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Six Days With Board Directors From The World’s Largest Companies – Here’s What I Learned

At Diligent, we have the good fortune of serving nearly 500,000 board directors around the…

How Can Boards of Directors Communicate Rapidly After a Data Breach?

Boards of directors must assure notification after cyber attacks. Nearly all data protection regulation across the…

Board Management Software and Why You Should Go Paperless

Some Board of directors in the UK continue to use printed paper in…

Common Communication Mistakes To Avoid As A Board Of Directors

Organisational cultures lead to different styles of communication, and a Board of Directors must transcend…

Why Should Your Board Be Conducting Board Evaluations?

UK boards are still too slow to react to shareholder demands, but institutional investors are…

Cybersecurity – The Disconnect Between the Chief Information Security Officer and the Board

Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) need to better communicate strategies and initiatives to board members. UK…

Board Effectiveness and Board Assessment Tools

Building high-performance boards Board effectiveness is critical to the success of an organisation,…

Developing Corporate Governance – An Expert’s Eye On The UAE

Corporate governance and change management expert Robert L. Ford began working in…

Poor Security Practices Leave Boards Unguarded Against Cyber Security Attacks

A majority of UK businesses and charities are unprepared for cyber security attacks. Poor security…

Corporate Governance – Boards Must Learn To Explain When They Don’t Comply

The extension of compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code to all AIM-listed companies, as…