Board Management Software and Board Portals

Board Management Software is a effective method of revitalizing boards through improved efficiency, productivity and output. These software tools, often referred to under the name of Board portals permit you to store and share documents centrally to schedule meetings, as well as more. They also provide advanced cyber protection. They also improve accountability by ensuring that board documents are not misplaced in the members desktop folders, inboxes or other locations. Many of them have task tracking features that allow you to keep track of progress and even tag the person accountable for each metric. This helps eliminate gray areas and allowing tasks to be overlooked. Voting and survey tools can also be integrated, helping you with classic board functions like agenda item votes and collecting other kinds of feedback from members both in and out of meetings.

There are a myriad of factors to take into consideration when selecting the best Board portal. Choose a company that offers training and support for groups for new members, so they can learn quickly. Choose a product with an electronic signature feature to eliminate the need for paper signatures, and to ensure your files are secure.

You’re looking to create a portal for your board that is accessible to more than your board and can be expanded to include committees or other groups of members. Memorial Health System, a healthcare system integrated in Ohio and West Virginia has been able to expand the use of Diligent’s BoardEffect across several committees and internal groups and has been able to provide additional efficiency.