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7 tips to make your presentation slides pop

Presentations are an ubiquitous part of corporate life, and too often a common source of corporate misery as well – we’ve definitely all sat through a boring presentation, which we’ve forgotten the content of almost immediately, and a lot of us would be guilty of giving some pretty average presentations as well. It needn’t be this way though. With just a little bit of extra time and effort – and our seven tips below – you could be giving presentations that delight, not dull.

Software versions are out: welcome to the world of continuous updates

So long Patch Tuesday. Microsoft has shifted course in Windows 10, introducing a whole new update model. Unlike in previous versions of Windows, all security fixes and optional upgrades will be installed automatically. In Windows 10, you will find patches foisted on all of your devices – PC, mobile phone, tablet – once Microsoft releases them.

Template management: Overkill or a real time saver?

Does template management sound like overkill to you? Why bother defining a process for something that basically is merely a matter of uploading new versions of an existing Word or PowerPoint template? The answer is simple: Your employees won’t use the new version just because you copy it to a file share. You have to reach a bit deeper into your box of tricks.

Deploy custom templates quicker, with better results

Enterprises have benefited from a lot of exciting tech innovation in recent years, but the way custom templates for MS Office are deployed in global organizations has hardly changed in the past decade. Conversations I’ve had with IT-Pros at conferences and roadshows lately have made me realize how archaic and frustrated the thinking is around this area. There is a better way to deploy custom templates.

Digital Asset Management Systems: Top 5 tips How To Make It Work

In the workplace, most people are inherently resistant to change. From writing an email to putting together a new business pitch, employees often get into their own unique daily office habits. Therefore, while new enterprise software has the potential to revolutionize your business’ productivity, it also runs the risk of disrupting trusted and ingrained ways of working.

Brand Identity Updates: Don’t Be Blind To Office Applications

One of the biggest communication problems I encounter when working with companies undergoing a visual identity update is between company brand managers and the designers they hire to help rebrand their assets. If one side doesn’t hear the other at this important time, the entire operation may be in jeopardy. Designers, understandably, are often focused on external outcomes. It’s up to brand managers to ensure that the updates work internally as well.

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