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The Presentation Design Brief (Episode 69)

Every new presentation design project begins with gathering details – the Presentation Design Brief. Troy, Sandra and Nolan talk about what format these each use for their Design Briefs, along with what information is captured for presentation makeover projects....

Women’s Work Show – Presentation Creator

What’s a presentation creator, right? Well, she’s has been in this industry a long time now, enough to where she used to call herself a power point creator, but now she works in all sorts of mediums. Basically, she helps presenters make good presentations. Anyone...

PowerPoint Loses Fonts and Theme Colors when Changing Sizes

On two separate occasions recently, I needed to change the slide size for a presentation. Once, when the client required both the standard 4:3 slide size and the widescreen 16:9 format and again, when I was correcting an old template created in PowerPoint 2013 (when...

Holiday Edition (Episode 20)

In the final episode of 2016, the hosts fill the hour with holiday related conversation! Along with the holiday discussions, there is plenty of design talk, great design gift ideas, and plenty of presentation design holiday cheer!...

Data Viz and Presentations (Episode 19)

Today, Troy, Nolan and Sandy talk about the big topic of Data Visualization, or Data Viz, which has countless ways of displaying data on slides. Every presentation designer is using Data Viz techniques, without necessarily knowing it, or calling it that. Although all three approach Data Viz...

Conversations At The 2016 Microsoft MVP Summit (Episode 18)

There are 36 Microsoft MVPs (Most Valuable Professional) for PowerPoint around the globe, and 14 in North America. Microsoft hosts an annual Summit on the main campus outside Seattle, with sessions for the product managers and developers to meet, discuss and gather input from the MVPs in their...

Video and PowerPoint (Episode 21)

First was words, then images, now video. Presentation design has changed and today our hosts Troy, Nolan, and Sandy talk about using video in PowerPoint – tips and tricks for video in PowerPoint – using PowerPoint as the video creation app – from technical to...