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


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


  • 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?

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