Why Diagrams Instead of Text Slides

Why Diagrams Instead of Text Slides

When we create a presentation, the first draft slides are usually text bullet points. At least, I often do so. The important thing is not to stay there. Move a step further – change those texts into visual form. And the easiest form is a simple diagram. That’s a reason I promote such schema illustrations as great way to make strong visual presentations. Why diagrams are a perfect solutions for presenting various complex topics. What is a diagram? A diagram by definition is any geometric symbolic representation of information. It’s usually two-dimensional, that means a simple rectangle drawing in a paper does qualify. Why are diagrams so cool? I would […]

How to make SMART goals visually engaging

How to make SMART goals visually engaging

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.

How to Visualize Customer Segment in Presentation

How to Visualize Customer Segment in Presentation

If you work in an company handling numerous customers, customer insight is an important part of your work. Customer segmentation of a way that helps to personalize approach to customers even if there are many of them. Identifying customer segment and profiles is a tool not to treat all clients as the same. Because we are not the same. We differ by age, interests, value, purchase frequency … .

How to make attractive Annual Company Review presentation

How to make attractive Annual Company Review presentation

As the end of the year is approaching, you may be involved in preparing a business review presentation. Here’re some simple tips how to make it visually attractive. How to make financial results more interesting, inspirations for showing sales, production, accounting data and other KPIs in eye-catching visual form. I was involved in a bunch of such presentations. They were usually prepared for the board report meetings or company year-end party. A CEO presented what happened over the year if the yearly goals have been met. Sometimes every department contributed – showing sales statistics, marketing campaigns summary, production numbers. Accounting guys presented a financial outlook if the revenue will reach […]

Presenting Scrum Process in Creative Human Way

Presenting Scrum Process in Creative Human Way

Are you managing a project in IT, automotive or other similar domains? If you do, you know that presenting such complex topics can be a challenge. One of the popular approaches to flexible – agile project management is Scrum methodology. The Scrum is represented by one main process flowchart diagram. Due to that, I fell in love with it on the first sight :), you know I am a fan of diagrams. Thanks to this simple visualization, you can see what’s the Scrum process about on the first look. You see two loops there and you know it’s about iterations. However, the full Scrum approach still can be a pretty formal […]