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Modern Governance 2.0: New Real-time Business and Governance Intel App Provides AI-Generated Intelligence to Executives and Board Members Around the Globe

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Today, in its second modern governance announcement, Diligent released a
new offering aimed at equipping executives and board directors with
news, insights, and AI-generated analytics that enables them to stay
informed on market trends and the health of their organization through
personalized business intelligence. This new solution comes on the heels
of Diligent’s unveiling of modern governance, a new category designed to
provide leaders with the technology, insights, and processes required to
fuel good governance that organizations need to thrive and endure.

“The debut of modern governance has allowed for leaders to put a
framework in place to keep up with the unforgiving and relentless pace
of today’s businesses,” said Brian Stafford, CEO of Diligent. “To truly
succeed, executives and directors not only need the right technology but
also the most up-to-date insights and news at their fingertips. Diligent
is helping board members and executives be more engaged partners and
share the same intelligence on the industry and evolving governance
practices so that they can better act in tandem to help their companies
not only survive but thrive in today’s incredibly demanding business

Diligent Governance Intel, powered by the acquisition of Manzama,
empowers a CEO, general counsel, or board director with daily
information to analyze and compare the market conversation about a
business or industry, monitoring such topics as industry regulations or
the activist environment. The platform serves information from over
80,000 business news sources and is customizable to the specific needs
of the user. A lighter version of Governance Intel, Diligent News
Analytics, is now available for free on the Diligent platform enabling
board members seamless access to up to-the-minute news and analytics on
their company and industry, helping them bring the right insights to the
board meeting.

Oregon-based Manzama is a leader in market intelligence for professional
service organizations around the globe. Nearly 40 of the top 100 US law
firms, including 8 of the top 10, use Manzama to automate the process of
finding and sharing critical business insights that help their teams
better keep their clients, which include CEOs and general counsels, up
to date on current issues and trends.

As the innovator of modern governance, Diligent recognizes today’s
leaders need the right insights, including thought leadership and
stories from the front lines, to complement the technology it provides
to the world’s largest organizations. To that end, Diligent is also is
launching a podcast titled The
Corporate Director Podcast
, which sets out to discuss the
experiences and ideas behind successful corporate board governance
through interviews with leaders and governance researchers.

“Diligent has worked tirelessly over the past year to provide our
clients with solutions that address their evolving needs,” continued
Stafford. “There is no company in the market that better understands the
complexity of today’s governance responsibilities than Diligent, and
we’re thrilled to take the next step forward and share this reliable
governance content and thought leadership with the world.”

Learn more about modern governance at

About Diligent

Diligent is the pioneer in modern governance. Diligent empowers leaders
to turn governance into a competitive advantage through unparalleled
insight and highly secure, integrated SaaS applications, helping
organizations thrive and endure in today’s complex, global landscape.
The company’s trusted, cloud-based applications streamline the
day-to-day work of board management and committees, support
collaboration and secure information sharing throughout the
organization, manage subsidiary and entity data, and deliver the
insights and information leaders need to mitigate governance deficits
and seize new opportunities.

The largest global network of corporate directors and executives,
Diligent is relied on by more than 16,000 organizations and 650,000
leaders in over 90 countries. With award-winning customer service across
the globe, Diligent serves more than 50% of the Fortune 1000, 70% of the
FTSE 100, and 65% of the ASX.

to learn how modern governance helps organizations outperform their
peers and the competition.