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A board portal is a software that lets directors access agendas, reports and minutes online before meetings. These tools are designed to allow meeting workflows to be simplified, collaborative features that align stakeholders and enhance discussions and strategic decision-making.

Board portal software is being utilized by more and more organizations. This is largely due the growing popularity of software as a service models, an increase in digitally literate organisational leaders joining boards and the need to improve internal processes.

It is crucial to assess a vendor’s reputation in the industry, and that they offer prompt customer service to users. This will help reduce barriers to adoption especially in the beginning stages of implementing.

The best portals will alert directors of any new papers or updates, allowing them to easily search their entire archive of electronic documents, and provide easy ways for users to add notes or notes to a document. They will also provide 24/7 all-year-round expert support. This will help them plan their meetings swiftly without having to worry that the technology will let them down. This gives them more time to focus on find the strategic discussions that occur during their actual meetings. The most secure websites will also have strong encryption protocols to protect data at rest (RSA 2048 bits) and in transit (AES 256). This will ensure that data is protected if there is an incident.