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About David Allen

After dropping out of College to focus on video production and graphic design, David decided to become a strength coach. And, after deciding to no longer be a strength coach, he went back to college. This resulted in a Masters degree in mathematics. David now serves as InstantCard's UX Prestidigitator.

Bulk ID Badges: How to Order & Overall Benefits

Buying bulk ID badges can be a daunting task. For one thing, you have a higher upfront cost. You could also be unsure whether the cards are right for you. While there are some concerns, buying personalized badges in bulk offers numerous benefits that often make it [...]

By |2020-11-20T16:47:14-05:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Pros and Cons of Student ID Cards

Keeping kids safe is a top priority for any school. Unauthorized access can result in tragic incidents. Therefore, finding an effective and secure way to track students is an integral part of ensuring a safe learning environment. That’s why the importance of student ID card programs has [...]

By |2021-07-12T10:55:58-04:00November 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

What is a Smart Card? Definition, Benefits, & Services

Technology is making life easier for people all around the world. Whether it’s making secure payments, shopping online, or even enjoying top-quality entertainment, many aspects of our lives are completely different compared to even a decade ago. And smart card technology is no different. This tiny piece [...]

By |2020-11-20T16:49:16-05:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Accidental Developer: In Search of Better UX

It is I, David Allen, UX Prestidigitator.photo by Johan Famel My "official" title with InstantCard is UX Prestidigitator. "Prestidigitator" is a ridiculous way of saying "magician." And, in the interest of full disclosure, I'm normally the one who comes up with our employees' titles [...]

By |2021-02-10T09:11:54-05:00September 21st, 2019|Categories: Card Technology, Company News, ID Card Considerations, Stories|Tags: , , |

Making the move to professional ID Cards

Most people have tried laminated cards, which they quickly find to be flimsy, cheap-looking, and unsecure. When an organization is ready to produce professional plastic cards, there are just three choices: 1. Purchase and operate an in-house system 2. Contract with a local service bureau 3. Online [...]

By |2019-09-05T08:31:29-04:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Potential Clients|Tags: , , , , , , , , |
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