Board management software (also known as a board portal) is an application that facilitates collaboration and communication between boards and committees, simplifying meeting processes. Board members can view and exchange documents online in a safe environment, and also interact with each other in between meetings and after. It also comes with the tools needed for the creation of agendas, surveys and votes that enable members to participate and make decisions collaboratively.
Aprio’s tools for managing board meetings help boards cut down on time spent in preparing for board meetings. With the right features, it’s possible to prepare and update an agenda in a matter of minutes. These tools provide several layers of security and strict security which allows administrators to control the access rights.
Meeting times can be cut down by allowing easy access to all documents before the meeting, scheduling meetings in advance which allows you to make use of agenda templates and adding new items with a click of a button timing agenda item discussion periods and incorporating a brief break between each session. Board management tools include a notepad for board members, where directors can express their views on specific issues either at or after the meeting. This lets them take an active part in the discussion.
Board management tools make it easy to share sharing of important reports, such as the chief executive’s report financial reports, chief executive’s reports, and committee reports. This eliminates the need for conserving papers of these documents and helps save on printing costs, not to mention that moving to paperless printing helps preserve the planet’s resources.