Tell any business executive to prepare a presentation, and he or she will immediately fire up Microsoft PowerPoint on the computer, and start assembling the slideshow… As for as the business world is concerned, Microsoft PowerPoint is de facto presentation software, the one-and-only app worthy Continue reading Are There Any Contenders In The Presentation World To Challenge PowerPoint?
Just finished delivering a seminar on “Death By PowerPoint” to the undergraduates and lecturers of the Faculty of Applied Science and Computing (FASC), Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC) today. The way the audience reacted to the seminar, I believe I shook things quite Continue reading “Death By PowerPoint” Seminar in Tunku Abdul Rahman University College
It’s often misconceived that if you fail in getting the attention of your audience during a presentation, it’s the slideshow’s fault. Or worse, that it’s the PowerPoint application’s fault. Well, I’m going to tell you that if something fails, most often it’s your Continue reading It’s Not Your PowerPoint Slideshow… It’s You!
It has always been said, to differentiate your presentation visuals from the others by making your slides “pop”. What it means is to make your flat images stand out from your equally flat screen that it is projected on? So Continue reading 3D Effects On A Flat Screen
You’re preparing your visuals for your next presentation, and you open up your presentation slideshow application (any application). The first thing that your eyes lay on is a new slide with templates already there, waiting for you to put your texts Continue reading Templates – Saviour Or Disaster?
Bullet-points are a staple of any presentation’s visual slideshows. It’s not surprising since most of the popular presentation softwares are bundled with default templates that come with bullet-points. Now, if that doesn’t encourage their usage, I don’t know what does. Continue reading Bullets Don’t Kill People, Bullet-Points Do!
Presentations has always been, and will always be all about conveying messages via passionate verbal delivery augmented with intriguing visuals. After all, we humans are all visual beings. Short History In Presentation Visuals In the past, the visual part has Continue reading Humans Are Visual Beings
Microsoft launched the original PowerPoint back in May 1990. Since then, video projectors started to become available to the masses. With that combination, more and more presenters were switching their traditional visual aids to the modern “digital” medium. “Let Me Show Continue reading Death By PowerPoint