Dr. Danny Fundinger

Managing Consultant at IBM Global Business Services

Danny Fundinger is an expert and enthusiast on Mobile Payments and Mobile Wallets at IBM Global Business Services in Germany. As part of the Mobile Center of Competence, he takes an active role in shaping and building IBM's value propositions and solutions for a smarter payments and mobile world. Besides writing and thinking about the frontiers of the mobile age, he supports international clients on mobile strategies and their implementation. Danny has a background in Computer Science and graduated with a PhD at the University of Stuttgart. Prior to his professional career in business and IT consultancy, he spent several years in Russia for research in the academic field of Chaos Theory, where he also gained a lot of practical experience about this topic. An experience, which has made him addicted to the creative challenge of innovation.

Articles by Dr. Danny Fundinger

Offline data synchronization, Part 2: Advanced strategies to address a crucial challenge for mobile apps

Working with offline data data synchronization is a crucial necessity, and often the most challenging aspect for mobile solutions. Read More

October 17, 2017

Offline data synchronization, Part 1: Basic strategies to address this critical challenge for mobile apps

Working with offline data synchronization is a necessity and often the most challenging aspect for mobile solutions. Read More

September 25, 2017

The eternal quest for perfection: The engineer’s fear of agility in mobile apps

Developing apps bears some special risks. There's a culture clash between engineers and IT that needs to be addressed for agility in mobile apps. Read More

August 18, 2017

NFC-based card emulation versus a light wallet: Which is best?

An issue within the development process of proximity mobile wallets is the choice between a light wallet and a full wallet with NFC-based card emulation. Read More

August 19, 2016

How to develop a mobile wallet strategy: The business view

I want to talk about the business view and offer some recommendations on how to develop a mobile wallet strategy. Read More

August 17, 2016

Wireless technologies and types of mobile wallet connections

Wireless technologies are another key feature and enabler for mobile wallets. Read More

August 12, 2016

Mobile wallet analytics and personalization: The value of data

Both service providers and customers benefit from the analysis of essential customer data that can be collected from mobile wallets. Read More

August 10, 2016

Using a mobile wallet: A day in the life

Here's a look at what mobile wallets look like in the real world. Read More

August 8, 2016

Five types of mobile wallet services and how they can help you

Now, we can move on to mobile wallet services and functions, since without services, mobile wallets are useless. Read More

August 5, 2016

Breaking down the mobile wallet concept

In this post, I'll further break down the mobile wallet concept to help you better understand it in depth. Read More

August 3, 2016

Proximity and remote mobile wallets: What’s the difference?

Now that you have a basic understanding of what a mobile wallet is, I want to address proximity mobile wallets and remote mobile wallets. Read More

August 1, 2016

What is a mobile wallet and how does it work?

Today I'll be starting a series of posts about mobile wallets. The series will offer a deep-dive into the concept, services and functions of a mobile wa... Read More

July 29, 2016

The thin line between simplicity and complexity in the mobile enterprise world

In the enterprise world, mobile solutions need to be simple, easy to use and focused on a specific purpose. Read More

June 30, 2016