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Board Portal Buyer’s Guide

About The Guide

With the right Board Portal software a board can improve governance and efficiency while collaborating in a secure setting. With lots of vendors to choose from, here are the most important questions to ask during your search, divided into the five essential categories. For private, public, nonprofit, and government boards alike, finding an app that excels across all five will lead to better electronic security and a more productive board.

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Diligent Boards, used by 50% of the Fortune 1000, provides boards and executives with modern governance tools that allows the board to expand their reach outside the boardroom.

  • Easily manage agendas, annotations, documents, discussions of board meetings, and board meeting minutes quickly and securely
  • Provide real-time updates to board materials anywhere on-the-go from their phone, tablets, computers, or even offline
  • Collaborate in a secure environment so the board of directors can easily make annotations and share them with the whole board or just individual members before, during or after a board meeting

Moving Beyond a Board Portal

Our board management software, part of the Diligent Governance Cloud offering, fulfills the boards' ability to meet the challenges of modern governance by providing your board with the right tools, analytics and insights to get a better pulse on the market and overall performance of your business.

  • Conduct board evaluations, fill out D& questionnaires, and view industry leading thought leadership in one succinct tool
  • Real-time industry and company analytics, curated news and director resources to stay current to match the fast pace of business
  • Access director data to improve governance oversight on issues like board diversity or director interlocks

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  • Security

    Security is the #1 worry of boards adopting a new technology, and with good reason.

  • Adoptability

    For many board portals, there can always be some downtime for maintenance and updates.

  • Reputation and Service

    While there are dozens of electronic board apps to choose from, there are not many holistic, fully integrated governance management solutions on the market.

  • Governance

    Directors’ board portal vendor choice should be able to provide them with the right suite of technologies to improve their governance practices.

  • Functionality

    Preparing for a board meeting is time-consuming, especially if directors sit on multiple boards.

Modern Governance:
How Innovative Leaders Stay Ahead

Modern governance is the practice of empowering leaders with technology, insights and processes to fuel good governance that organization require to thrive and endure in today's fast paced world.

  • In a constantly moving business environment, having the right technology infrastructure in the boardroom empowers boards with the necessary framework to meet governance challenges head on
  • With Diligent, boards can gain a competitive edge to improve governance by having the right information, analytics and insights to spot risks, act on opportunities and turn insights into action

Diligent Enables Modern Governance

Diligent gives boards the right tools, analytics and insights
to drive more efficient & effective governance.

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