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Digitalisation conquers company boards

When board members and executives communicate, to what extent do they do so electronically and securely? This was the question examined in Board Communication and…

It’s time to spice things up

You’re in the kitchen about to cook. You’ve got five ingredients laid out in front of you. Five of the most flavoursome, organic, top-quality ingredients.…

Three reasons not to use email encryption

The encryption trend is still quite strong – and no wonder, when cyber-attacks are in the headlines practically every day. Legislators have also jumped on…

Lead or be led: Why digital transformation starts at the top

Digital transformation is in need of a boost. According to Ted Schadler, principal analyst at Forrester, too many businesses are not investing enough resources into…

It’s there clearly in front of you – hopefully

Now board agendas might not be described as exciting. In fact, you might even say they’re a bit mundane. But in the ‘task versus importance’…

Local cloud storage for critical company data

The GDPR is having a growing impact on companies’ data strategies. Even large US groups are not immune to its effects. Things have now got…

What does board effectiveness look like?

Brainloop recently launched The Board Lab, a joint initiative with The Chairman’s Network, created to look at the issue of board effectiveness. It comprised of…

Super-sized me. You need to shed the weight

You’re walking down a corridor to a board meeting and catch your reflection in a window. You turn and think, ‘Look at the size of…

A digital boardroom can cut the stress of board papers

Board papers are an absolute necessity but have become the bane of many company secretary’s life. Their purpose should be to give board members a…

The hidden costs of paper-based board communication

There are still a few companies whose board members – whether it’s the executive, supervisory, administration or advisory board – still receive thick stacks of…