The Boston Consulting group’s product portfolio matrix (BCG) is designed to help with long-term strategic planning, to help a business consider growth opportunities by reviewing its portfolio of products to decide where to invest, to discontinue or develop products. Since 1968, the BCG matrix, also known as the Boston or growth-share matrix, is a tool to answer those questions by providing them with a way to analyze product lines in search of growth opportunities.
Need to present risk concept? Is a risk topic for your next presentation? We see this concept to appear often in market analysis presentations such as SWOT evaluations, PEST model or Porter Forces analysis. The risk management is another obvious area in the content of finances or various technical sectors. However, also start-up pitch presentations use risk idea in the slides about potential market risks.
Have no idea how to present an idea of a service? Is a service or assistance topic of your presentation? Typically we see this concept to appear in a presentation
- in agenda slides as one of the topics
- in a title slide – if the whole presentation is about the service business
The service can be represented by basic graphics. You can use the most common symbols or go further and try to be more creative.
Need to illustrate Investment concept? Is Investment or CAPEX expenses a topic of your presentation in
- your agenda slide, as one of the topics you talk about?
- title slide – if your whole presentation is about investments, typically in various board report presentations or strategy plan presentation?
It is crucial to choose the right way to present your investment ideas. Here are a few symbols suggestions you can use to illustrate your point about investment.
Do you need to present an idea of business operations or operational expenditures, so-called OPEX?
In business, obtaining and maintaining balance is an essential part of the day to day operations and diplomacy. When presenting thoughts and ideas to team members, it can be challenging to present balance or present comparisons visually. We have found that balance can most simply be represented by basic graphics.
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.
Creating a value of some kind is the essence of every business. It can have a form of a specific product manufactured by a production company or a service that provides an added value to our life. It can be also an abstract value such as a know-how created by a consulting firm or a wisdom taught by an educational institution. However, I see that people are often are having hard times to illustrate such a value in their marketing and sales presentations. How to express a general concept of “added business value” in your presentation?