Nine insights on achieving board success with technology

The evolution of technology has wide-ranging impacts, and for many companies, that evolution begins in the boardroom.

During OnBoard’s ATLAS Leadership Series, technology pioneer and IBM Fellow Emeritus Nick Donofrio explained the mindset leaders can adopt to spur continuous improvement. A prolific board director, Donofrio recently published a memoir called, “If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes” about directors’ ability to drive transformation in the realm of technology and beyond.

Nick shared key insights on how boards can achieve success through technology, from instigating change to adopting board management software and having more efficient meetings.

1. Don’t just accept change. Pioneer it.

First, we must come to terms with a crucial fact: Nobody controls or determines the rate at which technology changes. The only certainty is that it will change, which means board members need to be proactive and adaptable.


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