Besides designing presentation slides, I often see another challenge – how to effectively manage presentations and slides such that they are organized and easily accessible. I personally use many slide decks across my projects and customers. But they need to be well organized and updated often which is a very time-consuming task. How to do it? Here’s a conversation I had with Katrik Sundar, founder of Teamslide and a specialist in the topic of presentation and slide management.
Opening, body and closing are obvious structure parts of the presentation. However, are you using these structure slides effectively? Each of these parts has its objective that you should clearly highlight also on your slides. How?
When presenting to your team or another department, it can be difficult to capture the attention of your audience. The struggle is often based in the need to make more engaging presentations, more so than a lack of interest or effort on the part of the presenter. We’ve found that explaining concepts such as sales funnels with graphics not only makes the presentation more visually engaging but helps to clarify what might otherwise be a difficult concept.
The topic of Supply Chain is pretty complex – with all global or local logistics processes, ensuring just on time delivery and enough stocks in warehouses. Therefore using illustrations to explain it is really handy. Good news is that most SCM processes are easy to visualize. I present a few examples how you can illustrate a supply chain presentation. Easily and quickly, using only PowerPoint tools.
Doodling on a paper is a great way to get really creative. I recommend it as a way to start any presentation design process. But how to move from paper to computer? I put down a few ideas a how you can get creative sketchnoting presentation slides.
Working with data charts related to health or medicine? We’ve put together simple 4 step tutorial how you can make your medical data chart visually attractive. It’s a way to create quickly infographics presentation slide. Actually, you can use these tricks for any kind of statistics visualization.
Need to represent Your client in a presentation? Create a visual client profile illustration, so called your Sales Persona. Present in a picture that ideal customer of yours visually. Show the personality type, what your customer thinks and speaks.
Spring is behind the door, at least here in Europe. I already saw the first flowers in my recent forest walk with the kids. For marketers Spring means the start of a new season. For us all, it’s an opportunity to make some seasonal decorations, thematic materials. For private or business use. Hence we designed for you a hand drawn seasonal icons set. You can use it to make nice unique personal cards. It’s enough to use only PowerPoint tools.
In Scrum, meetings are pretty crucial part of the whole project management process. An effective meeting can move you forward, ineffective are not only waste of time but can demotivate the whole team. And that can hurt the whole project. So it’s better to follow the meeting best practice hints. Check our slide show of Golden Rules of effective Scrum meetings. We visualized meeting rules for 5 types of Scrum meetings. Those rules were suggested by experienced Scrum practitioner and our Scrum contributor consultant Sebastian Schneider. The five meetings are Spring planning, Backlog Grooming, Retrospective meeting, Spring Review and most frequent Daily Scrum. Here is an example of recommended […]
Another example how explaining IT concepts can be easy and fun. I illustrated how cloud sharing and file storage in the cloud works. If you are presenting or teaching IT, check this Slideshare presentation. Get some ideas how you can do it yourself. I illustrated two cloud related concepts. One was about data synchronization – how files and other content is accessed by various mobile devices. See the simple gradual illustration on the embedded Slideshare deck – uncovering elements step by step helps to explain. It’s better than throwing the whole schema to the reader at once. Step one: Uncovering next step: Another illustration shows difference between sending files via […]