Global Board Portal Market : Trends & Opportunities ( 2016 Edition ) The board portals serve many industries by making their board meetings more efficient and more secure . The industries using board portals include financial , healthcare , pharmaceuticals , non-profit & foundations , consumer good and many more . The board portals can be segmented by delivery models in the enterprise software licensing model , software as a service ( SaaS ) model and hosted model . Board portal can be accessed through i-Pad , android , windows or as a web based tool . Every vendor offers its product , through at least one of these mediums .
The market penetration of board portals has increased worldwide in recent years and is expected to increase further in coming years . The factors driving the global board portal market are increasing cyber crimes , increase in cloud computing , increase in use of i-pads in board rooms , increasing adoption of this software in the healthcare industry , etc . yet there are some challenges which this market faces , such as high initial expense , incompatibility issues , difficulty in transition , limited use in the education industry , etc .