Choosing Board Portal Providers

Board portal providers offer a variety of tools designed to streamline the three phases of the meeting process–pre-meeting, during the meeting, and post-meeting. Picking the right one can help your organisation save time, improve efficiency and improve governance practices.

Examining the level of customer support offered by a provider is a vital aspect to consider before deciding on board software. Find a company that provides 24/7/365 customer support and virtual boardroom software technical and training resources. These resources will aid you successfully set up and use a portal for boards.

Find a board-portal that lets you work offline and also has mobile access, even while traveling or in power outages. This feature lets directors and administrators to access the portal on any device and from any location, allowing them maximum productivity.

Check that the portal offers a secure platform. This will help protect sensitive information and stop unauthorized access. Check if the software has the ability to purge permanently that erases all notes, annotations and comments that no longer have any relevance which reduces security risks.

Board management software should allow for the easy sharing and uploading of agendas, documents, board documents and other important meeting material. They should offer an «single truth» for board documents, eliminating the need to send documents back and forth using email threads which can expose sensitive information. They should also offer digital signatures to speed up the process of approval for documents and improve security.