Last week Convene attended another successful CCN Conference in Guildford.
There are always two kinds of meetings in any organisation. The structured variety which form part of a compliant decision- making process and the collaborative sort, designed to promote free flowing conversations, with conclusions being arrived at by virtue of collective discussion. Microsoft and Slack are both designed for people who want to engage with others on a collaborative platform. You can view this type of team collaboration software while you are online with the majority of devices, for example, mobile phone, laptop or tablet.
The focus of this year's ICSA annual conference was to prepare for the future of corporate boards with an emphasis on the need for businesses to have a purpose beyond profit and to be more environmentally conscious.
Last week, Convene attended the annual AoC (Association of Colleges) Governance Summit in London, a high profile networking event for Governors, Chairs and Clerks committed to improving governance and board performance. This year, the conference talks highlighted ongoing hot topics for governance managers, like GDPR, Safeguarding and Leadership.
This year, there was a buzz in the air around Brexit negotiations and an evident sense that change to enable a fairerfuture for counties, is being embraced across the UK.
How will the German offices of Adidas, Bayer, BBBank, and BMW deal with board security after this takeover?
Last Friday, when most of us in Europe were more concerned about beating the heatwave, American owned Diligent bought Germany’s Brainloop.