In recent years, the use of digital solutions in the boardroom has mushroomed.
The evolution and widespread adoption of technology like iPads, the drive for greater corporate governance and directors’ desires for user-friendly meeting papers have propelled the growth of board portals as a means of delivering board packs.... By Graham Bowstead
An increasing number of organisations are using board portals to manage their board pack production process.By Graham Bowstead
The article looks at some of the traps once-successful firms can fall into – despite the best leadership, cutting-edge products or services, and ranks of expert advisers.... By Graham Bowstead
In 2018, board portal of choice VirtualBoardroom celebrates its tenth birthday.
We look back at the company’s birth and evolution, and explore the secrets of staying power in the ever-changing board portal provider market.... By Dimitriya Paunova
The paper explores how boards and senior management should work to minimise the risk of disruption to financial services from, for instance, a cyber attack or other technological failing.... By Dimitriya Paunova
Among the topics of discussion, he shared what he believes are the five most common mistakes made by directors.
We explore these five mistakes here and look at some strategies to avoid them.... By Graham Bowstead
CEOs may have significant resources at their disposal. They may wield influence and power. But one thing all CEOs are short of is time.
A new study, published in Harvard Business Review, aims to explore how CEOs spend their time, how this compares to others, and what this means for their effectiveness.... By Kevin Davis
We examine what the principles propose, and how they might affect boards of large corporates.... By Graham Bowstead
We all know there’s an imbalance when it comes to the gender split of boards.
Although it’s recognised that a female perspective is a valuable addition to a board of directors, and that having diverse viewpoints is a plus, directors mostly persist in appointing new members in their own image – largely male, middle-aged and from similar socioeconomic backgrounds.... By Dimitriya Paunova
25 May 2018. #GDPRday.
After months of preparation and discussion, it’s finally here. Today the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force.
The regulation now becomes ‘business as usual’. So, what does it actually mean?
How do your marketing and compliance practices need to change – and what role should the board play?... By Dimitriya Paunova
Organisations in all sectors are increasing their use of board portals to improve governance, save money and improve the information they provide to their directors.
But all portals are not created equal. If you are looking to invest in a portal or change your current solution, we share some tips that will help you answer the question ‘how user-friendly is your board portal?’... By Graham Bowstead
A research report claims that boards across Europe are struggling to give the issue of corporate culture adequate time and attention. The report, Board Leadership in Corporate Culture was produced by Board Agenda along with law firm Mazars and business school INSEAD.... By Graham Bowstead
Good governance should be an essential consideration for boards.
But according to a recent report, the appetite for meeting regulatory requirements isn’t as strong as it might be. How complacent is your board about compliance?... By Graham Bowstead