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Governance first is about good governance and technologies in boardroom to educate it's importance to Directors, Company Secretaries and other board members.

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May, 14

Staying on top of the latest trends in governance involves keeping a keen eye on the news.  On our BoardPacks Twitter feed, we like to share the articles that make us stop and think, making them easily available to followers who like to stay on top of corporate governance. This week’s highlights: CEO.com: Can you change your… Read more »


May, 14

eShare are excited to announce that the Decisions governance module is now available through the iPad app. Anyone who currently uses the Decisions module in BoardPacks and has an iPad will be able to access their Decisions information and vote on board resolutions on the move. If Decisions hasn’t yet appeared on your iPad, you… Read more »


May, 14

Knowledge – Responsibility – Time – Technology – Training When we conducted the governance software survey at the end of 2013, we wanted to find out what governance professionals thought of using technology to support good governance, and also how changes to how governance is managed would affect the role of the board member. The qualitative… Read more »


May, 14

Every week we like to scour the internet for the most interesting stories and articles about corporate governance. We always share our favourites everyday on Twitter, but we know how easy it can be to miss updates. So every week we put together a list of our favourite governance articles of the week. This week’s… Read more »


May, 14

Building more efficient meetings

Why transparency matters Transparency is a key issue for board members. It may, at glancing thought, seem to just be a balance between legal requirements (which vary greatly between sectors) and the limitations of confidential data. But transparency is much more than that. It’s a crucial protection against corruption and internal scandal, and is also… Read more »