It’s this time of year when people talk intensively about new directions, set fresh objectives for their businesses. On all levels, from the top board presentations, product development blueprints, or investor pitches of a start-up. When you want to present long-term plans, visualizing it is the best way to communicate your company or product vision. We’d like to share three ways to make your roadmap presentation attractive and well remembered.
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 for answer those questions by providing them a way to analyze product lines in search of growth opportunities.
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.
The Porter’s Five Forces tool is a simple but powerful tool for understanding where power lies in a business situation. This model is useful, because it helps you understand both the strength of your current competitive position, and the strength of a position you’re considering moving into. The model assumes there are five forces influencing any chosen industry.
Paving the way toward progress is something every salesperson or marketer worth their salt is capable of discussing. You can talk about it, or how your company hopes to achieve it. The struggle comes with deciding how to best graphically represent innovation and novelty in your presentations. What comes to mind when you hear the world innovation? If you’re uncertain, we can help!
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. Unless you feel directly what numbers on slides mean to you, it’s hard to stay focused. However, there is a help. With a few simple design tricks, you can make such We demonstrate it on the retail business case, however, you can reuse the same ideas for any other industry. The examples below are using Retail Business PPT Template (graphics sources available for download from infoDiagram.com webpage)
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 presentation. The graphical element is a huge part of what makes it effective! However, demonstrating concepts like “organization” which feels abstract is a road block for many folks.
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?
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.
It’s this time of year we do plans on various levels. Company strategies, team aims, project plans, personal development objectives. To help you make good goals, use S.M.A.R.T. method of defining them. Furthermore, if you present the goals in nice eye-catching ways, you can reach better engagement by your audience. Here I present some ideas how you can design such SMART goals a presentation.