Anne B. Miller - IBM, USA
Anne Miller is a business transformation consultant and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. She is a recognized thought leader in business transformations that include strategy; methods and techniques; the application of technology to radically change processes, operations and organizational culture; and change management and adoption. Anne has delivered successful transformation projects with clients and within IBM over three decades. These include, for example, developing corporate social media and mobile strategies, driving the adoption of cognitive technologies to transform contracting processes, and introducing blockchain to radically change supply chain processes. Her awards include IBM Innovation and Excellence Award, IBM Eminence and Excellence Award (received twice), and the Santa Fe Symposium® Business Innovation and Ambassador Awards. Anne recently received recognition from Tiffany Manufacturing at their Technical Innovation Day. This is her eighth presentation at the Santa Fe Symposium.
Getting Started with Blockchain: Making It Real
Blockchain is revolutionizing jewelry manufacturing supply chains and other critical value streams in the industry. It saves time, removes cost, reduces risk and increases trust. It enables transparency and trust across all components in a piece of jewelry—from mine to the final consumer product. But what does it take to be successful with blockchain? How does one get started? This paper explores best practices in blockchain engagements and provides insights for leaders as they learn how to get started with this game-changing technology.