Best Practices for ID Card Issuance

Best Practices for ID Card Issuance

K–12 schools and colleges both issue ID cards to students, faculty, staff, and visitors to campus. The logistics of creating and printing smart ID cards with technical capabilities are more complicated than you might think.

From processing times to personalization, and from software streamlining to printer hardware selection, educational institutions have a lot of factors to be mindful of before committing to a solution.

Here to break down the process are Senior Product Marketing Manager Mike Mans and Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives David O’Driscoll, both with HID Global. Mike’s experience is in mechanical development, digital measurement systems and advancing technology. David, meanwhile, leads global initiatives in expanding the secure issuance business at HID into new markets and with existing customers.

This Viewpoint will provide the answers to:

  • What challenges do colleges and high schools face daily when they issue IDs for their students or faculty?
  • What are some of the best practices that card offices can implement to reduce the impact of complex and slow onboarding processes?
  • What can schools do to make the issuance process as smart as their ID cards?
  • Are there other best practices relative to the printer hardware?
  • In today’s environment and with card office budgets being squeezed, how do card offices solve that problem?
  • What advice should schools be aware of to level up their card issuance process?

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