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New Book on Presenting and PowerPoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

And it puts PowerPoint in its rightful place: a support tool not a whole medium. ". Miscellaneous

Snap! by Lectora - Turn PowerPoint into an e-Learning Authoring Environment

Michael Sampson - Currents

by Lectora , an e-learning add-on for PowerPoint. The basic idea is that you can transform a PowerPoint slide deck into a Flash-based presentation or e-learning course, with narration, video, and tests. Want to share your PowerPoint presentation with your friend who works remote? Trivantis recently released Snap! My Comments.

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Microsoft Powerpoint: The Bumblebee's 3 most useful PPT add-ins

The Bumble Bee

Here I share my 3 most useful Powerpoint add-ins - Acoolsoft PPT to Video, iSpring and PPT2HTML. Acoolsoft PPT to Video (paid). Website: [link].

Posters. Yes, posters. Surprisingly effective social media!

Chris Collison

Rather than using PowerPoint, went to the trouble (and expense) of producing large posters so that people could be walked-through their story.

Ecosystem Powerpoint Slides

Online Community Strategy

Tags: Online Community blogging powerpoint slide ecosystem diagram


Facebook Embraces Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

– Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. One piece of big news out of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto this week is that Facebook has embraced Office 365 for its more than 13,000 employees. They need access to tools suitable for this set up. There is no central mandate. ” Excel Online, yes. So do we at Facebook.

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Viv Mcwaters

Have you ever been to an event that is talking about being one thing while being something else ? With questions, taken in threes, at the end?

2016 54

Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Slideshare (manuals, powerpoint, etc) [link] OR [link]. RSS Icons – any colour or the word RSS or Subscribe . Readers (Alternative).

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The games we play

Viv Mcwaters

Compare that to a powerpoint presentation on the same topic. Pablo Saurez explains why gameplay beats powerpoint : “There needs to be an obstacle. Powerpoint gives you nothing to guess about – the work has been done by the presenter.” It’s no secret that I’m a fan of games, play and movement.

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OneDrum Adds Real-Time Coauthoring for Word

Michael Sampson - Currents

See For more on co-authoring, see Pillar 3 of the 7 Pillars framework. Collaboration Software

Mapping the KM Landscape

Chris Collison

So here it is: my rendition of the KM Landscape (click to enlarge). Let me know if you find any new destinations, landmarks or pub walks to include.

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The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills


but still wonderfully accurate on the state of not just “ Death by PowerPoint “, but overall presentation skills in general.

Where were we again? Re-starting that last meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

Other updates include inking support in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, enhanced multi-touch, and support for third-party peripherals.

2016 25

Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration


Such presentations can be sent around so that even other people can speak to the same ‘powerpoints’. To quote: . People become unnecessary.

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Collaboration: Something Old, Something Bold, Something Cold (Michael Sampson)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Collaboration: Something Old, Something Bold, Something Cold View more PowerPoint from Michael Sampson.

Updates from Microsoft (OneNote on Mac and iOS, Office on iPad), and Surface Pro 3 Reviews

Michael Sampson - Currents

with a set of updates across Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (and OneNote as above) – see RedmondPie. Key updates include sending Word documents as PDF, access to third-party fonts, better touch support in Excel, and rich media integration inside PowerPoint. and enhanced access to password-protected note sections (see AppleInsider ).

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Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate


Remember, we are all humans after all and we all live off conversations, not PowerPoint slides. Seriously. That’s a huge problem.

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Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux


Never, ever, use PowerPoint as your speech notes. The first one is a reflection by Steve Denning under the heading “ Death by PowerPoint?

Green Chameleon » Participatory Conferences: Getting in on the ACT

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Participatory Conferences: Getting in on the ACT After last year’s debates on “death by powerpoint&# conferences, participation and professional development in conferences are the theme of the month, it seems. I plan to be there, do you?

When a Client Only Wants Part of Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

One option is the Microsoft Office Online Server , which (emphasis added): … allows organizations to deliver browser-based versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote, among other capabilities. Not all clients want to buy into the complete service offering that is Office 365. – gets email and calendar services from Google.

2016 44 - Upload - Annotate - Share. Online document review and collaboration - PDF, Word and HTML

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

You can upload files in PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OpenOffice formats. doc and.docx), Excel, Powerpoint and web pages Ideal for.

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Integrating Alfresco with Office Online in Office 365 – Options?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Alfresco is an enterprise content management and business process management vendor. That’s a weakness … perhaps fundamentally so.

Logitech Spotlight

Michael Sampson - Currents

And it’s compatible with most major presentation software, including PowerPoint, Google Slides, Keynote, and Prezi. Tools & Technologies

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Re-Imagining Effective Work (aka Digital Transformation) – What Is This?

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of my key themes is called Re-Imagine Effective Work to Transform Possibilities to Realities , which I describe this way: Taking a wide view of the business world reveals many challengers to current industry business models, often fuelled by new technological innovations that are creatively applied to overturn entrenched players.

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Learning by coincidence on Twitter

Joitske Hulsebosch

Another example: through my twitter network I learned about prezi as an alternatve for Powerpoint, even though I wasn't looking for it.

In the Mo

Michael Sampson - Currents

This background discussion is a long way of saying that I was pleased to read that Microsoft is bringing proactive policy violation warnings to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in Office 2016 : Over the last few years we’ve added DLP to Exchange, Outlook, OneDrive for Business and SharePoint. Miscellaneous

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Once Upon a Time … the Power of Storytelling for Business


And perhaps we shouldn’t. At least, we shouldn’t depend on them as much as we do nowadays. I can see his point. Slides). . Till May 2012.

The Second Keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference NZ

Michael Sampson - Currents

Whether you’re building your company’s intranet, developing a PowerPoint presentation or compiling a weekly newsletter, how can you create compelling content that will capture people’s attention? There are two opening keynotes at the upcoming Digital Workplace Conference in Auckland. I’m doing one and Jordana Borensztajn is doing one.

2016 14

Is this Knowledge Management’s most effective tool?

Chris Collison

It’s not often you see people balancing coffee on the edge of laptops and communicating with each other through PowerPoint. Here’s a clue.

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop September 23-24, 2013 – Registration Open!

Michelle Laurie

Step out of the PowerPoint rut! Warming up at Graphic Facilitation workshop. Canada September 23-24th, 2013! When might we use this practice?

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

June 12, 2007 Slideshare I m starting to upload my PowerPoint presentations from variousconferences to Slideshare, "the YouTube for PowerPoint". Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. This sitehosts presentations of up to 30MB free of charge, and handles.pdffiles as well as.ppts. Go figure.

Good Presentations Matter to Rock an Audience


Of course, it’s Pixar, right? ) who are very well versed on the topic of public speaking and learn from the masters. Yes, I know, that good.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016


Top 100 Tools for Education – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . I suppose better late than never, right? etc. . That powerful.

2016 63

Thoughts About The Future of SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

What I would prefer from a user-experience perspective in Office 365 is the elevation of customer projects and initiatives above that of Microsoft’s products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sway, Planner, etc). Some 12 hours ago (4.30am New Zealand time) I joined Microsoft’s live broadcast of its Future of SharePoint event. 5(a). That.

2016 62

Collaboration Systems and Wearables

Michael Sampson - Currents

– the ability to control PowerPoint slides on an iPhone. – the placing and receiving of phone calls. Collaboration Hardware

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Visual Camp – or developing “Policy in Pics”

Social Reporter

But often we rely on powerpoint or leaflets because that’s all we know and we write in a way that people don’t always understand!

Never Underestimate Your Innate Ability to Network Through Conversation


Otherwise, you’re not conversing, you’re just declaiming, speechifying, or reading what’s on the PowerPoints. At all times.

2016 34

Nothing worse than a facilitator?

Viv Mcwaters

′ when this jumped out at me: “In recent years, PowerPoint’s bullet list structure has been so overused that it can be more of a turn off than a facilitator.&#. I want to know why facilitators can be a greater turn-off than a bullet-point list on powerpoint. This stopped me in my tracks. What I am is curious.

Using Office 365 and Office Web Apps for a Project – Reflections

Michael Sampson - Currents

Anyway, we have been “eating the dogfood” and using a team site on Office 365 for sharing documents, PowerPoint decks, and conversations. I know Microsoft has emphasized the Word / Excel / PowerPoint trio, plus OneNote, but this individual would like to see a wider net being cast. A couple of comments: 1. I like that.

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Beyond the Webinar

Full Circle Associates

Why not send out a video or narrated PowerPoint? Send a narrated PowerPoint about the topic. Too often they feel “done unto me.”

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