The Benefits of a Board Portal

A board portal is an online tool that lets you to manage and share documents related to the work of your board or committee. The tools facilitate online collaboration and communication between board members and support a range of additional functions, such as:

There are many reasons behind the emergence of board portals, including concerns about security over email attachments, increased workloads of governance experts, and the desire to improve internal processes. Commonly, board members who are already using board management software will request it, either from their peers or from industry insiders.

Boards of directors that have chosen to use a portal to conduct their meetings have noticed significant improvements in the efficiency and effectiveness. As the number of users continues to increase, more companies are seeking to increase their use of the software. It is important to select a board of directors portal service that can provide a high-quality service and a simple onboarding process. Begin the selection process by informing key stakeholders of the advantages of board management software. Select and recruit portal ambassadors, typically members of the board, in order to help launch and ensure the success the implementation. This step is particularly important for organizations that have legacy systems that they intend to continue to use with the portal.