Business presentations are often weighed down with data. We’ll show you a few tips on how to clearly display figures in your PowerPoint presentations and avoid data overload. Data can’t be avoided in most presentations. We need to present user numbers, visualize key figures, and reference important statistics. But before you know it, your presentation […]

When preparing a presentation, time is of the essence. More often than not, we leave the finishing touches to the last minute and forget to leave time to prepare ourselves. Our PowerPoint slides may look fantastic, but we’re left scrambling to find the equipment we need and prepare our handouts and find ourselves rushing through […]

A presentation should always tell a story. Communicating your message in a creative way will help you connect with your audience, and your message will stay with them long after the presentation is over. Here are two tips on how to create the right dramaturgy for your presentation. Visual Storytelling Compelling presentations have more images […]

Tile design has been setting trends since the launch of Windows 8. As design elements, tiles have become indispensable both for desktop and mobile devices. Well show you how to create your own tile designs in PowerPoint. Tile and flat design are the go-to trends in software, website and app design. In an earlier article, […]

The so-called Scrum means an agile software development process and makes any product development efficient, but also challenging. The different stages and complexities you may face when applying the Scrum method is here explained. Scrum Background  Scrum was developed during the 1990’s by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland on the basis of Ikujiro Nonaka’s and […]

Too many bullet points can be the death of a presentation. Here are a few ideas on how to organize your content and avoid the dreaded bullet point. Bullet points have long been used as an organizing tool in presentations. As handy as they are, they are often overused and come across as outdated. Too […]

PowerPoint supports a number of shortcuts, many of which may be familiar to you from other Office programs. These can save you a huge amount of time and frustration when putting together your presentation. Here’s an overview of some of the most useful keyboard shortcuts for PowerPoint. Looking to speed up your workflow. PowerPoint not […]

Shapes in PowerPoint can be used to create infographics with relatively little effort or know-how. By combining shapes, you can also create pictograms and icons. Here are a couple of examples. With a little practice, you can easily combine shapes to create your own custom icons, pictograms and infographics. These provide you with new ways […]

In large companies, using a central storage system to coordinate and share content is a necessity. A Slide Library allows you to manage your templates on a SharePoint server which is installed on your company’s IT infrastructure. External access is usually via a virtual private network (VPN). You can open a Slide Library under New […]

Startup companies are typically new companies based on innovative business ideas with high growth potential. Every year sees the launch of countless new startups, all dreaming to become the next Twitter, Skype or Instagram. The majority, however, fail; many don’t even survive the first year. But many mistakes that lead to failure can easily be […]

You’ve already seen it – icons are everywhere. This design trend is taking over interfaces, smartphones, books, pamphlets, websites and so much more. But what about presentations? Read on for some reasons why icons can be a fantastic addition to your presentations, and how you can make the best use of what is out there! […]

The basis of good design is good communication. Well-designed PowerPoint slides should be based on specific intentions and good choices. But a beautifully designed PowerPoint slide is of no use if it can’t effectively communicate a message to your target audience. Start designing your communication An exceptional presentation design ensures your audience will be able to recall information […]

A self-running presentation is a convenient and effective solution for trade shows, conferences, and other events. PowerPoint makes creating such a presentation easy. Read on to find out how. Self-running presentations are a great way to introduce your product or company at a trade show booth, or to present “hands free” during a conference. You […]

Creating informative yet concise presentations is no easy feat. And don’t forget, your presentation should also pack a visual punch. We’ll show you how to spice up your presentation with these five easy-to-follow tips. Five Steps to a Better Presentation Schriftarten: Fonts: Carefully selecting the right custom font is worth the extra effort. Choosing the […]

Trade fairs are an important platform for many companies. They are a great opportunity to gain new customers or to form partnerships and collaborations. A sharp presentation is key to your trade show success. Keep reading for some helpful tips. A trade show presentation is not like other presentations. Since your audience is just passing […]

Your appearance at a trade show needs to be well thought out and thoroughly prepared. What sets your company’s products apart? How can you effectively communicate your business concept? We’ll show you how to optimally prepare for your next trade fair presentation. Creating an ideal PowerPoint presentation is an important part of trade show preparation. […]

Most organisations nowadays are looking for ways of improving their business reporting processes. Besides faster reporting, more organisations are interested in reliable and transparent information. These reports offer essential specific information regarding the status of business. A well-presented report has the ability to not only attract new investors but also help to keep employees aware […]

Images in a PowerPoint presentation need to be cropped and customized. Most users do this manually, but did you know PowerPoint has an integrated tool that can help you? Read on to learn how it works. You probably know this situation well; you’re editing a slide and have inserted several images, which now need to […]