If you’ve ever served on a board of directors, chances are good that you have a lot of experience reading and interacting with board books, which are also known as board packets. They have long existed as the centerpiece of a board of directors meeting.
Typically, these books contain all of the information that board members will need for the meeting at hand, which usually translates to printing an excessive amount of documents—a practice that is continually growing out of date for these reasons and more:
It’s not environmentally friendly or cost effective
For most large-sized organizations, printing board books means spending thousands of dollars on printing supplies and reams of paper.