New York, NY, January 20, 2021- Diligent, a global leader in modern governance providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance and ESG, today announces the integration of Diligent Boards with Microsoft Teams. Customers can now use Diligent's board governance software while using Teams, driving better decision-making by providing organizations with a secure way to access critical governance intelligence and meeting resources.
'The pandemic has triggered a global shift in the way we work, and many organizations have permanently transitioned to virtual or hybrid working models,' said Ricardo Moreno, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Partnerships at Diligent. 'Boards and executives need secure solutions to improve collaboration, workflows and communication within virtual meetings, all while driving better decision-making with curated data and intelligence. Diligent Boards' integration with Microsoft Teams makes Diligent's board leadership software more accessible than ever, driving more effective, collaborative and secure board meetings.
Through the Diligent Boards and Teams integration, customers can:
- Minimize privacy risks through secure access to critical meeting and governance information and document privilege protection
- Keep meetings on-track by viewing agendas within the Teams window, tracking the amount of time left to discuss items, and identifying upcoming speakers
- Save time with meeting preparation and drive efficiency in meetings with easy access to a repository of reference materials
- Easily and securely collaborate on critical business topics by annotating and creating shared or private notes, and through signature-based voting
- Improve board effectiveness and composition through easy access to Diligent's Director Network
- Keep pace with the market through ESG news and reputation monitoring, real-time analytics and market intelligence
'In today's increasingly complex and fast-paced business landscape, it's crucial for leaders to connect securely and efficiently and have access to the information they need, when they need it,' said Uriel Rootshtain, Director Field and Partner, Modern Work at Microsoft. 'The integration with Diligent will allow our mutual customers to enter into board meetings with the tools needed to drive strategic insights and impactful actions.'
Access Diligent's best-in-class governance software within Microsoft Teams here.
Diligent is the global leader in modern governance, providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance and ESG. Serving more than 1 million users from over 25,000 customers around the world, we empower transformational leaders with technology, insights and confidence to drive greater impact and lead with purpose. Learn more at diligent.com.
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