Dan Hartveld

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Dan Hartveld has a global reputation for excellence in the field of mobile retail. He has developed award-winning, first-in-class commercial solutions for leading retailers including Topshop, Burberry, Achica and MasterCard. Known for his expertise in the practical application of innovative technology to achieve measurable results for retail, Dan is a trusted expert and advisor with a proven track record in real-world business.

He was instrumental in developing Red Ant’s Connected Retail Platform and rolling it out across retailers, and he was a key member of the team which won the prestigious IBM Watson Mobile Developer Challenge for its cognitive sales associate app.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Dan Hartveld and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Squaring the virtuous circle

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The big picture – what the landscape looks like right now for CIOs building the digital store

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When you’re trying to home in on the technology and data initiatives that really make a difference, take a look at what’s actually happening around you, day in, day out.

Getting your house in order – foundations first

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If you’re building a house, lay the foundations before choosing the wallpaper. And if you’re building a digital future, set up your platform before installing VR headsets and robot assistants.

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It’s never too late to do something about your regrets and wake up to a happier, data-fueled Christmas.

The 7 deadly sins of enterprise data management

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From lust to sloth to pride, many businesses are guilty of sins against data. Here’s what to look out for and how to turn from data sinner to data saint.

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