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    1. IDG Contributor Network: How to Gain the Trust of the Board

      IDG Contributor Network: How to Gain the Trust of the Board

      In her report in Security Info Watch, “Balancing Board-level Risk,” Marleah Blades writes: “It is incumbent on security leaders to ensure that the significant risks under their purview are being clearly communicated up the chain to inform the board’s decision on risk management priorities and resources.” One of the keys that can make a good CSO presentation a great one is by ensuring the data being reported actually has relevance on specific business risks the organization is most likely to encounter (rather than assembling a cross-section of common risks that may or may not be relevant)...

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    2. Can't Afford a Full-Time CFO? Here Are 3 Options to Try

      Can't Afford a Full-Time CFO? Here Are 3 Options to Try

      As the saying goes, you have to spend money to make money. But any smart business owner knows when and where to cut down on costs and still make that statement true.

      Certainly, there are certain aspects of your business plan that you can’t and shouldn’t skimp out on if you want to be successful. One of the major must-haves for a business is a financial consultancy service. Otherwise, how will you know where you can and should cut down on those costs?

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    3. Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2017: Shareholder Relations

      Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2017: Shareholder Relations

      In the past, scholarly articles, panels and other sources of information for directors of public companies have focused on corporate governance and ...

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    4. 2017 Agenda: Priorities for Boards, Audit Committees and Private Companies

      2017 Agenda: Priorities for Boards, Audit Committees and Private Companies

      2017 Agenda: Priorities for Boards, Audit Committees and Private Companies Political swings, global volatility, technology innovations and investor expectations will require deeper board engagement 33 NEW YORK , Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Drawing on interactions with corporate directors and business leaders as well as insights from its research, the KPMG Board Leadership Center has published three reports highlighting critical issues for corporate board members, audit committee members and private company directors as they carry out their 2017 agendas. Read all three reports at kpmg.com/blc . Board Agenda KPMG's On the 2017 Board Agenda highlights eight items for directors to ...

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    5. Do You Speak Japanese? Contact Us!

      A BoardProspects' Corporate Member is seeking an individual for their board who speaks Japanese. If this applies to your background, please contact BoardProspects at: contact@boardprospects.com with the subject line: Japanese Speaking Prospect. Feel free to attach any further information that may help justify your background (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter). 

      Thank you!

      The BoardProspects' Team

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    6. Why the Best CEOs Are Just Like Matchmakers

      Why the Best CEOs Are Just Like Matchmakers

      The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question, “What quality does every great leader have in common?” is written by Mark Rogers, founder and CEO of BoardProspects.com.

       

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    7. The Changing Role of the CIO and Boardroom in 2017

      The Changing Role of the CIO and Boardroom in 2017

      C-suite attitudes, while far from archaic, have perhaps been focused too heavily on how to reach customers. As 2017 approaches a shift should be occurring in boardroom priorities. Of course its job is to drive profits, but this must be done in a secure way. Security is the name of the game. 2016 has seen an ever-increasing – daily – number of cyber security breaches...

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    8. Starboard Drops its bid to oust Depomed's Board

      Starboard Drops its bid to oust Depomed's Board

      Depomed Inc said activist investor Starboard Value LP, which owns 9.8 percent of the drugmaker, had dropped its bid to oust the company's board. The company said a special shareholder meeting scheduled for Nov. 15 was canceled. Depomed, which has six directors on its board, said Starboard would appoint three independent directors - James Fogarty, Robert Savage and James Tyree.

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