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5 features to make your MS Teams meeting more effective:

By Gabriella Mangham on 30/11/21 17:50

The pandemic led many to see the benefits of remote or hybrid working, and in this new age of working most are turning to Microsoft Teams as an all-in-one solution. 

Topics: Board Portal Features Convene in Teams
3 min read

Why Have A Document Library?

By Lucy Palmer on 04/11/21 11:09

A Document Library is a place to store files so your whole team can access them. The secure, accessible system will allow you to add, edit and delete files in an instant. During a meeting, this can include information and reference materials that make collaboration easier.

Topics: Board Portal Features
6 min read

Making Use of Flexible Login and Flexible Platforms

By Gabriella Mangham on 23/08/21 16:25

What are flexible logins and flexible platforms?

Topics: Board Portal Features
5 min read

Why is a Virtual Boardroom Useful for Business?

By Lucy Palmer on 29/06/21 09:13

As lockdown draws to an end in the UK, you might be thinking of a return to in-person Board meetings. Before you make this decision, ask yourself: is this what’s best for the company?


Virtual meetings have been an invaluable tool during the pandemic and we should think twice before abandoning them. Don’t get stuck in old ways of thinking, just for the sake of it! In fact, this is the perfect time to move forward into the future.

Topics: Board Portal Features
4 min read

Meeting Minutes: Do's and Don'ts

By Hisham Al-Ramah on 10/06/21 17:13

Meeting minutes are a crucial part of the meeting process. Find out how to create effective meeting minutes with our guide to the do's and don'ts of meeting minutes.

Topics: Board Portal Features Minutes
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The Importance of Audit Trails

By Josh Cole-Hossain on 11/05/21 11:03

Audit trails are vital in discovering and understanding what went wrong when a company or organisation suffers a security breach, data loss or misconduct. Having a detailed log of who accessed what and when, can make the search for what went wrong quick and easy. But, as this blog will discuss, there are more benefits to keeping audit trails than being prepared for when something goes wrong!

Topics: Security Governance Board Portal Features
5 min read

Why Accessibility Is Important For Board Diversity

By Lucy Palmer on 11/05/21 11:02

Now more than ever, diversity and accessibility are the key to productive Board meetings. You want to get the most from your employees, and they want the most from you. Inclusive software is at the very centre of this relationship.

Topics: Governance Board Portal Features
5 min read

5 ways a board portal can save you money in 2021

By Hisham Al-Ramah on 09/02/21 17:22

COVID-19 has shaken up the world, and it is safe to say that almost every sector has been affected in some way. In hard times it is understandable that organisations will start to look for ways to rein in their spending.

Topics: Board Portal Features
2 min read

Three must have board portal features for 2021 and beyond...

By Hisham Al-Ramah on 26/01/21 17:36

The COVID-19 pandemic has upturned the working world as we know it. As a result, organisations have had to adapt to a new way of work, namely working from home. The adoption of communication tools and meeting management software has no doubt eased the transition to this new norm. 

Topics: Board Portal Features
6 min read

7 benefits of using a Board Portal

By Gabriella Mangham on 24/09/20 09:00

The first stage in any due diligence process is reviewing alternative options to the status quo. You may be wondering how you can save money and still keep the same level of functionality in your current meeting software or processes. This is where Convene can help you out. 

Topics: Security Switching Board Portal Board Portal Features

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