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Ensuring Authenticity from Account Opening to Payment Card Issuance

By Alyssa Arredondo

October 14, 2016

We’ve all seen the recent news stories and read the articles about fraudulent transactions and account openings occurring at financial institutions across the country. Consumers are beginning to wonder if they can really rely on their banks to keep their financial best interest in mind. Financial institutions are wondering if they’re next. Everyone is wondering […]

Not All Financial Institutions are Created Equal

By Rusty Carpenter

February 17, 2016

There are seemingly endless options for consumers to choose between banks and credit unions throughout the US – so how do consumers know which one is best, and more importantly, which one is best suited to fit their particular needs? Consumer Reports recently released its ratings of banks and credit unions in the United States. […]

Javelin Report: Instantly Issued Payment Cards Boost Bank Revenue, Customer Satisfaction

By Ray Wizbowski

November 5, 2015

As consumer’s expectations for on-demand service continues to rise, banks continue to meet consumer needs by integrating instant issuance of debit cards into their branch locations. By doing so, branches are helping to drive incremental revenue for banks, increase top of wallet card placement and card activation, all while working to meet the increased demands of their customers. […]

Instant Payoff with Instant Issuance

By Ray Wizbowski

July 27, 2015

We live in a world of instant gratification – and in our anytime, anywhere, always online society, it has become increasingly important that retailers, banks and service providers have the ability to reach and support their customers when and where they choose. This societal shift has led to the need for financial institutions to embrace […]

Instant Issuance: The Growing Trend for Financial Institutions

By Ray Wizbowski

December 16, 2014

In today’s highly competitive market, the pressure to attract and retain customers is at a tipping point. Consumers today expect instant satisfaction and they are demanding customized, real-time services from their financial providers that simplify and enhance their daily lives. Research from Aite Group in its latest report, “Instant Gratification: The Case for Instant Card […]

Citizens Bank of Las Cruces Gains a Competitive Edge with Financial Instant Issuance

By Kristin Eckmann

December 12, 2014

With community excitement built around their local high school programs, Citizens Bank of Las Cruces found a way to capitalize on this high school rivalry, and offer a financial instant issuance program to its customers that would increase revenue and customer service, as well as give back to their community.

Instant Issuance of Payment Cards through Digital Branches

By Ajay Kumar

November 18, 2014

Today, the legacy business models and go-to-market strategies previously adopted by financial institutions have been lost in response to changing consumer behavior and engagement and changing regulatory requirements. Acquiring new profitable customers and retaining them has become more challenging than ever before as customer loyalty is diminished.  Today’s consumers want their financial institution to offer […]

China Everbright Bank Offers DIY Instant Credit Card Issuance

By Kristin Eckmann

September 15, 2014

China Everbright Bank—headquartered in Beijing with a total of 807 branch outlets—wanted to differentiate their services in order to increase their competitiveness in the marketplace. The Bank and Datacard Group jointly developed an instant credit card issuance program with the primary goal of enhancing the customer experience. The program was designed to allow customers to […]

Creating a Positive Customer Experience Post Data Breaches

By Ray Wizbowski

July 30, 2014

The recent large credit and debit card data breaches have undoubtedly strained the daily card production operations of many banks, bureaus and other large card issuers and shine a bright light on two key concerns. The first concern, of course, is prevention. The second concern centers on the replacement of both cards and trust across […]

Understanding the U.S. Payment Infrastructure

By Ray Wizbowski

January 16, 2014

With the recent large credit/debit card data breach there are a lot of questions that emerge as to how it happened. As consumers check their accounts and bank statements to see if they are one of the millions people affected, they may be left wondering how their cardholder information is protected on their cards, how […]