For a presenter, PowerPoint or other presentation software is indeed the main tool for creating a presentation but there’s certainly much more of what you want to say to your audience. It won’t fit all into few slides of your presentation. As a presenter, you’re passing on knowledge. No matter if it’s just a general overview of the topic or deep insights packed up with details.
If you’re working on market research or just planning future of your product or company, you often deal with a business analysis of some kind. It can be within a qualitative analysis like 360-degree feedback surveys, SWOT or PEST analysis or opinion checking. Or if it involved more data measuring then we talk about quantitative analysis. I’m not going to write about data visualization here (but you can check some examples in this post “How to present KPI data in a presentation“). For now, I’d like to focus on illustrating analysis concept in general.
‘The very last deadline is February the 29th!’ How often do we hear the word ‘deadline’? All the time, right? Whether we are working on different projects, designing roadmaps, talking about marketing activities, creating our quarterly reviews or simply designing calendars to plan our work ahead. We have to set specific deadlines because if there’s no time limit, there’s no real work. For some of us ‘deadline’ may sound scary, especially if we leave all the work for last hour
If your presentation is overloaded with information and you want to minimize the amount of text, but keep the main message, this post is definitely for you. During working on slides design or redesign we also often face the problem how to simplify a complex presentation. So we share here three tips how we cope with it.
A few tips how to express visually the idea of flexibility in a presentation – for example showing that your company is dynamic or your solution is adaptable. This concept appears pretty often over various corporate slideshows, market analysis reports but also in soft-skills contexts such as giving feedback training presentations. The question is how to illustrate this flexibility concept in a presented document? Especially if you don’t have much space left, as usually happens ;)?
Are energy resources or agriculture topic of your presentation? Illustrating natural and alternative energy operations, or food production flowcharts can be challenging. Especially when you rely on images from the standard sets of clip art. There’s lack of consistent symbols set that would cover in detail all types of resources, energy and agriculture.