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Forrester Report: Boards of Directors Need to Make Better Use of Boardroom Technology

A global survey targeting governance professionals across 11 countries reveals multiple areas of vulnerability and technology misuse.

Today’s executive board members and governance professionals are expected to manage critical issues like cyber risk, regulation, culture and ethics alongside the constant pressure to drive business performance. With the stakes higher than ever, boards cannot rely on outdated approaches to keeping their sensitive board information and materials safe from cyberattacks.

Diligent commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate global executive board governance practices and shed light on how professionals are stacking up against each other in adopting technology into their workflow and end to end governance management. After conducting a survey targeting governance professionals across 11 countries, we found that board members and governance professionals are practicing some shockingly dangerous practices—leaving boards open to a potential barrage of cyberattacks.

Dive into the data below and see how you stack up against over 400 governance professionals.