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October 2012 - Datacard Blog


Datacard Will Speak on Two Tracks at CARTES 2012

By Kristin Eckmann

October 30, 2012

Datacard Group will be speaking on two tracks at CARTES & IDentification 2012 on Nov. 6-8 in Paris, France. Alyssa Arredondo, senior marketing manager for Datacard Group, will present on the Smart Card Innovation: Personalization and Instant Issuing track.  Her presentation, “Proven Ways to Increase Card Program Profitability,”  will outline case studies demonstrating how card issuers have improved […]

Leadership Roundtable: Industry Experts Discuss Key Questions in NFC Today

By Kristin Eckmann

October 23, 2012

Datacard Group will lead a panel discussion on Near Field Communications (NFC) during CARTES & Identification 2012 in Paris, France on November 8. Listen to diverse perspectives and gain strategic insights on the NFC ecosystem from this one-of-a-kind assembly of industry leaders and application experts from a variety of markets. Led by Russell St. John, […]

EMV VS. NFC Technology: Setting the Record Straight

By Sebastien Tormos

October 18, 2012

In today’s digital landscape, keeping track of technical jargon can be overwhelming. As a result, the distinction between technologies like EMV chip-based contactless payment cards and NFC payments has become blurred. EMV contactless cards and NFC mobile payments share common features and represent a new wave of cross-functional payment applications that will gradually replace magnetic stripe technology, enhancing payment cards and mobile wallets.

Datacard Group’s Alyssa Arredondo to Speak at ATM, Debit and Pre-Paid Show 2012

By Kristin Eckmann

October 3, 2012

The session titled, “Maximizing Card Program Performance While Minimizing Costs” will be a co-presentation given by Alyssa Arredondo senior marketing manager for Datacard Group; and Donna McVea, card issuance coordinator for First National Bank of Omaha.  Part of the Debit Track, the presentation will take place on October 24th at 4:10 p.m. in Phoenix, AZ  and will […]

BankPlus Gains Instant Success with Instant Issuance

By Alyssa Arredondo

The Challenge: BankPlus was founded in 1909 as Citizens Bank & Trust Company (CB&T), in Belzoni, Mississippi. In the last decade, BankPlus has grown from $156 million to over $2 billion in total assets. The bank currently has over 60 offices in 33 Mississippi communities. BancPlus Corporation is the parent company of BankPlus. Several years […]