Board portals improve the governance of organizations of all shapes and sizes. Board portals serve as a central hub for meetings, documents, and communications. They also allow secure transfer of sensitive information.
A robust board management solution can help you streamline meeting agendas, document distribution and more, regardless of whether you’re a charity, public company, or global corporation. A key feature is instant and same-time delivery of revisions and updates to directors, wherever they are located anywhere in the world. This allows directors to access and read the materials on any device.
This can help avoid the hassles and costs of sending out physical documents that could be lost or become outdated in a short time. Modern portals for boards also provide a host of additional features that improve member engagement, such as action items being linked to agenda items and the capability for members to vote online during meetings.
The most effective board portals will be user-friendly for all members, regardless their level of technical expertise. They will also grow in line with your governance requirements. Ask your vendor about their support for clients, for example, ongoing remote training or a single point of contact for assistance with password resets. It is also important to know what sort of starter fees they charge, how much they charge for additional committees and administrators, as well as their data storage policies.