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March 2014 - Datacard Blog


Datacard Group and Partners Host EMV Seminars in Cambodia and the Philippines

By Kristin Eckmann

March 31, 2014

Datacard Group along with its partners – Visco (Cambodia) Joint Stock Co., Ltd and Omega Computer Corporation in the Philippines – conducted two half-day EMV seminars earlier this month. These seminars were targeted for financial institutions that wanted to learn about the differences between magnetic stripe and EMV compliant smart card technologies and best practices for […]

Debit Cards: The Emerging Growth Opportunities for Banks in India

By Ray Wizbowski

March 21, 2014

Components of the payment ecosystem are constantly changing, and the number of cards issued worldwide is projected to grow to 10 billion this year, thus proving that banks are making tremendous strides in the card business. On a recent trip to India, I had the privilege of meeting with many of the leading banks serving […]

Banking Customer Confidence On The Rise – Creates Opportunity For Better Customer Experience

By Ray Wizbowski

March 12, 2014

A recent article in ABA Banking Journal stated that bank customer confidence is rising across the globe. The study, which was conducted by Ernst & Young, surveyed more than 32,000 banking customers in 43 countries, and shows banks are providing traditional banking services well but are viewed as falling short on important aspects of the […]

Citizens Bank of Las Cruces Enhances Customer Service with Instant Issuance

By Kristin Eckmann

March 5, 2014

Organizations in the payment industry are experiencing first-hand how instant issuance has helped them through the recent card breaches – from an operational standpoint as well as an overall customer satisfaction perspective. Learn how Citizens Bank of Las Cruces, New Mexico has gained a competitive edge by providing instant issuance of emergency card replacements.  Instead […]