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


When: Tuesday October 10, 2017 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Scrum.org Global HQ 131 Middlesex Turnpike Burlington MA


Mark did not use any slides for this presentation.

See Mark's latest book release here!


Agile, 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 this presentation author and IT leader 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.  Mark also 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!


6:30 - 7:00 pm : Agile Introduction
7:00 - 7:30 pm : Food & Fun
7:30 - 8:25 pm : Keynote Presentation
8:25 - 8:30 pm : Wrap up & Done!



MARK SCHWARTZ is an award-winning CIO, IT Leader and change agent who has led organizations in creating innovative solutions to some of the toughest business challenges around. Mark is the author of the book "The Art of Business Value"and is soon to be releasing his second book: A Seat at the Table: IT Leadership in the Age of Agility. Mark frequently speaks at conferences on topics such as Innovation, applying Agile and DevOps ideas to enterprise IT, and overcoming low trust and bureaucratic environments.