The Benefits of a Board Portal Solution

A well-chosen board portal solution provides a variety of advantages to companies looking to improve meeting workflows, collaborate confidently with secure features in place and enhance governance. It is essential to review each feature in detail and to not over-engineered with unnecessary features that could increase the cost of an option. It is also essential that your board portal vendor have a good standing and provide prompt customer support when problems arise. It’s a good idea to ask potential vendors for testimonials and reviews from other customers who have had success using their software previously.

Meeting Process The Meeting Process is Streamlined

Modern portals enable board members to access agendas, documents and meeting notices as well as digital board packs on their tablets and smartphones. They permit online note-taking and direct messaging between board members about specific issues. All communication is secure stored on the portal. Minutes of meetings are automatically generated from these discussions, and it’s easy to add an electronic signature to any of the documents that your board has.

Board members can easily annotate documents prior to meetings in order to better prepare for discussions and take part. Meetings can also be conducted in a hybrid format, either in person or via virtual. It is important to be able to create boardbooks from these meetings, and to have previous copies automatically updated when line items change. The option of conducting a debrief after the meeting enables leaders to decide on what the best next steps are and document any decisions made.