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Convene at the 2022 NHF Housing Governance Conference

By Lucy Palmer on 24/06/22 10:22

Last year, we attended two conferences by the National Housing Federation. With so many loyal clients in the housing sector, we are always excited to learn more about how the industry is evolving.

Topics: Convene in Teams
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Why Are You Not Getting Reliable Information For Governing Decisions?

By Gabriella Mangham on 15/06/22 14:56

The governing decisions of a university have widespread ramifications that impact not only the lives of your staff and teachers, but also your students, and even their families or future employers. That is a lot of weight on your shoulders, but many university boards and committees find that when any information reaches them it is already outdated. This means you have to make decisions based on facts that are a few days old, which can be ineffective. Change happens quickly, and seeing the most reliable documentation ensures that you can select the right course of action.

Topics: Convene in Teams University
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Taxonomy of Meetings: What are the Different Types of Meetings?

By Gabriella Mangham on 13/06/22 11:04

Here at Convene, we are meeting experts, so we decided to set out a helpful guide to cover the essential meeting questions:

Topics: Governance Convene in Teams
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What’s The Difference Between A Digital Workplace & Digital Workspace?

By Lucy Palmer on 13/06/22 10:00

As we move into the future, many organisations are turning to virtual solutions for workplace challenges. Digital transformation can improve your administration, governance and company culture - but it can also be a learning curve!

Topics: Convene in Teams
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What Is A Document Conference?

By Gabriella Mangham on 13/06/22 09:49

What Is Document Conferencing?

Document conferencing is when a group holds a meeting to review a document or certain documents. This historically was done in-person with a physical document or board pack and each page was read, discussed, approved and signed by every individual present. Now, in the era of hybrid and remote working, this can be a lot more difficult.

Topics: Board Portal Features Remote Working Convene in Teams
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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
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Top Tips For Running Impactful Board Meetings On Teams

By Lucy Palmer on 13/09/21 15:34

For many companies in 2021, virtual Board meetings are a necessity. They support vital communication and allow your team to collaborate while hundreds of miles apart.

Topics: Convene in Teams
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How Collaborative Tools Can Work Alongside A Board Portal

By Gabriella Mangham on 13/09/21 15:31

It used to be that collaborative tools such as Microsoft Teams had to be used separately from a Board Portal, but that’s no longer the case! With Convene in Teams, you can seamlessly switch between the safety of a Board Management Software and the flexibility of online collaborative tools.

Topics: Convene in Teams
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Virtual Collaboration Software: Slack, Teams and Convene

By Lucy Palmer on 13/09/21 15:20

Microsoft Teams and Slack are designed to promote communication. Over the past 18 months, we have seen a rapid move to digital transformation. These virtual platforms are now a standard for collaboration in the 21st century.

Topics: Convene in Teams

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