There are better alternatives to Google Docs

While many software vendors offer document storage, finding those documents is challenging, especially for board members who come and go as their terms end or start.

Future users must easily understand and administer any organizing systems set up today.

Not all document storage systems are created equal.

Read on to learn the differences between BoardSpace, Dropbox and Google Docs.

 

Comparison BoardSpace Dropbox Google Docs
Document Storage System? Yes Yes Yes
Purpose-built for boards? Yes No No
Board Management System? Yes No No
How much storage is provided? Unlimited (up to 500 GB) Depends on plan Depends on plan
Is there a cost for more storage? Included Yes Yes
Organizing structure? Tags Folders Folders
Ease of finding documents? Very easy   ?  ?
Findability?  Yes  ?  ?
Ability to export? Yes (ZIP file download) Yes Yes

 

 

Comparison BoardSpace Dropbox Google Docs
Document Storage System? Yes Yes Yes
Purpose-built for boards? Yes No No
Board Management System? Yes No No
How much storage is provided? Unlimited (up to 500 GB) Depends on plan Depends on plan
Is there a cost for more storage? Included in subscription Yes Yes
How are the documents organized? Tags Folders Folders

 

Why BoardSpace Outshines Google Drive and Dropbox

General document storage solutions like Google Drive or Dropbox fall short when organizing your board compared to purpose-built software like BoardSpace. 

BoardSpace offers a comprehensive suite of features beyond just document storage. 

  1. Document Management: Easily store, organize, and access all committee documents in one place, ensuring everyone has the information they need.
  2. Agenda Builder: Create and share agendas for committee meetings quickly, using templates to save time and maintain consistency.
  3. Minutes Management: Record and distribute meeting minutes efficiently, ensuring all committee members are informed and on the same page.
  4. Task Tracking: Assign and monitor action items, making sure tasks are completed on time and responsibilities are clear.
  5. Event and Deadline Reminders: Set reminders for important dates, such as project deadlines or upcoming meetings, so nothing gets overlooked.
  6. Collaboration Tools: Facilitate better communication and collaboration among committee members, regardless of their location. 

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