Gartner Research

Meeting the Information Needs of Board Members in 2023 by Firing the Boardbots

Published: 10 January 2013

ID: G00239554

Analyst(s): Jorge Lopez

Summary

Board of directors' information needs in 2023 are information and analytical services determined by board interests and external economic conditions. Boards will dissect trends, insights, and forecasts using simple, powerful tools called "boardbots" and holding these tools accountable for results.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

  • What Will the Board of Directors Need for Information in 2023?

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Rising decision-making capability of "boardbots" at corporations will lead to a rise in their expected performance accountability, resulting in at least one major corporation firing its first boardbot in 2023
    • Will the Board of Directors Exist in 2023, With a World Full of Information as Well as Tools to Make Decisions?
  • Heavy complexity in government relationships will result in the assignment, by corporations, of a senior executive to manage government relationships
    • What Does It Mean to Be a Legitimate Representative With a Legitimate Mission, and How Does That Apply to the Board of Directors?
  • High-performance organizations will be those that successfully punch through paradigm shifts to build learning curve opportunities, leveraging big culture technologies and resulting in the board's need for information about new paradigms to drive disruption and, therefore, competitive advantage
    • What Does It Mean to Be a Legitimate Representative With a Legitimate Mission, and How Does That Apply to the Board of Directors?

Recommended Reading

©2019 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.