Illustrating IT: Cloud Sharing and Cloud Storage

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 traditional email file attachment and
file sharing via cloud storage. Again I applied step-by-step showing diagram elements.

Check the full presentation at Slideshare:

I am aware those are quite simple illustrations. It’s to present the power of using gradual visual explanation. Of course you can adapt the illustration elements to the topic you want to explain.

I suggest you try this gradual uncovering in your next presentation. I’d love to see your presentations. Feel free to share a link in the comments below.

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