|By Marketwired .||
|December 5, 2013 02:00 PM EST||
TORONTO, ONTARIO and NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/13 -- Directors can now do more, thanks to the new version 5.0 of BoardWorks, Computershare Governance Services' board portal solution. BoardWorks gives directors and board administrators the tools to help them manage their board responsibilities more effectively and efficiently, in a new app that's easier than ever to use.
"There are many tasks that demand directors' immediate attention, such as reviewing the latest board book changes, signing off on a critical resolution or providing input on a key vote. Our clients need a way to stay connected to their boards and complete these tasks, wherever they might be, even when there's no Internet connection," said Andrew Moore, President, Computershare Governance Services. "BoardWorks 5.0 offers a full offline experience to make it easy for directors to take advantage of their downtime in an easy-to-use and secure app."
Key enhancements for directors include the auto-syncing of data and workflows for faster approvals, and simplified views for multi-board users. BoardWorks 5.0 also features greater personalization with a fully configurable home page, integration with Apple Calendar, and new language options for French, Spanish, German, and Russian.
"Some board portal apps can get lost in the technology - getting overly complicated in their navigation and becoming confusing to use," said Tony Ford, Global Head, Product Management. "We worked very hard to find a balance of usability and functionality in this new release. BoardWorks 5.0 is extremely intuitive and easy to use. It offers a combination of usability, data security and overall value that is important to our clients and today's board of directors."
About Computershare Governance Services
Computershare Governance Services (CGS) is the leading global supplier of web based entity management, board portal and subsidiary governance solutions. Clients use our software to assist them with the administration, governance and compliance of over 250,000 legal entities across more than 160 jurisdictions. Leading companies from all market segments look to our team of governance specialists for proactive ways to stay compliant and minimize risk in an ever increasing regulatory environment.
CGS is part of Computershare (ASX: CPU), a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.
Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world's leading organizations use us to streamline and maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers. Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 14,000 employees worldwide.
For more information, visit www.cgs.computershare.com.
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