There are dozens of frameworks you can use for strategy analysis, from the classical SWOT model to the BCG matrix. The question is which one to choose and how to illustrate the strategy in an engaging and understandable way for your audience. As usual, the simplest way is the best 🙂
Do you recall the last presentation you’ve seen about business status? You know, the quarterly review meeting or annual company summary? Often those presentations look not very attractive. With a few simple design tricks, you can make such We demonstrate it in the retail business case, however, you can reuse the same ideas for any other industry.
One thing our clients struggle with when preparing PowerPoint presentations is how to effectively illustrate abstract thoughts or ideas. Common ideas people ask for help illustrating are structure and organization. We all know it is important to provide powerful visuals when designing a presentation. The graphical element is a huge part of what makes it effective! However, demonstrating concepts like “organization” which feels abstract is a roadblock for many folks.
Business development is so often used buzz word, that’s hard to find a unique illustration of it. Sales and company growth are frequently necessary or relevant in presentations ranging from investor pitches and board presentations to sharing marketing and growth hacking tips with your team. The problem is not whether or include growth, the issue is how to include it well in a PowerPoint presentation.
A strategy is a common topic I often see in company presentations of all kind. Typically those are business plans, board presentations or investor pitches. The strategy defines general actions over the course of several years. The challenge is how to quickly and neatly make a strategy illustration in your document? What image to choose?
Here’s an example of how our icons were applied for a presentation made in Apple Keynote.
The presentation gives simple hints on how to plan six months ahead of your business.
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