How Cybersecurity Affects the Evolving Role of the Corporate Secretary
by September 7, 2018 and last updated on September 13, 2018 on
Rapid digital transformation has encouraged companies to move critical aspects of their business onto electronic platforms. Adopting these new technologies may mean more efficient business processes and an increased operational productivity, but these transformations do not come without risks. In dealing with the advanced technologies of today, traditional security standards may no longer be enough.
Developing an Effective Board Meeting Agenda
by August 13, 2018 and last updated on September 13, 2018 on
During board meetings, essential company matters are handled. Progress on action items from previous meetings are reviewed, decisions are voted upon, and committee updates are reported in a well-organized board meeting. With board members often having multiple responsibilities, it is vital to ensure that every minute of the meeting is spent productively. As such, planning the flow of the meeting ahead of time is important. With this in mind, preparing a board meeting agenda far in advance is crucial to its success.
Here are general guidelines you could take to help prepare an effective board meeting agenda for your organization:
What Makes An Innovation Great?
by July 18, 2018 and last updated on January 28, 2019 on
How football technology VAR answers an unsaid need.
Great progress has been made in the world of tech, from the constantly evolving smartphone that makes everyday life easier to more targeted solutions such as Convene, a board management software solution that runs smoother meetings for business leaders.
But what makes an innovation great? (more…)
Progressive To-Do Lists for the Tech-Savvy
by February 24, 2018 and last updated on February 25, 2018 on
A productive slump is one of the worst things to deal with in the workforce. With the stack of papers piled up in a corner and the phone calls delayed long enough, procrastination has no room at the office. That’s why it’s important to maintain a level of productivity.
There are several methods that are acclaimed to maximize work output. A routine before starting on the day’s tasks can prepare your mindset for the job at hand. Whereas distractions are definitely the enemy of productivity so removing them is a must. This is easier said than done, but simply addressing minor obstructions such as a messy desk or unorganized files can do wonders for your focus. (more…)
Five Strategies to Improve Board Communications
by December 6, 2017 and last updated on January 18, 2018 on
As the business landscape evolves, directors are taking on a more dynamic role: the director that likes to get their hands dirty.
Everyday more and more directors are starting to participate in day-to-day operations on top of their already demanding schedules so as you’d imagine, this creates some issues regarding time management. To address the challenges that may arise while maintaining this initiative, enhanced communication strategies are the way to go.
Here are 5 key points to consider when coming up with your new strategies:
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