartz

In A Seat at the Table, CIO Mark Schwartz explores the role of IT leadership as it is now and opens the door to reveal IT leadership as it should be--an integral part of the value creation engine. With an easy style, Schwartz reveals that the only way to become an Agile IT leader is to be courageous--to throw off the attitude and assumptions that have kept CIOs from taking their rightful seat at the table.

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Publisher: It Revolution Press
Publish Date: 10/02/2017
Pages: 313
ISBN-13: 9781942788119
ISBN-10: 1942788118
Language: English

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"Mark shows the steps needed to break free of these challenges and unlock potential, speed, and growth. His advice is pragmatic, practical, and to the point." --Barry O'Reilly, author of Unlearn and Lean Enterprise "As Mark Schwartz points out in his compelling new book, A Seat at the Table, when CIOs re-conceptualize their role based on Agile principles, they will stop worrying about having a seat at the table, and start realizing all of the full potential of IT." --Martha Heller, author of Be the Business: CIOs in the New Era of ITAgile, Lean, and DevOps approaches are radical game changers, providing a fundamentally different way to think about how IT fits into the enterprise, how IT leaders lead, and how IT can harness technology to accomplish the objectives of the enterprise. But honest and open conversations are not taking place between management and Agile delivery teams.In A Seat at the Table, CIO Mark Schwartz explores the role of IT leadership as it is now and opens the door to reveal IT leadership as it should be--an integral part of the value creation engine. With an easy style, Schwartz reveals that the only way to become an Agile IT leader is to be courageous--to throw off the attitude and assumptions that have kept CIOs from taking their rightful seat at the table. CIOs, step on up, your seat at the table is waiting for you."Mark Schwartz's A Seat at the Table will be one of the most important books on technology and business leadership of our generation." --Gene Kim, bestselling author of The Phoenix Project and The Unicorn Project

About the Author

Mark Schwartz is an iconoclastic CIO and a playful crafter of ideas, an inveterate purveyor of lucubratory prose. He has been an IT leader in organizations small and large, public, private, and nonprofit. As an Enterprise Strategist for Amazon Web Services, he uses his extensive CIO wisdom to advise the world's largest companies on the obvious: time to move to the cloud, guys.

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