When selecting a board portal for your organization, it is important to be aware of costs and the solutions offered. A reputable board management software vendor must have a clear pricing plan and be transparent about any other costs like governance consultancy or entity management, as well as enhanced security protocols. A reputable board management software developer will also provide one-on-one training and support for directors on successfully employing the technology.

Many companies are facing the task of implementing board management software as the new generation of directors enter boardrooms. It can be a challenge if the directors of an organization are not tech-savvy or used to working with digital platforms. Board members want to be able use the software as a tool for their business like they do with common tools such as Google Drive or Dropbox.

It is important that any software solution designed for boards is intuitive and developed with different technical skills in mind. This is critical to the adoption of a software platform, so that directors and administrators will get the most value from it with little or no learning. Furthermore, the software should be compatible with devices that directors already own and not require them to purchase or learn how to use new hardware or software. Additionally, the platform should be available at any time, from anywhere using any device that is web-connected. This will allow board members to carry out their duties even when they are not in the office and eliminates unnecessary delays.